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Graduate Catalog | 2005-2007
College of Natural Sciences

Textile and Apparel Technology

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Master of Science in Textile and Apparel Technology [5]

Facilities for Graduate Work

The program in textile and apparel technology is housed in Mary E. Gearing Hall, which provides excellent resources for teaching and research, such as modern laboratories for material synthesis and characterization, textile evaluation, computer-aided design, and textile conservation, and a state-of-the-art environmentally controlled room. Other resources include the McKinney Engineering Library, the Mallet Chemistry Library, the Life Science Library, the Perry-Castaneda Library, the Fine Arts Library, and Information Technology Services.

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Program of Study

The international textile and apparel industry operates as a total system that integrates environment, strategy, structure, and performance. Innovative research, effective product management and design, and optimal product management rely on the creative use of advanced technology. The master's program is designed to prepare students to meet the challenges of design-driven industries through innovative problem solving, product development, and managerial strategies that incorporate the application of new technologies.

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Graduate Studies Committee

The following faculty members are expected to serve on the Graduate Studies Committee in the fall semester 2005-2006:

Richard L. Corsi
Julia Ann Reed
Ardis M. Rewerts
Yuyu Sun
Bugao Xu
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Admission and Degree Requirements

Students seeking a graduate degree in textile and apparel technology should have a strong academic background in textiles, apparel, or a related field.

Master of Science in Textile and Apparel Technology

Thirty-one to thirty-two semester hours of coursework are required for the degree and should be distributed as follows: (1) thirteen to fourteen hours in specified textiles and apparel core courses; (2) twelve hours in supporting fields, nine hours of which are specified; and (3) six hours in the thesis completing an original research project. The Graduate Studies Committee must approve the student's program of work.

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For More Information

Campus address: Mary E. Gearing Hall (GEA) 223, phone (512) 471-0941, fax (512) 471-5630; campus mail code: A2700

Mailing address: The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate Program in Textile and Apparel Technology, 1 University Station A2700, Austin TX 78712



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