College Of Technology          


APPAREL, TEXTILES AND MERCHANDISING




 

Bachelor'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 / Undergraduate Courses

Fashion Design Fashion Merchandising Textiles
History of the Haute Couture Merchandising of Interior Furnishings Textile Science I
Early American Textiles Integrated Arts using Photoshop Textile Science II
Apparel Studio I Display Techniques
Textile Evaluation & Analysis
Apparel Studio II Visual Merchandising Woven Fabric Design
Apparel Analysis Cultural Study of Dress Textiles for Interior Design
Flat Patternmaking Merchandise Planning & Control Early American Textiles
Tailoring Application of Merchandising Practices
Manufacturing Techniques I using CAD/CA
Manufacturing Techniques II using CAD/CAM
Aesthetics & Design for the Apparel Industry

Coursework for all Undergraduate Concentrations

Field Experience/ Internship Professional Seminar Independent Study
Special Topics Introduction to ATM Fashion Markets with trips to domestic & foreign markets

Curriculum

I. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 45 Credit Hours
 
A. Required Courses 27 Credit Hours
 
ATM 118 Apparel Studios
ATM 145 Introduction to Apparel and Textile Merchandising
ATM 212 Textile Science I
ATM 255 Apparel Analysis
ATM 312 Textile Science
ATM 345 Merchandise Planning and Control
ATM 355 Application of Merchandising Practices
ATM 487 Field Experience
STS 300 Writing Across the Curriculum

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

B. Elective Courses 18 Credit Hours

ATM 105 Integrated Arts
ATM 135 Cultural Study of Dress
ATM 200 Aesthetics and Design for the Apparel Industry
ATM 210 Display Techniques
ATM 265 Merchandising of Interior Furnishings
ATM 271 Woven Fabric Design
ATM 302 Fashion Manufacturing Techniques
ATM 372 Design and Production of a Fashion Show
ATM 380 History of the Haute Couture
ATM 390 Visual Merchandising
ATM 392 Flat Patternmaking
ATM 404 Textiles for Merchandising
ATM 439 Fashion Markets


3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

II MINOR 21 Credit Hours

Options
Art, Communication and Theatre, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Physical Sciences.


 

III GENERAL EDUCATION 40 Credit Hours
   
IV GENERAL ELECTIVES 18 Credit Hours
   
TOTAL REQUIRED FOR DEGREE 124 Credit Hours

TOP

 
 
 

-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




 



College of Technology 2014