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Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design - Textile Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Lincoln, NE, United States
The Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design - Textile Science option at University of Nebraska-Lincoln emphasizes textiles and biofibers, textile production, and issues concerning the global textile industry. 
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Overview

Professional support in related sciences and business is required. The program inTextiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design - Textile Science is planned for students interested in sales, research, or management in the textile industry. It is also recommended for students who plan to go on to graduate school in either textiles or related sciences. Students are eligible to receive a minor in chemistry from the College of Arts and Sciences. This program is available at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Textile Science integrates the development, acquisition, distribution and utilization of textiles. This option brings together the study of basic sciences and technologies, application of management principles, the perspective of history as well as the fine art of design in a rich, challenging learning environment. The department's main objective is to prepare students for successful careers in the global textile and apparel industries.

Career Opportunities

  • With a degree in Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design, careers and positions include Textile Testing Analyst, Product Development.
  • Training Specialist, Quality Assurance Specialist, Quality Assurance Analyst, or Technical Sales.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Computer Basics for TMFD
  • Product Development I: Garment Assembly
  • Visual Communication and Presentation
  • Clothing and Society: You Are What You Wear
  • Introduction to Design Theory and Criticism
  • Visualization Studio

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Transcripts: You will self-report your academic record. Use an unofficial transcript to fill in your information
  • ACT/SAT
  • After you've taken the ACT or SAT, request the testing institution to send us your official scores. Our codes are: ACT: 2482 and SAT: 6877
  • Application Fee: There is a $45 application fee payable with a credit card or a check. Make the check out to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and put the applicant's name on the memo line
  • Scholarship Statement: To be considered for leadership and diversity scholarships, you must write a 500-word essay all about you. Focus on leadership, career goals and community service

Tuition Fee

  • International

    830 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 830 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    830 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 830 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    259 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 259 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lincoln

  • 926 - 1380 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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