T - Textiles


T 101Introduction to the College of TextilesUNITS: 1 - Offered in Fall Spring Summer
Introduction topics related to the College of Textiles, the textile industry, all textile curricula, advising, academic skills, team work, research and personnel involved in the college. Students will not receive credit for both USC 301 and T 101.


T 102Introduction to Product EvolutionUNITS: 2 - Offered in Fall and Spring
Students explore the new product development (NPD) process through analysis of case studies of how textile products are designed and developed for a variety of sectors of our economy, including automotive, medical, industrial, furniture, and clothing. Students develop critical thinking skills as they read a variety of texts and respond using several forms of writing techniques.


T 200Introduction to TextilesUNITS: 3 - Offered in Spring Only
Survey of textiles including technical and economic history of the industry; physical and chemical processes involved in producing textile products from raw materials; unique aesthetic, physical and chemical properties of textiles and how these properties are determined by raw materials and production processes; and influence of properties of textile materials on their utilization and performance. Not open to students required to take TT 105; open to transfer students


T 491Honors Seminar in TextilesUNITS: 1 - Offered in Spring Only
Prerequisite: By invitation into Honors Program in Textiles
A seminar on current university and industrial research in the field of textiles.


T 493Industrial Internship in TextilesUNITS: 3 - Offered in Summer
Prerequisite: Textile core courses
Paid professional-level work experience in textiles, relating academic training in science and technology to industrial practice under professional guidance. Written and final oral presentation used for grading. Limited to three hours per student


T 495International Collaboration in Textiles ResearchUNITS: 1-6 - Offered in Fall Spring Summer
Prerequisite: GPA of 2.75 or better and JR standing
Directed undergraduate research in Textiles and/or Apparel related areas that requires collaboration with students at an institution abroad. The research project is structured as an international team project in an applied field that allows students in different countries to work together using various communication tools. Students shall arrange international contacts and provide a written proposal of the project to the undergraduate administrator or course coordinator prior to registration.


T 497Independent Research in Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Materials Science IUNITS: 3 - Offered in Fall Spring Summer
Prerequisite: Junior standing in TECS; 2.8 GPA
Independent research in Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Materials Science topics through experimental, theoretical and literature studies. Written and oral reports required.


T 498Independent Research in Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Materials Science IIUNITS: 1-3 - Offered in Fall Spring Summer
Prerequisite: T 497
Independent research in Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Materials Science topics through experimental, theoretical and literature studies. Written and oral reports required.