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Course Details

Course Code: TLMT351 Course ID: 3333 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines the role of packaging marking and labeling as part of the physical distribution process. It examines inner, outer, and intermediate packing, packaging media, dunnage, lading and ISO & non-ISO containers. Topics include: packaging as containment; packaging as a physical barrier, packaging as an impediment to in-transit visibility and handling; packaging as a carrier of arachnids, nematodes and plant and animal life; and contaminated packaging incompatibilities.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

  1. Examine packaging as a profession and examine the resources available to individuals in the packaging profession.
  2. Compare the various frameworks for packaging design, function, research, and planning of a package.
  3. Examine the challenges in the typical transport and distribution chain and the use of structural packaging design as a solution.
  4. Examine various types of packaging materials.
  5. Examine handling and transportation systems.
  6. Identify hazardous materials packaging and packaging issues.
  7. Interpret Hazardous Materials regulations with respect to liability, unique packaging requirements and bulk packaging
  8. Evaluate the challenges and solutions of packaging as a communication tool; the technical elements of labeling, marking, and coding; and the printing methods
  9. Apply environmental, health, and safety (EHS) solutions for safe packaging
  10. Evaluate the Packaging Function at an organizational Level.
  11. Examine the use of Package Testing and its role in the design process.
  12. Examine the use of barcodes and RFID in packaging.

Please see the Student Handbook to reference the University’s grading scale.

NameGrade %
Discussions 48.00 %
Week 1: Packaging as a Profession 6.00 %
Week 2: Understanding the Distribution Environment 6.00 %
Week 3: Package Handling 6.00 %
Week 4: Hazardous Materials Packaging 6.00 %
Week 5: Retail Packaging 6.00 %
Week 6: Sustainability 6.00 %
Week 7: Package Testing 6.00 %
Week 8: Package Marking RFID 6.00 %
Assignments 20.00 %
Assignment 1: Packaging Materials Comparison (Week 3) 10.00 %
Assignment 2: Developer New Product Packaging (Week 5) 10.00 %
Final Project 30.00 %
Assignment 3: Final Project - Package Design Brief (Week 8) 30.00 %
Introduction Forum 2.00 %
Introduction Forum 2.00 %

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

  1. Examine packaging as a profession and examine the resources available to individuals in the packaging profession.
  2. Compare the various frameworks for packaging design, function, research, and planning of a package.
  3. Examine the challenges in the typical transport and distribution chain and the use of structural packaging design as a solution.
  4. Examine various types of packaging materials.
  5. Examine handling and transportation systems.
  6. Identify hazardous materials packaging and packaging issues.
  7. Interpret Hazardous Materials regulations with respect to liability, unique packaging requirements and bulk packaging
  8. Evaluate the challenges and solutions of packaging as a communication tool; the technical elements of labeling, marking, and coding; and the printing methods
  9. Apply environmental, health, and safety (EHS) solutions for safe packaging
  10. Evaluate the Packaging Function at an organizational Level.
  11. Examine the use of Package Testing and its role in the design process.
  12. Examine the use of barcodes and RFID in packaging.
Book Title:Packaging Design: Successful Product Branding from Concept to Shelf - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780471720164
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Klimchuk
Unit Cost:$15.00
 
Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
 
Book Title:Emergency Response Guidebook, 2016 - available free online
ISBN:9781598048131
Publication Info:Claitor's Law Books and Publishing
Author:US Department of Transportation
Unit Cost:$8.45
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.