Textiles Minor

6188
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Classroom
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Minor
Main Campus - Melbourne
Major Code: 6188 Degree Awarded: None
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne
Curriculum (20 credit hours)
Required Courses (11 credit hours)
  • HUM 1011 Fundamentals of Color 1
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    Credit Hours: 1
    Reviews physical, perceptual and artistic theories of color. Explores practical applications and expressive uses of color. Applies the understanding of color principles to problem solving in the student's major area, including business, computer science, psychology, science, engineering, art, aviation and education.
    Requirement(s):
    Must be enrolled in Florida Tech Online
  • HUM 1012 Fundamentals of Color 2
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    Credit Hours: 1
    Continues the review of physical, perceptual and artistic theories of color begun in . Explores practical applications and expressive uses of color. Applies the understanding of color principles to problem solving in the student's major area.
  • TEX 1001 Introduction to Textiles
    Credit Hours: 3
    Teaches basic knowledge of textiles. Includes fiber basics, textile production and performance characteristics. Covers basic textile components, fibers, yarns, fabrics, finishes, fabric construction and the factors impacting product performance.
  • TEX 2001 Survey of Textile Industry
    Credit Hours: 3
    Introduces the current textile industry and its major components. Includes globalization and free/fair trade, and a department store simulation focusing on retailing and importing in the U.S.
  • TEX 2002 Introduction to Textile Conservation
    Credit Hours: 3
    Introduces textile conservation and display. Focuses on identification and properties of fibers and weaves; assessing condition and treatment options; and documentation, storage and handling textiles. Also emphasizes preventative conservation, stabilization and repair practices.
One of the following areas:
Business (9 credit hours)
  • BUS 3601 Marketing Principles
    Credit Hours: 3
    Examines the principles of marketing. Emphasizes the marketing concept, functions, consumer behavior, market segmentation, marketing strategy, marketing mixes, market research, marketing legislation and marketing control, as well as providing a foundation for higher-level courses in marketing.
  • BUS 3605 Consumer Behavior
    Credit Hours: 3
    Examines the consumer decision-making process and its societal, cultural, environmental, group and economic determinants. Includes consumer motivations, values, wants and needs. Teaches how to develop marketing strategies that effectively serve consumers, and how to use the managerial perspective to improve marketing strategy decisions.
  • BUS 4686 International Marketing
    Credit Hours: 3
    Addresses the importance of gathering, analyzing, disseminating and responding to international sources of marketing intelligence. Students learn to analyze environmental forces, make marketing mix decisions, and plan and implement international market entry strategies.
Conservation (9 credit hours)
  • EDS 1031 Survey of Science 1: Physical Science
    Credit Hours: 3
    Includes a survey of physics, chemistry and astronomy including motion, forces, energy, electricity, waves, the metric system and the application of science and technology to everyday living.
  • TEX 3001 Science of Textiles
    Credit Hours: 3
    Explores the science of textiles. Includes an overview of yarn and fabric structure and introduces the chemical and physical properties of fibers and fabrics. Covers how these properties influence clothing and textile uses, and discusses the interrelationship of textiles and sustainability.
Select one course:
  • HUM 2141 World Art History 1: Pre-History to Early Global Awareness
    Credit Hours: 3
    Surveys world art history and methodology from pre-history to circa 1500. Emphasizes analyzing and understanding works of painting, sculpture, textiles and decorative arts in their respective historical and cultural contexts.
  • HUM 2142 World Art History 2: Early Modern to Post-Colonial
    Credit Hours: 3
    Surveys world art history and methodology from circa 1500 to present day. Emphasizes analyzing and understanding works of painting, sculpture, photography, textiles, decorative arts, alternative art forms and new media in their respective historical and cultural contexts.
Textile Arts (9 credit hours)
  • TEX 2003 History of 20th-Century Costume
    Credit Hours: 3
    Surveys 20th-century European and American costume. Emphasizes identifying and dating men's and women's apparel and accessories. Explores and examines fashion as art and interprets costume as it relates to material-cultural and artistic movements.
  • TEX 3002 Modern Textile Design
    Credit Hours: 3
    Builds on fundamentals introduced in . Introduces the world of modern textile design. Studies the global perspective on textile and dress. Develops understanding of the principles and elements of design. Emphasizes the application of design basics, color theory and technology used in the textile industry to design fabric and prints.
Select one course:
  • HUM 2141 World Art History 1: Pre-History to Early Global Awareness
    Credit Hours: 3
    Surveys world art history and methodology from pre-history to circa 1500. Emphasizes analyzing and understanding works of painting, sculpture, textiles and decorative arts in their respective historical and cultural contexts.
  • HUM 2142 World Art History 2: Early Modern to Post-Colonial
    Credit Hours: 3
    Surveys world art history and methodology from circa 1500 to present day. Emphasizes analyzing and understanding works of painting, sculpture, photography, textiles, decorative arts, alternative art forms and new media in their respective historical and cultural contexts.

 

*Fundamentals of Color 1 and 2 (HUM 1011  and HUM 1012) are one credit-hour courses.