Oct 23, 2020  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fashion Media, BS

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The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Fashion Media introduces students to the new digital age of journalism and provides a full understanding of how content affects consumer behavior. Graduates of this program will be equipped to work as a one-person production team, or as part of a larger group at publishing houses/magazines.

Registered HEGIS Code 0509

(Total credits: 126/127)/Effective Spring Semester 2018 - Previously (Total credits: 127)

(Total liberal arts credits: 66)

Liberal Arts Elective Courses - 12 Credits

Liberal Arts Electives are any courses numbered 1000 or higher with the following prefixes: ARTS, ECON, ENGL, HIST, LANG, NTSC, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, and SOCI which are not specifically required for the student’s major.


All courses are required except where choice is indicated.

First Year Experience is required of all first-time freshmen or students who have transferred in less than 13 credits.

For BPS and BBA degree students, a minimum of 58 credits must be completed at LIM College.

For BS degree students, a minimum of 61 credits must be completed at LIM College.

All entering students’ prior academic records are evaluated to determine Mathematics and English capabilities. This includes SAT and/or ACT math and writing results and results of English and mathematics courses taken at other colleges. See the LIM College website for current criteria. This information is used when planning a student’s academic program, which may include required remedial Mathematics  and/or English  courses. Remedial courses do not carry credit towards the degree, but do carry hours which count towards full-time status. See Credits and Hours  and Remedial Course Policy  for further information. 

Fashion Scholars

All Fashion Scholars are required to complete the following:


LIM College offers the following concentrations for each major, which are intended to provide an additional focused area of study:

Digital Business Strategy
Event Planning
Fashion Media (not for Fashion Media majors)
Fashion Merchandising (not for Fashion Merchandising majors)
**Fashion Publishing
Home Fashions
International Business (not for International Business majors)
International Marketing
Responsible Business Practices
Retail & Merchandise Management
Visual Merchandising (not for Visual Merchandising majors)

For specific concentration course requirements, students should see their Academic Advisor or check the College website.

** Fashion Publishing discontinued effective 9/24/2017

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