TXA 314K TXA 314K. Product Development. 3 Hours.
Introduction to all stages of product development involved in fashion and functional design with an emphasis on target market identification, cost analysis, material selection, and the organization of product development within the industry structure. Apply product development skills and strategies involved in fashion and functional design. For 214K, one lecture hour and two laboratory hours a week for one semester; for 314K, one lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Textiles and Apparel 303 (Topic: Product Development) and 314K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Textiles and Apparel 314C with a grade of at least C-.
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 .