Introduction to Sustainable Design (Fall 2014)

All Online Adult Art and Design Classes

In this foundational class, students will be introduced to hands-on and holistic approaches to sustainability.

Watch instructor Joshua Foss' discussion on "What is Sustainability?".

It will cover current sustainability frameworks, principles, and materials assessments, as well as the history and logic behind them, providing students with useful research tools to apply to the ever-changing demands of sustainable design, business, development, and policy-making. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Required Textbook: Design is the Problem, Shedroff (ISBN: 978-1-933820-00-2,

Online Learning classes are not eligible for the early registration or multiple class discounts.

MCAD also offers a master of arts in Sustainable Design degree geared towards busy working professionals who want to change the world for the better. Learn more today.


Contact MCAD Continuing Education at or call 612.874.3765.

Course Details

Course Number: SD 6500
Dates: Sep. 2 – Dec. 19
Online - Asynchronous
Online - Asynchronous
Joshua Foss
Online - Asynchronous
Non-Credit Tuition: $1470.00
3 Credit Tuition: $3042.00

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