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School of Business and Technology

Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00565      HEGIS 1303  

The major in Textile Development and Marketing prepares students for successful careers in sustainable fabric development and color creation for fashion apparel, home furnishings, and other related industry end-use applications through structural fabric design and research and quality assurance. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2015. 

Semester 5Credits
MAJOR AREATT 381 - Knit Product Development I2.5
TT 327 - Woven Product Development I2.5
LIBERAL ARTSEN 321 - Strategies of Business Communication3
MA 222 - Statistical Analysis3
choice - see Liberal Arts / Other World Civilizations* 3
Semester 6
MAJOR AREATT 313 - Textile Fibers3
TT 382 - Knit Product Development II2.5
TT 328 - Woven Product Development II2.5
LIBERAL ARTSSC 253 - Ecology and Environmental Problems3
MA 311 - Mathematical Modeling for Business Applications3
PL 431 - Philosophy: Ethics3
Semester 7
MAJOR AREATT 343 - Textile Coloration: Principles and Processes3
TT 362 - Textile Finishing - Principles, Practices and Advancements2
TT 477 - Textile Converting and Costing3
LIBERAL ARTSSS 242 - Microeconomics3
choice - see Liberal Arts / Foreign Language* G83
choice - see Liberal Arts / Social Sciences*3
Semester 8
MAJOR AREATT 055 - Total Quality Management for Textile Products Laboratory1.5
TT 455 - Total Quality Management for Textile Products1
TT 476 - Textile Project Development3
LIBERAL ARTSSS 443 - International Economics3
choice - see Liberal Arts / American History* 3
choice - see Liberal Arts / Foreign Language*3
TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR AREA26.5
LIBERAL ARTS36
 Total Credits: 62.5
 

Fall 2015 Requirements:  See below.

*Liberal Arts Requirements: 36 credits.

  • American History: 3 credits. Any course that meets General Education American History requirement (G10).
  • English: 3 credits. EN 321.
  • Foreign Language: 6 credits. Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet G8.
  • Mathematics: 6 credits.  Arithmetic proficiency must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 222. Algebra proficiency must be completed prior to enrolling in MA 311.
  • Other World Civilizations: 3 credits. Any course that meets General Education Other World Civilizations requirement (G9).
  • Philosophy: 3 credits. PL 431.
  • Science: 3 credits. SC 253.
  • Social Sciences: 9 credits. SS 242  and SS 443 and CHOICE of SS 334, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, or 374.

NOTE: A liberal arts elective must be substituted for each required liberal arts course previously taken. Business and Technology BS bridge course condition: SS 141 Macroeconomics (this course is the prerequisite for SS 242 Microeconomics at the bachelor degree level).