Introduction To Sustainable Design (Fall 2015)

All Online Adult Art and Design Classes

In this foundational course students are introduced to hands-on and holistic approaches to sustainability. This course covers 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 Hardware: Computer with internet access; digital camera or scanner

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

Please Register Before: August 19

If the minimum enrollment is not met by the deadline above, the class will be canceled on this date. Registration will remain open after this date if the minimum enrollment has been met.

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.


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Course Details

Course Number: SD 6500
Dates: Aug. 24 – Dec. 11
Online - Asynchronous
Online - Asynchronous
Online - Asynchronous
Non-Credit Tuition: $1170.00
3 Credit Tuition: $3162.00

Registration Details