For students entering Fall 2019

First Year

4 units          GSD 2482        Art, Design and the Public Domain Proseminar
4 units          GSD 2484        Interdisciplinary Art Practices
24 units        Electives

Second Year

Coursework Track:
16 units        Electives

Or

Thesis Track:
16 units        Electives
8 units          GSD 9304        Independent Thesis for the Degree Master in Design Studies

 

Recommended Research Methodology Courses
Courses that teach skills of potential relevance to theses projects

VIS-2344  Constructing Visual Narratives of Place
VIS-2446  Drawing for Designers: Techniques of Expression, Articulation, and Representation
VIS-2481  Public Projection: Projection as a Tool for Expression and Communication in Public Space
HIS-4451  Materiality, Visual Culture, and Media
SCI-6317  Material Systems: Digital Design and Fabrication
SCI-6322  Mapping: Geographic Representation and Speculation
SCI-6360  Digital Fabrication and Robotics
SCI-6477  Nano Micro Macro: Adaptive Material Laboratory (with SEAS)

at MIT
4.314/5  Advanced workshop in artistic practice and transdisciplinary research

Suggested Electives for Art, Design, and the Public Domain

Art, Design, and the Public Domain
VIS-2345 Curatorial Practice
VIS-2349  MAKE/BELIEVE (offered Spring 2020)
VIS-2354 Exhibit: Designing for Decentralization
VIS-2481  Public Projection: Projection as a Tool for Expression and Communication in Public Space

Culture and Social Design
VIS-2353 The Landscape We Eat
DES-3333  Culture, Conservation and Design
DES-3348  The Idea of Environment
DES-3358 An Unsentimental Look at Architecture and Social Craft
HIS-4115-History and Theory of Urban Interventions
HIS-4362 Structuring Urban Experience
SES-5384 Action Research for Open Public Realm
SES-5530 Healthy Places

EDU S316 Art, Design, and Learning in Public Spaces (offered Spring 2020)

at MIT
4.314/5  Advanced workshop in artistic practice and transdisciplinary research

Policy, Politics, and Publics (at Harvard Kennedy School)
DPI-218  Dissent and Disobedience in Democracies
DPI-391  Race, Inequality, and American Democracy
DPI-835M: Speechwriting
DPI-840M: Feature Writing for Policy and Politics
DPI-891M: Engaging the Media

(Required courses for students who entered in Fall 2017.)

(Required courses for students who entered in Fall 2018.)