Fashion is clothing that is in style at a particular time.
SPSU strives to ensure that the graduating student acquires conceptual technology based comprehension of the fashion/apparel industry. The curriculum focuses on concept, design, product development, apparel marketing, international sourcing, and merchandising while providing related courses in management and industrial engineering.
The Bachelor of Apparel and Textile degree provides entry to the industry in various professional areas such as:
After earning their degree, students find their niche in areas such as Fashion/apparel design, International sourcing, apparel marketing, merchandising, plant operations and entrepreneurship.
The business of designing, producing, sourcing and distributing sewn products such as apparel is one of the largest and most important industries in the USA and worldwide. Excellent starting salaries, rapid advancement, job diversity, and travel are just some of the benefits to apparel technology graduates. The challenge is for the graduating student to use the skills they have obtained in the major courses along with sound management principles to create apparel better, faster and more profitably.
Discover the methods, materials and systems used in product development, production and sourcing of apparel items by reviewing current technologies and applications. Apparel technology students learn the entire sequence of apparel manufacturing
They will also learn major engineering principles - costing, production rating, and global sourcing combined with management courses giving the graduate an excellent conceptual basis to enter the industry.State-of-the-art facilities
Students study in one of the nation's most modern facilities. The W. Clair Harris Apparel and Textile Center includes next generation equipment, classrooms, a lecture hall and computer labs.The center also includes:
The W. Clair Harris Apparel and Textile Center was created to provide students with access to state-of-the-art technologies, showcase the industry’s best ideas, and provide needed research for apparel and textile-related industries.
Students learn from experience. SPSU faculty members have extensive industrial experience in manufacturing and consulting engineering.
The experienced faculty offer individual attention in small classes. The small class sizes also provide students easy access to state-of the art systems and equipment.
Apparel Textile Technology
Department of Industrial Engineering Technology
Building M, Room 108
Southern Polytechnic State University
1100 South Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060