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    Print and Textile Design Technologies Minor

    This interdisciplinary minor will prepare students for career opportunities requiring design and technical skills to compete in multi-faceted printing markets and textile industries. Print and textile design minors have access to print and design resources and computer laboratories supporting their career aspirations.

    Objectives for the minor:

    Upon completion of the Print and Textile Design Technologies minor, the student will be able to:

    • design screen & color inkjet printing processes for textiles, paper, plastics, ceramics, & other substrates
    • demonstrate color management by analyzing printed products using color measurement instruments
    • analyze screen and digital printing processes for consistent color reproduction on a variety of substrates
    • design and produce finished products to meet national and international standards
    • demonstrate safe and fundamental chemical principles
    • evaluate product development processes.

    Total Hours: 25

    Core Course Requirements

    16 credit hours for the Interdisciplinary Minor:

    • CHM 1310G - General Chemistry I. Credits: 3
    • CHM 1315G - General Chemistry Laboratory I. Credits: 1
    • FCS 2244 - Consumer Textiles: Care and Production. Credits: 3
    • FCS 3245 - Textiles: Color Design Production Credits: 3
    • INT 1363 - Graphic Communication Technologies. Credits: 3
    • INT 3343 - Digital Media Technologies. Credits: 3

    Electives

    • FCS 2234 - Clothing and Soft Goods Construction. Credits: 3
    • FCS 4440 - Undergraduate Research. Credits: 1 to 3
    • FCS 4838 (4238) - Pattern Development & Design. Credits: 3
    • FCS 4926 - Public Presentation Techniques. Credits: 3
    • INT 2123 - Digital Photography and Imaging. Credits: 3
    • INT 4000 - Undergraduate Research. Credits: 1 to 6
    • INT 4353 (3353) - Print and Digital Media Production. Credits: 3
    • INT 4813 - Advanced Digital Media Technologies. Credits: 3
    • INT 4863 - Packaging Design, Specialty Inks, and Coatings. Credits: 3
    • INT 4953 - Color Management Applications: Print, Textiles, Web, and other Substrates. Credits: 3

    For more information contact:

    Katie Shaw 
    Klehm Hall - 2417 
    217-581-6955 
    kashaw2@eiu.edu

     

    FCS Academic Advisor

    Mrs. Rose Myers-Bradley 
    Office: 1044 Klehm Hall 
    Phone: 217-581-5310 
    Fax: 581-581-6090 
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