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2006-07 Undergraduate Catalog


College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Packaging Science

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

This minor provides a basic understanding of packaging and incorporates useful tools for commerce with courses in real-world issues facing the packaging industry. This minor will help students gain employment in the packaging industry.

Students applying for the minor must obtain written approval from their academic adviser and the undergraduate coordinator in packaging science at least two semesters before graduation. An adviser is available in Frazier Rogers Hall.

The minor is open to all students. The program consists of a minimum of 15 credits with grades of C or better. No courses can be taken for S-U credit.

Required Courses

PKG 2001 Principles of Packaging3
PKG 4007C Computer Tools for Packaging3
PKG 4204C Package Decoration3
PKG 4008 Distribution and Transport Packaging3

Additional Course (at least 3 credits)

PKG 3103 Food Packaging3
PKG 3009 Consumer Products Packaging3
PKG 4011 Packaging Production and Processing3
PKG 4252C Analytical Methods of Packaging3
PKG 3006 Packaging Materials3