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 100Student Orientation, College Success and Career Readiness1
ITP 125Introduction to Supply Chain and Packaging Systems3
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 (Upper-Division B) 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 346Principles of Marketing4
BUS 391Information Systems4
CHEM 124General Chemistry for Physical Science and Engineering I (B1 & B3) 14
or CHEM 127 General Chemistry for Agriculture and Life Science I
ECON 201Survey of Economics (D2) 14
MATH 141Calculus I (B4) 14
or MATH 221 Calculus for Business and Economics
PHYS 121College Physics I4
PHYS 123College Physics III4
STAT 217Introduction to Statistical Concepts and Methods (GE Electives) 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.
  • If any of the remaining 52 units is used to satisfy a Major or Support requirement, additional units of Free Electives may be needed to complete the total units required for the degree.
  • See the complete GE course listing.
  • A grade of C- or better is required in one course in each of the following GE Areas: A1 (Oral Communication), A2 (Written Communication), A3 (Critical Thinking), and B4 (Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning). 
Area AEnglish Language Communication and Critical Thinking
A1Oral Communication4
A2Written Communication4
A3Critical Thinking4
Area BScientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning
B1Physical Science (4 units in Support) 10
B2Life Science4
B3One lab taken with either a B1 or B2 course
B4Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (4 units in Support) 10
Upper-Division B (4 units in Major) 10
Area CArts and Humanities
Lower-division courses in Area C must come from three different subject prefixes.
C1Arts: Arts, Cinema, Dance, Music, Theater4
C2Humanities: Literature, Philosophy, Languages other than English4
Lower-Division C Elective - Select a course from either C1 or C24
Upper-Division C4
Area DSocial Sciences - Select courses in Area D from at least two different prefixes
D1American Institutions (Title 5, Section 40404 Requirement)4
D2Lower-Division D (4 units in Support) 10
Upper-Division D4
Area ELifelong Learning and Self-Development
Lower-Division E4
Area F Ethnic Studies
F Ethnic Studies4
GE Electives in Areas B, C, and D
Select courses from two different areas; may be lower-division or upper-division courses.
GE Electives (4 units in Support plus 4 units in GE) 14
Total units52