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TCID 577 Design of User Experience

This course introduces students to design of user experience. Students learn how to discover user needs and desires and conceptualize designs that provide excellent user experience.


4 Undergraduate credits

Effective May 4, 2021 to May 3, 2022

Meets graduation requirements for

Learning outcomes


  • Understand fundamental concepts of user experience
  • Differentiate user experience and usability, design and testing
  • Interpret cognitive, emotional, and social dimensions of users
  • Articulate the process of user experience design
  • Gather, organize, and distill user requirements
  • Utilize effective techniques and tools for design
  • Conceptualize, build, and evaluate prototypes iteratively
  • Appreciate and advocate for user experience in product design, business decisions, and change making

Spring 2022

Section Title Instructor
50 Design of User Experience Absar, Rafa Books Course details