Fmm New Student One Year Orientation F08 For WebPresentation Transcript
Fashion Merchandising Management: Orientation *One Year AAS Students* WELCOME ALL INCOMING FRESHMEN !!!!! August 19, 2008 ** for new students starting Fall 2008**
Where We Are…
The FMM Office is located:
“ B” Building
3 rd Floor
Please check in with our secretary to make an appointment.
Who We Are…
Renee Cooper…Assistant Chair / AAS Deg.
Naomi Gross…Assistant Chair / AAS Deg.
I Love New York Club Advisor
Nancy Kaplan…Assistant Chair / BS Deg.
Who We Are…
Vincenzo Gatto…Advisor International Programs
Registrar for FMM One Year students :
FMM Admissions :
Admissions issues only: not course advisement
SAVE THIS DOCUMENT!
Use it to track your progress
Bring it with you to all group or individual advisement sessions along with your Degree Audit (DARS)
Your DARS will be available after September 8, 2008
The curriculum worksheet is:
Arranged by semester
Lists required courses
Lists choices of Major Area Electives, Related Area Electives
Provides credit requirements
Should mimic your DARS (Degree Audit)
Always bring your curriculum worksheet and your DARS with you. These two documents are your guides from semester to semester.
Group advisement sessions will take place prior to registration for spring 2009 classes. You will receive an e-mail blast with these dates. We urge you to attend one of these sessions.
In addition to group advisement, one-on-one advisement is available with an FMM advisor during the day or during evening hours. Contact the receptionist in the FMM office to schedule after the third week of classes.
Always bring your curriculum worksheet and your DARS with you to any and all advisement sessions!
If you plan to apply to the Bachelor’s Degree Program, you must also complete the following pre-requisites:
MG153 : Excel for Business
This, or the equivalent, must be taken prior to Information Systems Case Analysis - MG306
SS141 : Macroeconomics
This must be taken prior to taking Microeconomics (SS 342)
MA222 : Statistics
This or the equivalent, must be taken prior to taking Data Analysis for Business Applications (MA321)
Algebra Placement Exam :
This or the equivalent must be taken prior to taking Data Analysis for Business Applications (MA321)
What is Common Hour?
Time out for Club Meetings and Campus Activities. See Student Life 7 th Floor “A” bldg.
Common Hour is every Tuesday & Thursday
between 1 pm and 2 pm
** Club sampling **:
BRAG (Open to all minorities)
Delta Epsilon Chi (Collegiate Division of DECA)
American Marketing Association
I Love NY
Internships Location: Room A605/606
Related area elective (choice):
Taken 2nd semester, summer, or after two semesters, if studying with an F-1 visa.
Builds networking and focus on career goals
Must be planned semester before scheduling-attend mandatory meetings
Second semester Max. credit load recommendation : 17 Credits including internship…try to increase first semester credit load.
Students MUST maintain a 2.0 GPA
Falling below 2.0 puts students on Probationary Warning and can lead to dismissal
Students have up to 6 weeks to withdraw from a class---tuition penalties may apply; follow appropriate guidelines to withdraw officially from classes…notify your professor
Grades of “Incomplete” are calculated as an “F” until resolved . Make-up Exam fee: $25
FIT’s graduation ceremony is held in May
Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 to received a degree
Students must complete a minimum or 33.5 credits in residence at FIT
All FMM / FIT requirements must be met (2 major electives & one related area elective)….no exceptions
The “Request to Graduate” form must be completed ($30 bursar fee); this form is mailed to you or can be picked up in C-158 Registrar’s Office
Applying to Bachelor’s Program
Applications are available on line. You must re-apply if interested.
(**$25 fee, no essay required)
Applications should be filed by the end of fall semester, no later than December 15, 2008 for fall 2009.
Bachelor candidates should attend Upper Division advisement meetings in spring 2009 semester.
Bachelor’s Degree Changes… Concentration Options
Fashion Planning and Allocation
Computer Aided Product Development
Workshop in Apparel Merchandising
Attend the upper division fair in October to learn more about FMM and other B&T bachelor degree programs!
Study Abroad :
International Courses & Semester Abroad
**Minimum GPA 3.0 and faculty approval
**Attend orientation meetings in fall semester
5th & 6 th Semester in Florence (BS Program)
Westminster University Program
Other programs in: France, England, China, and Australia.
Summer courses abroad: FM226 International Buying & Marketing, FM 491 London Internship