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Human-Centered Design and Development (HCDD)

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Total Credits: 120
***CYBER, IST, and SRA courses have enforced prerequisites***
**1 credit of IST 495-IST Internship is required**

Choose a semester:

Semester 1

Semester 1

COURSES

CREDITS

HCDD 113S: Foundations of Human Centered Design and Development  (ETM Course)

3

IST 140: Intro to Application Development  (ETM Course), or CMPSC 121, or CMPSC 131, or CMPSC 101 and IST 240

3 - 6

MATH 110 (GQ) or MATH 140 (GQ)

4

Application focus course 1

3

PSYCH 100 (GS) or SOC 003 (GS)

3

TOTAL CREDITS

16

Semester 1

Semester 2

COURSES

CREDITS

IST 210: Organization of Data (ETM Course)

3

IST 242: Intermediate Application Development (ETM Course), or CMPSC 122 and CMPSC 221, or CMPSC 132 and CMPSC 221

3 - 6

CAS 100: Effective Speech (GWS)

3

ENGL 015 (GWS) or ENGL 030 (GWS)

3

STAT 200: Elementary Statistics (GQ) (ETM Course)

4

TOTAL CREDITS

16

Semester 1

Semester 3

COURSES

CREDITS

IST 220: Networking and Telecommuication (ETM Course)

3

HCDD 264: Design Practice in HCDD

3

IST 230: Discrete Math

3

General Education (GHW, GN, GA, GH, or GS)

3

IST 261 Application Development Design Studio I, or Elective

3

TOTAL CREDITS

15

Semester 1

Semester 4

COURSES

CREDITS

IST 311: Object-Oriented Design and Software Applications

3

Application Focus Course 2

3

IST 256: Programming for the Web

3

Elective

3

General Education (GHW, GN, GA, GH, or GS)

3

TOTAL CREDITS

15

Semester 1

Semester 5

COURSES

CREDITS

HCDD 340: Human-Centered Design for Mobile Computing

3

Application Focus Course 3

3

General Education (GHW, GN, GA, GH, or GS)

3

General Education (GHW, GN, GA, GH, or GS)

3

ENGL 202C or 202D (GWS)

3

TOTAL CREDITS

15

Semester 1

Semester 6

COURSES

CREDITS

HCDD 364W: Methods for Studying Users

3

IST 361 Application Development Design Studio II or Elective

3

IST 412: The Engineering of Complex Systems

3

General Education (GHW, GN, GA, GH, or GS)

3

General Education (GHW, GN, GA, GH, or GS)

3

TOTAL CREDITS

15

Semester 1

Semester 7

COURSES

CREDITS

IST 411: Distributed-Object Computing

3

IST 402: Emerging Issues and Technologies

3

Application Focus Course 4 (400 level)

3

General Education (GHW, GN, GA, GH, or GS)

3

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

12

Semester 1

Semester 8

COURSES

CREDITS

HCDD 440: HCDD Capstone Course

3

General Education (GHW, GN, GA, GH, or GS)

3

General Education (GHW, GN, GA, GH, or GS)

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

TOTAL CREDITS

15

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