GDES 080 - Packaging Design at Mission College


Packaging Design

Learn packaging design

This course will introduce the student to the basic graphic and structural skills required to create effective packaging designs. The role of typography, color and the use of materials such as paper, plastics, and glass will be examined and design samples created using both traditional and computer generated techniques. The variety of packaging styles available and the environmental implications of packaging will be discussed. Pass/No Pass Option.

Class Information

  • This class consists of 3 units including both lecture and lab
  • Advisories/Prerequisites: Consult current catalog
  • Acceptable for credit: California State University


"I learned so many new skills, and really got better at using the ones I already knew. It amazes me how much you can learn in just one semester."