FBD 57110 Advanced Textile Science

This advanced lecture/lab course introduces students to the scientific qualities and properties of fashion fabrics. By investigating and testing the fibers, quality, construction, care, and finishing of textiles, students learn the basics of fabric identification and specific uses in the fashion industry. This course requires lab projects and provides demonstrations of basic methods of textile design development, weaving, printing, and dyeing. This class may require the use of a virtual reality headset identified by the instructor.