BS Industrial Technology and Packaging

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Program Learning Objectives

  1. Apply fundamental knowledge and skills to solve management, technology and applied engineering problems.
  2. Evaluate the ethical responsibilities in a business or technology context. 
  3. Relate knowledge of sustainability to practices in industry.
  4. Apply decision tools and methods and make recommendations based on their outcome.
  5. Demonstrate effective participation and leadership in teams.
  6. Demonstrate effective writing and speaking skills.

Degree Requirements and Curriculum

In addition to the program requirements listed on this page, students must also satisfy requirements outlined in more detail in the Minimum Requirements for Graduation section of this catalog, including:

  • 60 units of upper division courses
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Graduation Writing Requirement (GWR)
  • U.S. Cultural Pluralism (USCP)

Note: No major or support courses may be selected as credit/no credit.

ITP 150Industrial Power Systems4
ITP 211Industrial Safety and Quality Program Leadership4
ITP 233Product Modeling and Communication4
ITP 303Lean Six Sigma Green Belt4
ITP 326Product Design and Development4
ITP 330Packaging Fundamentals (B7) 14
ITP 341Packaging Polymers and Processing4
ITP 371Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing and Services4
ITP 406Professional Technical Selling4
ITP 409Packaging Machinery and Processes4
ITP 411Packaging Sustainability4
ITP 415Supply Chain and Logistics4
ITP 461Senior Project I2
ITP 462Senior Project II2
Concentration courses (see below)40
BUS 212Financial Accounting for Nonbusiness Majors4
or BUS 214 Financial Accounting
BUS 346Principles of Marketing4
BUS 391Information Systems4
CHEM 124General Chemistry for Physical Science and Engineering I (B3 & B4) 14
or CHEM 127 General Chemistry for Agriculture and Life Science I
ECON 201Survey of Economics (D2) 14
MATH 141Calculus I (B1) 14
or MATH 221 Calculus for Business and Economics
PHYS 121College Physics I4
PHYS 123College Physics III4
STAT 217Introduction to Statistical Concepts and Methods (B1) 14
or STAT 218 Applied Statistics for the Life Sciences
or STAT 251 Statistical Inference for Management I
(See GE program requirements below.) 52
Free Electives0
Total units180


General Education (GE) Requirements

  • 72 units required, 20 of which are specified in Major and/or Support.
  • See the complete GE course listing.
  • Minimum of 12 units required at the 300 level.
Area ACommunication
A1Expository Writing4
A2Oral Communication4
A3Reasoning, Argumentation and Writing4
Area BMath, Science, and Quantitative Reasoning
B1Mathematics/Statistics (8 units in Support) 10
B2Life Science4
B3Physical Science (4 units in Support) 10
B4One lab taken with either a B2 or B3 course
B7Upper-division elective (4 units in Major) 10
Area CArts and Humanities
C3Fine/Performing Arts4
C4Upper-division elective4
Area C elective(Choose one course from C1-C5)4
Area DSociety and the Individual
D1The American Experience (Title 5, Section 40404 requirement)4
D2Political Economy (4 units in Support) 10
D3Comparative Social Institutions4
D5Upper-division elective4
Area ELifelong Learning and Self-Development
ELower-division elective4
Total units52