Product Design towards Sustainability
This certificate combines functional design and environmental awareness. The core courses allow students to sharpen skills in technical 3D drawing/rendering and in creating specification sheets. Students also focus on designing viable projects, using different methods of drawing and modeling.
They learn to analyze, evaluate and critique design projects in terms of their sustainability.
SEMESTER CERTIFICATE OFFERED IN FALL AND SPRING
*Some courses may require advanced skills. Please check for prerequisites of individual courses in the LdM Academic Catalog, or write to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Technical Drawing 3 cr/45 hrs
Product Design II 3 cr/90 hrs
Sustainable Design 3 cr/60 hrs
Track courses (students are required to choose two courses from the following)
Aesthetics of Design: Theory and Practice 3 cr/45 hrs
Introduction to Environmental Issues 3 cr/45 hrs
Design Materials 3 cr/90 hrs
Dedicated computer labs to design prototypes in class
Lab for the construction of designs and objects
Continuously updated library of books and magazines