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GDSN 174 - Packaging Design

Unit(s): 3.00

Prerequisite: GDSN 164
Advisory: NART 285
Transfers to:UC, CSU

In this introductory course, students will use software applications employed as tools by graphic designers for 2-dimensional (2D) and 3-dimensional (3D) surfaces. The course is a project-driven exploration of packaging design, which is defined as stylized functional design for carrying, protecting, or presenting a product. Topics include the principles and elements of design, current technical and creative methods and styles employed by package designers, sustainability, advanced critical concepts, and professional practices. This course includes portfolio building, with an emphasis on professional standards.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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