May 22, 2022  
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PKSC 4640 - Food and Health Care Packaging Systems

4 Credits (3 Contact Hours)
Characteristics, engineering properties, and applications of various materials and systems used in the packaging of foods, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. Packaging systems for specific food and medical applications are considered. Laboratory and field exercises on food and medical packaging operations and packaging materials are included. Emphasis is on evaluation methods. Includes Honors sections. Preq: Packaging Science major or Food Science and Human Nutrition major; and either FDSC 4170  or all three of PKSC 1020  with a grade of C or better and PKSC 2010  with a grade of C or better and PKSC 2040  with a grade of C or better. Coreq: PKSC 4641 .

This 4000-level course has a 6000-level counterpart. Students should refer to the Graduate Catalog for the 6000-level description and requirements.



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