Core Courses

Below is a tentative schedule of course offerings. Please use OSCAR for final course offerings each term.

Fixed Core (9 credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Website / Syllabus Semester Offered
CS/ID/LMC/PSYC 6753 (Every fall semester) HCI-Professional Preparation and Practice (1 credit, taken twice) Fall 2017 F17, F18, F19
PSYC 6023 Psychology Research Methods for HCI (4 credits) Fall 2017 Fall
CS/PSYC 6755 Human-Computer Interaction Foundations (must be taken during the first semester)
(3 credits)
Fall 2017 Fall

Students are expected to take CS/PSYC 6755 and PSYC 6023 during the same semester.  A minimum grade of “B” is required in each of the Fixed Core classes.

Interactive Computing Specialization (9 credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Website / Syllabus Semester Offered
Software (3 credit hours):
CS 6300 Software Development Process Fall 2017 F17, F18, F19
CS 6452 Prototyping Interactive Systems Fall 2017 F17, F18, F19
CS 6456 Principles of User Interface Software Fall 2016 F17, F18, F19
CS 6457 Video Game Design   F17
CS 6465 Computational Journalism   S18
CS 7450 Information Visualization Fall 2017 F17, F18, F19
CS 7470 Ubiquitous Computing Spring 2017 S17, S18, S19
CS 7633 Human-Robot Interaction Fall 2016  
CS 8803-MAS Special Topics: Mobile Apps and Services Spring 2017 S17, F17, S18, F18, S19, F19
Design, Evaluation, and Cognitive Modeling (6 credit hours):
CS 6150 Computing for Good   F17, F18, F19
CS 6440 Introduction to Health Informatics Spring 2018 S17, S18, S19
CS 6451 Human-Centered Computing   F17, F18, F19
CS 6455 User Interface Design and Evaluation   S17, S18, S19
CS 6457 Video Game Design   F17
CS 6460 Educational Technology: Conceptual Foundations Spring 2018 F17, F18, F19
CS 6461 CS Education Research    
CS 6465 Computational Journalism   S18
CS 6470 Design of Online Communities Spring 2016 S17, S18, S19
CS 6474 Social Computing (formerly CS 8803 SOC) Fall 2017 F17, F18, F19
CS 6763 Design of Interactive Environments    
CS 6770/LMC 6340 Mixed Reality Experience Design    
CS 6795 Introduction to Cognitive Science    
CS 7450 Information Visualization Fall 2017 F17, F18, F19
CS 7460 Collaborative Computing   S18
CS 7632 Game AI (formerly CS 8803 GAI) Spring 2018 S17, S18, S19
CS 7633 Human-Robot Interaction Fall 2016  
CS/PSYC 7790 Cognitive Modeling (4 credits)    
CS 8803-CC Computational Creativity    
CS 8803-DG Design Games    
CS 8803-DV Data Visualization Principles and Applications    
CS 8803-HI Personal Health Informatics    
CS 8803-IBI Introduction to Bio Informatics    
CS 8803-TD Technology & Poverty Spring 2017  
CS 8803-VDA Visual Data Analysis    

A minimum grade of “B” is required in each of the Interactive Computing Specialization classes.

Digital Media Specialization (12 credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Website / Syllabus Semester Offered
One of the following courses preferably taken in the first year of study:
LMC 6310 The Computer as an Expressive Medium Fall 2017 F18, F19, F20
LMC 6313 Principles of Interactive Design Spring 2018 S19, S20, S21
LMC 6399 Discovery and Invention in Digital Media    

Students may fulfill the rest of the required 9 credits hours with any other LCC 6000 or 8000 level course.

A maximum of 3 hours of LCC 8903 Special Problems in HCI may count toward the Digital Media specialization.

A minimum grade of “B” is required in each of the Digital Media Specialization classes.

Industrial Design Specialization (12 credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Website / Syllabus Semester Offered
Required ID Courses (6 credit hours):
ID 6101 Human-Centered Design   Spring
ID 6401 Visualizing Interaction   Fall & Spring
Choose two of the following courses (6 credits):
ID 6100 Intro to ID Studies    
ID 6201 Grad Studio 2    
ID 6214 Strategic Design Language   Fall
ID 6215 Service Design   Spring
ID 6271 Healthcare Design of the Future   Fall
ID 6420 Advanced Sketching   Fall
ID 6509 Computing, Creativity & Design Cognition Spring 2017 Spring
ID 6510 Design of Interaction   Fall
ID 6515 Interface Prototyping Spring 2018 Spring
ID 6763 Design of Interactive Environments   Fall
ID 6800 Universal Design   Fall
ID 6820 Web Design Accessibility   Spring

A minimum grade of “B” is required in each of the Industrial Design Specialization classes.

Psychology Specialization (10 credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Website / Syllabus Semester Offered
Required (4 credit hours):
PSYC 6022 Psychological Statistics for HCI (4 credit hours including lab)   Fall or Spring
Two of the following courses (6 credit hours):
PSYC 6011 Cognitive Psychology Fall 2016 Fall
PSYC 6012 Social Psychology   Depends on Department
PSYC 6013 Biopsychology    
PSYC 6014 Sensation and Perception 2015 Spring
PSYC 6017 Human Abilities    
PSYC 6041 Topics in Cognitive Aging   Fall
PSYC 6060 Psych of Aging    
PSYC 6270 Psych Testing   Fall
PSYC 7101 Engineering Psychology I    
PSYC 7102 Engineering Psychology II    
PSYC 8000 History & Systems    

* Note: PSYC 2020 = Psychological Statistics, currently equivalent to PSYC 6022 Psychological Statistics for HCI, which is required for all Psych Track students.

A minimum grade of “B” is required in each of the Psychology Specialization classes.

 

Last modified: Mar. 2, 2018