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
SUS 004 Sustainable Design Thinking
SUS 005 Sustainable Material Sourcing
SUS 006 Navigating Sustainable Manufacturing
SUS 007 Circular Product Lifecycle
Part II: Personal Choice Courses
(choose at least 2)
SUS 012 Ethical Fashion I
SUS 013 Ethical Fashion II
SUS 014 Natural Dyeing
SUS 016 Clothing Reconstruction
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
SUS 026 Sustainable Fashion Through History
SUS 027 Current Events and Innovations in Sustainable Fashion
Part III: Required Course
SUS 200 The Purpose Driven Company
Students interested in a Professional Development Certificate of Completion must file an Affidavit Certificate Declaration after completing the first class of the certificate program.