This program gives design entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, and access to resources they need to build a viable business based on sustainable design practices.
Not all courses are offered every semester.
Links direct you to current offerings.
A total of 10 courses (8 required and 2 personal choice) is needed to complete this certificate. SUS 200 is a required course.
Part I: Required Courses
SUS 001 Introduction to Sustainability
SUS 002 The Sustainable Organization
SUS 003 Sustainable Marketing (on-campus/ remote only)
SUS 004 Sustainable Design Thinking (on-campus/ remote only)
SUS 005 Sustainable Material Sourcing
SUS 006 Navigating Sustainable Manufacturing (on-campus/ remote only)
SUS 007 Circular Product Lifecycle
SUS 200 The Purpose Driven Company
Part II: Personal Choice Courses
(choose at least 2)
SUS 012 Ethical Fashion I
SUS 013 Ethical Fashion II
SUS 014 Natural Dyeing (on-campus only)
SUS 016 Clothing Reconstruction (on-campus only)
SUS 017 Social Responsibility and the Apparel Industry
SUS 018 Hand Sewing: Traditional Sashiko Mending
SUS 019 Repurposed and Upcycled Design
SUS 022 Collaborative Design With Artisans
SUS 024 Vintage: The First Sustainable Fashion Business(on-campus/ remote only)
SUS 026 Sustainable Fashion Through History
SUS 027 Current Events and Innovations in Sustainable Fashion