Apparel Merchandising / Interior Design | Introduction to Apparel and Textiles
H100 | 0517 | Rowold
Meeting Day and Time M, W, 4:00-5:15
Course Description and Content
This course will focus on the origins and
motives of dress, the interdisciplinary
study of apparel and textiles, and
introduction to apparel and textile research.
In addition, investigation of careers in the
textile and apparel industry will be discussed.
Required Texts and Readings
Sproles, G. B. and Burns. L. D.,
Understanding Dress in Contemporary Society.
New York: Fairchild Publications, 1994
Outline Course Requirements
The students work in groups to prepare a
research paper (5-6 pages) related to a
current apparel/textile industry issue
discussed in class.
There are three exams;
four brief internet exercises; and,
four brief field exercises.
This course is required for apparel