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MGT 152 - Textiles

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

Studies natural and man-made fibers, their properties and unique characteristics. Identifies fabrics used in wearing apparel and interior design; fabric production, performance and use; final processes and finishes; the study of weaves, pattern and color.

Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 2
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of textile standards, information labels, and basic terminology of the textile industry.
    1. Describe the established textile standards and how they impact the consumer
    2. Illustrate examples of textile information labels and describe each
    3. Define basic textile terminology
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of textile fiber identification from which fashion fabrics are made.
    1. Discuss the different major fiber types
    2. Conduct fiber examination and discuss various methods of fiber examination
    3. List, explain and discuss fiber properties and characteristics for all major fibers
    4. Categorize the general characteristics of fiber families and list the unique characteristics of individual fibers
    5. Predict fabric performance in terms of fiber characteristics
    6. Identify commonly used fabrics by name
    7. Discuss the rapidly changing nature of textiles and the need for continual study to appraise new developments
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the process of converting fibers into yarn.
    1. Describe fiber arrangement
    2. Illustrate and explain yarn structure
    3. Discuss yarns and their characteristics
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of fabric structure.
    1. Discuss the various methods of fabrication, the converting of fibers to years
    2. Discuss the method of fabricating fabrics directly from fibers
    3. Discuss the methods of fabricating fabrics from yarns
    4. Describe the general characteristics of yarns and explain the contribution each type makes to fabric appearance and performance
    5. Describe the general characteristics of fabric structures and explain the contribution each type makes to fabric appearance and performance
    6. Predict fabric performance in terms of yarn structures and fabric structures
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of dyestuffs and color application
    1. Describe bleaching
    2. Discuss the various dye applications
    3. Explain the fabric printing process
    4. Describe the general characteristics of finishes and explain the contribution each type makes to fabric appearance and performance
    5. Discuss finishes that alter appearance
    6. Discuss functional finishes



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