Explore human-centered design in relation to culture and society, individual experiences and physical ergonomics in this critical topic course. With depleting resources and the disruption of new technologies, the designer's role is shifting toward the optimization of sociological, ecological and environmental sustainability. Through lectures, discussions, assigned reading and in-class assignments, this course challenges new and practicing designers to meaningfully consider designed products within the context of the contemporary human experience, and our sustainable presence on this planet through responsible, relevant and valuable design.
Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.
Instructional Hours: 24 hours (8 classes, 3 hours per class)
Additional Hours: up to 24 hours for independent study and practice, assignment completion and homework.
This course is typically offered during the following terms:
(Subject to change)
Fall | September to December
Programs this course applies to
Tuition + Materials
Tuition is $441.25. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.
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