Applications accepted for fall only.      NYSED: 00841     CIP: 19.0901

The major in Textile Development and Marketing prepares students to make a textile what it is – and make a designer creation look and perform exactly as it should. Students learn sustainable fabric development, color creation, and management for fashion apparel and home furnishings end uses, with an emphasis on textile applications and forensics, global sourcing, and marketing. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2022.

Semester 1Credits
MAJOR AREATS 111 - Fundamentals of Textiles3
TS 215 - The History of Textile Trade and Technology2
TT 247 - Color Creation and Sustainable Applications3
TT 276 - Fabrics for Interiors2
RELATED AREAFM 114 - Introduction to the Fashion Industry3
MG 108 - Apparel and Home Textile Products Manufacturing2
MG 153 - Excel for Business2
TD 212 - CAD and Design Fundamentals for Printed Textiles1.5
Semester 2
MAJOR AREATT 174 - Fabric Development3
TT 201 - Fabrics for Private Label/Vertical Retailer3
TT 202 - Textile Value Chain Marketing: Concept to Consumer3
TT 203 - Yarn Formation: Fundamentals and Industry Applications3
RELATED AREAChoice - Related Area Elective*2-3
MG 242 - Principles of Accounting3
 Total Credits: 35.5-36.5

*Related Area Elective(s): 
CHOICE of AC 221, AR 115, HP 201, IC 297, LD 101, PH 118, or PH 162

Upon graduating from the Textile Development and Marketing One-Year AAS degree program, students will demonstrate:

  1. Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility: Students will understand the meaning, relevance and responsibility to steward finance, ecology and society.
  2. Product Knowledge: Students will be able to examine textile products, including analysis and application to appropriate end uses.
  3. Technology: Students will develop a scientific baseline of textile technology to understand both the primary and ancillary needs of textile products.
  4. Research & Critical Thinking: Students will demonstrate techniques that enable decision making through product and process knowledge.
  5. Globalism: Students will develop diverse patterns of thinking to understand the complex geographical and cultural nature of the textile industry.
  6. Communication: Students will demonstrate the basic methods of domestic and international communication so they can function globally.