UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2009-2010
LIM College’s Mission
LIM College educates and prepares students in the businesses of fashion merchandising, visual merchandising, marketing, and management through an integrated, experiential, and creative approach utilizing the classroom, internships, and the fashion industry at large. LIM College fosters understanding of therelevant issues facing industry and the global community, engaging students in a concentrated professional program, while simultaneously providing them with a solid foundation in liberal arts. In support of this mission, LIM College’s goals are to: • Maintain dynamic and responsive curricula by creating courses and degree programs that reﬂect the changing needs of industry • Foster studentcreativity and achievement through innovative methods in a highly personal learning environment • Develop our students’ analytical and communication skills to inspire intellectual curiosity and help them achieve their maximum potential • Equip students with the technological training and informational skills necessary to succeed in a dynamic business world • Provide LIM College students with a wide rangeof work experiences, professional development, and lifelong career placement services through partnerships with fashion and related industries • Encourage ethical behavior and leadership among all members of the College community • Promote diversity among faculty, staff, and students for an enriched educational experience • Provide a supportive social environment and a wealth of culturalopportunities that cultivate personal and academic growth
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The philosophy behind all of LIM College’s degree programs is simple: the best way to learn aboutthe business of fashion is to experience it. That’s why we send students out into the fashion world early in their education— and give them opportunities to experience it often during their time here. This catalog gives you details about what you’ll learn, the courses you’ll take, the people you’ll meet, how to apply to LIM College, and how to afford this great education.
Accreditation: LIMCollege is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-662-5606 and its programs are registered by the New York State Education Department. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council on HigherEducation Accreditation. • LIM College is a candidate for accreditation by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs. • LIM College is approved for the training of veterans by the New York State Division of Veterans Affairs. • The College is authorized by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service to enroll international students in academic and exchange programs.
Theinformation in this catalog is correct as of the date of publication. LIM College reserves the right to make any changes in the operation of the College and/or program contents without prior notice. Please refer to our website for updated information in all areas. If you have any further questions after reading this catalog, just ask. Personal attention is one of the hallmarks of an LIM Collegeeducation, and we’re always happy to answer your questions. Telephone: 212-752-1530 or 800-677-1323 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.limcollege.edu
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ABOUT LIM COLLEGE
Located in midtown Manhattan, the fashion capital of the world, LIM College is the nation’s only four-year institution devoted to the business of fashion. Offering undergraduate programs...