Cost$557.55 per credit (MN resident); $1,323.50 per credit (nonresident)
Application DeadlinesFall: August 10; Spring: November 15
CollegeCollege of Design
The Design Justice Certificate addresses structural inequity from various perspectives, encompassing social, technological, environmental, economic, and political dimensions within the realm of design. The curriculum brings together diverse disciplines within the College of Design to provide a deep understanding of how design may impose advantages or burdens upon individuals and communities with differing identities. It emphasizes the adept application and enhancement of community-based, liberatory, and Indigenous practices and knowledge in the domain of design.
Curriculum (15 credits)
Choose five courses from the list below, at least 3 upper-division credits.
- DES 4401W – Racism Untaught (3 credits)
- DES 4402 – Intersections in Design Justice (3 credits)
- DES 4403 – Wakanda & Black Liberatory Futures (3 credits, in-person learning abroad)
- RM 1201 – Fashion, Ethics and Consumption (3 credits)
- LA 1201 – Learning from the Landscape (3 credits)
- DES 4165 – Design and Globalization (3 credits)