Human Computer Interaction Concentration

The Human Computer Interaction (HCI) concentration is designed to prepare students and industry professionals for careers in user experience, interaction design, usability, and information architecture. With the pervasive use of information technology across all organizations, these qualifications are highly sought after. Classes emphasize project experience as they cover human-centered design methods, theory, and practice.

You will complete the following coursework:

Both of the following courses:

One of the following courses:

One of the following courses:

Additional elective coursework at the 400-level or above to meet the 30 credits required for the degree. The course work must be approved by the student’s academic advisor and at least 15 credits in the degree must be at the 800-level or above.

+ Serious Game Design and Research Graduate Certificate

Our modular and flexible curriculum design allows HCI students the option to acquire a Serious Game Design and Research Certificate while working toward their MA degree. Games are increasingly used for purposes other than entertainment: to train professionals, to educate customers, and to stimulate lifelong learning.

The following courses can be completed either on campus or online: