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Interactive Technologies

This concentration provides students with the analytical and technical skills they need to design and build functional technical systems.

The core course related to this concentration is INFO 1300: Introductory Design and Programming for the Web. CS 2110: Object-Oriented Programming and Data Structures is a required course for this concentration. 

Dan CosleyTanzeem Choudhury, Geri GayFrancois Guimbretiere and Malte Jung are examples of faculty who are working in this field. 

Career Paths

  • Students interested in the hardware and software aspects of computation and interested in building novel tools and interaction mechanisms that could be used to tackle big societal issues. 
  • Example career paths: (i) Founding a novel wearable startup (ii) part of the development team for Apple's iWatch and their future devices (iii) Graduate study at MIT Media Lab, CornellTech or similar inter-disciplinary programs.

Alumni

Chales Lai is an Information Science alum who is working in HCI, as a Design Research Consultant at The College Board in NYC. Read more about his experience as an IS major here.

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Offered more than one semester

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REQUIRED COURSE

A. BUILDING (WITH HARDWARE): CHOOSE ONE COURSE

B. WORKING WITH DATA/SOFTWARE: CHOOSE ONE COURSE

C. CONTEXT/APPLICATION DOMAINS: CHOOSE ONE COURSE