Textile Materials Technology

CURRICULUM - 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] Concentration 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] Concentration Courses (6 credits)

FOURTH YEAR (30 credits)

Hallmarks Core 

  • Capstone Folio Workshop

Major Courses

  • Capstone in Textile Materials Technology
  • [3] Concentration Courses (9 credits)

[4] Free Electives (12 credits)


TOTAL: 130-133 credits

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