Starting with the 2012-13 academic year, graduate students in the M. Arch., M.S. Arch., and Ph.D. PDBE programs are offered the opportunity to earn the Certificate in Digital Ecologies. The primary objective of this certificate program is to cultivate design research and design practices that are responsive to and augment an increasingly digital society. More specifically, the program aims to cultivate the theory, application and innovation of the following sub-areas:
The Digital Ecologies certificate program includes a range of courses that may be chosen to address specific research questions and interests. A minimum of 9 credit hours are required to earn the certificate; these credits can be used to partially fulfill the requirements of the M.Arch., M.S. Arch., and Ph.D. PDBE degrees. The courses that are currently available, from which students can fulfill program requirements, are the following:
There is no procedure or criteria for the selection of students into the certificate program. Interested students need only: complete the minimum credit hours prior to graduation; submit a completed Graduate Certificate Curriculum Form to the School office for signatures; and submit this signed form with the required form for requesting graduation. The earned certificate will be acknowledged on the recipient's academic transcript. (For these Graduate School forms and submission procedures, see http://www.grad.clemson.edu/forms/forms_graduating.php).