User Experience Course Work

The User Experiences specialization focuses on the design, creation, and evaluation of interactive information systems and implementation of user interfaces. It prepares students for such positions such: UI/UX designer, usability analyst, and website developer. The following coursework is required to complete the User Experience specialization:

       Four Core courses* (12 credits)

  • INFM 600 Information Environments
  • INFM 603 Information Technology and Organizational Context
  • INFM 605 Users and Use Context
  • INFM 612 Management of Information Programs and Services

       One Advanced Technology course (3 credits)

  • INFM 700 Information Architecture
  • INFM 747 Web Enabled Databases
  • INFM 743 Development of Internet Applications
  • INFM 750 From Data to Insights
  • INST 733 Database Design
  • INST 734 Information Retrieval Systems
  • INST 735 Computational Linguistics I
  • INST 736 Computational Linguistics II
  • INST 737 Digging Into Data
  • INST 767 Big Data Infrastructure
  • Other courses from Computer Science (CMSC) with permission

       Two Project courses (6 credits)

  • INFM 736 Information Management Experience
  • INFM 737 Information Management Capstone Experience

       Three required courses (9 credits)

  • INST 631 Fundamentals of Human Computer Interaction
  • INST 632 Human-Computer Interaction Design Methods
  • INST 702 Advanced Usability Testing

       One course on Implementation of User Interface/User Experience (3 credits)

  • INFM 743 Development of Internet-Enabled Applications
  • INFM 747 Web-Enabled Databases

       One Elective (3 credits)

  • Any LBSC, INST, INFS course

Further Electives are under development.