Sustainable Interior Design Certificate

This certificate program covers sustainable design topics of the built environment, with a focus on interiors.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Sustainable Interior Design certificate, students will be able to:

  • Explain concepts, principles, and theories of sustainability as they pertain to the built environment.
  • Identify local and national laws and regulations related to sustainable design.
  • Analyze sustainability and green building rating systems for their availability and applications.
  • Examine a broad range of case studies and product options for their impact and contributions to sustainability.
  • Develop their own unique sustainable design solution for a given project.
  • Defend design ideas and solutions clearly in visual and written communications.


Program Length

One quarter.

Admission Dates

Summer, fall, winter, and spring quarters.

Completion Requirements



Program Course List

DSN 215Sustainable Design: An Overview


DSN 224Sustainability for Residential & Commercial Applications


DSN 226Sustainable Strategies in Design


DSN 229Sustainable Interiors & the Integrated Design Process


Total Credit Hours:19