FIT is a member of the College Consortium for International Study, which includes approximately 100 colleges across the United States that offer study abroad programs. Under the auspices of the consortium and FIT, fifth-, sixth-, or seventh-semester students admitted to the Bachelor of Science degree programs can study at institutions across the globe.
Advertising and Marketing Communications BS degree students as well as AAS degree Fine Arts students may spend a fall or spring semester at the Scuola Lorenzo De’Medici in Florence, Italy. Visit ccisabroad.org. 44 FIT ‘s General Education Requirements and Courses SUMMER AND WINTER STUDY ABROAD COURSES FIT conducts a number of international short study courses during the summer and winter sessions.
These courses are listed in the catalogue within the individual disciplines and are from three to four weeks in duration. Specific information on the individual semester abroad programs and the short study abroad courses is available in the International Programs Office and on the International Programs website, fitnyc.edu/studyabroad.
STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS THROUGH THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (SUNY) With departmental approval, students may also study abroad through one of the programs offered practice English by skype SUNY for a semester or for the summer or winter sessions. For more information, go to sunysystemabroad.com or visit the International Programs Office.
FIT offers nearly 200 online credit courses, enabling students with busy schedules to do their coursework on a more flexible schedule. In addition, FIT offers the associate degree in Fashion Merchandising Management as a fully online program. Starting Fall 2014, an online bachelor of science degree in International Trade and Marketing for the Fashion Industries will be offered.