COMM 3450

COMM 3450

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Gives students insight into the design of computer interfaces and software from the user's point of view. Students come to understand how hardware and software design influence the interaction between people and computers. Using assigned readings, demonstrations, and projects, students examine issues and trade-offs in interaction design and invent and evaluate alternative solutions.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite or corequisite: COMM 2450/INFO 2450 or graduate standing.

Distribution Category (SBA-AG)

Comments Co-meets with INFO 4940.

  • Students will be able to appraise the user-centered design cycle and human-computer interaction design concepts.
  • Students will be able to build practical skills required to apply the user-centered design process in technology design through class activities and project activities.
  • Students will be able to design a user interface in a semester-long team project, including interim milestones that walk the students through the specific stages of the design process.
  • Students will be able to present interim and final deliverables of the project through writing, speech, and visual presentations.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: INFO 3450INFO 5355

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3108COMM 3450  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: COMM/INFO 2450 or graduate standing. May be taken concurrently with COMM/INFO 2450. To be put on the waitlist for this course, please use the following link:

  •  3947COMM 3450  DIS 201

  • 17600COMM 3450  DIS 202