Concentrations

Graduate Certificate in Applied Psychology

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Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.

Students pursuing this graduate certificate must choose either a concentration in transportation human factors or a concentration in usability.

Concentration in Transportation Human Factors (TRHF)

Core Courses

PSYC 530 Cognitive Engineering: Cognitive Science Applied to Human Factors 3
PSYC 645 Research Methods in Human Factors and Applied Cognition 3
PSYC 734 Seminar in Human Factors and Applied Cognition 1 3
Total Credits 9
1

Only when aviation-related topic is approved for this concentration by the program director.

Electives

Select two electives from the following: 6
Directed Reading and Research 1  
Advanced Topics in Cognitive Science  
SYST 560
Introduction to Air Traffic Control  
SYST 671
Judgment and Choice Processing and Decision Making  
Total Credits 6
1

Only when topic is approved for this concentration.

Concentration in Usability (UBTY)

Core Courses

PSYC 530 Cognitive Engineering: Cognitive Science Applied to Human Factors 3
PSYC 645 Research Methods in Human Factors and Applied Cognition 3
Total Credits 6

Electives

Select three electives from the following: 9
Directed Reading and Research 1  
Naturalistic Methods in Psychology  
Seminar in Human Factors and Applied Cognition 1  
Advanced Topics in Cognitive Science  
EDIT 526
Web Accessibility and Design  
EDIT 571
Visual Design and Applications  
EDIT 705
Instructional Design  
EDIT 773
Human Computer Interface Design for Teaching and Learning  
Total Credits 9
1

 Only when topic is approved for this concentration.

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