Master in Design for Sustainability

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

Master in Design for Sustainability

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Design a sustainable future

At SCAD, you will have all of the tools, guidance, and inspiration you need to save the world. Our design for sustainability program focuses on preparing students to pioneer organizational change, technological and material innovation, citizen advocacy and more as an industry leader. You will benefit from our dynamic, collaborative environment, where revolutionary projects like SCADpad® and partnerships with the biggest brands in the world happen every day.

M.A. in design for sustainability

Available at: - Savannah

  • SDES 501 Visual Communication and Presentation*
  • SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking*
  • SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research*
  • DMGT 740 Sustainable Practices in Design
  • IDUS 711 Methods of Contextual Research
  • SUST 704 Applied Theories in Sustainability
  • SUST 708 Principles of Sustainable Materials
  • SUST 713 Interdisciplinary Studio I: Design Leadership
  • SUST 748 Design for Sustainability M.A. Final Project

— Directed elective† — Directed elective† — 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 45 hours*

M.F.A. in design for sustainability

Available at: - Savannah

  • SDES 501 Visual Communication and Presentation*
  • SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking*
  • SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research*
  • ANTH 701 Global Cultural Theory
  • BIOL 700 Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • DMGT 740 Sustainable Practices in Design
  • IDUS 711 Methods of Contextual Research
  • SDES 739 Biomimicry Methodology
  • SUST 704 Applied Theories in Sustainability
  • SUST 708 Principles of Sustainable Materials
  • SUST 713 Interdisciplinary Studio I: Design Leadership
  • SUST 743 Interdisciplinary Studio II: Sustainable Living Laboratory
  • SUST 779F Graduate Field Internship†
  • SUST 779T Graduate Teaching Internship†
  • SUST 791 Design for Sustainability M.F.A. Thesis I: Planning and Research
  • SUST 792 Design for Sustainability M.F.A. Thesis II: Design Execution

— 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective

Choose one concentration

Built environment

  • ARCH 760 Sustainable Design
  • HIPR 701 Preservation History and Theory
  • INDS 721 Emerging Interior Materials
  • URBA 725 Urban Ecology

Management

  • DMGT 710 Design, Chaos and Complexity
  • DMGT 783 Design Futures: Trends, Foresight and Intuition
  • SERV 753 Service, Innovation and Enterprise
  • SUST 725 Design Leadership and Environmental Transformation

Packaging and print media

  • GRDS 702 Graphic Design Studio: Methodological Practice
  • GRDS 717 Sustainable Graphic Design Practices
  • GRDS 730 3-D Graphics Studio
  • GRDS 754 Graphic Design Studio: Visual Information Practice

Products

  • DMGT 720 Design Innovation Development and Marketing Strategies
  • DMGT 783 Design Futures: Trends, Foresight and Intuition
  • IDUS 713 Industrial Design Studio I: Discovery to Design Solutions
  • IDUS 733 Entrepreneurship for Designers

Total course of study 90 hours*

Careers in design for sustainability

Become a landscape architect. Become a transportation planner. Become a design strategist. SCAD design for sustainability alumni implement their innovations at globally acclaimed design firms and pursue entrepreneurial enterprises. They go on to create zero-waste consumer goods, design energy-efficient homes and workspaces, and plan sustainable urban areas, armed with cutting-edge strategies crucial for success in the modern design world.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Sustainable interior designer
  • Building and construction consultant
  • Design strategist
  • Corporate social responsibility manager
  • Landscape architect
  • Sustainable product developer
  • Sustainability services designer
  • Sustainable graphic designer
  • Transportation planner

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • American Institute of Architects
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Starbucks Coffee Company
  • Hewlett Packard
  • IDEO
  • Intel
  • CH2M Hill
  • Steelcase
  • Subaru
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
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