Courses

HR
 

Find a Course

Use the menus below to help you find a course.

By Prefix and Number: PREFIX: NUMBER:
By Prefix:
 
 
HR
Advanced Search

Keyword Search
Online Learning (E)
Service-Learning (S)
Honors (H)
Integrated Language (I)
Writing Intensive (W)
Non-Credit Discussion Group (D)
Lab (Non-Credit and Credit) (L)

Quicklinks

Schedule of Classes
Transfer Equivalency Search
Course Application Deadlines


Syllabus information is only available for a single course. Enter a specific course number or select a specific course ID from the drop down list, to view syllabus information.
       
Course ID:TXMI 2010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Creativity in Fashion and Interiors
Course
Description:
An introduction to the creative process working through inspiration, identification, conceptualization, exploration and refinement, definition, communication, and finally production. Throughout the semester, students will articulate, reflect, and apply design concepts and sustainable practices to problem solve real-world challenges that are impacting local businesses or community organizations.
Athena Title:Creativity Fashion Interiors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 2100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Textiles for Consumers
Course
Description:
Textile study with emphasis on selection, use, performance, and care of textile products in the consumer's environment.
Athena Title:Textiles for Consumers
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 2100E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 2100E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Textiles for Consumers
Course
Description:
Textile study with emphasis on selection, use, performance, and care of textile products in the consumer's environment.
Athena Title:Textiles for Consumers
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 2100
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 2350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Design Fundamentals for Interiors
Course
Description:
Introduction to elements and principles of design, environmental psychology, color theory, design process, and space planning techniques. Emphasis is placed on creativity and application of design fundamentals to residential design.
Athena Title:DES FUND INT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 2360. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Residential Interior Design Core Studio
Course
Description:
Introduction to residential interior design elements and principles through innovation and conceptualization projects.
Athena Title:Studio I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 2360S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 2360S. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Residential Interior Design Core Studio with Service Learning
Course
Description:
Introduction to residential interior design elements and principles through innovation and conceptualization projects.
Athena Title:Res Inter Design Serv Learning
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 2360
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 2370. 3 hours.
Course Title:Studio II: Introduction to Space Planning and Layout for Residential Design
Course
Description:
Introduction to traditional residential design. Projects focus on small and medium-sized traditional home types. Emphasis is placed on establishing conventional process and practice methods. Concentration is placed on the design process, space planning techniques, design/process documentation, hand rendering skills, and presentation techniques.
Athena Title:Studio II
Prerequisite:TXMI 2360
Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 2380
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 2380. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Presentation Methods and Media
Course
Description:
Techniques for conceptualizing three-dimensional spaces and presentation methods. Topics include hand drafting construction documents, perspective and axonometric drawings, free-hand sketching of three-dimensional spaces, model building, and materials boards. Emphasis on visual and oral presentation skills.
Athena Title:Presentation Methods and Media
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3010. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Research
Course
Description:
Designed for the senior major to permit independent study and research.
Athena Title:DIRECT RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent study under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Fashion Merchandising
Course
Description:
Introduction to the trends and influence of fashion in society and review of the international and domestic fashion resources. Identifies the various product categories in fashion merchandising and discusses the innovative processes that sustain the fashion business. Analysis of how fashion is conceived, marketed, and sold.
Athena Title:Fundamen Fashion Merchandising
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 3210E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3210E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Fashion Merchandising
Course
Description:
Introduction to the trends and influence of fashion in society and review of the international and domestic fashion resources. Identifies the various product categories in fashion merchandising and discusses the innovative processes that sustain the fashion business. Analysis of how fashion is conceived, marketed, and sold.
Athena Title:Fundamen Fashion Merchandising
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 3210
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Popular Culture and Fashion
Course
Description:
The interrelationship of popular culture and fashion considering media, technology, significant designs and designers, social movements and subculture, and the fashion cycle.
Athena Title:Pop Culture and Fashion
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Retail Planning and Buying
Course
Description:
Accounting concepts in relation to specific applications in merchandising; use of computers in merchandising.
Athena Title:Retail Planning and Buying
Prerequisite:ACCT 2101 or ACCT 2101E or ACCT 1160
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Residential Building Construction and Materials
Course
Description:
Selection and specification of interior and exterior building materials and finishes, study of residential construction technology. Includes sustainable building construction principles and materials.
Athena Title:Construction and Materials
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 3320S
Prerequisite:TXMI 2380
Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 2370
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3320S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Residential Building Construction and Materials with Service Learning
Course
Description:
A problem-based learning approach to understanding residential construction technology. Learning through service and engaging with adults and non-profit organizations is required. Students are presented with open-ended, real-life problems for analysis. Topics explored range from sustainable building construction principles and materials to selection and specification of interior and exterior building materials and finishes.
Athena Title:Res Bldg Constr Serv Learning
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 3320
Nontraditional Format:This course includes a service-learning project during the semester that employs skills and knowledge learned in the course related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service- learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:TXMI 2380
Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 2370
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3330. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Computer-Aided Residential Design
Course
Description:
Creation, modification, and management of two- and three- dimensional drawings using computer-aided design.
Athena Title:COMP AID RES DES
Prerequisite:TXMI 2380
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3370. 3 hours.
Course Title:Residential Building Systems and Lighting Design
Course
Description:
Principles of building systems, including lighting, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and acoustical. Includes lighting design and sustainable systems principles.
Athena Title:BUILD SYS
Prerequisite:TXMI 3320
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3380. 3 hours.
Course Title:Studio III: Kitchen and Bath Design
Course
Description:
Methods for design communication through manipulation of two- and three-dimensional drawings.
Athena Title:STUDIO III
Prerequisite:TXMI 2370
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3390. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Studio IV: Universal and Sustainable Residential Design
Course
Description:
Evaluation, design, and advanced space planning of residential environments with consideration for sustainability, accessibility, adaptation, safety, and support of the user and environmental psychology. Evaluation and understanding of non-traditional application of sustainable design intended to advance health (physical, mental, emotional), safety and welfare. Study and application of these topics to comprehensive studio projects for residential interiors.
Athena Title:Studio IV
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 3390S
Prerequisite:TXMI 3380
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Textiles
Course
Description:
Production and properties of textile fibers, yarns, and fabrics; study of dyeing and finishing processes.
Athena Title:Textiles
Prerequisite:CHEM 1110 or PHYS 1010 or BIOL 1103
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3520. 3 hours.
Course Title:Textile Testing
Course
Description:
Basic textile testing for end-use performance.
Athena Title:TEXTILE TESTING
Prerequisite:TXMI 3500 and (STAT 2000 or STAT 2210 or MSIT 3000)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Apparel Quality Analysis
Course
Description:
Structural approach to evaluating apparel quality. Identification of components in apparel structures.
Athena Title:Apparel Quality Analysis
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 3530E
Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3520
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3530E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Apparel Quality Analysis
Course
Description:
Structural approach to evaluating apparel quality. Identification of components in apparel structures.
Athena Title:Apparel Quality Analysis
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 3530
Nontraditional Format:The course will be taught 95% or more online.
Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3520 or TXMI 3520S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3540. 3 hours.
Course Title:CAD for Apparel Design and Production
Course
Description:
Introduction to the general knowledge and basic skills in using CAD systems for apparel design and production. Learn to grade patterns and prepare markers for the best fabric utilization.
Athena Title:CAD for App Des
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 3910. 1 hour.
Course Title:Practicum in Fashion Merchandising
Course
Description:
Supervised field experience in the fashion industry or related fields.
Athena Title:PRAC FASHION
Nontraditional Format:Practicum.
Prerequisite:TXMI 3210 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4100/6100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Polymers and Fibers
Course
Description:
Polymers, fibers, and finishes; emphasis on man-made fibers, new fibers, and finishing developments and technology.
Athena Title:Advanced Polymers and Fibers
Undergraduate Prerequisite:TXMI 3500
Graduate Prerequisite:TXMI 3500 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4150/6150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Nonwovens Science and Technology
Course
Description:
Manufacture and conversion of nonwoven webs with examination of interrelationships involving raw materials, bonding systems, manufacturing processes, product properties, and end uses.
Athena Title:NONWOVEN SCI/TECH
Undergraduate Prerequisite:TXMI 3500
Graduate Prerequisite:TXMI 3500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4160/6160. 3 hours.
Course Title:Product Development in the Textile and Apparel Industries
Course
Description:
Study of product development methods and core functions of this process. The principles discussed in this course can be used in the development of all types of products. This course is specifically designed to focus on products that utilize textiles.
Athena Title:Prod Dev in Tex Apparel Indus
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Trend Analysis and Forecasting
Course
Description:
An overview of forecasting in the apparel, textiles, and home interiors industries at the design and merchandising level. Students critically analyze color, fabric, and trend forecasting, and design and research concepts using multi-media and observational primary research.
Athena Title:Trend Analysis and Forecasting
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4230/6230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Dress, Society, and Culture
Course
Description:
Interdisciplinary course taught from cultural studies and anthropological perspective that offers a global framework for analyzing the significance, meaning, and use of dress. Builds on the latest research results in Dress Studies and uses race, class, and gender as critical lenses to study dress practices world wide.
Athena Title:Dress, Society, and Culture
Undergraduate Prerequisite:(PSYC 1101 or PSYC 1030H or SOCI 1101 or SOCI 1101H) and (TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E)
Graduate Prerequisite:[(PSYC 1101 or PSYC 1030H or SOCI 1101 or SOCI 1101H) and (TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E)] or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4240/6240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fashion Promotion and Visual Merchandising
Course
Description:
Overview of promotion practices in the apparel design, product development, manufacturing, and retail merchandising environment, including promotion planning and budgeting, special event organization, advertising, public relations, publicity, fashion show production, and visual merchandising.
Athena Title:FASH PROM/VIS MERCH
Prerequisite:TXMI 3210
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Survey of Apparel and Soft Goods Manufacturing
Course
Description:
The equipment, construction types, operating and inventory planning, quality systems, production systems, and costing/pricing involved with apparel and soft goods manufacturing.
Athena Title:Apparel and Soft Goods Manufac
Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4260. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Sourcing and Logistics of Textile Products and Apparel
Course
Description:
The theory and practice of the global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution of apparel and textile products.
Athena Title:GLOBAL SOURCING APP
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI(THEA) 4270/6270. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Dress: Antiquity to Nineteenth Century
Course
Description:
Dress and textiles as reflections of social, cultural, political, and economic environments as well as art, customs, religion, and technological developments from the beginning of recorded history to the nineteenth century, through those areas of the world having major influence on the development of Western dress.
Athena Title:HIS DRESS AN 19TH
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4280/6280. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Apparel Design Studio
Course
Description:
Students learn skills such as patternmaking, draping, sewing, and other means of garment construction in a critical and creative context. These skills are presented as creative design tools to be utilized in open, iterative processes, and as a means to realizing and executing solutions to design problems.
Athena Title:Apparel Design Studio
Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 2010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4290/6290. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Dress and Fashion: Nineteenth Century to the Present
Course
Description:
Interrelationship of costume and social, cultural, political, and economic environments from the nineteenth century to present day.
Athena Title:Hist Dress Fash 19C to Pres
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 4290E
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E
Graduate Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4290E. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Dress and Fashion: Nineteenth Century to the Present
Course
Description:
Study of the relationship between dress and fashion and the social, economic, political, religious, cultural events, and artistic movements of the period ranging from 1790 to the early 2000s.
Athena Title:HIS DRESS 19 PRES
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 4290/6290
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3210 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4300. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Studio V: Innovative Residential Interior Design
Course
Description:
Evaluation, design, and advanced space planning of residential environments with consideration of new and current architectural and interior design industry trends, including sustainability, prefabricated, temporary, and multifamily.
Athena Title:STUDIO V
Prerequisite:TXMI 3390 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4330/6330. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Historic House Museums
Course
Description:
In-depth study of the history of and relevant issues related to historic house museums in America. Small- and large-scale, privately and publicly owned, non- and for-profit house museums will be covered. Restoration practices for historic interiors and homes will also be applied into several projects.
Athena Title:AMER HS MUSEUMS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4350/6350. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Design, Interiors, and Furnishings
Course
Description:
The architecture, interiors, and furnishings in the western world from the ancient Egyptian era to present day.
Athena Title:Hist of Design Interiors Furn
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4360/6360. 3 hours.
Course Title:Decorative Arts and Antiques
Course
Description:
Historical and cultural development of accessories used in the home including ceramics, metals, and textiles. Design and characteristics of materials in these accessories will be covered.
Athena Title:DECOR ARTS & ANTIQU
Prerequisite:TXMI 4370/6370 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4380/6380. 3 hours.
Course Title:Interior Fabrics and Materials: Specifications and Estimations
Course
Description:
Construction, fibers, and finishes for fabrics with emphasis on quality, durability, and utilization of current materials for soft floor coverings, window treatments, and upholstery. Estimations and specifications.
Athena Title:INTERIOR FABRICS
Undergraduate Prerequisite:TXMI 3520 or permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:TXMI 3520 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4390. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Studio VI: Advanced Residential Design Method
Course
Description:
In-depth study of the design process as it applies to the design of residential spaces, advanced space planning techniques, analysis/synthesis methods used in designing interiors, and designing within specified economic constraints. Application of this knowledge to comprehensive studio projects.
Athena Title:Studio VI
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 4390S
Prerequisite:TXMI 3390
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4390S. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Studio VI: Advanced Universal and Sustainable Residential Design with Service Learning
Course
Description:
Students will apply program of study and course knowledge/skills to service projects to solve real-world problems. Over half of assignments will pertain to service learning to enhance students' practical design experiences working with real clients. Topics explored range from sustainability to adaptive reuse and aging-in-place to cultural adaptation.
Athena Title:Adv Res Design Serv Learning
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 4390
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the project(s) and may spend time outside of the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 25-50% of overall instructional time.
Prerequisite:TXMI 3380
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4520/6520. 3 hours.
Course Title:Apparel and Textile Economics
Course
Description:
A study of the various segments of the textile and apparel industry, including analysis of the market structure and how each segment functions. Also includes factors currently affecting the industry.
Athena Title:Apparel and Textile Economics
Undergraduate Prerequisite:[TXMI 3500 and (ECON 2105 or ECON 2105E or ECON 2105H or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106E or ECON 2106H) and (TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E)]
Graduate Prerequisite:[TXMI 3500 and (ECON 2105 or ECON 2105E or ECON 2105H or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106E or ECON 2106H) and (TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E)] or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4900/6900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors
Course
Description:
Special topics in textiles, merchandising and interiors. The content will vary from year to year.
Athena Title:SPECIAL TOPICS
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4901/6901. 3 hours.
Course Title:Professional Practices in Residential Design
Course
Description:
Explore relationships between the designer, wholesaler, and retailer in the home furnishing industry. Particularly, designer and client relationships that emphasize retailing practices and economic resources in the residential design firm. Additionally, introduce business concepts, models and professional skills associated with furnishings and interiors. Students furthermore will develop a professional portfolio.
Athena Title:Prof Pract in Resident Design
Prerequisite:TXMI 3380
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5210/7210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Digital Apparel Design and Development Applications
Course
Description:
Introduction to the creation of work within a design and technology context. Designed as a stepping stone to a student's own investigations, interest, and professional goals, as well as a space for exploration and experimentation with alternative design processes and methodologies.
Athena Title:Digital Apparel Design
Prerequisite:TXMI 2010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5220E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fashion Product and Brand Management
Course
Description:
An overview of the fashion product development process and brand management tactics used in fashion industry. Integrating hands-on activities and projects, methods by which apparel companies create and manage their fashion products for the target customers will be discussed.
Athena Title:Fashion Product and Brand Mgmt
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 5220
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:(TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E) and TXMI 4210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fashion Product and Brand Management
Course
Description:
An overview of the fashion product development process and brand management tactics used in fashion industry. Integrating hands-on activities and projects, methods by which apparel companies create and manage their fashion products for the target customers will be discussed.
Athena Title:Fashion Product and Brand Mgmt
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 5220E
Prerequisite:(TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E) and TXMI 4210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5240/7240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Retailing Apparel and Textiles
Course
Description:
Retailing, retail organizational structures, merchandising, and organization of market resources from national and global perspectives. Emphasizes concepts applicable to the apparel and textile industry.
Athena Title:Retailing Apparel and Textiles
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 5240E or TXMI 7240E
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E
Graduate Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5240E/7240E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Retailing Apparel and Textiles
Course
Description:
Retailing, retail organizational structures, merchandising, and organization of market resources from national and global perspectives. Emphasizes concepts applicable to the apparel and textile industry.
Athena Title:Retailing Apparel and Textiles
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 5240 or TXMI 7240
Nontraditional Format:The course will be taught 95% or more online.
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E
Graduate Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5260. 3 hours.
Course Title:Consumer and Employee Case Studies in the Retail Industry
Course
Description:
Various human and employee relations; cases and issues; emphasizes concepts applicable to the retail industry.
Athena Title:RETAIL CASE STUDIES
Prerequisite:TXMI 3210 and TXMI 5250
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5270/7270. 3 hours.
Course Title:E-tailing in Apparel and Textiles
Course
Description:
Various issues in e-commerce and e-tailing; emphasizes concepts applicable to the apparel and textile industry.
Athena Title:E-tailing Apparel and Textiles
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E
Graduate Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5280. 4 hours.
Course Title:Retail Entrepreneurship
Course
Description:
Targeted to students interested in creating and growing their own retail business. This course is approached from a business perspective by combining the practical realities of creating and running a retail business through the operation of Couture a la Cart with the imaginative process that only successful entrepreneurs can cultivate.
Athena Title:Retail Entrepreneurship
Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 5240/7240 or TXMI 5240E/7240E or TXMI 5250
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5310/7310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Studio VII: Residential Interior Design for the Community
Course
Description:
A comprehensive design studio aimed at applying design knowledge and problem solving techniques to special interest projects in the local and university populations. In-depth study of the design process as it applies to the design of residential spaces, advanced space planning techniques, analysis/synthesis methods used in designing interiors, and designing within specified economic constraints. Application of this knowledge to comprehensive studio projects.
Athena Title:STUDIO VII
Prerequisite:TXMI 4390
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5330. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Computer-Aided Residential Design
Course
Description:
Creation of three-dimensional drawings, objects, and rendering using CAD software. Utilization of graphic software for presentation methods.
Athena Title:ADV COM AID RES DES
Prerequisite:TXMI 3330
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5710/7710. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Study Tour in Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors
Course
Description:
An on-location study of clothing, textiles, fashion merchandising, and residential interiors and furnishings. Includes lectures by recognized leaders in the fields; meetings with designers, manufacturers, merchants and field trips to designers' showrooms or studios, manufacturing plants, distribution centers, retail stores, and museums.
Athena Title:Study Tour in TXMI
Nontraditional Format:Lecture, tour, and other activities for the length of the program.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5720/7720. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social Entrepreneurship and Product Development in Ghana
Course
Description:
An introduction to entrepreneurship and product development through a retailing perspective of apparel and textile products made by entrepreneurs in Ghana, West Africa.
Athena Title:Soc Entr and Prod Dev in Ghana
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5820/7820. 3 hours.
Course Title:Museum Issues in Historic Clothing and Textiles
Course
Description:
Issues concerning preservation, accession/deaccession, databases, and display of historic clothing and textiles in museums and galleries. Introduction to collection management, exhibitions, educational use, funding, and publicity. The class will also participate in projects specific to the Historic Clothing and Textiles collection that is housed in the Special Collections Library.
Athena Title:Museum Issues Hist Cloth Text
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 4290/6290 or TXMI 4290E
Graduate Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 4290/6290 or TXMI 4290E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5900. 1 hour.
Course Title:Professional Development for the Fashion Industry
Course
Description:
Professional development for careers in the fashion industry, including tailored resumes and cover letters, etiquette and dress in the workplace, speaking with industry professionals about the fashion industry major, interviewing and securing positions, and networking opportunities with multiple industry leaders and past interns.
Athena Title:Prof Devel for Fashion Indust
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:TXMI 5910/7910. 3-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors Internship
Course
Description:
Supervised work experience in textiles, clothing, interiors, and furnishings in a business firm off campus.
Athena Title:TMI Internship
Nontraditional Format:To earn 6 credit hours, students must work 300 internship hours during the summer. This averages 30 hours per week for 10 weeks.
Prerequisite:(TXMI 5900 or TXMI 5901) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 7000. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 33 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:TXMI 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:GRAD STUDENT SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:TXMI 7300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 33 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:TXMI 8000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biomaterials Based on Polymers, Fibers, and Textiles
Course
Description:
Chemistry and properties of materials made of synthetic and natural polymers; fibers and textiles for biotechnology and biomedical applications, including biointerfaces, biocatalysis, drug delivery, cell culture, biosensors, diagnostics, and other emerging applications of biomaterials.
Athena Title:Biomaterials Polymers Fib Text
Prerequisite:CHEM 3110 or CHEM 2211 or CHEM 2300 or TXMI 8120 or ENGG(CHEM) 4615/6615
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 8050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors Research Methods
Course
Description:
The philosophy of research applicable to clothing, textile, and interiors studies; methodology and interpretation of research literature.
Athena Title:TMI RESEARCH METH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 8120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Polymer Science I
Course
Description:
The physics and chemistry of polymeric materials, including polymer property-structure relationships, polymer solution and rheology, polymerization, polymer reactions, and polymer characterization.
Athena Title:Polymer Science I
Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 4100/6100 or CHEM 2212 or CHEM 2212L or CHEM 2300 or TXMI 8110 or ENGG 4615 or ENGG 4510 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 8130. 3 hours.
Course Title:Chemical and Instrumental Analysis of Nanostructured Polymer Materials
Course
Description:
The principles and instrumentations for the analysis and characterization of nanostructured materials and biomaterials, including thin films, particulates, fibers, and textiles.
Athena Title:Chem Instr Analy Nano Poly Mat
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 8180. 3 hours.
Course Title:Physics of Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Structures
Course
Description:
Theoretical analysis of fine fiber structure, physical properties of yarns, fabric shear deformation and bending. Evaluation of interrelationships among fiber structure, yarn structure, fabric geometry, and fabric performance.
Athena Title:PHYS POLY AND FIBER
Prerequisite:[(TXMI 3520 and TXMI 4100/6100) and (PHYS 1111-1111L or PHYS 1211-1211L)] or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 8240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Retailing
Course
Description:
Classical and contemporary readings related to retail management; emphasizes topics applicable to the apparel and textile industry.
Athena Title:ADVANCED RETAILING
Prerequisite:TXMI 6250 or TXMI 8050 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 8260. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Consumer Behavior
Course
Description:
Classical and contemporary readings related to consumer behavior issues; emphasizes topics applicable to the apparel and textile industry.
Athena Title:ADV CONS BEHAVIOR
Prerequisite:TXMI 8050 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 8270. 3 hours.
Course Title:Merchandising Theories and Methodologies
Course
Description:
Advanced survey of classical and contemporary theories and methodologies in the study of retailing and international trade.
Athena Title:MERCH THEORIES METH
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 6250
Prerequisite:TXMI 8050 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 8290. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fashion Theory
Course
Description:
Study of relevant writings in fashion theory from disciplines including cultural studies, sociology, anthropology, literary theory, and art criticism. Discussion of issues such as clothes and the body, fashion as communication, fashion and identity, Modern and Post-Modern fashion, politics of fashion, fashion and art, and fashion and history.
Athena Title:FASHION THEORY
Prerequisite:TXMI 4290/6290 or TXMI 4230/6230 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 8500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Contemporary Topics in Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors
Course
Description:
Contemporary research topics in one or more disciplines represented by areas of research in Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors. An introduction to research areas that are considered emerging and current related to consumer, families, and industry.
Athena Title:Contemporary Topics TMI
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 8900. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors Seminar
Course
Description:
Research and theory in clothing, textiles, and furnishings. Intensive reading and discussion of selected topics to be presented by advanced students, faculty, and guest speakers.
Athena Title:TMI Seminar
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:TXMI 9000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 70 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:TXMI 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:TXMI 9010. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Research
Course
Description:
Independent study and/or research under supervision of an instructor.
Athena Title:DIRECTED RESEARCH
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:TXMI 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 27 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
HR
 
 
Privacy