The Clothing, Textiles and Design major offers students a broad understanding of textile and apparel products, merchandising and marketing strategies, technical and creative design, product development and production processes, and business practices leading to a wide range of careers. Courses in the program provide knowledge about textiles, apparel, and related products as well as knowledge applicable to the development and use of apparel and textile products by individuals, families, and institutions. Graduates will understand the production, distribution, and use of textiles and apparel, aesthetic expression, and visual, verbal, and written communication. They will be prepared to plan, develop, and present textile and apparel products to meet the needs of consumers, and will understand the issues involved in textile and apparel production and marketing, both nationally and internationally. Career opportunities are found in product development, buying, promotion, marketing and management in both manufacturing and retailing sectors with a focus on the textile and apparel industry.
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