Welcome, UX/UI Students!

This is the course site for Section HE93 (M). If you are in Section HE95 (Th), please visit the HE95 site.

Course Description

User Experience (UX) Design is an essential component in developing websites, applications, and any other type of product intended to be used by people. This course examines the leading concepts of user—centered design through readings, discussions and assignments. Practical concerns include evaluation of technology needed to create or maintain websites; and exploration of a step-by-step process for creating products using flow charts, wireframes and prototypes. Students will also gain an understanding of issues surrounding usability on the Web, knowledge management and Web strategy.

2 cl hrs, 2 lab hrs, 3 cr.


COMD 3562 HE95 UX& UI Design

Course Objectives

For the successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Evaluation methods and criteria:
Define and explain the applications of UI/UX, Information Architecture (IA) and product management. Demonstrate production workflow methodologies (like AGILE) to tackle complex problems in order to come up with a pertinent design solution. Students will demonstrate competency by completing two projects and presenting their process.
Demonstrate a proficiency in using current industry-standard UX, UI, IA and product management tools and methods. Demonstrate how to choose the most appropriate method or approach for a specific project. Group and individual interaction projects.
Speaking: the student will demonstrate the ability to articulate him/herself using relevant industry-specific vocabulary Evaluate through class discussion and two project presentations.
Social Interaction: The student will demonstrate the ability to work in teams, including people from a variety of backgrounds, and build consensus. Evaluate the collaboration and integration of the team during the group project, class participation and group presentation.