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Graphic Design (GD)

GD 401 Package Design (3) Orientation to packaging designs as it relates to the consumer, client, and to societal and environmental concerns.

GD 401

GD 401 Package Design (3)

GD 401 Orientation to packaging design as it relates to the consumer, client, and to social and environmental concerns.

This course will explore the following: creative problem solving through package design, historical and contemporary solutions in package design; the role of the package designer in relation to the consumer, client, printer, photographer, and environment; conceptualization and problem solving techniques. It is designed to encourage student responsibility and professionalism.

Class Format:
Classes will consist of the following: the assignment and discussion of projects, individual and group conferences; classroom critiques of work in progress /completed projects, computer lab work sessions, and professional photography studio sessions.

GD 302 is the prerequisite for GD 401.

GD 401 (3) will be offered fall and spring semesters.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Arts
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: GD 302

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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