Packaging Design BFA Degree Program
School of Art and Design
Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 00669 HEGIS 1009
The major in Packaging Design prepares students for careers as package designers in a number of diverse industries, in positions ranging from designer and junior designer to creative director in brand design firms, and in-house corporate design departments.
|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||2|
|PK 341 - Computer Graphics for Packaging Design||2|
|GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY||choice - see Writing*||3|
|choice - see Other World Civilizations* G9||3|
|MAJOR AREA||PK 315 - Digital Prepress for Packaging Design||2|
|PK 316 - Advanced Packaging Design II||3.5|
|PK 326 - Packaging Design Interdisciplinary Projects||1.5|
|PK 331 - Flexible Packaging||3|
|PK 342 - Advanced Computer Graphics for Packaging Design||2|
|GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY||SS 334 - The Psychology of Color||3|
|choice - see Liberal Arts Electives*||3|
|MAJOR AREA||PK 426 - 3D Concepts for Packaging Design||1.5|
|PK 431 - Sustainable Packaging Design||1.5|
|PK 451 - Survey of Packaging Design ***||2|
|PK 412 - Advanced Packaging Design III||3.5|
|RELATED AREA||BE 261 - Starting a Small Business||3|
|DE 401 - Point-of-Purchase Ad/Display||2.5|
|GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY||choice - see American History* G10||3|
|MAJOR AREA||PK 461 - Packaging Portfolio Development||2.5|
|PK 491 - Internship||3|
|PK 492 - Senior Projects in Packaging Design||2|
|RELATED AREA||PH 306 - Digital Photography for Packaging Design||2|
|ELECTIVE||choice - General Elective||1.5-3|
|GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY||choice - see Liberal Arts Electives*||3||TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS|
|GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORY||18|
*Fall 2014 Requirements: See below.
FIT's Gen Ed courses are organized along the following categories: G1 Basic Communication; G2 Mathematics; G3 Natural Sciences; G4 Social Sciences; G5 Western Civilization; G6 The Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.
The General Education Foreign Language requirement (G8) has been waived for the Packaging Design major.
Liberal Arts Electives: 6 credits
CHOICE of one HA course, and
CHOICE of one non-HA liberal arts course.
NOTE: Students must complete SS 131 prior to sixth semester.
***Meets NASAD Art/Design History Requirements.