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Packaging Science (Graduate) Program Educational Objectives

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Program Goals

  1. To model effective and efficient new packaging systems as well as improve the performance of existing packaging systems.
  2. Ability to interpret, describe, contrast and use various tools related to implementing packaging and the environment practices
  3. Demonstrate an ability to participate, lead in teams and act as change agents;
  4. demonstrate a master of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the discipline


Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate appropriate mastery of the knowledge and application of techniques, skills and current software tools by successfully completing a package system redesign
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of packaging from raw materials extraction through disposal and how the concept of industrial ecology can be used as a model for minimization and conservation
  3. Effectively lead a packaging project team including non-packaging majors; design test protocols based on transport hazard levels