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MINORS

Further tailor your major to match your interests with one of the minors offered by LIM College. A minor is available for any major and increases your focus on an area of study.

2019-2020 DEGREE MINORS

Fashion Media Minor

Fashion Media

Choose five (5) of the following:​
  • Required Courses: 
    • COMM 1500 – Introduction to Mass Media
    • COMM 2328 – New Media: Writing, Editing, and Visuals
  • Choose one (1) of the following: 
    • FAME 2020 – Creative Computing
    • FAME 3521 – Video Production and Editing
    • VMER 3014 – Digital Photography and Imaging
  • Choose two (2) of the following: 
    • ARTS 2220 – Introduction to Film
    • COMM 2603 – Global Media and Communication
    • COMM 3411 – The New Journalism
    • SOCI 2217 – Critical Theories of Fashion and Culture
    • MRKT 2714 – Integrated Marketing Communications

Fashion Merchandising Minors

Beauty

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Courses: 
    • FASH 1110 – Introduction to the Fashion Business
    • FASH 2115 – Introduction to the Beauty Industry
    • FASH 2721 – The Creative Process in the Beauty Industry
    • MRKT 2719 – Beauty & Fragrance Marketing and Promotion
  • Choose one (1) of the following: 
    • FASH 2319 – Digital Tools for Fashion Presentations
    • MRKT 2710 – Consumer Behavior

Event Planning

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Courses:
    • FASH 1110 – Introduction to the Fashion Business
    • FASH 2401 – Event Planning Essentials
    • FASH 2319 - Digital Tools for Fashion Presentations
    • FASH 3401 – Live Activation and Production
  • Choose one (1) of the following:
    • EMRK 3417 – Social Media & Mobile Marketing
    • MRKT 2710 – Consumer Behavior
    • ​MRKT 3316 – Public Relations

Fashion Merchandising

Not for Fashion Merchandising Majors

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • FASH 1110 – Introduction to the Fashion Business
  • FASH 1210 – Retailing: Global and Omni OR FASH 2612 – Sustainability and the Future of Fashion
  • FASH 2250 – Fabric for Fashion OR FASH 1510 – Home Fashions
  • FASH 2319 – Digital Tools for Fashion Presentations
  • FASH 3250 – Product Development and Merchandising

Fashion Merchandising: Retail Buying and Planning

Not for Fashion Merchandising Majors

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Courses: 
    • FASH 1210 – Retailing: Global & Omni
    • FASH 2560 – Buying and Merchandise Math
    • FASH 3515 – Advanced Buying and Planning
    • FASH 4620 – Assortment Planning and Buying Strategies
  • Choose one (1) of the following: 
    • FASH 2714 – Retail Disruptors: The New & the Next
    • FASH 3250 – Product Development & Merchandising
    • FASH 3510 – Global Perspectives in Retailing: From Primark to Prada
    • FASH 3518 – Non-Apparel Retailing and Buying
    • FASH 3533 – The Buying Trip/Competitive Shopping

Fashion Styling

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Courses: 
    • FASH 1110 – Introduction to the Fashion Business
    • FASH 2315 – Fashion Styling Essentials
    • FASH 3310 – Advanced Fashion Styling
    • FASH 3330 – Creative Direction & The Business of Fashion Styling
  • Please choose one (1) of the following: 
    • BUSN 2710 – Entrepreneurship
    • FASH 2319 – Digital Tools for Fashion Presentations
    • MRKT 3316 – Public Relations

Retail Buying and Planning

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Courses: 
    • FASH 2560 – Buying and Merchandise Math
    • FASH 3515 – Advanced Buying and Planning
    • FASH 4620 – Assortment Planning and Buying Strategies
  • Please choose two (2) of the following: 
    • EMRK 3415 – Internet Marketing I
    • FASH 2714 – Retail Disruptors: The New & the Next
    • FASH 3510 – Global Perspectives in Retailing: From Primark to Prada
    • FASH 3518 – Non Apparel Retailing and Buying
    • MRKT 2710 – Consumer Behavior

Sustainability

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Courses: 
    • FASH 2612 – Sustainability and the Future of Fashion
    • FASH 3318 – Applied Sustainable Practices in Fashion
  • Please choose three (3) of the following: 
    • BUSN 2716 – Corporate Social Responsibility
    • FASH 1110 – Introduction to the Fashion Business (for Non-FM Majors)
    • FASH 2250 – Fabric for Fashion (for Non-FM Majors)
    • MRKT 3420 – Global Supply Chain Management
    • MRKT 3314 – Cause Marketing
    • NTSC 2150 – Environmental Studies
    • NTSC 2202 – Sustainability Past and Present

Global Studies Minor

Global Studies

Available in 2020

Choose any One of the four options
  • Option 1:
    • Student take 15 credits at host school while studying abroad. These credits are pre-approved by the Study Abroad Coordinator.
  • Option 2: 
    • Student takes 12 credits at the host school while studying abroad. In addition, they take a three credit course from the list below. This can be completed while at the host school online or in person in an ensuing semester. All credits must be pre-approved by the Study Abroad Coordinator.
  • Option 3: 
    • Student participates in any number of our short term global experiences. The credits could be made up of three credits from cross cultural analysis, six credits of study in Florence or any other short term opportunities. A minimum of six credits must be taken in any of the short term programs during their course of study here at LIM College. The balance of the credits will be made up from courses listed below. All credits must be pre-approved by the Study Abroad Coordinator.
  • Option 4: 
    • Student completes five of the courses listed below during their course of study here at LIM College. Courses must be pre-approved by an academic advisor or study abroad coordinator. 

Courses students can choose to take:

  • ARTS 2312 - Paris: City of Lights, Capital of Couture
  • COMM 2603 - Global Media
  • ENGL 2614 - World Literature
  • FASH 1615 - Fashion History and Global Attire
  • FASH #### - Retailing: Global & Omni
  • HIST 2325 - Latin America: History, Politics and Culture
  • MNGT 3350 - Global Management
  • MNGT 4630 - Global HR
  • MNGT 3620 - International Trade Issues
  • MNGT #### - Global Supply Chain
  • MKRT 3350 - Global Markets
  • SOCI 2215 - International Relations
  • SOCI 2515 - World Religions
  • Foreign Languages: French, Spanish, Italian

 

Liberal Arts Minors

Art History

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • All ARTS Courses
  • SOCI 2217 – Critical Theories of Fashion and Culture

English

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • ARTS 2224 – Modern Drama
  • ARTS 2225 – Theater Essentials
  • ENGL 2210 – Creative Writing-Poetry
  • ENGL 2214 – Creative Writing-Fiction and Nonfiction
  • ENGL 2310 – Contemporary Literature
  • ENGL 2314 – Women's Literature
  • ENGL 2316 – African-American Literature
  • ENGL 2320 – The Short Story
  • ENGL 2324 – Memories of Self: Memoir Writing
  • ENGL 2326 – 20th Century Women's Poetry
  • ENGL 2327 – Modern Poetry
  • ENGL 2610 – 20th Century American Literature
  • ENGL 2614 – World Literature
  • ENGL 9999 – English Elective
  • SOCI 2217 – Critical Theories of Fashion and Culture
  • SOCI 2314 – Queer Studies
  • SOCI 2324 – Women's Studies
  • SOCI 2326 – New York Writers

Society and Culture

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • All ECON classes
  • All HIST classes
  • All PHIL classes
  • All POLS classes
  • All PSYC classes
  • All SOCI classes

Marketing, Management, and Finance Minors

Digital Business

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Courses:
  • EMRK 3415 – Internet Marketing I
  • ​EMRK 3715 – Internet Marketing II
  • Please choose three (3) of the following:
    • BUSN 3314 –  Licensing
    • BUSN 3332 –  Intellectual Property
    • ​EMRK 3417 –  Social Media and Mobile Marketing
    • EMRK 3614 –  Mobile App Development: Concept to Digital Reality
    • VIST 2601 –  Digital Design I
    • VIST 2602 –  Digital Design II
    • VIST 3014 –  Digital Photography and Imaging
    • Any EMRK course

International Business

Not for International Business Majors

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Course:
    • BUSN 2010 – International Business
  • Please choose four (4) of the following:
    • COMM 2603 – Global Media
    • FASH 1210 – Retailing: Global and Omni
    • ​MRKT 3350 – Global Markets
    • MNGT 3360 – Global Management
    • MNGT 3420 – Global Supply Chain Management
    • MNGT 4630 – Global Human Resource Management

Management

Not for Management Majors

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Course:
    • MNGT 2310 – Management
  • Please choose four (4) of the following:
    • ALL ​MNGT courses (excluding MNGT 4960 – Management Senior Capstone)
    • ALL BUSN courses (excluding BUSN 3310 – Business Law and BUSN 4960 – International Business Senior Capstone)

Marketing

Not for Marketing Majors

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • ALL EMRK courses
  • ALL ​MRKT courses (excluding MRKT 4960 – Marketing Senior Capstone)

Visual Studies Minors

Digital Design & Photography

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Courses: 
    • VIST 2601 – Digital Design I
    • VIST 2602 – Digital Design II
    • VIST 3014 – Digital Photography & Imaging
  • Please choose two (2) of the following: 
    • ARTS 2210 – Contemporary Art
    • ARTS 2215 – History of Art
    • ARTS 2220 – Introduction to Film
    • FAME 2020 – Creative Computing
    • FAME 3521 – Video Production & Editing
    • FASH 2315 – Fashion Styling Essentials
    • FASH 2319 – Digital Tools for Fashion Presentations
    • VIST 1010 – Visual Communications
    • VIST 1510 – Color and Design
    • VIST 2710 – Visual Literacy & Creative Process
    • VIST 3310 – Technology for Visual Communications
    • VIST 3350 – 3D Digital Design

Interior and Home Concepts

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Course: 
    • VIST 1010 – Visual Communication
  • Please choose four (4) of the following: 
    • ARTS 2214 – Decorative Arts
    • FASH 1510 – Home Fashions
    • FASH 2250 – Fabrics for Fashion
    • FASH 2401 – Event Planning Essentials
    • VIST 1510 – Color and Design
    • VIST 2601 – Digital Design I
    • VIST 2610 – Drawing
    • VIST 2710 – Visual Literacy & Creative Process
    • VIST 3310 – Technology for Visual Communication
    • VIST 3350 – 3D Digital Design
    • VIST 3610 – Visual Presentation & Identity

Photo Styling & Set Design

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Courses: 
    • VIST 1010 – Visual Communications
    • VIST 3014 – Digital Photography & Imaging
  • Please choose three (3) of the following: 
    • FASH 2314 – Fashion Show Production
    • FASH 2315 – Fashion Styling Essentials
    • FASH 3310 – Advanced Fashion Styling
    • FASH 3330 – Creative Direction & the Business of Fashion Styling
    • VIST 1510 – Color and Design
    • VIST 2601 – Digital Design I
    • VIST 2710 –Visual Literacy & Creative Process
    • VIST 3610 –Visual Presentation & Identity
    • VIST 4510 – Exhibition & Set Design
    • VIST 3350 – 3D Digital Design

Visual Studies

Not for Visual Studies Majors

Choose five (5) of the following:
  • Required Courses: 
    • VIST 1010 – Visual Communications
    • VIST 1510 – Color and Design
    • VIST 2601 – Digital Design I
  • Please choose two (2) of the following: 
    • ARTS 2031 – Graffiti and Street Art
    • ARTS 2210 – Contemporary Art
    • ARTS 2214 – Decorative Arts
    • ARTS 2215 – History of Art
    • ARTS 2216 – Modern Art
    • STSA 2410 – Rebirth and Revolution: The Arts in Florence
    • Any other VIST courses (except VIST 4960 – Visual Studies Senior Capstone)

Visuals for Social Media

Choose five (5) of the following:​
  • Required Courses: 
    • EMRK 3417 – Social Media and Mobile Marketing
    • VIST 2601 – Digital Design I
  • Please choose three (3) of the following: 
    • ARTS 2210 – Contemporary Art
    • ARTS 2215 – History of Art
    • COMM 1500 – Introduction to Mass Media
    • EMRK 3415 – Internet Marketing I
    • EMRK 3417 – Social Media and Mobile Marketing 
    • FAME 3521 – Video Production & Editing
    • VIST 1010 – Visual Communications
    • VIST 1510 – Color and Design
    • VIST 2602 – Digital Design II
    • VIST 2710 – Visual Literacy & Creative Process
    • VIST 3014 – Digital Photography & Imaging
    • VIST 3310 – Technology for Visual Communication
    • VIST 3610 – Visual Presentation & Identity
IMPORTANT: Each Minor requires no less than five courses.
Courses specifically required for your major do NOT count towards your minor.
Pre-requisite requirements can be found in the academic catalog.