Public Interest Design (Certificate)

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Plan Requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Public Interest Design is divided into three options based on design and studio courses.

Certificates earned will be distributed as: "Graduate Certificate in Public Interest Design" without course option specifications.

Option One

Required Course3
Public Interest Design Seminar: Case Studies and Current Issues
Design Studio Courses12
See "Design Studio Courses" listed below
Total Hours15

Option Two

Required Course3
Public Interest Design Seminar: Case Studies and Current Issues
Design Studio Course6
See "Design Studio Courses" listed below
Seminar Courses6
See "Seminar Courses" listed below
Total Hours15

Option 3

Required Course
ARC 563Public Interest Design Seminar: Case Studies and Current Issues3
Seminar Courses12
See "Seminar Courses" listed below
Total Hours15

Design Studio Electives

LAR 500Landscape Design Studio6
ARC 503Advanced Architectural Design (Series) (Affordable Housing Studio)6
ARC 503/563Advanced Architectural Design (Series) (PID Incubator Studio)6
ARC 503Advanced Architectural Design (Series) (Coastal Dynamics Studio)6
ARC 503Advanced Architectural Design (Series) (Design Build Summer Studio)6
LAR 582Special Topics In Landscape Architecture (Coastal Dynamics Studio)6

Seminar Electives 

LAR 582Special Topics In Landscape Architecture (Introduction to Research Methods)3
LAR 582Special Topics In Landscape Architecture (Human Centered Design)3
ID 582Special Topics In Industrial Design (Human Centered Design)3
ARC 590Special Topics in Architecture (DIY Cartography)3
or ADN 592 Graduate Art + Design Special Topics
ARC 590Special Topics in Architecture3
LAR 582Special Topics In Landscape Architecture3
ADN 502Advanced Visual Laboratory (Documentary Film)3

Public Administration Seminar Electives 

PA 510Public Administration Institutions and Values3
PA 512The Budgetary Process3
PA 521Government and Planning3
PA 535Problem Solving for Public and Nonprofit Managers3
PA 536Management of Nonprofit Organizations3
PA 546Seminar in Program Evaluation3
PA 553Disaster, Crisis and Emergency Management and Policy3
PA 598Special Topics in Public Administration (Grant Writing and Management)3