Human Centered Design and Development
Human-centered design is an approach to creating products, systems, and services that are effective and enjoyable to use. By placing the user at the center of the design process, we ensure that we create great user experiences (UX). A human-centered approach to design and development helps lead to positive user experiences by ensuring that our artifacts are easy to learn and use, are fun and enjoyable, and help users to achieve their goals.
The Purdue Polytechnic Institute is one of 10 academic colleges at Purdue University. The Polytechnic specializes in team-based labs where you’ll test ideas, take things apart and put them back together — only better. You’ll learn side-by-side with professors who have worked in the industry and thrive on combining theory, imagination and real-world application. In this innovative environment, you'll learn by doing - gaining deep technical knowledge and applied skills in your chosen discipline coupled with problem-solving, critical-thinking, communication and leadership skills employers desire.
Plan of Study
Related Career Interests
Computer Programming and Information Systems Marketing, Advertising, Communication, and Writing Visual or Performing Arts
Careers in Human Centered Design and Development
- User experience designer
- Front-end developer
- Visual designer
Transfer to Human Centered Design and Development
Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Contact InformationT.R. Oneal