College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Applied Human Sciences

Welcome to the Textiles and Apparel Program

Our Major Offers an Outstanding Educational Experience, followed by Exemplary Career Opportunities

Earn a Bachelor of Arts in Textiles and Apparel

Successful Textile and Apparel companies in the U.S. are now concentrating on those distinct knowledge-based skills most importnat for competitive success, including: sourcing, product design and development, as well as merchandising and marketing. This is exactly where our major program is focused!

At this site you will be able to:

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We are now the only Textile and Apparel program in the State of Iowa to use industry recognized, state-of-the-art Lectra Kaledo software!!! Our students also use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to ensure their market skills. illustrator box Lectra Logo photoshop box

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Featured Stories
Textile and Apparel Spring Design Show: April 11 at 7:00 p.m. in Lang Hall Auditorium

On April 11, 2015 in Lang Hall Auditorium, the Textile and Apparel Program will host its annual Spring Design Show, entitled: "Ethereal Garden." Admission free and doors open at 6:30 pm.

TAPP Program gets sophisticated new software!

From a UNI Press Release: A $1.4 million gift for the benefit of the University of Northern Iowa's textiles and apparel program has been given to the UNI Foundation by Lectra as part of its Education Partner Program. The gift includes software...