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UX (User Experience)

This concentration will provide students with an in depth understanding of the design process leading to the creation of successful, enjoyable technology-based user experience. The focus is on a hands-on learning experience traditional in design, while keeping in mind the impact of one's design on society at large.

The core courses related to this concentration are INFO 1300: Introductory Design and Programming for the Web and INFO 2450: Communication and Technology.

Faculty currently working in this area include: Dan Cosley, Francois GuimbretiereTanzeem ChoudhuryGeri Gay and Malte Jung.

Career Paths

  • Academic careers related to human-computer interaction; focusing on the creation of new artifact.
  • Related job titles: interaction designer, user experience designer, user experience architect, usability analyst, user research associate.

Alumni

Weili Shi is an Information Science alum who is working as a User Experience Designer. Read more about her experience during her time as an IS student. 

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Offered more than one semester

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A. CORE PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN: CHOOSE ONE COURSE

B. DESIGN IN CONTEXT: CHOOSE ONE COURSE

C. KNOWING THE USER: CHOOSE ONE COURSE

D. KNOWING THE TECHNOLOGY: CHOOSE ONE COURSE