Human Computer Interaction Focus
The Human Computer Interaction (HCI) focus 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.
+ Possible Coursework Pathways
Media, Information and HCI Theory
- MI820 Theories of Media and Information
- MI831 Theories of Games and Interaction for Design
- MI845 Human Computer Interaction
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. Many students interested in this focus also take the courses needed to meet the requirements for the Serious Game Design and Research Certificate.
The information enclosed here should be viewed as a general overview of the academic program for this degree. It should not be viewed as the final authority on degree requirements. Make sure to consult your academic advisor to clear your specific program of study.