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BS in Human-Computer Interaction

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What is HCI - Human-Computer Interaction?

How you use computing technology, such as Web pages, games and cell phones, can be designed really well or designed poorly. HCI professionals design this interaction. HCI professionals work in every company developing the interfaces between systems and people. Creative and insightful, HCI professionals are forward thinkers who possess the technical skills to implement effective interfaces. They understand how people use technology and truly care about making this interaction easy and productive.

BS HCI - What Will I Learn?

The BS in Human Computer Interaction provides necessary background to conduct design activities including: eliciting from the client, formulating, and articulating functional specifications; knowing how human factors and cognitive models influence design; knowing the principles of, and having experience with, communication design; understanding how implementation constraints influence design; and incorporating evaluation results into iterated designs.

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