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The textile industry is one of the largest in America, producing everything from the fabric used in the clothes you wear to the plastic in IV tubes.

As you can imagine, an industry so vital and important to our society needs well trained engineers to help carry the field forward. As a textile engineer that someone can be you. From research and development to management issues, Textile Engineering majors have a wide array of options into which they can plug themselves.

The engineering behind the textile industry is cutting edge, so be prepared for some intense and exciting research opportunities ahead of you. In addition to research, many schools also offer you the opportunity to combine engineering and business courses to give you an added edge as you prepare to enter the job market.


  • Applied Statistics for Textiles

  • Calculus

  • Dynamics I

  • Fabric Design and Engineering

  • Fiber to Yarn Engineering

  • Introduction to Dye and Finish

  • Linear Differential Equations

  • Statistics

  • Textile Engineering Design

  • Textile test Instruction


Math, baby, especially algebra, trigonometry, calculus. Physics and chemistry are important secondary subjects you should strive to master.