University Catalog 2023-2024

Textile Technology (Minor)

To see more about what you will learn in this program, visit the Learning Outcomes website!

The Department of Textile Engineering Chemistry and Science offers students the opportunity to take a minor in Textile Technology. Undergraduate students enrolled in all programs at NC State University are eligible to take this minor. The minor allows students to explore the principles of textile technology and design technical textile products. Students also have the opportunity to use textile technology facilities as part of the minor.

Admissions and Certification of Minor

Students seeking to pursue the Textile Technology minor should contact the Minor advisor in the College of Textiles. To be admitted to the program, a student must have a GPA of at least 2.0. Application for admission to any University minor program is now available via MyPack Portal. Admission will be based upon the student’s academic record, and in most cases no longer requires departmental review. Go to Add a Minor to apply

Contact Person

Russell Gorga
College of Textiles 3267

SIS Code:  18TTM

Plan Requirements

  • A total of 16 credit hours are required for the minor.
  • A grade of ‘C- ‘or better is required in all courses to be used towards this minor.
Required Courses
TT 105Introduction to Textile Technology3
TMS 211Introduction to Fiber Science3-4
or TE 201 Fiber Science
TT 327Yarn Production and Properties4
Elective Courses
Select two of the following: 16
Introduction to Nonwovens Products and Processes
Introduction to Nonwoven Products and Processes
Knitted Fabric Technology
Woven Products and Processes
Total Hours16

Elective courses should be selected after consultation with the minor advisor.

Note: Students should be aware that some of these courses have prerequisites. Permission to waive prerequisites must be obtained from the course instructor after evaluation of student’s academic background.