GAT-236 - Packaging Design Concepts

2 credits

In this course, students will learn the aspects of the packaging industry and the array of materials and processes used in the design and production of packaging for consumer goods. Lectures will include the fundamentals of package construction, graphic design and production and the package's relationship to the product itself. Laboratory projects will incorporate design concepts, layout execution, and preparation of production art for boxes, bottles, clamshell packages, labels, and specialty packages. Students will learn design and production techniques for shipper-displays and point of sale displays.

Prerequisite(s): GAT 125 or permission of instructor. 

Corequisite(s): GAT 236L