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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Apparel and Textiles, B.A.T.

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Contact Information

Phone: (470) 578-6139

Program Description

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.

Admission Requirements

This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required. For more information, please visit the Admissions  section of the Catalog.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures  outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.

Program of Study

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)

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General Education Core Curriculum Requirements Specific to This Major

Science and Engineering Majors must take two four-hour laboratory sciences in Area D2. Students must choose from CHEM 1211/L, CHEM 1212/L, PHYS 1111/L*, PHYS 1112/L, PHYS 2211/L*, PHYS 2212/L, BIOL 1107/L, or BIOL 1108/L.                                                                                    

*Students cannot take both PHYS 1111/L and PHYS 2211/L nor PHYS 1112/L and PHYS 2212/L.

Free Electives (9 Credit Hours)

Any courses in university curriculum.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

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