Curriculum

Contact

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Program

Name: Marcia L. Weiss
Position: Director, Textile Design Program & Associate Professor
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Program

Name: Brian George, PhD
Position: Engineering Program Director & Associate Professor
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Contact Admissions

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Total: 130-133 credits

FIRST YEAR (33-36 credits)

Hallmarks Core

  • Pathways Seminar
  • Writing Seminar I: Written Communication
  • Debating U.S. Issues
  • Science: General Chemistry or
    Chemistry I Lecture and Lab (3-4 credits)
  • General Physics or Physics I Lecture and Lab or
    Chemistry II Lecture and Lab (3-4 credits)
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education or Service Learning (1 credit)

DEC Core

  • Process: Integrative Design Process

Major Courses

  • Fiber and Yarn Studies (Fall)
  • Knit Technology or Weave Technology I (Spring)
  • Introduction to Digital Imaging or Engineering Drawing (Spring)
  • Introduction to Computers (Spring)

SECOND YEAR (33 credits)

Hallmarks Core

  • Ethics
  • Global Diversity
  • Writing Seminar II: Multimedia Communication

DEC Core

  • Science (Select one DECSYS)
  • Framework: Business Models

Major Courses

  • Weave Technology I or Knit Technology I (Fall or Spring)
  • Weave Technology II or Knit Technology II (Fall or Spring)
  • Organic/Textile Chemistry (Spring)
  • [2]  Specialization Courses (6 credits)

THIRD YEAR (34 credits)

Hallmarks Core

  • American Diversity
  • Global Citizenship
  • Debating Global Issues

DEC Methods

  • Integrative Seminar: Ethnographic Research Methods

Major Courses

  • Weave Technology II or Knit Technology II (Fall or Spring)
  • Nonwovens
  • Color, Dyeing & Finishing Lecture and Lab (4 credits)
  • Textile Materials (4 credits)
  • Seminar: Textile/ Apparel Industry Issues (1 credit)
  • [2] Specialization Courses (6 credits)

FOURTH YEAR (30 credits)

Hallmarks Core

  • Capstone Folio Workshop

Major Courses

  • Capstone in Textile Product Science
  • [3] Specialization Courses (9 credits)
  • [4] Free Electives (12 credits)