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Related Courses

While the collection is primarily used for courses in the Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors department, we welcome students and teachers from courses within any department.

  • History of Dress and Fashion: Nineteenth Century to the Present

    • Course ID: TXMI 4290/6290. 3 hours.
    • Course Description: Interrelationship of costume and social, cultural, political, and economic environments from the nineteenth century to present day.
    • Athena Title: Hist Dress Fash 19C to Pres
    • Duplicate Credit: Not open to students with credit in TXMI 4290E
    • Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite: TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E
    • Graduate Pre or Corequisite: TXMI 3210 or TXMI 3210E or permission of department
    • Course Offered: Offered fall and spring semester every year; taught online in the summer
    • Grading System: A-F (Traditional)
  • Museum Issues in Clothing and Textiles

    • Course ID: TXMI 5820/7820. 3 hours.
    • Course Description: Issues concerning preservation, registration, cataloging, storage, and display of historic clothing and textiles in museums. Introduction to collection management, exhibit design, and planning for educational and publicity materials. Introduction to museum studies and the professional museum field, including governance, administration, and general operations.
    • Athena Title: Museum Issues Hist Cloth Text
    • Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite: TXMI 4290/6290 or TXMI 4290E
    • Graduate Pre or Corequisite: TXMI 4290/6290 or TXMI 4290E or permission of department
    • Course Offered: Individually and in future semesters
    • Grading System: A-F (Traditional)
  • Pop Culture and Fashion

    • Course ID: TXMI 3230. 3 hours.
    • Course Description: The interrelationship of Pop Culture and Fashion Merchandising considering media, technology and social media, significant designs and designers, social movements and subculture, and the fashion cycle.
    • Athena Title: Pop Culture and Fashio
    • Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite: N/A
    • Graduate Pre or Corequisite: N/A
    • Course Offered: Offered fall and spring semester every year
    • Grading System: A-F (Traditional)
  • Museum Issues in Historic Clothing and Textiles

    • Course ID: TXMI 8280. 3 hours
    • Course Description: Issues concerning preservation, accession/deaccession, databases, and display of historic clothing and textiles in museums and galleries. Introduction to collection management, exhibitions, educational use, funding, and publicity. The class will also participate in projects specific to the Historic Clothing and Textiles collection that is housed in the Special Collections Library.
    • Athena Title: Museum Clothing and Textiles
    • Undergraduate Pre of Corequisite: N/A
    • Graduate Pre or Corequisite: N/A
    • Course Offered: Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
    • Grading System: A-F (Traditional)
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