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Textiles
TEXTILES
CLASS CODE: HFED 360 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $10.00
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: HOME & FAMILY EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Study of fabrics including fiber, yarns, methods of construction and finishes. Application of this information to personal and client use.
DESCRIPTION: Study of fabrics including fiber, yarns, methods of construction and finishes. Application of this information to personal and client use.
TOPICS: Spun Yarns; Fancy & Composite Yarns; Wool; Silk; Cotton; Flax, Hemp, Jute and Ramie; Rayon; Lyocell; Polyester; Nylon; Olefin; Acrylic/Mod; Aramid/PBI; Leather; Fur; Spandex/Rubber; Glass/Metal/Metallic; Acetate; Plain Weave; Twill Weave; Satin Weave; Structural Design Weaves; Pile Weaves; Crepe/Momie & Leno Weaves; Knits; Films, Foams, Fiberwebs, Felt, Netlike Structures; Lace, Narrow Fabrics, Bonded & Laminated Fabrics; Finishes; Dyeing; Printing; Special-Purpose Finishes.
OBJECTIVES: This is an introductory college course in textiles and will help the students to do the following:

1. Use correct textile terminology.
2. Identify fibers, yarns, and fabrics by analysis and some simple procedures.
3. Understand how production processes affect the characteristics and cost of textile products.
4. Predict fabric performance based on knowledge of fibers,yarns, fabric construction and finishes in conjunction with informative labeling.
5. Make wise selection of textile products for specific end uses.
6. Care for textile products in satisfactory manner.
7. Know current laws and labeling requirements that regulate textile distribution.
8. Develop an interest in textiles that will motivate further study and application of their particular field of study.
REQUIREMENTS: Oral Report on Textile Fiber; Lab Notebook Assignments; Unannounced Quizzes; Five Tests; Comprehensive Final
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003