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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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