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Packaging Design- Two-Year Associate Degree Program - Fall 2010 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2010 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

Semester 5
MAJOR AREA PK 313 Advanced Packaging Design I 4
PK 324 Packaging Brand Development 2
PK 325 Typography for Brand Packaging 2
PK 336 Packaging Materials and Methods
PK 341 Computer Graphics for Pkg. Des. 2
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Other World Civ.* G9 3
choice see Writing* 3
Semester 6
MAJOR AREA PK 315 Digital Pre-Press for Pkg. Design 2
PK 316 Advanced Packaging Design II 3.5
PK 326 Packaging Design Interdisc. Proj. 1.5
PK 331 Flexible Packaging 3
PK 342 Advanced Computer Graphics for Packaging Design
LIBERAL ARTS SS 334 The Psychology of Color 3
choice see Liberal Arts elective* 3
Semester 7
MAJOR AREA PK 412 Advanced Packaging Design III 3.5
PK 426 3D Concepts for Packaging Design
PK 431 Sustainable Packaging Design 1.5
PK 451 Survey of Packaging Design 2
RELATED AREA BE 261 Starting a Small Business 3
DE 401 Point-of-Purchase Ad/Display 2.5
LIBERAL ARTS choice see American History* G10 3
Semester 8
MAJOR AREA PK 461 Packaging Portfolio Development
PK 491 Internship 3
PK 492 Senior Projects/Packaging Design 2
RELATED AREA PH 306 Digital Photography 2
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Liberal Arts elective* 3
ELECTIVE choice General elective 1.5-3

Total Credit Requirements

Major Area: 40 credits
Related Areas: 7.5credits
Liberal Arts: 18credits
Electives: 1.5-3
Total Credits: 67


A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements.

G1 Basic Communication; G2 Math; G3 Science; G4 Social Science; G5 Western Civilization; G6 Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.


American History: 3 credits
CHOICE of EN 271, 272, LA 221, or 392 (any one of these meets G10).

Foreign Language:
The Gen. Ed. Foreign Language requirement (G8) has been waived for the Packaging Design major.

Liberal Arts Elective: 6 credits
CHOICE of one HA course, and CHOICE of onenon-HA liberal arts course.

Other World Civilizations: 3 credits
CHOICE of HA 121, 221, 223, 224, 225, or 226 (any one of these meets G9).

Writing: 3 credits
CHOICE of EN 262, 322, 361, 362, 363, or 364.

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