User Experience Design

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Additional program details

This represents a suggested 4-year progression through the Interactive Media Major with a concentration in Web and Application Design. The plan is based on degree requirements effective Fall 2015. Students who started prior to Fall 2015 may have different overall degree requirements. It is acceptable to take courses in different semesters if they are offered, dependent on individual circumstances and goals, as long as course prerequisites are met. Consult with your advisor each semester to ensure you take required courses in the correct sequences.

  • Successful completion of 124 semester hours with 40 hours at the Junior/Senior level are required to graduate from the University.
  • "General Education Requirements" are specified by the University. "Electives" may be IM courses, CFA courses, minor requirements, or any courses bearing credits toward the overall graduation requirements.
  • A "C" or better is required in each required major course listed below.
  • Students must have a 2.50 GPA (cumulative) for all courses required for the major to graduate with a Game Design degree.

Ethan Ham, The Department Chair of Interactive Media, is the coordinator and advisor for the User Experience Design major. His office is GCC 200 and he can be contacted at eham@bradley.edu.

First Semester - 16 hours

  • IM 110 Introduction to Interactive Media Design (3)
  • IM 120 Concepting and Storytelling for IM (3)
  • IM 226 Interactive Media Practicum I (1)
  • PSY 101 Principles of Psychology (3)
  • MTH 111 Elementary Statistics (BCC QR) (3)
  • BCC W1 (3)
  • Freshman Orientation (1)

Third Semester - 16 hours

  • IM 226 Interactive Media Practicum I (1)
  • IM 260 User Interface Design & Development (3)
  • IM 263 Concepts in User Experience (3)
  • PSY 320 Human Factors Psychology (3)
  • BCC GP (3)
  • Elective (3)

Fifth Semester - 16 hours

  • IM 360 Advanced Interaction Design (3)
  • IM 355 Interactive Media, Theory, & Practices (3)
  • IM 426 Interactive Media Practicum II (1)
  • BCC W2 (3)
  • BCC SB (3)
  • Elective (3)

Seventh Semester - 16 hours

  • IM 426 Interactive Media Practicum II (1)
  • IM 460 User Experience Design Capstone I (3)
  • BCC OC (3)
  • BCC (GP, HU, NS, SB, QR) (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)

Second Semester - 16 hours

  • IM 150 Fundamentals of Interactive Design (3)
  • IM 160 Introduction to Scripting Languages (3)
  • IM 226 Interactive Media Practicum I (1)
  • PSY 205 Quantitative Methods (3)
  • BCC FA (3)
  • Elective (3)

Fourth Semester - 16 hours

  • IM 226 Interactive Media Practicum I (1)
  • IM 261 User Research & Usability (3)
  • BCC HU (3)
  • BCC NS (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)

Sixth Semester - 16 hours

  • IM 361 Advanced User Experience Design (3)
  • IM 426 Interactive Media Practicum II (1)
  • IM 450 Critical Issues in Interactive Media (3)
  • BCC MI (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)

Eighth Semester - 16 hours

  • IM 426 Interactive Media Practicum II (1)
  • IM 460 User Experience Design Capstone II (6)
  • BCC (GP, HU, NS, SB, QR) (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)