The Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design averages over 400 undergraduate students and more than 50 graduate students. To learn more about the focus of the department, read our common purpose statement. We offer the following academic programs:
- Bachelor of science in apparel and textiles (apparel design or apparel marketing specializations)
- Bachelor of science in interior design
- Graduate Programs
The Department promotes success among its faculty, students and alumni through high standards and expectations:
- Our programs share a common responsibility to teach within a human ecological framework and to give considerable attention to environmental ethics and social responsibility within the disciplines and professions we represent.
- Our faculty members share a commitment to excellence in scholarship in its many diverse forms including discovery, integration, application, and teaching.
- Our students in all programs are encouraged to become active learners and take advantage of diverse learning experiences including internships, study abroad, field trips, and study tours.
These high standards have resulted in our programs receiving national recognitions, our students and faculty winning numerous national awards, and our graduates earning top positions in national companies across the globe.
- Events & Exhibitions
- Kansas State University’s Barbara Anderson Discusses the Global Turn That the Fashion Business Has Taken, and How They Prepare Design Students for the New Demands
- ATID researcher uses 3-D body scanner to build a better sports bra
- One of the most important articles of clothing in women’s wardrobes and its contents are receiving a Kansas State University researcher’s undivided attention. Minyoung Suh, assistant professor of apparel, textiles and interior design, is researching the movement of breast tissue to develop a better supportive sports bra. “Even though two bras may be the same […]
- Eight students named outstanding seniors in Human Ecology
- Eight students have been named outstanding seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for academic achievement, professional potential, leadership, participation and service. They will be recognized at the college’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Leadership Studies Building on campus. Honorees […]
- ATID, kinesiology join K-State team to improve spacesuits
- Kansas State University researchers – including professors and students from kinesiology and from apparel, textiles and interior design – are improving astronauts’ outerwear for outer space. The collaborative team envisions a future spacesuit that could monitor astronauts’ health and use body heat to power electronics. By working with a model spacesuit, the engineers are exploring […]