Packaging Technology 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 Technology concentration emphasizes 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 408Fiber-Based Packaging4
ITP 412Instrumental Analysis of Packaging Polymers4
ITP 430Healthcare Packaging4
ITP 475Distribution Packaging Dynamics4
ITP 485Packaging Development4
Approved Electives
Select from the following: 116
The Science of Food for the Consumer
Packaging Function in Food Processing
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