Human Computer Interaction Major

Description: An interdisciplinary program that focuses on the study of the interaction between people and technology and how that technology impacts society, and combines disciplines within the fields of computing and information science (information systems, software engineering, artificial intelligence and design) and the behavior sciences (cognitive science, cognitive psychology, sociology, organizational psychology, and social psychology). Includes instruction in information technology, cognitive and behavioral sciences, and systems design. Is Human Computer Interaction the right major for you?
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Human Computer Interaction Major

What Courses Do Human Computer Interaction Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Human Computer Interaction majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cognitive Science
  • Communication Design
  • Information Systems
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Perception
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering

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