Mission

The Division of Textiles and Apparel provides students with a science-based education in key areas of the global textile and apparel industry by integrating academics and experiential learning. 

Our goal is to prepare students for successful careers by equipping them with the critical knowledge and the entrepreneurial skills to thrive as leaders in their field amid national and global competition. 

A core component of our mission is to expose students to the process of discovering new knowledge through impactful research that enhances human life and fosters sustainable economic and technological growth.