Course of Study - Core Courses
The Academic Catalog with course descriptions, the detailed Career Programs brochure, and current/upcoming schedules for core courses and optional seminars may be consulted at the Academics area of the FUA site. Please consult the program brochure for prerequisites to non-beginning levels of this program. For enrollment please visit the Admissions page.
Year 1 Level I (Fall)
Introduction to Photoshop
Technical Drawing and CAD
Project for a Sustainable Interior Design I Experiential Learning
Design by Nature I
Introduction to Computer Graphics
Year 1 Level II (Spring)
Sustainable Life Cycle
3D Computer Design and Rendering
Project for a Sustainable Interior Design II Experiential Learning
Design by Nature II
Green Packaging Design
Year 2 Level III (Fall)
Marketing and Design for a Sustainable Lifestyle
History of Sustainability
Sustainable Graphic Design for a Contemporary Green World Experiential Learning
Teaching Assistantship I
Systems Thinking Design
Year 2 Level IV (Spring)
Sustainable Community: A Way of Life
Biomimicry: Nature as Inspiration for Designers
Holistic Living and Permaculture Design
Portfolio Development IV
Eco-Sustainable Design Experiential Learning
Seminar selections will depend on the period. Please refer to the Career Program introduction and the Admissions area for information on the Italian language, seminars, and internship/Experiential Learning Special Projects program options and their additional costs.
Optional Level I Seminars: Design Principles for Sustainability, Global Recycling Policies, Art Media: Introduction to the Creative Process, Sustainable Future: Historical and Critical Context, Portfolio Development I.
Optional Level II Seminars: Materials and Methods for Green Printing, Sustainable Life Strategies, Introduction To Lighting, Portfolio Development II, Creating a Sustainable Career.
Optional Level III Seminars: Marketing Ethical Strategies, Built Environment Influence on Human Life, Portfolio Development III.