Choose a focus area:

  1. Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Science
  2. Merchandising and International Trade
  3. Historic and Cultural Aspects of Dress and Textiles
  4. Interior Environments

At least three courses within the selected focus area must be completed.

Major Requirements

  • Complete minimum of 30 hours of graduate credit
    • Includes 24 hours of coursework and 6 hours of Master’s Thesis (TXMI 7300)
  • 1/2 of the credit hours (excluding thesis) must consist of UGA courses that are open ONLY to graduate students.
  • Core Course Requirements
    • TXMI 6520*, 8050
      *TXMI 6520 is not required if you who have completed TXMI 4520 or equivalent prior to enrollment in the Master's program.
    • Statistics: STAT 6210, 6220*
      *Students in the Historic/Cultural Dress and Textiles and Interior Environments focus areas in consultation with their major professor may take a qualitative research course in place of STAT 6220.
    • Focus Area : 9 hours
    • Thesis: TXMI 7300, 6 hours

Undergraduate Courses

Depending on your undergraduate major and previous course work, you may be required to complete undergraduate courses* (this may include Chemistry, Textiles, and Textile Testing) while you are enrolled in the graduate program, and completion of these courses may be required prior to enrollment in specific graduate courses. 

*Undergraduate credit hours do not count toward your graduate degree and are not listed on the program of study

Graduate Courses

TXMI 6100 Advanced Textiles
TXMI 6110 Textile Dyeing
TXMI 6120 Product Standards and Quality Analysis
TXMI 6150 Nonwovens Science and Technology
TXMI 6160 Product Development in the Textile and Apparel Industries
TXMI 8110-8110L Physical Analysis of Textiles
TXMI 8120 Polymer Science
TXMI 8130 Chemical and Instrumental Analysis of Polymers
TXMI 8140 Environmental Aspects of Textiles
TXMI 8170 Color Science
TXMI 8180 Physics of Textile Structures
TXMI 8190 Dyeing Theory

TXMI 6230 Dress, Society and Culture
TXMI 6240 Fashion Promotion and Visual Merchandising
TXMI 6290 History of Dress and Fashion: Nineteenth Century to the Present
TXMI 6520 Apparel and Textile Economics
TXMI 6540 International Textiles and Apparel
TXMi 7240 Retailing Apparel and Textiles
TXMI 7270 E-tailing in Apparel and Textiles
TXMI 8220 Advanced Topics in International Textile and Apaprel Production and Trade
TXMI 8240 Advanced Topics in Retailing
TXMi 8250 Apparel Trade and International Retailing
TXMI 8260 Advanced Topics in Consumer Behavior
TXMI 8270 Apparel Theories and Methodologies

TXMI 6230 Dress, Society and Culture
TXMI 6270 History of Costume: Antiquity to Nineteenth Century
TXMI 6290 History of Dress and Fashion: Nineteenth Century to the Present
TXMI 6580 History of World Textiles
TXMI 7810 Historic Collection Management

TXMI 6900 Special Topics
TXMI 7000 Master’s Research
TXMI 7005 Graduate School Seminar
TXMI 7300 Master’s Thesis
TXMI 7710 Study Tour in TMI
TXMI 7910 TMI Internship
TXMI 8500 Contemporary Topics in TMI
TXMI 8900 TMI Seminar
TXMI 9010 Direct Research