Jul 22, 2019  
USC Catalogue 2018-2019 
USC Catalogue 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

User Experience Minor

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This interdisciplinary minor explores the experience of people interacting with digital sites and other products and environments. It involves training in psychology, sociology, economics, design, marketing and other units offering course work in relevant areas. How do individual factors, culture and economics influence people's decisions? Why do people form the impressions that they do, and how can products and environments be designed to engage them more readily and responsively?   

As with all minors, students must choose at least four upper-division 4-unit courses and four courses dedicated exclusively to this minor (which may or may not be the same four courses). Students must also include four courses outside their major. To earn credit for this minor, psychology majors must choose four courses outside of psychology, art and design majors must choose four courses outside of the Roski School, and Business Administration majors must choose four courses outside of the Marshall School. Among the total, students must include courses from at least three departments. 

 For advisement, contact the Dornsife Advising Office.


 Please note that prerequisites will not be waived for upper-division courses; students should be sure to complete the introductory classes they will need.


*Both DES 203  and DES 303  (2 units each) must be completed, if students choose that option. DES 303  requires DES 203  as a prerequisite.

Upper Division Courses - Group B

Choose one of the following:


*Requires PSYC 100Lg .


*Requires DES 202 .

**Requires BUAD 307 .

***Requires PSYC 314L .


*Requires BISC 421 .

**Requires ECON 303 .

***Requires PSYC 100Lg .


*Requires COMM 301Lg .

**Requires DES 302 .

Minimum Units Required: 20

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