Plan of Work

Master of Science (MS)
  • A minimum of 36 credit hours are required to earn the degree.
  • Two (2) credit hours of TT/TTM 601 (graduate seminar) are required for the degree.
  • A total of 6-10 credit hours of 600 level courses (TT/TTM 630, 632, 693, 695) in the major for research and independent study can count towards the degree.
  • A maximum of nine (9) credit hours of supporting course work from outside the Department are allowed to count towards the degree.
  • All course work toward the degree must be at the 500 level or above. However, up to 3 credit hours of advanced undergraduate 400 level coursework from outside of the department is allowed.
  • If a minor is selected, a minimum of nine (9) hours must be taken in the minor area and nine (9) hours are counted toward the degree requirement.
  • Thesis committee composition:
    • A minimum of three NC State Graduate Faculty members;
    • The committee chair must be a graduate faculty member in TATM; and
    • If the student has a minor, one committee member needs to represent the minor.

Example of a MS Plan of Work:

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Master of Textiles (MT)
  • A minimum of 30 credit hours are required to earn the degree.
  • A maximum of six (6) credit hours independent study courses, TT/TTM 630/632, are allowed to count towards the degree.
  • TT/TTM 601 (Graduate Seminar) is not required for the degree, but students are allowed to take the class.
  • Nine (9) credit hours of supporting coursework from outside the Department are allowed on the Plan of Work.
  • No minor can be declared.
  • All course work must be at the 500 level or above. However, up to 3 credit hours of advanced undergraduate 400 level coursework from outside of the department is allowed.
  • Students must work with an adviser throughout the program. This will be your chair. No Graduate Committee is required.

Example of a MT Plan of Work:

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