TMFD104
Computer Basics for TMFD

Description: Computer aided design software functions and processes specific to textiles, merchandising and fashion design. Introduction to desgin software at the basic level.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

TMFD112
Product Development I: Garment Assembly

Description: Technical experience in stitch applications, garment construction and finishes and fundamental fit. Experiences in diverse disciplines within the dapartment and their relation to the global texile and apparel professions and industries.

This course is a prerequisite for: TMFD 216

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD121
Visual Communication and Presentation

Description: An introduction to design fundamentals and their application in visual communications. Design problems and solutions will be explored and considered relative to the needs of various professions that use images to convey information. Non-majors only.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 2 Communication Competence

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 2 Communication Competence

TMFD123
Clothing and Society: You Are What You Wear

Description: Analysis of social, cultural, aesthetic, and economic influences on clothing and human behavior.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

TMFD123H
Honors: Clothing and Human Behavior

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.

Description: Analysis of social, cultural, aesthetic, and economic influences on clothing and human behavior.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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TMFD144
Introduction to Design Theory and Criticism

Description: Describe, analyze, interpret and evaluate two and three dimensional design forms.

This course is a prerequisite for: TMFD 312; TMFD 314

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 2 Communication Competence

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 2 Communication Competence

TMFD145
Color Studio: Theory and Practice

Description: Explore color concepts in two and three dimensional formats. Emphasis on applications to visual merchandising, product development, and fashion design.

This course is a prerequisite for: TMFD 312; TMFD 314

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD146
Visualization Studio

Description: Develop perceptual and analytical drawing skills through visual problem solving using various media and techniques. Emphasis on developing skills applicable to fashion and textile representation.

This course is a prerequisite for: TMFD 312; TMFD 314

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD206
Textiles

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

Description: Fibers, yarns, fabric construction, and finishes as they affect use and care.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 4 Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 4 Science

TMFD212
Product Development II: Apparel Analysis and Development

Description: Analysis and evaluation of apparel structure. Design, style, and construction variations as related to quality, price, and performance.

This course is a prerequisite for: TMFD 216

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD213
Merchandising I: Textile and Apparel Industry

Description: Textile and apparel industry processes. Social, cultural, and economic influences on the industry including entrepreneurship.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD216
Apparel Design by Flat Pattern

Prerequisites: TMFD 112 and TMFD 212

Description: Creative experience in apparel design through the use of flat pattern methods.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD312
Product Development III: Fashion Analysis and Presentation

Prerequisites: TMFD major. TMFD 144, TMFD 145, TMFD 146, and TMFD 212.

Description: Drawing garments and the fashion figure. Aesthetic styling and presentation, refining product specifications, and interpretations of current trends. Intermediate application of computer-aided design in flat drawings and visual presentations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD313
Merchandising II: Merchandise Buying and Control

Prerequisites: 3 hrs MATH or STAT

Description: Role and responsibilities of apparel and/or home furnishings merchandisers in a retail operation. Fundamentals of merchandise mathematics and its application to computer technology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD314
Textiles and Apparel Merchandising and Promotion

Prerequisites: TMFD 144, TMFD 145, and TMFD 146

Description: Store and non-store visual merchandising and promotion for textiles and apparel. Includes strategies for branding and target market in both real and virtual platforms.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD399
Independent Study

Description: Readings in current literature and individual problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

TMFD403
Apparel Design by DrapingCrosslisted with TMFD 803

Prerequisites: TXCD 212 and 216

Description: Creative experience in designing apparel through the use of draping techniques.

This course is a prerequisite for: TMFD 471, TMFD 871; TMFD 823

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD405
Advanced TextilesCrosslisted with TMFD 805

Prerequisites: TMFD 206; CHEM 105 or 109 or 113.

Description: Recent advances in the production and performance of fibers, yarns, finishes and dyes for textile products. Lab experiences designed to familiarize the students with standards, methods and equipment for evaluating textile product performance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD406
Textile Testing and EvaluationCrosslisted with TMFD 806

Prerequisites: TMFD 206.

Description: Physical and chemical analysis of textiles using standard testing procedures. The calculation, interpretation, and evaluation of test results.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD407
History of DressCrosslisted with TMFD 807

Prerequisites: Junior standing, AHIS 101 or 102 or 3 hrs HIST 130 or 131

Description: Theoretical approach to the history of dress from ancient times through the twentieth century; examining dress in the context of social, economic, and artistic development of Western culture.

This course is a prerequisite for: TMFD 876, ANTH 883

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

TMFD408
Textiles, Technology and CultureCrosslisted with TMFD 808

Prerequisites: Junior standing, TMFD 206, AHIS 101 or 102 or 3 hrs HIST 130 or 131.

Description: Textiles in the context of social, technical, political, aesthetic, and economic developments in the cultures of Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Emphasis is placed on the relationship between social, technical, and aesthetic qualities of textiles, and their tranformations, as well as stylistic similarities and differences across cultural and historical contexts.

This course is a prerequisite for: TMFD 876, ANTH 883

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD410
Body, Dress and IdentityCrosslisted with TMFD 810, WMNS 410A, WMNS 810A

Prerequisites: Senior standing; 3 hrs PSYC or SOCI; TMFD 123

Description: Theories and research findings about the social, cultural, and psychological aspects of clothing and appearance in relation to the self and others. Special emphasis will be placed on relationship(s) between the body, dress, and personal and social identites.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD412
Product Development IV: Trend Analysis & Product ConceptualizationCrosslisted with TMFD 812

Prerequisites: Senior Standing; For Merch and Textile and Apparel Design option: TMFD 312, MRKT 300 & 6 hrs from the the following: ACCT 200, ECON 200, BLAW 300, FINA 300, MGNT 300. For Textile Sci & Textile, Merch & Fashion Design Comm option: TMFD 312 and ECON 200.

Description: Synthesis of process involved in product development from product initiation to the development of market strategies. Career and portfolio development.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

TMFD413
Merchandising III: Textiles & Apparel Merchandise Development & Retail StrategiesCrosslisted with TMFD 813

Prerequisites: ACCT 200; MRKT 300 and 3 hrs from any of the following: ECON 200, BLAW 300, FINA 300, MGNT 300; TMFD 313 and 314

Description: Problems involved in consumer decision making, merchandise development and planning, retail strategies, and marketing practices specific to the textile and apparel industry.

This course is a prerequisite for: TMFD 907

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD416
Apparel Design for IndustryCrosslisted with TMFD 816

Prerequisites: TMFD 212, 216 and 403.

Creative experience.

Description: Designing apparel, computer-aided design, pattern making, and line development for specific markets.

This course is a prerequisite for: TMFD 823

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD422
International Textile and Apparel SourcingCrosslisted with TMFD 822

Prerequisites: Senior Standing and TMFD 313

Description: Comprehensive study of issues involved in global sourcing, including the scope, trends, and sustainability of current practices. An analysis of cultural, political, ethical, and economic perspectives related to global sourcing, production, trade and distribution of textiles and apparel products.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD425
Advanced Design for Printed TextilesCrosslisted with TMFD 825

Prerequisites: TMFD 144, TMFD 145, and TMFD 146

Description: Digital and other media for printed textiles. Design development, professional practices, and expressive and communicative concepts.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD428
ColorationCrosslisted with TMFD 828

Prerequisites: 4 hrs CHEM and TMFD 206.

Description: Application classes of dyes. Physical and chemical properties of dyes within each class, methods of dye-fiber association, fastness properties of dyes, and recommended application procedures.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD471
Experimental Apparel DesignCrosslisted with TMFD 871

Prerequisites: TMFD 216 and TMFD 403/803

Description: Advanced work in the creation of apparel as visual communication. Design conceptualization with experimentation in media, structure, technique, and presentation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD477
Gender and Material CultureCrosslisted with TMFD 877, WMNS 477, WMNS 877

Prerequisites: Junior Standing; 3 hours in any of the following areas: ANTH, SOCI, HIST, AHIS, TMFD or WMNS.

Description: In depth analysis of the relationship between material culture and gender roles, categories, and performances. Engages with theoretical frameworks for material culture and gender, as well as topics such as the body, clothing, the built environment, technology and media.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

TMFD490
Workshop/Seminar

Prerequisites: Permission.

Presented by department faculty and visiting artists, scholars and scientists.

Description: Opportunity to analyze and evaluate techniques, develop skills, or study topics of special interest.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

TMFD490A
Workshop/Seminar - TextilesCrosslisted with TMFD 890A

Description: Workshops on a variety of topics by department faculty and visiting artists, scholars and scientists. Opportunity to analyze and evaluate techniques, develop skills, or study topics of special interest.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

TMFD490B
Workshop/Seminar - FashionCrosslisted with TMFD 890B

Description: Workshops on a variety of topics by department faculty and visiting artists, scholars and scientists. Opportunity to analyze and evaluate techniques, develop skills, or study topics of special interest.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

TMFD490D
Workshop/Seminar - DesignCrosslisted with TMFD 890D

Description: Workshops on a variety of topics by department faculty and visiting artists, scholars and scientists. Opportunity to analyze and evaluate techniques, develop skills, or study topics of special interest.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

TMFD492
Professional Study Tour-International or DomesticCrosslisted with TMFD 892

Prerequisites: 12 hrs textiles, merchandising and fashion design or permission

Description: The textile and apparel industry. Visits to museums, showrooms, manufacturers, retail establishments in major domestic and/or foreign markets such as: New York City, Paris, London, Milan, Prague, Shanghai, Seoul.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

TMFD493
Domestic Study TourCrosslisted with TMFD 893

Prerequisites: 12 hrs. textiles, merchandising and fashion design or permission

The credit hours for this course will be determined by the length of the study tour. Tours of 3-4 days will be for 1 credit and 5-8 will be for 2 credits. Students may repeat this course for credit.

Description: The apparel, accessories and soft goods marketplaces and manufacturing throughout the U.S. provide excellent arenas for learning. Short domestic study tours including but not limited to such centers of soft good commerce as Las Vegas, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth and other regional locations.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-2

ACE:

TMFD496
Independent StudyCrosslisted with TMFD 896

Prerequisites: 12 hrs in textiles, merchandising and fashion design and permission

Description: Individual projects in research, literature review, or creative production.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

TMFD496A
Independent Study - TextilesCrosslisted with TMFD 896A

Prerequisites: 12 hrs in textiles, merchandising and fashion design and permission

Description: Individual projects in research, literature review, or creative production.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

TMFD496B
Independent Study - FashionCrosslisted with TMFD 896B

Prerequisites: 12 hrs in textiles, merchandising and fashion design and permission

Description: Individual projects in research, literature review, or creative production.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

TMFD496D
Independent Study - DesignCrosslisted with TMFD 896D

Prerequisites: 12 hrs in textiles, merchandising and fashion design and permission

Description: Individual projects in research, literature review, or creative production.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

TMFD498
Internship

Prerequisites: 2.5 overall GPA, 79 hrs toward deg; 3.0 GPA in TMFD courses; & prereqs. For Merch:TMFD 313&314. For Textiles Sci:TMFD 405or406. For Textiles, Merch & Fashion Design Comm: TMFD 314&407or408or410. For Textile & Apparel Design:TMFD 403or416or425.

Requires an application for the internship with the TMFD department and with the employer. Letter Grade only.

Description: Supervised individual professional experience with a qualified cooperative practicing professional.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:2-6

ACE:

TMFD499
Undergraduate Research

Prerequisites: Senior standing.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE: