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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Apparel and Textiles, B.A.T.

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Fashion is clothing that is in style at a particular time.

The Apparel Textile Technology program strives to ensure that the graduating student acquires conceptual technology based comprehension of the fashion/apparel industry. The curriculum focuses on concept, design, product development, apparel marketing, international sourcing, and merchandising while providing related courses in management and industrial engineering.

The Bachelor of Apparel and Textile degree provides entry to the industry in various professional areas such as:

  • Technical Fashion Design
  • International Sourcing
  • Fashion Forecasting
  • Product Development
  • Merchandising
  • Project Management
  • Apparel Marketing
  • Product Development
  • Entrepreneurship

The program helps students prepare for a fast-paced apparel career through a technology based curriculum combining the advantage of both the classroom and the laboratory.

After earning their degree, students find their niche in areas such as Fashion/apparel design, International sourcing, apparel marketing, merchandising, plant operations and entrepreneurship.

The business of designing, producing, sourcing and distributing sewn products such as apparel is one of the largest and most important industries in the USA and worldwide. Excellent starting salaries, rapid advancement, job diversity, and travel are just some of the benefits to apparel technology graduates. The challenge is for the graduating student to use the skills they have obtained in the major courses along with sound management principles to create apparel better, faster and more profitably.

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.    

Required General Education Courses Specific to the Major

Free Electives (9 Credit Hours)

Any courses in university curriculum.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

University-Wide Degree Requirements


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