Dec 04, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Technology Interaction Certificate


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The certificate in Human-Technology Interaction brings together students in the social, behavioral, and health sciences with students in the design professions. It is intended specifically for:

  1. those in the social, behavioral, and health sciences who would like to learn how their disciplinary knowledge can be used to enhance the safety, productivity, and satisfaction of people interacting with both “high-tech” and “low-tech” systems
  2. those in the design professions who would like to apply principles derived from the study of human abilities, limitations, and preferences to the design of new or modified technology. Students from engineering, instructional systems design, architecture, graphic design, computer science, and other design fields are welcome to apply
  3. those interested in exploring career options in ergonomics, human factors psychology, or usability engineering.

The certificate requires 15 hours of graduate work, including two foundation courses, two elective courses, and one practicum or research experience.

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