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ACH 105 - Textiles and Textile Applications

3 credit hours - one hour of lecture and four hours of studio weekly; one term.
Explore textiles and the different types of natural and synthetic fibers. Discuss textile history, manufacturing and applications. Examine textile production processes, pattern design and industry icons. Apply appropriate textiles to window treatments, wallcoverings and furniture applications. Estimate carpet and textile quantities. Lab fee $40.

Prerequisite or Corequisite: ACH 100  or permission of department chair.

Crosslisted: Also offered as ACH 105H ; credit is not given for both ACH 105 and ACH 105H .

Note: Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.

Course Outcomes:
  1. Define textiles, their origins, and their historical significance.
  2. Identify textile fiber construction techniques, sustainability, dye methods, and design motifs.
  3. Determine industry standards, requirements, and safety factors.
  4. Design textiles treatments for residential and commercial use.