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 Merchandising Minors

Beauty

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • FASH 1110 – Introduction to the Fashion Business
  • FASH 2115 – Introduction to the Beauty Industry
  • MRKT 2719 – Beauty & Fragrance Marketing and Promotion
  • FASH #### – The Creative Process in the Beauty Industry*
  • One of the following: 
    • FASH #### – Digital Tools for Fashion Presentation
    • MRKT 2710 – Consumer Behavior

*Available in 2020

Event Planning

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • FASH 1110 – Introduction to the Fashion Business
  • FASH 2410 – Event Planning Essentials
  • FASH 3401 – Live Activation and Production
  • FASH #### - Digital Tools for Fashion Presentations
  • One of the following:
    • ​MRKT 3316 – Public Relation
    • MRKT 2710 – Consumer Behavior
    • FASH 2314 – Fashion Show Production
    • EMRK 3417 – Social Media & Mobile Marketing

Fashion Merchandising

Not for Fashion Merchandising Majors

Choose any 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 #### – Digital Tools for Presentations
  • FASH 3250 – Product Development and Merchandising

Fashion Merchandising: Retail Buying and Planning

Not for Fashion Merchandising Majors

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • FASH 1210 – Global & Omni
  • FASH 2560 – Buying and Merchandise Math
  • FASH 3515 – Advanced Buying and Planning
  • FASH 4620 – Assortment Planning and Buying Strategies
  • One of the following: 
    • FASH 3510 – Global Perspectives in Retailing: From Prada to Primark
    • FASH 3518 – Non Apparel Retail
    • FASH 3533 – Global Shop/Buying Trip
    • FASH 3250 – Product Development & Merchandising
    • FASH #### – Retail Disruption: The New & the Next

Fashion Styling

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • FASH 1110 – Introduction to the Fashion Business
  • FASH 2315 – Fashion Styling Essentials
  • FASH 3310 – Advanced Fashion Styling Essentials
  • FASH 3330 – Creative Direction & The Business of Fashion Styling
  • One of the following: 
    • FASH #### – Digital Tools for Fashion Presentations
    • MRKT #### – Public Relations
    • BUSN 2710 – Entrepreneurship

Retail Buying and Planning

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • FASH 2560 – Buying and Merchandise Math
  • FASH 3515 – Advanced Buying and Planning
  • FASH 4620 – Assortment Planning and Buying Strategies
  • Two of the following: 
    • FASH 3510 – Global Perspectives in Retailing: From Prada to Primark
    • FASH 3518 – Non Apparel Retail
    • MRKT 2710 – Consumer Behavior
    • EMRK 3315 – E-commerce
    • FASH 3533 – Global Shop/Buying Trip
    • FASH #### – Retail Disruption: The New & the Next

Sustainability

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • FASH 1110 – Introduction to the Fashion Business
  • FASH 2612 – Sustainability and the Future of Fashion
  • Three of the following: 
    • BUSN 2716 – Corporate Social Responsibility
    • NTSC 2150 – Environmental Studies
    • MRKT #### – Global Supply Chain Management
    • MRKT 3321 – Non-Profit Management
    • MRKT 3314 – Cause Related Marketing
    • FASH #### – Applied Sustainable Practices: Becoming an Agent of Change*

*Available in 2020

Global Studies Minor

Global Studies

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. 

Students are limited to applying one required course as part of their minor and two language courses. Transfer students are limited to transferring in two courses and must take three at LIM College.

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 any five (5) of the following:
  • ARTS 2031 – Street Art and Graffiti
  • ARTS 2215 – History of Art
  • ARTS 2210 – Contemporary Art
  • ARTS 2214 – Decorative Arts
  • ARTS 2220 – Introduction to Film
  • ARTS 2317 – Renaissance Art and Culture
  • ARTS 2216 – Modern Art
  • ARTS 2312 – Paris: City of Lights, Capital of Culture
  • ARTS 9999 – Fine Arts Elective
  • SOCI 2217 – Critical Theories of Fashion and Culture

English

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

Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • One elective in English
  • One elective in Natural Sciences
  • One elective
  • A choice of two in: 
    • SOCI,
    • ECON,
    • POLS, or
    • PSYC

Thought, Culture, and People

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • ECON 2110 – Economics
  • ECON 1503 – Social and Political Foundations of the U.S. Economy
  • HIST 2314 –  20th Century American History
  • HIST 2325 –  Latin America: History, Politics, and Culture
  • SOCI 2324 –  Women's Studies
  • SOCI 2316 –  Cross-Cultural Communications
  • SOCI 2215 –  Introduction to International Relations
  • SOCI 2214 –  Pop Century
  • SOCI 2217 –  Critical Theories of Fashion and Culture
  • SOCI 2314 –  Introduction to Queer Studies
  • SOCI 2315 –  Aesthetics
  • SOCI 2326 –  New York Writers
  • SOCI 2515 –  World Religions, World Views
  • PHIL 2110 –  Introduction to Philosophy
  • POLS 2300 –  Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POLS 3711 –  Terrorism: Challenges to Stability and Diplomacy
  • PSYC 2110 –  Psychology
  • PSYC 2314 –  Child Development
  • PSYC 2316 –  Human Sexuality

Marketing, Management, and Finance Minors

Digital Business

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • Internet Marketing
  • Advanced Internet Marketing
  • Three of the following:
    • ​EMRK 3417 –  Social Media and Mobile Marketing
    • EMRK 3614 –  Mobile App Development
    • BUSN 3332 –  Intellectual Property
    • BUSN 3314 –  Licensing

International Business

Not for International Business Majors

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • BUSN 2010 – International Business
  • Four of the following:
    • ​MRKT 3350 – Global Markets
    • MNGT 3360 – Global Management
    • Global Supply Chain Management
    • Global Retailing
    • COMM 2603 – Global Media and Communication
    • MNGT 4630 – Global Human Resource Management

Management

Not for Management Majors

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • MNGT 2310 – Management
  • Four of the following:
    • ALL ​MNGT courses (excluding Capstone)
    • ALL BUSN courses (excluding (BUSN 3310 – Business Law) and Capstone)

Marketing

Not for Marketing Majors

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • ALL ​MRKT courses (excluding Capstone)
  • ALL EMRK courses

Visual Studies Minors

Digital Design & Photography

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • Digital Photography & Imaging
  • Digital Design
  • Advanced Digital Design
  • Two of the following: 
    • Visual Communications
    • VMER 1510 – Color and Design
    • Visual Literacy & Creative Process
    • FAME 2020 – Creative Computing
    • FAME 3521 – Video Production & Editing
    • ARTS 2220 – Introduction to Film
    • ARTS 2210 – Contemporary Art
    • ARTS 2215 – History of Art
    • FASH #### – Digital Tools for Fashion Presentations
    • FASH 2315 – Fashion Styling Essentials

Interior and Home Concepts

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • Visual Communications
  • Four of the following: 
    • Color and Design
    • Digital Design
    • Three-Dimensional Space Design
    • Visual Literacy & Creative Process
    • Visual Presentation & Identity
    • Drawing Techniques
    • ARTS 2214 – Decorative Arts
    • FASH 1510 – Home Fashions
    • FASH 2250 – Fabrics for Fashion
    • FASH 2401 – Event Planning Essentials

Photo Styling & Set Design

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • Visual Communications
  • Digital Photography & Imaging
  • Three of the following: 
    • Color and Design
    • Digital Design
    • Visual Literacy & Creative Process
    • Visual Presentation & Identity
    • Installation & Exhibition Design
    • FASH 2314 – Fashion Show Production
    • FASH 2315 – Fashion Styling Essentials
    • FASH 3310 – Advanced Fashion Styling
    • FASH 3330 – Creative Direction & the Business of Fashion Styling

Visual Studies

Not for Visual Studies Majors

Choose any five (5) of the following:
  • Visual Communications
  • Color and Design
  • Digital Design
  • Two of the following: 
    • Any other VIST courses
    • ARTS 2210 – Contemporary Art
    • ARTS 2215 – History of Art
    • ARTS 2214 – Decorative Arts
    • ARTS 2031 – Graffiti and Street Art
    • ARTS 2216 – Modern Art
    • STSA 2410 – Liberal Arts International (Art History & Visual Culture in Florence, Italy - 6 credits so counts as 2 courses)

Visuals for Social Media

Choose any five (5) of the following:​
  • Digital Design
  • EMRK 3417 – Social Media and Mobile Marketing
  • Three of the following: 
    • Visual Communications
    • Color and Design
    • Visual Literacy & Creative Process
    • Digital Photography & Imaging
    • Advanced Digital Design
    • 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.