Core Courses

Fixed Core (9 credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Example Website Semester Offered
CS/ID/LMC/PSYC 6753 (Every fall semester) HCI-Professional Preparation and Practice (1 credit, taken twice)   Fall
PSYC 6023 Psychology Research Methods for HCI (4 credits)   Fall
CS 8803 (formerly CS/PSYC 6750 required) Special Topics: Human Computer Interaction (3 credits) 2016 Fall

Students are expected to take CS 8803-HCI and PSYC 6023 during the same semester.  A minimum grade of “B” is required in each of the Fixed Core classes.

Interactive Computing Specialization (9 credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Example Website Semester Offered
Software (3 credit hours):
CS 6300 Software Development Process 2016 Fall
CS 6452 Prototyping Interactive Systems 2016 Fall
CS 6456 Principles of User Interface Software 2016 Fall
CS 6457 Video Game Design 2014 Fall
CS 7470 Ubiquitous Computing 2017 Spring
CS 7497 Virtual Environments 2013 Spring
CS 8803-MAS Special Topics: Mobile Apps and Services 2017 Spring
Design, Evaluation, and Cognitive Modeling (6 credit hours):
CS 6010 Principles of Design    
CS 6150 Computing for Good (formerly CS 8803-CG4) 2012 Fall
CS 6451 Introduction to Human-Centered Computing 2013 Fall
CS 6455 User Interface Design and Evaluation Example Spring
CS 6457 Video Game Design 2014 Fall
CS 6460 Educational Technology: Conceptual Foundations 2016 Fall
CS 6465 Computational Journalism 2016 Spring -- Every 2 yrs.
CS 6470 Design of Online Communities 2016 Spring
CS 6474 Social Computing (formerly CS 8803 SOC) 2016 Fall
CS 6763 Design of Interactive Environments 2016 Fall/Spring
CS 6770/LMC 6340 Mixed Reality Experience Design 2012 Spring -- Every 2 yrs.
CS 6795 Introduction to Cognitive Science 2014 Spring
CS 7450 Information Visualization 2016 Fall
CS 7460 Collaborative Computing 2015 Spring (Rarely Offered)
CS 7465 Education Technology Design & Evaluation 2002 Spring
CS 7632 Game AI (formerly CS 8803 GAI) 2017 Spring
CS 7633 Human-Robot Interaction 2016 Spring
CS/PSYC 7790 Cognitive Modeling (4 credits)   Spring
CS 8803-DG Design Games 2016 Fall
CS 8803-HEF Special Topics: Healthcare Informatics 2013 Varies
CS 8803-HAR Special Topics: Handheld Augmented Reality Game Studio Example Varies
CS 8803-IBI Special Topics: Introduction to Bio Informatics   Spring
CS 8803-VDA Special Topics: Visual Data Analysis 2015 Spring '18
CS 8803-CC Computational Creativity    
CS 8803-TD/INTA 8803 Technology & Poverty 2017 Spring
CS 8803-HI Personal Health Informatics 2015 Fall
CS 8803-PCB Ubiquitous Computing & Human Behavior    
CS 8903 Special Problems (variable hours)   both

A maximum of 3 hours of CS 8903 may count toward the Interactive Computing specialization.

A minimum grade of “B” is required in each of the Interactive Computing Specialization classes.

Digital Media Specialization (12 credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Example Website Semester Offered
Required—Must be taken at least once, may be taken up to three times for degree credit; 9 credits of LMC 6650 may be applied towards specialization):
LMC 6650 Project Studio (enrollment by permission of instructor) 2016 Fall & Spring
One of the following courses preferably taken in the first year of study:
LMC 6310 The Computer as an Expressive Medium 2016 Fall
LMC 6313 Principles of Interactive Design 2017 Spring
LMC 6399 Discovery and Invention in Digital Media 2016 Spring
LMC 8903 Special Problems in HCI (3 credits maximum may count toward this specialization)   Varies
Optional:

Students may fulfill the rest of the required 12 credits with any other LMC 6000 or 8000 level course.

A maximum of 3 hours of LCC 8903 Special Problems in HCI may count toward the Digital Media specialization.

A minimum grade of “B” is required in each of the Digital Media Specialization classes.

Industrial Design Specialization (12 credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Example Website Semester Offered
Required ID Courses (9 credits):
ID 6100 Introduction to ID Grad Studies   Fall
ID 6101 Human-Centered Design   Spring
ID 6401 Visualizing Interaction   Fall & Spring
Required—Choose one of the following ID courses:
ID 6214 Strategic Design Language   Fall
ID 6215 Service Design 2012 Spring
ID 6271 Healthcare Design of the Future 2015 Fall
ID 6420 Advanced Sketching   Fall
ID 6509 Computing, Creativity & Design Cognition 2017 Spring
ID 6510 Design of Interaction 2016 Fall
ID 6515 Interface Prototyping 2016 Spring
ID 6763 Design of Interactive Environments 2016 Fall
ID 6800 Universal Design   Fall
ID 6820 Web Design Accessibility   Spring
ID 8900-INT Special Problems   Fall and Spring

A minimum grade of “B” is required in each of the Industrial Design Specialization classes.

Psychology Specialization (10 credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Example Website Semester Offered
Required:
PSYC 6022 Psychological Statistics for HCI (4 credit hours including lab)   Fall or Spring
PSYC 7101 Engineering Psychology (3 credits)   Fall
At least 3 credit hours from the following courses:
PSYC 6011 Cognitive Psychology   Fall
PSYC 6012 Social Psychology   Depends on Department
PSYC 6014 Sensation and Perception 2015 Spring
PSYC 6041 Topics in Cognitive Aging   Fall

A minimum grade of “B” is required in each of the Psychology Specialization classes.

 

Last modified: Aug. 8, 2016