Apr 01, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATM 355 - Consumer Textiles

Study of natural and synthetic textiles: generic classification, fiber-forming substances, morphology, fabrication, finishing and dyeing processes, properties, and performances. Ten dollar material fee.  Formerly FCSA 355, students may not receive credit for both.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze natural and manmade fibers and their production, properties, use, and care
  • Evaluate how yams and fabrics are produced
  • Identify the general concepts of textile processing, dyeing, and finishing
  • Define laws and labeling requirements pertaining to textiles
  • Use textile terminology such as fiber and fabric names appropriately
  • Identify fabric structures, yarn types, dyes and finishes
  • Identify the importance of developing a professional knowledge of textiles

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