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Advice for Registering for Fall 2011 Classes:

TAPP Majors and Minors:

Don't end up pulling out your hair!

Remember to register for you classes in a timely manner!


Course registration time is rapidly upon us. The Faculty have some recommendations and advice for all of you who will be signing up for FALL 2011 courses.

bulletBy now, we have lifted the registration holds on all TAPP majors, which means that you can register without receiving advisor permission. If for some reason, you still have a hold on your registration please check with your advisor ascertain why a hold might still exist. In some cases there may be reasons for the hold beyond your advisors control. For example, there may be an outstanding tuition and fees payment that you would have to address. Some of you may also have a hold out of other advising offices.
bulletSimply because we do not require advisor permission to register does not mean that Dr. Lynch will not be happy to spend time advising you if you think you need help. If so, please make an appointment with her. Since Dr. Strauss is away on leave, Dr. Lynch will handle advising his advisees this semester. Dr. Strauss will be back in the Fall. It is immensely helpful if you arrive at the meeting with Dr. Lynch having given serious thought to your program of study!
bulletIt is not too difficult to advise yourself or prepare adequately for a meeting with us. The first, best place to begin is to review your degree audit, which can be found at "myUNIverse." It will list all the classes you must take to complete your degree and show you the ones that you have already taken.
bulletFurther information about our curriculum can be found at http://www.uni.edu/tapp/curricul.htm There you can find the major's and minor's requirements.
bulletHere's some ball park advice to pay close attention to:
bulletfor new majors, the first step is to take TEXDESIGN 1001 (formerly 31T:020) Introduction to the Textile and Apparel Industry.
bulletif you have not taken  TEXDESIGN 1002 (formerly 31T:013) Intro to Textile Materials, try to get into it because it is a major prerequisite for more advanced courses.
bulletif you have not taken TEXDESIGN 1003 (formerly 31T:012) Creative Design Foundations try to get into it. It is an important prerequisite required for all apparel design and computer design courses!!!
bulletif you have not taken TEXDESIGN 1006 (formerly 31T:011) Computer Textile and Apparel Design Foundations try to get into it as it is also an important foundational course.
bulletif you have taken TEXDESIGN 1002 (formerly 31T:013) Intro to Textile Materials or plan on taking it this fall try to get into TEXDESIGN 2007 (formerly 31T:014) Apparel Evaluation because it is a major prerequisite for the more advanced design courses.
bulletmore advanced students junior and above should make sure they register as soon as possible for TEXDESIGN 3009 (formerly 31T:123) Textile Structures,  and TEXDESIGN 3012 (formerly 31T:122) Product Development in Textiles and Apparel.
bulletOther fun courses that are available that you should take if your schedule permits include TEXDESIGN 2004 (formerly 31T:116) History of Costume and TEXDESIGN 2005 (formerly 31T:121) Fashion Promotion.
bulletRemember to see your advisor if you have any registration questions!