College Of Technology


APPAREL, TEXTILES AND MERCHANDISING



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Master's Program



Course Description

Curriculum

The required core curriculum within the Apparel, Textiles, & Merchandising Program is designed to provide students with a strong foundation consisting of all three areas within the industry: Design, Textiles, and Merchandising. The multitude of electives available in each area, allow students to tailor their experience to meet their personal career interest.

Course Description

Program Concentrations / Graduate Courses

Fashion Design Fashion Merchandising Textiles
History of Costume The Fashion Field Recent Developments in Textiles and Clothing
History of Textiles Supply Chain Management Engineering Properties of Textiles & Structures
Fabric Design for the Home Consumer Problems in Clothing & Textiles
Textile Anaylsis for Merchandising
Clothing Design & Construction Socio-Psychology of Clothing
Workshop CAD/CAM for textiles Apparel & Textile Market Analysis

Coursework for all Graduate Concentrations

Thesis I Independent Study Research Project I
Thesis II Praticum Research Project II
Thesis III Special Topics Research Project III
Research Design & Methods Co-Op Education Development of Educational Programs
Colloquium

Curriculum



Required Department Courses 8 Credit Hours

STS 500 Research Design and Methods
ATM 625 The Fashion Field
ATM 634 Consumer Problems in Clothing and Textiles
ATM 644 Recent Developments in Textiles and Clothing

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Supporting Courses 6-14 Credit Hours

Six to fourteen hours from the following:

ATM 504 History of Textiles
ATM 520 Development of Educational Programs
ATM 590/591/592 Special Topics
ATM 597/598/599 Independent Study
ATM 603 Apparel & Textiles Market Analysis
ATM 607 Colloquium
ATM 614 Socio-Psychology of Clothing
ATM 635 History of Costume
ATM 645 Clothing Design and Construction
ATM 671 Engineering Properties of Textiles and Structures
ATM 675 Textile Analysis for Merchandising
ATM 679/680/681 Special Topics
ATM 683 Workshop
ATM 688 Supply Chain Management
ATM 686/687/688/689 Practicum
ATM 697/698/699 Independent study


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Culminating Experience 6 Credit Hours

Select from either option I or option II:

Option I: ATM690/691/692 Thesis I, II, III
Option II: ATM600/695/650 Research Project I, II, III


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Cognate Courses (courses taken outside the department) 2-10 Credit Hours

Required Cognate Course by approval from the program co-ordinator
Courses in Physical Sciences, Arts, Statistics etc ....
Supporting Courses
Additional courses selected in consultation with the graduate adviser.







Deficiencies

Courses determined in consultation with program adviser and completed prior to placement on planned program. Not counted in semester hours for masterís degree but are additional hours required for deficient academic courses.




Program Total 30 Credit Hours

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-School of Technology Studies (STS), Eastern Michigan University
is searching for a post doctoral fellow to conduct research in textile science.
Candidate must have knowledge in Synthesis and Polymerization.
Contact Professor Ghosh if interested at 734-487-2476 or at
sghosh@emich.edu




 



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