Introduction to Textile Fundamentals

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Course Description

This course introduces the basics of the textile industry. Topics include history, textile materials, textile products, utilization, and basic textile manufacturing systems. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the uses of textiles and describe the textile manufacturing processes.
Tuition: $135
Hours: 48 hours
KEYWORD: Textile

Dates                     Location
9/9/24 – 12/13/24   online via Blackboard
Class skip dates: 11/28 – 11/30

Course Meeting Location

  • Online via Blackboard

Required Books:
Textbook: NC State University Textile Swatch Kit
Authors: Lisa Chapman, Traci Lamar, Andre West
Print ISBN- 13 9781735689913
Print ISBN- 10 1735689912
(For pricing, please visit or contact the Gaston College bookstore at 704-922-6428) or visit the online store at

PLEASE NOTE: Payment for continuing education classes is expected at the time of registration, as the classes are on a first-come, first-served basis. All costs must be paid for a student to be officially registered.

If you need assistance with Registration, please contact CE Registration at 704-922-6232.

Online (recommended)

  1. Click on the following link and follow the instructions as listed: CE Registration Link
  1. Reminder: In the Search for sections field, enter a single keyword (Textile). No additional information is required; Register as a guest – You do not need to sign in.

Notes when using Online registration

  • If you have an address change, name change, etc., we will need this updated information so we can contact you in case of a class change/cancellation or refund. Entering different information on the registration form will not update any existing records. Current/Former Students: please click here to provide us with a current email address and phone number if it has changed since first enrolling at Gaston College or you may call the Registration Department at 704-922-6232.

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Walk-in (payment is due at the time of registration prior to the class date)
CE Registration Department
MYERS CENTER – 2nd floor
201 Highway 321 South, Dallas, NC 28034
Monday-Thursday 8 am-5 pm, Fridays 8 am-11 am
(Closed Fridays during the summer semester)

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Refund Policy
If a student officially drops from a class or classes before the 10 percent date of the class(es), a 75 percent tuition refund will be given for the class(es) dropped. A 100% refund will be made if the student drops from the class prior to the class start date. No refunds will be given after the 10 percent date. If a course fails to materialize, refunds are automatically processed. (The refund policy is subject to change. Refunds of tuition will be issued in accordance with the current state and college policy.) To request a refund or transfer, please email or call 704-922-6232.

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