Graduate Courses

Topics in Clothing and Textiles

  • TAM 7001: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Selected current topics in field of interest.

Problems in Clothing and Textiles

  • TAM 7085: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Selected current readings in field of interest. Prerequisites: 3000-level course in field of problems and instructor's consent.

Global Sourcing

  • TAM 7110: 3 Credit Hours
  • Global sourcing refers to how and where manufactured goods or components will be procured. In today's global softgoods industry, sourcing has become a major competitive strategy for both manufacturers and retailers. Prerequisites:TAM 3110 or TAM 9100.

Branding

  • TAM 7300: 3 Credit Hours
  • Management of branding product lines produced by textile and apparel firms; strategic implications of the development of brand equity toward increasing customer loyalty.

International Experiential Learning in Textiles and Apparel

  • TAM 7949: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Investigation of the complex interaction of manufacturing, marketing, and merchandising in the apparel industry, achieved through instructional and experiential study. Includes international or domestic study trip. Graded on A-F basis only.

Readings in Clothing and Textiles

  • TAM 7960: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Readings in recent research material in textiles and/or clothing. Prerequisites: 20 hours in Textile and Apparel Management, and instructor's consent.

Softgoods Product Development

  • TAM 7980: 3 Credit Hours
  • Integration of consumer, trend and aesthetic research to develop and produce a competitive apparel product line using a multi-functional team approach. Prerequisites or Corequisites: TAM 3480 or TAM 4480.

Retail Marketing and Merchandising

  • TAM 7990: 3 Credit Hours
  • Analytical management techniques appropriate for evaluation of retailing productivity. Emphasis on the use of these techniques and others in the development of a comprehensive retail marketing strategy. Prerequisites: TAM 2300, ACCTCY 2036, MRKTNG 3000.

International Experiential Learning in Textiles and Apparel

  • TAM 7999: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Investigation of the complex interaction of manufacturing, marketing, and merchandising in the apparel industry, achieved through instructional and experiential study. Includes international or domestic study trip. Graded on A-F basis only.

Readings in Textiles and Apparel Management

  • TAM 8000: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Readings in recent research material in textiles and/or clothing. Prerequisites: 20 hours in Textile and Apparel Management, and instructor's consent.

Topics in Clothing and Textiles

  • TAM 8001: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Selected current topics in field of interest.

Problems in Textiles and Apparel Management

  • TAM 8085: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Selected current readings in field of interest. Prerequisites: 4000-level course in field of problem and instructor's consent.

Seminar in Clothing and Textiles

  • TAM 8087: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Reports and discussion of recent work in area of concentration.

Research in Clothing and Textiles

  • TAM 8090: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Independent research leading to a thesis. Report required. Graded on S/U basis only.

Supply Chain Management in the Global Softgoods Industry

  • TAM 8130: 3 Credit Hours
  • This course examines supply chain management strategies to gain a competitive advantages in the global softgoods industry.

Survey of Research in Textile and Apparel Management

  • TAM 8190: 1 - 6 Credit Hours
  • A survey of current research in textiles and apparel management. Underlying theory, research design and empirical techniques will be analyzed and critiqued. Prerequisites: hours in Statistics and 3 hours in Research Methods.

Problems in Textiles and Apparel Management

  • TAM 9085: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Selected current readings in field of interest. Prerequisites: 4000-level course in field of problem and instructor's consent.

Research in Textiles and Apparel Management

  • TAM 9090: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Independent research leading to dissertation. Graded on a S/U basis only.

Theory Development and Evaluation in Textile and Apparel Research

  • TAM 9190: 3 Credit Hours
  • This class examines and analyzes extant theories in textiles and apparel research in systemic manner to be able to construct new theories. Graded on A-F basis only.

Readings in Clothing and Textiles

  • TAM 9960: 1 - 9 Credit Hours
  • Readings in recent research material in textiles and/or clothing. Prerequisites: 20 hours in Textile and Apparel Management, and instructor's consent.