Elective Courses

  • Interactive Computing Track: 12 credit hours required; at least 9 credit hours of electives must be taken outside of the specialization. 
  • Digital Media Track: 12 credit hours required; at least 6 credit hours of electives that must be taken outside of the specialization. 
  • Industrial Design Track: 9 credit hours required; at least 6 credit hours of electives that must be taken outside of the specialization. 
  • Psychology Track: 11 credit hours required; at least 6 credit hours of electives that must be taken outside of the specialization. 

Any Specialization course may be taken to fulfill an Elective course requirement for any of the four degree tracks.  Other approved Electives appear in the list below.

A maximum of 3 credit hours of Special Problems in HCI (CS/ID/LMC/PSYC 8903) may count toward the Elective course requirement.

A minimum grade of "C" is required in each of the Elective Courses used to satisfy degree requirements.

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Interactive Computing

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Course Availability Website / Syllabus Description
CS 6150 F17, F18, F19   Computing for Good
CS 6300 F17, F18, F19 Fall 2017 Software Development Process
CS 6440     Intro to Healthcare Informatics
CS 6451 F17, F18, F19   Introduction to Human-Centered Computing
CS 6452 F17, F18, F19 Fall 2017 Prototyping Interactive Systems
CS 6455 S17, S18, S19   User Interface Design and Evaluation
CS 6456 F17, F18, F19 Fall 2016 Principles of User Interface Software
CS 6457 F17   Video Game Design
CS 6460 F17, F18, F19 Spring 2018 Educational Technology: Conceptual Foundations
CS 6465 S18 2016 Computational Journalism
CS 6470 S17, S18, S19 Spring 2016 Design of Online Communities
CS 6474 F17, F18, F19 Fall 2017 Social Computing (formerly CS 8803-SOC)
CS/INTA 6745     Technology and Poverty
CS/ID 6763     Design of Interactive Environments
CS 6770/ LMC 6340     Mixed Reality Design
CS 6795     Introduction to Cognitive Science
CS 7450 F17, F18, F19 Fall 2017 Information Visualization
CS 7460 S18   Collaborative Computing
CS 7465     Educational Technology Design and Evaluation
CS 7470 S17, S18, S19 Spring 2017 Ubiquitous Computing
CS 7497     Virtual Environments
CS 7610     Modeling and Design
CS 7632 S17, S18, S19 Spring 2018 Game AI (formerly CS 8803-GAI)
CS 7633   Fall 2016 Human-Robot Interaction
CS/PSYC 7790     Cognitive Modeling
CS 8803-ANI     Special Topics: Computer-Mediated Animal Interaction
CS 8803-CC     Special Topics: Computational Creativity
CS 8803-DG   2016 Special Topics: Design Games
CS 8803-HEF     Special Topics: Healthcare Informatics
CS 8803-HI     Special Topics: Personal Health Informatics
CS 8803-IBI     Special Topics: Introduction to Biomedical Informatics
CS 8803-MAS   2017 Special Topics: Mobile Apps and Services
CS 8803-VDA   2015 Special Topics: Visual Data Analysis
CS 8903     Special Problems in Human-Computer Interaction

 

Literature, Media and Communication

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Course Availability Website / Syllabus Description
LMC 6215 Fall or Spring, depending on faculty   Issue in Media Studies
LMC 6310 F18, F19, F20 Fall 2017 The Computer as an Expressive Medium
LMC 6311 S19, S20, S21 Spring 2018 Visual Culture and Design
LMC 6312   Fall 2017 Design Technology and Representation
LMC 6313 S19, S20, S21 Spring 2018 Principle of Interactive Design
LMC 6314   Fall 2017 Design of Networked Media
LMC 6315 Rarely offered   Project Production
LMC 6316   Fall 2017 Historical Approaches to Digital Media
LMC 6317 F18, F19, F20 Fall 2017 Interactive Fiction
LMC 6318     Experimental Media
LMC 6319 F18, F19, F20   Intellectual Property Policy and Law
LMC 6325 F18, F19, F20 Fall 2017 Game Design and Analysis
LMC 6340 / CS 6770   Spring 2018 Mixed Reality Design
LMC 6399   Fall 2017 Discovery and Invention in Digital Media
LMC 6650 F18, S19, F19, S20, F20, S21 Spring 2017 Project Studio: Synaesthetic Media Lab
LMC 8000     Proseminar in Media Theory
LMC 8001   Spring 2018 Pro-Seminar in Digital Media Studies
LMC 8903 Approve by Faculty   Special Problems in Human-Computer Interaction

 

Industrial Design

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Course Availability Website / Syllabus Description
ID 6100     Intro to ID Grad Studies
ID 6101 Every Fall   Human-Centered Design
ID 6213 Every Spring   Grad Studio Two | Health and Wellness
ID 6214 Every Spring   Grad Studio Two | Interactive Products
ID 6216 Every Spring   Service Design, Brand & Value Creation
ID 6271 Every Fall 2013 Healthcare Design of the Future
ID 6402 Every Spring   Visualizing Communication for Interaction
ID 6420 Every Fall & Spring   Advanced Sketching
ID 6509     Computing, Creativity, and Design Cognition
ID 6510     Design for Interaction
ID 6515     Interface Prototyping
ID/CS 6763 Every Fall 2014 Design of Interactive Environments (aka Arch 8903 Design Games, cross listed with CS 8803 DG)
ID 6800 Every Spring   Advanced Universal Design
ID 6820 Every Spring   Web Design, Usability, and Accessibility
ID 8903     Special Problems in Human-Computer Interaction

 

Psychology

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Course Availability Website / Syllabus Description
PSYC 6011 Every Fall   Cognitive Psychology
PSYC 6012 Every Fall   Social Psychology
PSYC 6014 Every Spring 2015 Sensation and Perception
PSYC 6022 Fall & Spring   Psychological Statistics for HCI
PSYC 6041 Every Fall   Topics in Cognitive Aging
PSYC 7101     Engineering Psychology I
PSYC 7102     Engineering Psychology II
PSYC 7104 Every Other Fall (even years)   Psychomotor and Cognitive Skills
PSYC/CS 7790     Cognitive Modeling
PSYC 8040     Seminar in Engineering Psychology
PSYC 8903 Varies   Special Problems in Human-Computer Interaction

Aerospace Engineering

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Course Availability Description
AE 6551   Cognitive Engineering
AE 6721   Evaluation of Human Integrated Systems

 

International Affairs

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Course Availability Description  
INTA/CS 6745   Technology & Poverty  
INTA 8803 Fall or Spring Special Topics: Computers, Communications, and International Development  

 

Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Course Availability Website / Syllabus Description
ISyE 6413 Every Spring 2012 Design and Analysis of Experiments
ISyE 6414 Summer & Fall   Regression Analysis
ISyE 6739 Spring & Summer 2014 Basic Statistical Methods
ISyE 6772 Fall & Spring   Managing the Resources of Technological Firms
ISyE 7210 Rarely offered   Real-Time Interactive Simulations

Management of Technology (MOT)

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Course Availability Description
MGT 6056 Fall or Spring, depending on faculty Electronic Commerce
MGT 6057   Business Process Analysis and Design
MGT 6059   Analysis of Emerging Technologies
MGT 6086   Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity
MGT 6111   Innovation; Entrepreneurial Behavior
MGT 6165   New Venture Creation
MGT 6326 Fall or Spring, depending on faculty Collaborative Product Development
MGT 6359   Business Strategies for Sustainability
MGT 6450   Project Management
MGT 6772-K/TSA Fall or Spring, depending on faculty Managing Resources of the Technological Firm
MGT 6799   Legal Issues in Technology Transfer
MGT 6789   Technology Ventures
MGT 8803   Big Data Analytics in Business

 

Music

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Course Availability Description
MUSI 6001 Every Other Fall Music Perception and Cognition
MUSI 6002   Interactive Music
MUSI 6003 Every Other Fall Music Technology History and Repertoire
MUSI 6004   Technology Ensemble
MUSI 6103   Music Recording & Mixing
MUSI 6203  

Project Studio in Music Technology 

MUSI 7100 Fall & Spring Music Technology Research Lab

Public Policy

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Course Availability Description
PUBP 6111 Available according to demand The Internet and Public Policy
PUBP 6401 Fall & Spring Science, Technology, and Public Policy

Last modified: Jun. 19, 2018