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/PSYC 6755 Human-Computer Interaction Foundations (must be taken during the first semester)
(3 credits)
  Fall

Students are expected to take CS/PSYC 6755 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 6465 Computational Journalism    
CS 7450 Information Visualization    
CS 7470 Ubiquitous Computing 2017 Spring
CS 7633 Human-Robot Interaction    
CS 8803-MAS Special Topics: Mobile Apps and Services 2017 Spring
Design, Evaluation, and Cognitive Modeling (6 credit hours):
CS 6150 Computing for Good (formerly CS 8803-CG4) 2012 Fall
CS 6440 Introduction to Health Informatics    
CS 6451 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 6461 CS Education Research    
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 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-CC Computational Creativity    
CS 8803-DG Design Games 2016 Fall
CS 8803-DV Data Visualization Principles and Applications    
CS 8803-HI Personal Health Informatics   Spring
CS 8803-IBI Special Topics: Introduction to Bio Informatics   Spring
CS 8803-VDA Special Topics: Visual Data Analysis 2015 Spring '18
CS 8803-TD Technology & Poverty 2017 Spring

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

Digital Media Specialization (9 credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Example Website Semester Offered
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

Students will fulfill the rest of the required 9 credits with any other LMC 6000 or 8000 level course.

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 (6 credits):
ID 6101 Human-Centered Design   Spring
ID 6401 Visualizing Interaction   Fall & Spring
Required—Choose two of the following ID courses:
ID 6100 Intro to ID Studies    
ID 6201 Grad Studio 2    
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

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
At least 6 credit hours from the following courses:
PSYC 6011 Cognitive Psychology Fall 2016 Fall
PSYC 6012 Social Psychology   Depends on Department
PSYC 6013 Biosychology Fall 2016  
PSYC 6014 Sensation and Perception 2015 Spring
PSYC 4010/6017 Human Abilities (PSYC 2020* or equivalent, prereq) Fall 2016  
PSYC 6041 Topics in Cognitive Aging   Fall
PSYC 4270/6270 Psych Testing (PSYC 2020* or equivalent, prereq)    
PSYC 4260/6060 Psych of Aging Fall 2016  
PSYC 7101 Engineering Psychology I Fall 2016  
PSYC 7102 Engineering Psychology II    
PSYC 4050/8000 History and Systems    

* Note: PSYC 2020 = Psychological Statistics, currently equivalent to PSYC 6022 Psychological Statistics for HCI, which is required for all Psych Track students.

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

 

Last modified: Jul. 7, 2017