Textile Fundamentals Certificate 

The College of Textiles at NC State offers a certificate program for those desiring to increase their knowledge of textiles through a structured study program. A certificate signed by the Associate Dean for Academic Programs will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of the required 15 semester hours, which must be completed within 5 years of the first course taken.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. To be considered for the program, an original transcript must be submitted with your application.

Required courses (15 hours)

T 200 - Introduction to Textiles (3)
TMS 211 - Introduction to Fiber Science (3)
FTM 217 - The Business of Textiles (3)
TT 221 - Yarn Production & Properties I (2)
TT 252 - Formation and Structure of Textile Fabrics (4)

After acceptance into the program the coordinator will assist you in selecting courses each semester from those listed. Please visit our web site http://www.tx.ncsu.edu/academics/distance-education/ for course descriptions and additional information.

Academic Performance

A minimum overall GPA of 2.5 is required. None of the required 15 hours may be taken for S/U or "credit only". No transfer credits from other institutions are allowed for the certificate.

Applying for the Undergraduate Certificate in Textile Fundamentals

Students submit an Application Form and an official transcript of bachelor's degree studies and award. If accepted, student will receive a letter of approval.

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Certificate Coordinator
Dr. Pam Banks-Lee
Associate Professor, Textile Engineering, Chemistry, and Science
(919) 515-6581
College of Textiles
Box 8301