ORLANDO, Fla. — Full Sail University announced the launch of its user experience bachelor of science degree program.
The 29-month online degree program gives students a hands-on, project-based learning experience that will give them theoretical and technical knowledge in industries impacted by interactive media.
“The need for user experience professionals is constantly growing as the role of multimedia interfaces becomes more prominent,” said Rebecca Leis, Ph.D., Full Sail University program director over the user experience undergraduate degree program. “Students who finish the program will play a large role in how we interact with technology in the future.”
User experience and user interface design are the core focus areas of the degree program.
Classes will help students acquire the skill set to be user experience professionals.
Here are a few of the programs offered:
· Design for Platform Standards - The course teaches students to analyze the usability and visual design of a variety of interactive media products.
· Information Visualization - During the course, students will employ their visual design and user experience skills to craft visualizations based upon case studies from various industries.
· Psychology of Perception - Students will learn how biological components affect the way we perceive and process information. Specific emphasis will include theories of perception, information grouping, subjective consistency, and contrast effect.
· User Experience (UX)/User Interface (UI) for Gaming - In the course, students will analyze the usability and visual design of game products.
According to a news release, students in the user experience undergraduate degree program will learn how to analyze and experiment with theory, techniques, tools and software and learn the skills to begin their careers as user researchers, usability analysts, or interaction, visual and user experience designers.
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