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Biomimicry Certificate

Fully online. Learn nature-based design strategies through courses on Sustainable Design, Systems Thinking, and Biomimicry. Earn a Biomimicry Certificate by taking a minimum of 120 hours in the topic area of Sustainable Design.

总成本: Ranges from $1,355 noncredit to $5130 for credit, depending on coursework.

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  • Build understanding, 意识, and comfort using sustainability criteria and frameworks, the vocabulary of the sustainability industry, and the processes and principles required to make sustainable change in business.
  • Learn how to create systemic descriptions, create design patterns, gain knowledge of sustainability, and map the impact of our designs and behavior on the environment.
  • Gain a solid foundation in the concepts, 工具, and principles employed in biomimetic designs and become familiar with life's principles and how to apply them to design challenges, experience the practical application of biomimicry 工具 to design.


  • Introduction to Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design Methodology (5 weeks/30 hours); $50 noncredit
  • 研究生 Level Fundamentals of Sustainable Design (15 weeks/90 hours); $1305 noncredit, $2565 for 3 credits
  • 研究生 Level Systems Thinking (15 weeks/90 hours); $1305 noncredit, $2565 for 3 credits
  • 研究生 Level Biomimicry (15 weeks/90 hours); $1305 noncredit, $2565 for 3 credits