TEXT 3000 Fibers, Colors, Dyes, and Dyeing
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ART 1010, ART 1020,ART 1030, and AH 1700 with grades of C or higher
Description

Fiber identification, synthetic immersion dye technology including indigo dye. Investigation of color theory and color mixing based on resist dye process including shibori, plangi, tritik, batik, and felt making.

Fees $110.00
TEXT 3100 Surface Design I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ART 1010, ART 1020,ART 1030, and AH 1700 with grades of C or higher.Application of repeated surface pattern on fabric
Description

Paste-resist dyeing, mordant dyeing, and direct printing through the use of stencil. Modern and pre-modern dyes are explored on natural fiber.

Fees $60.00
TEXT 3200 Textile Structures I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ART 1010, ART 1020, ART 1030, and AH 1700 with grades of C or higher
Description

Introduction, investigation and expansion of the textile-based utility structures as an art form. Such non-loom structures as looped, knotted, knotless and interlaced structures towards mixed media fine art and design application.

Fees $60.00
TEXT 3300 Fibers, Fabrics, and Forms
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ART 1010, ART 1020, ART 1030, and AH 1700 with grades of C or higher
Description

An introduction to the practices, processes, and ideas of a creative artist working in 3D Fiber/Mix-Media forms. Course focuses on hand-constructed processes and structures such as coiling, twining, interlacing, knitting, crocheting, etc. as three-dimensional art forms.

TEXT 3500 Surface Design II: Photo Screen Printing
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites ART 2000, ART 2100, ART 2200 and ART 2900 with grades of C or higher, or approval of instructor
Description

Exploration of photo screen printing processes for art fabric and yardage. Investigation of repeats, complex surface design processes, and color interaction.

Fees $115.00
TEXT 3600 Textile Structures II
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites TEXT 3000, TEXT 3100, TEXT 3200, and TEXT 3910 with grades of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Introduction, investigation and expansion of the textile-based utility structures as an art form. Such non-loom structures as looped, knotted, knotless and interlaced structures towards mixed media fine art and design application.

Fees $95.00
TEXT 3700 Heat Transfer Printing
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites TEXT 3000 and TEXT 3100 with grades of C or higher, or approval of instructor
Description

Thermal printing technology and its application on synthetic fiber in three-dimensional patterning and contemporary surface design. Design portfolio development, product design, and large scale art fabric.

Fees $95.00
TEXT 3800 Digital Textile Design
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites TEXT 3000, TEXT 3100, and TEXT 3910 with grades of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

CAD (Macbased) digital textile design and printing on wide format printer. Repeat design printing on fabric and postprint treatment. Design portfolio development and large scale art fabric. This course may be repeated for a maximum of eight credit hours if topic varies.

Fees $95.00
TEXT 3900 Selected Topics in Photography
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites consent of instructor
Description

Special topics for studio art majors. May be repeated for a maximum of eight credit hours.

Fees $20.00. 4.000 Credit hours
TEXT 3910 Historic Textiles
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites AH 1700 with grade of C or higher
Description

Historical survey of textiles, textile technology, and design on both woven and dyed/printed/painted textiles worldwide. Interrelationship of textile technology and design in a historical and cultural context.

TEXT 4500 Directed Study in Textile Design
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites TEXT 3000, TEXT 3100, and TEXT 3910 with grades of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Directed study on advanced surface design or individual research into ethnic, historical, and contemporary textile design practice in both surface design and weaving. This course may be repeated for up to sixteen credit hours, if the topic varies.

Fees $95.00
TEXT 4800 Digital Textile Design II
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites TEXT 3800 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

An exploration of advanced industrial CAM software editing tools to create printed and woven fabrics designed on CAD software. An industrial mill output optional.

TEXT 4930 Internship in Textile Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites TEXT 4500 with grade of C or higher
Description

Supervised internship experience in a professional design studio or textile manufacturing center. This course must be requested one semester in advance.

TEXT 4940 Portfolio I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites TEXT 4500 with grade of C or higher
Description

Senior-year studio experience for B.F.A. candidates. Committee review.

Fees $70.00
TEXT 4950 Portfolio II-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites TEXT 4940 with grade of C or higher, or concurrently
Description

Culminating studio experience for B.F.A. candidates. Committee review. Serves as one of the two Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW) courses required of all Textiles majors.

Fees $70.00
TEXT 4980 Special Problems
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 6.0
Prerequisites TEXT 3000, TEXT 3100, TEXT 3200, TEXT 3910, and TEXT 4500 with grades of C or higher, and all 4000-level courses requirement toward BFA, or consent of instructor
Description

Independent in-depth research and studio experience initiated by the student.