This certificate program covers sustainable design topics of the built environment with a focus on interiors.
|Course Number||Class Title||Credits|
|DSN 215||Sustainable Design: An Overview||5|
|DSN 224||Sustainability for Residential & Commercial Applications||4|
|DSN 226||Sustainable Strategies in Design||5|
|DSN 229||Sustainable Interiors & the Integrated Design Process||5|
Explores the history and principles associated with green and sustainable design. This course uncovers how the built environment affects people and the natural environment, environmental movements throughout history, green building assessment methods and certification programs, and the environmental responsibilities associated with the interior design profession.
Examines sustainable approaches to the built environment including preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, and reconstruction. This course also looks at applying sustainable design elements to residential and a variety of commercial project types.
Introduces sustainable strategies for the integrated interior environment, including identifying materials, products, lighting systems, and building components that embody the principles of sustainability.
Covers the steps to design and present a green interior space. Students will learn more about the integrated design process, develop their own sustainable interior design, and present it in a professional manner in preparation for real-life sustainable design proposals.