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User Experience Concentration


User Experience (UX) is all about understanding people. Concentrators observe, research, design, and prototype to create things that are a joy to use—apps, websites, or even physical spaces. By knowing how people use daily objects and interact with the world, UX concentrators research and design things that work easily and effectively.

Students who opt for a concentration in User Experience must complete four courses, with at least three taken at the 300-level:

One 300-level course from the design concentration chosen in consultation with the advisor.


Three courses from the following:

DCOM 293 Special Topics in User Expernc
DCOM 333 Experience Design
DCOM 351 Prototyping
DCOM 393 Special Topics in User Expernc
DCOM 431 Advanced Usability
*PSY 211 Research Methods in Psychology

*Must be taken with PSY 211L Research Methods in Psych Lab