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2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Business of Fashion, A.A.S.


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HEGIS: 5004.00
PROGRAM CODE: 85381
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Prof. Jacqueline Scerbinski

DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS

The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.

Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.

Learning Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of the the Business of Fashion degree program requirements, graduates will:

  1. demonstrate a level of mathematical and computer skills appropriate for employment in the fashion industry to include using Excel and Photoshop.
  2. evaluate marketing and merchandising strategies
  3. identify short and long-term trends for the development of new products and overall themes for the fashion induistry
  4. identify the impact, roles, skills, responsibilities, and accountability of supervisors in managing an organization
  5. explain the basic theory and practice of merchandising
  6. apply principles of retail buying to plan, select, and control merchandise

College Requirements:


Successful completion of CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing, and ACCUPLACER CUNY Assessment Test in Math with passing examination scores, unless otherwise exempt, or developmental courses may be required.

Civic Engagement Experiences:


One (1) Civic Engagement experience satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component course or approved outside activity.

Writing Intensive Requirement:


One (1) Writing Intensive course in any discipline is required. Participation in a Learning Community that includes ENG 1200  or ENG 2400  also satisfies this requirement.

Required Core (4 Courses, 12 Credits):


When Required Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

* Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Flexible Core (3 Courses, 9 Credits):


When Flexible Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

Select one (1) course from three (3) Groups A to E for a total of nine (9) credits.

Each Course Must be in a Different Discipline

A. World Cultures and Global Issues Designated Course


B. U.S Experience in its Diversity Designated Course


C. Creative Expression Designated Course


D. Individual and Society Designated Course


E. Scientific World Designated Course


Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Electives:


0 credits sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits

Total Credits: 60


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