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Departments at Clemson University engage with the Sonoco Institute laboratory and faculty resources to instruct courses that integrate with the packaging industry and profession. 2017 allowed nearly 300 undergraduate and graduate students from multiple departments including graphic communications, packaging science, art and architecture.

Courses currently being hosted full-time at the Sonoco Institute include:

  • GC 1030: Graphic Communications I for Packaging Science
  • GC 4800: Senior Seminar in Graphic Communications
  • GC 4900: 3D Printing Workflow
  • PKSC 1020: Introduction to Packaging Science
  • PKSC 2200: Product and Package Design
  • PKSC 3200: Package Design Fundamentals
  • Creative Inquiry: Entrepreneurial Design
  • Creative Inquiry: Phoenix Challenge

Courses currently engaged part-time at the Sonoco Institute include:

  • GC 4060: Package and Specialty Printing Laboratory
  • GC 4440: Current Developments in Graphic Communications
  • GC 4460: Inks and Substrates
  • PKSC 4200: Package Design and Development

Hiring our Students

Student Projects and Competitions

Our students compete annually in the 48HOUR REPACK, TAGA Journal, Phoenix Challenge and AICC Student Packaging Design Competition.

Degrees Offered at Clemson University Related to Packaging

Use the links below to learn about various packaging-related degrees available at Clemson University.