Department of Psychology

Graduate Curriculum

This is the current curriculum for the MAS - Human Factors and Usability Testing degree. This information is subject to change, so please check with your advisor. before developing your course schedule.

 

MAS CORE
COM 601 or ENG 540 or ETC 600 3 Professional and Organizational Communication or Writing for Management and Supervision or Technical Communications Theory and Practice
MGT 503 Fall 3 Organizational Theory
MKT 605 Spring 3 Marketing Strategy
ECO 507 Fall 3 Managerial Economics
MAT 609* Spring 4 Technical Analysis for Decision Making*
MAS 695 Spring 3 Graduate Colloquium
HUMAN FACTORS CORE
PSY 590 Fall Odd 3 Cognition in Design
PSY 600 Fall Even 3 Applied Cognitive Design
PSY 610 Spring Even 3 User Centered Design Methods
PSY 693 Fall 1 Seminar in Human-Centered Design (You will take this course TWICE)
PSY 694 Fall 1 Seminar in Human-Centered Design (You will take this course TWICE)
PSY 692 Spring Odd 3

Special Topics in Human-Centered Design

PSY 550 Varies 1-3 Graduate Research
Internship (PSY 680) 4 total  

*PSY 515 Intermediate Statistics may be substituted with approval.

We generally do not offer graduate coursework in the summer.

Courses are generally in the evenings.

The guides below will help you plan a two-year completion of the program. Students are encouraged to take PSY550 (Graduate Research) as they see fit for their personal and career goals. Students who need to remain full-time will need to take at least one credit of PSY550 their last semester.

Completing an internship is a requirement of the program.

Course Sequence for students beginning the program in the Fall of an odd year

Fall Year 1

COURSECreditsTimeCRN
ECO607 3 Tuesday 6:30-9:20 12813
MGT503 3 Tuesday 4:30 - 6:20 10588
PSY590 3 Wed 6:00 - 8:20 12578
PSY693 1 Wednesday 4:00 - 4:50 12579

Spring Year 1

COURSECreditsTimeCRN
MKT605 3 T 4:30-6:20 22374
MAT609 3 M 6:30-9:20 22198
PSY610 3 W 5:00-7:30 22775

Fall Year 2

COURSECreditsTimeCRN
COM601 3 Tuesday 4:3012426
PSY600 3 Wednesday 5:0013088
PSY693 1 Wednesday 4:0013090
Internship 2 13089 or 13091

Spring Year 2

COURSECreditsTimeCRN
MAS695 3
PSY692 3
Internship 2

Course Sequence for students starting the program in the Fall of an even year

Fall Year 1

COURSECreditsTimeCRN
MGT503 3 Tuesday 6:3010588
COM601 3 Tuesday 4:3012426
PSY600 3 Wednesday 5:0013088
PSY693 1 Wednesday 4:0013090

Spring Year 1

COURSECreditsTimeCRN
MKT605 3 T 4:30-6:20 22374
MAT609 3 M 6:30-9:20 22198
PSY692 3

Fall Year 2

COURSECreditsTimeCRN
ECO607 3 Tuesday 6:30-9:20 12813
PSY590 3 Wed 6:00 - 8:20 12578
PSY693 1 Wednesday 4:00 - 4:50 12579
Internship 2

Spring Year 2

COURSECreditsTimeCRN
MAS695 3
PSY610 3 W 5:00-7:30 22775
Internship 2