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Students gain advanced knowledge of chemical, physical, biochemical, and mechanical properties of fibers and polymers; fibrous materials; and social psychological and cultural factors relating to perception and consumption of textiles and apparel. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in the physical or social science of textiles.


Program Address

Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
2030 Bainer Hall
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-0102
(530) 752-2640

Program Type

Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Lead Dean: 
College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Jan 15, 2021
Space Available: 
May 15, 2021
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021

Degrees Offered

M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II

Admission Requirements


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Graduate Group Chair
  • Biological & Ag Engineering
  • 07/01/2020 to 06/30/2023
(530) 752-0843 |

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

(530) 752-2772 |

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

(530) 752-7484 |