Bachelor of Science in Clothing, Textiles and Material Culture
University of Alberta
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Why study Clothing, Textiles and Material Culture?
Ever wonder where your clothes come from? This program covers how textiles and clothing are designed, produced, distributed, and used, and examines issues such as sustainability and fair labour practices in the global fashion and textile industry. You’ll develop an understanding of how textiles and clothing affect our comfort, sense of wellbeing, and how they’ve been used throughout history.
Why study Human Ecology at the University of Alberta?
Our Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology degree in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences encompasses a remarkable variety of topics and specializations, from clothing, fashion, product design, and interior design to community development, family relations, and cultural studies.
This degree also offers a unique mix of theoretical and hands-on courses, including a 200-hour Practicum Placement, giving you invaluable real-world experience and preparing you for a career in a wide range of industries.
- Child and Youth Program Coordinator
- Community Developer
- Costume Designer
- Family Support Worker
- Fashion Designer
- Fashion Journalist
- Fashion Marketing or Buying
- Interior Decorator
- Marketing Manager
- Operations Manager
- Policy Analyst
- Professional Human Ecologist (P.HEc)
- Public Relations Representative
- Quality Control Manager
- Retail Manager
- Sustainable Interior Designer
- Visual Merchandiser
- Wardrobe Consultant
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