MSHF Program Requirements

MS in Psychology, Option in Human Factors
Degree Requirements

Current MSHF Program Handbook      

A. Applied Research/Professional Track option 

36-UNIT PROGRAM REQUIRED COURSES – as of Fall 2021  

  1. PSY 511 Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments
  2. PSY 518 Computer Applications in Psychology
  3. PSY 527 Human Factors
  4. PSY 533 Research in Cognition and Learning
    Or PSY 633 Seminar in Perception and Attention 
    Or PSY 634 Seminar in Cognition
  5. PSY 627 Human Factors’ Methods 
  6. PSY 636 Seminar in Human-Computer Interaction 
  7. PSY 689 Practicum in Human Factors 
  8. MAE 508 Systems Engineering and Integration 
  9. PSY 694 Human Factors Work-Based Research (Capstone course) 

And three elective courses chosen from the following:

  • PSY 512 Multivariate Analysis
  • PSY 513 Social Network Analysis 
  • PSY 523 Qualitative Methods and Analysis 
  • PSY 544 Cognitive Neuroscience
  • PSY 635 Seminar on Situation Awareness [Not currently being offered]  
  • PSY 696 Research Methods
  • PSY 697 Directed Research
  • DESN 581 Designing for User Experiences 
  • DESN 583 Data and Technologies of Human Interaction Design 
  • ENGL 419 Writing in Science and Technology  

     

B. Thesis Track option 

36-UNIT PROGRAM REQUIRED COURSES – as of Fall 2021 

  1. PSY 511 Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments
  2. PSY 518 Computer Applications in Psychology
  3. PSY 527 Human Factors
  4. PSY 533 Research in Cognition and Learning
    Or PSY 633 Seminar in Perception and Attention 
    Or PSY 634 Seminar in Cognition
  5. PSY 627 Human Factors’ Methods 
  6. PSY 636 Seminar in Human-Computer Interaction 
  7. PSY 689 Practicum in Human Factors 
  8. MAE 508 Systems Engineering and Integration
  9. PSY 698 Thesis (Capstone course – 6 units)

And two elective courses chosen from the following:

  • PSY 512 Multivariate Analysis
  • PSY 513 Social Network Analysis 
  • PSY 523 Qualitative Methods and Analysis 
  • PSY 544 Cognitive Neuroscience
  • PSY 635 Seminar on Situation Awareness [Not currently being offered]  
  • PSY 696 Research Methods
  • PSY 697 Directed Research
  • DESN 581 Designing for User Experiences 
  • DESN 583 Data and Technologies of Human Interaction Design 
  • ENGL 419 Writing in Science and Technology