Packaging Design AAS

The Packaging Design AAS comprises 60 credits of coursework that prepares students for entry-level employment in the multi-billion dollar packaging and display industry. It also provides workers who want to update their skills in this discipline the opportunity to do so.

General Education Requirements

Written Communication
ENGL-101WRITING AND RHETORIC I3.00
Oral Communication
Select one from the following:3.00
FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00-5.00
MATH IN MODERN SOCIETY
FINITE MATHEMATICS
COLLEGE ALGEBRA
COLLEGE ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY
STATISTICAL REASONING
CALCULUS I
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SCIENCES
MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II
FINITE MATHEMATICS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
STATISTICAL REASONING
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
HRPT/SS-185HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS3.00
Additional General Education Courses
Select one of the following:3.00-5.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNICITY
INTRODUCTION TO ART
INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS
CONCEPTS OF BIOLOGY
PLANTS AND PEOPLE
BIOLOGY IN FILM
HUMAN BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
CONCEPTS OF CHEMISTRY
GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
COMMUNICATION AND DIVERSITY
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
WRITING AND RHETORIC II
COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH
LITERATURE AND IDEAS
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
MYTHOLOGIES
NATIVE AMERICAN WRITTEN LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SYSTEMS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
WORLD HISTORY I
WORLD HISTORY II
UNITED STATES HISTORY I
UNITED STATES HISTORY II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
ID-300A - ID-300Z (see course descriptions for options)
INTEGRATED SCIENCE II
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
SOCIAL-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF SPORTS
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
HISTORY OF JAZZ AND POPULAR MUSIC STYLES
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
INTEGRATED SCIENCE I
INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL SCIENCES
NATURAL SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
PHYS SCIENCES FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS
DESCRIPTIVE ASTRONOMY
PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS I
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
SOCIAL PROBLEMS
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Total Credits15.00-19.00

Program Requirements

PITPT-102INTRO/GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS3.00
PITPT-111INTRODUCTION TO PACKAGING3.00
PITPT-119ADOBE INDESIGN3.00
PITPT-129ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR3.00
PITPT-139ADOBE PHOTOSHOP3.00
PITPT-194AINTERNSHIP IN PRINTING TECHNOLOGY I3.00
PITPT-211GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS III6.00
PITPT-229PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN I3.00
PITPT-281PACKAGING STRUCTURAL DESIGN3.00
PITPT-289PACKAGING GRAPHICS3.00
PITPT-285POINT OF PURCHASE DISPLAYS3.00
PITPT-288PACKAGING OPTIMIZATION3.00
PITPT-329PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN II3.00
Select 3 elective credits3.00
Completion of a Technical Skills Assessment is required
Total Credits45.00

Sequential Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
COREMathematical Ways of Knowing 3.00
COREOral Communication 3.00
ENGL-101 WRITING AND RHETORIC I 3.00
PITPT-102 INTRO/GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS 3.00
PITPT-111 INTRODUCTION TO PACKAGING 3.00
 Credits15.00
Spring
HRPT-185
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
or HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
3.00
PITPT-119 ADOBE INDESIGN 3.00
PITPT-129 ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR 3.00
PITPT-229 PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN I 3.00
PITPT-281 PACKAGING STRUCTURAL DESIGN 3.00
 Credits15.00
Second Year
Fall
COREAdditional General Education Course 3.00
PITPT-139 ADOBE PHOTOSHOP 3.00
PITPT-289 PACKAGING GRAPHICS 3.00
PITPT-329 PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN II 3.00
ElectiveElective Credits 3.00
 Credits15.00
Spring
PITPT-194A INTERNSHIP IN PRINTING TECHNOLOGY I 3.00
PITPT-211 GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS III 6.00
PITPT-285 POINT OF PURCHASE DISPLAYS 3.00
PITPT-288 PACKAGING OPTIMIZATION 3.00
 Credits15.00
 Total Credits60.00
  • Structural Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Sales Representative
  • Production Personnel
  • Plant Manager