Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management

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Bailey Knight

Staff Spotlight: Bailey Knight

Indigo, madder root, cutch, Osage orange, cochineal. Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM) studio and lab technician Bailey Knight uses these natural dyes to create her vibrant, textural fiber art, which ranges from hand-printed garments and wearable art to large wall pieces.

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Studying Sneakerheads

1985 brought us New Coke, CDs, Nintendo, the first version of operating system Windows and the films “Back to the Future” and “The Goonies.” But perhaps the most significant pop culture development that year was the fruit of an endorsement deal between NBA rookie Michael Jordan and Nike: the Air Jordan sneaker.

Undergraduate Degrees

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B.S. Fashion and Textile Design

Concentrations: Fashion Design, Textile Design

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B.S. Fashion and Textile Management

Concentrations: Brand Management and Marketing, Fashion Development and Product Management

graduate Degrees

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Master of Science in Textiles

Thesis-based program, Three specializations available

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Master of Textiles in Textiles

Non-thesis based program, Distance education options available

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Ph.D. Fiber and Polymer Science

Multidisciplinary program focuses on mathematics, chemistry, physics, and engineering, career focus on advanced industry research

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Ph.D. Textile Technology Management

Focus on fiber, textile, apparel, retail and related industries; prepares graduates to be faculty members in colleges and universities