Human Systems Engineering
The concentration in human systems engineering in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering provides students with an understanding of the science of human performance and with experience, using methods and tools that will enable them to apply their understanding to design and problem-solving in a wide variety of domains, such as product usability, learning design, sports performance, and workplace and hospital safety.
A broad range of professions need experts in human factors to work on problems that involve an understanding of human performance. Interest areas include user experience, aviation human factors, cognitive performance, consumer psychology, transportation human factors, patient safety, effective teamwork, health psychology, learning optimization, social cognition, threat detection, and sports psychology.
- Students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
- All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
Core Courses (9 Credit Hours):
HSE 101 Introduction to Human Systems Engineering
HSE 323 Perceptual Systems OR HSE 324: Applied Cognitive Science
HSE 325 Human-Computer Interaction
Elective Course (6 Credit Hours):
HSE 422 Human Factors in Sport
HSE 423 Human Factors in Transportation
HSE 424 Human Automation Interaction
HSE 425 Human Factors in Medical Systems
HSE 426 Training and Expertise
HSE 427 Designing for Learning
HSE 428 Judgment and Decision Making
HSE 429 Product Design and Evaluation
Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
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Santa Catalina Hall
Urban Systems Engineering