Academics

Fashion Merchandising Major

Professor in fashion merchandising class shows group of students fabric swatch

The term fashion merchandising is defined as a broad understanding of an industry that joins design, product development, textiles, manufacturing and retailing while keeping an eye on the ultimate prize, the consumer. 

LIM College's bachelor's degree programs in Fashion Merchandising offer you a choice between a track in Apparel & Accessories or one in Home Fashions (starting Fall 2013). 

Career choices abound in this exciting major, including: Product Developer, Event Planner, Fashion Stylist, and Fashion Magazine Editor.

The Fashion Merchandising major at LIM College affords you the opportunity to develop and utilize your talents to their fullest extent by exploring all aspects of the fashion industry. You will learn how to identify fashion trends, develop lines of merchandise and, through the use of research and development techniques, develop a keen understanding of what it takes to be successful in the fashion and related industries.

Choose the LIM College Fashion Merchandising degree program that’s right for you:
 
• Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
• Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) 
• Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
• Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS)

You are assured a carefully designed and balanced program of core liberal arts and business courses combined with a solid background of fashion and industry-related courses to lead to career success. 

When it comes to the fashion industry, there is no better place to develop your skills than in the heart of the fashion capital of the world, New York City. Through internships, field trips and guest lectures, you will have unique opportunities to learn from, work for and intern with some of the industry’s top designers, brands, retailers and manufacturers.

Review the Fashion Merchandising program’s student consumer information:

Find out more about LIM College’s Fashion Merchandising courses.


Faculty Profile

Derek Cockle

Fashion Merchandising Department

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