TXA 301C TXA 301C. Introduction to the Fashion Industry. 3 Hours.
Explore the apparel and textiles industry with an emphasis on ethical and sustainable issues related to the industry. Examine a broad view of the interrelated fields of design, merchandising, product development, and textiles alongside emerging themes in the field. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Textiles and Apparel 301 and 301C may not both be counted.
The Division of Textiles and Apparel (TXA) is a science-based interdisciplinary hub providing a dynamic education – setting students up for a breadth of career and academic opportunities. Students in the Division of Textiles and Apparel are able to select from a wide range of innovative courses on campus, in New York City, NY, or Paris, France, or in studios and labs in collaboration with industry partners in the Austin, TX area. TXA students study the art of design, the science of chemistry and physics, and the application of retail principles .