Jul 17, 2019
About the Program
Human-centered design is an approach to creating products, systems, and services that are effective and enjoyable to use. By placing the user at the center of the design process, we ensure that we create great user experiences (UX). A human-centered approach to design and development helps lead to positive user experiences, by ensuring that our artifacts are easy to learn and use, are fun and enjoyable, and help users to achieve their goals.
Human Centered Design and Development Website
120 Credits Required
Departmental/Program Major Courses (41 credits)
Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (69 credits)
Electives (10 credits)
- Free Elective - Credit Hours: 10.00
- Complete Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) Pre and Post Tests
- Complete Beliefs, Events, and Values Inventory (BEVI) Pre and Post Tests
- Complete Intercultural Knowledge and Effectiveness (IKE)
- Complete CGT Global Course, Faculty Lead Study Abroad, International Internship, or International Capstone/Collaborative Project
Complete 1 of the following:
- Participation in Computational Arts Circle
- Complete courses within major that have Humanities Integrated into their assignments
- Complete course within major that have partnered with Humanities Professor
- Complete 2 additional Humanities Courses which would complete the Cornerstone Requirement
Complete 1 of the following
- Complete Internship
- Complete Co-op
- Employment during the academic year related to Major Field of Study
- Complete an in-class internship-like experience created by Major Field of Study
- Student Proposed Alternative: must be commensurate with the expectations of Professional Requirement related to Major Field of Study
University Core Requirements
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*Satisfies a University Core Requirement
Students must earn a “C-” or better in all CGT courses.
2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.
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32 credit Hours of 30000 or 40000 level Purdue courses for graduation
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