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12.3.2 DEPARTMENT OF CLOTHING, TEXTILES, AND INTERIOR DESIGN (CTD)
Chair: Professor Shirley Foster, Office: 307 Doster Hall
 
Information on prerequisites and scheduling of courses should be obtained from the head of the department.

CTD 524 Advanced Programming and Project Development. Three hours.
Problem analysis, research, and programming as a basis for design decisions in project development.

CTD 525 Interior Design V. Three hours.
Planning, executing, and presenting results of an individual project, utilizing theories and applications to solve residential interior design problems.

CTD 526 Interior Design VI. Three hours.
Planning, executing and presenting results of an individual project, utilizing theories and applications to solve contract interior design problems.

CTD 546 Cultural Dynamics of Apparel and Textiles. Three hours.
Examination of the impact of cultural dynamics on apparel and textile production and marketing.

CTD 548 History of Costume. Three hours.
Study of costume development from prehistoric to modern times; includes cultural forces in relation to the evolution of costume.

CTD 549 Socio-Psychological Aspects of Clothing. Three hours.
Prerequisite: Six hours or equivalent in sociology and psychology.
Application of behavioral-science theories to clothing.

CTD 550 Apparel Design. Three hours.
Application of design principles to apparel through research and problem-solving techniques; recognition of special clothing needs.

CTD 561 Experimental Textiles. Three hours.
Prerequisite: CTD 461.
Planning, executing, and reporting textile research based on experimental methods.

CTD 562 Textile Analysis and Evaluation. Three hours. One lecture, two laboratories.
Study of chemical and physical analysis of fibers and fabrics.

CTD 581 Practicum in Clothing and Textiles. One to three hours.
Prerequisite: Permission of the department head and professor.
Supervised experience in a business related to the major field of study.

CTD 582 Practicum in Interior Design. Three hours.
Prerequisite: Permission of the department head and professor.
Supervised experience in a business related to the major field of study.

CTD 590 Special Problems in Clothing. One to four hours.
Independent investigation of selected topics in clothing.

CTD 591 Special Problems in Interior Design. One to four hours.
Independent investigation of selected topics in interior design.

CTD 592 Special Problems in Textiles. One to four hours.
Independent investigation of selected topics in textiles.

CTD 593 Readings in Clothing and Textiles. Three hours.
Comprehensive review and critical evaluation of the literature in clothing and textiles.

CTD 594 Readings in Interior Design. One to four hours.
Comprehensive review and critical evaluation of the literature in interior design.

CTD 595 Clothing, Textiles, and Interior Design Research I. Three hours.
Discussions emphasizing contemporary issues, trends, relevant research, professional problems, and interests of students.

CTD 596 Research II in Clothing and Textiles. Three hours.
Survey and evaluation of current research in clothing and textiles.

CTD 597 Research II in Interior Design. One to four hours.
Survey and evaluation of current research in interior design.

CTD 598 Research Not Related to Thesis. One to three hours.
Development of a professional paper on an apparel, textile, or interior design topic selected by the student and approved by the graduate program committee.

CTD 599 Thesis Research. One to six hours.

 


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