Experiential Learning

Study Abroad

Take your textile and apparel management degree to the international market.

Apply concepts learned within the classroom to global trends through immersion. Enhance your textile and apparel management degree and stand out in the competitive global job market by obtaining experiential knowledge through studying and interning abroad. Skills such as adaptability, intercultural communication and critical thinking are highly sought after by employers and can be advanced from studying abroad. As a TAM student, you have access to all Mizzou Study Abroad programs in more than 40 countries. We offer TAM specific study abroad programs in just about every continent:

Our programs are open to all TAM majors and offer courses that complete core TAM, humanities, social science and writing intensive degree requirements. There are programs all over the globe — some more affordable than you may think — including reputable cities in the textile and fashion industries. If you’re ready to be a Tiger abroad, here are three easy steps to start your adventure.

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Domestic Study Tour

TAM 4998/7998: Experiential Learning in Textiles and Apparel (New York City Study Tour)

Students enrolled in this course will participate in a New York City study tour. This is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about textile and apparel businesses in the fashion capital of New York City AND earn 3 credit hours in a week. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.7 or above (or instructor's approval), in order to participate.

Dates: One week in May annually. The trip in 2021 is cancelled and the next trip is planned for 2022.

Application Deadline: February 2022 to Leona Nichols at 137 Stanley Hall. Contact Dr. Jung Ha-Brookshire for more information.

Please see the flier and application materials used for the 2020 trip for your reference.

Download flier (PDF) and application (DOC)

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