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2020-2021 Catalog
GRA 3523C: User Interface and Interaction Design

Course Description for User Interface and Interaction Design

GRA3523C: User Interface and Interaction Design
3
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Graphic Design and Digital Media Program or Departmental Permission.
Description: This course introduces students to the key methodologies in designing modern interactive experiences. Analog and digital tools are utilized to plan, design and prototype human-centered design solutions for screens and emerging technologies. Students explore the limitations and the potential of interactive screen-based design, while effectively applying fundamental design elements including typography, color, imagery, layout, and animation. The course also addresses user research, user experience, design thinking, problem definition, information hierarchy, navigation, usability, accessibility, and production. (A material fee of $15 will be assessed.)