Mission Statement

The Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design's mission is to offer instruction, scholarship, and outreach of the highest quality in apparel, textiles, and interior design through:

  • innovative pedagogy that enhances problem-solving, critical thinking, and ethical practice skills, as well as the technical knowledge required for advancement.

  • the scholarship of discovery, integration, application, and teaching to advance the human condition. 

  • public access to knowledge and strong relations with business and industry.