Packaging Concentration

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Packaging continues to grow beyond being a logistical or materials issue to a strategic business function aimed at creating value. The Packaging Concentration emphasizes on the entire packaging value chain and includes the disciplines of engineering, material science, design and business.  Students are encouraged to leverage their personal interests to focus on a multitude of industry sectors such as food, automotive, healthcare and electronics. The highly sought out graduates are provided with opportunities to engage with a multitude of groups ranging from R&D through purchasing, production, sales and management. 

ITP 234Packaging Design Fundamentals4
ITP 408Paper and Paperboard Packaging4
ITP 412Instrumental Analysis of Packaging Polymers4
ITP 430Healthcare Packaging4
ITP 475Packaging Performance Testing4
ITP 485Packaging Development4
Approved Electives 1
Select from the following:16
Packaging Function in Food Processing
Consumer Packaging
Special Problems for Advanced Undergraduates
Lean and Quality Systems Management
Operations Planning and Control
Packaging Quality Assessment
Packaging Laws & Regulations
Cooperative Education/Internship
Commercialization of New Technologies
Total units40

Consultation with an advisor is recommended prior to selecting approved electives; note your selections may impact pursuit of post-baccalaureate studies and/or goals.