May 25, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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UX 4011 - UX Senior Project I

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits

Course Description
This is the first of three courses in the senior design sequence where students work as an agile team on a significant User Experience (UX) project. Throughout this sequence, each student team must research, analyze, design, and validate a product working alongside a client within an agile framework. The focus of this course will be to define the project problem, scope, and users by employing a variety of UX research methods and early design techniques. The work completed in this class is the springboard for Senior Project II and Senior Project III. Teams meet regularly with the clients and instructor to track project progress and mitigate issues. (prereq: senior standing, successful completion of all required UX and TC courses, and major GPA of at least 2.0)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Ability to self-organize team within an agile framework and demonstrate an agile mindset
  • Effectively communicate within and outside team in both oral and written form
  • Create and manage product backlog, capturing requirements through user stories that describe incremental business value
  • Use both digital and analog tools to conduct research and design product
  • Investigate, evaluate, integrate, and apply technologies and standards beyond previous coursework to support research and design efforts
  • Develop and execute research to minimize uncertainty and use the results to justify design decisions
  • Employ UX processes to develop product

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Proficiency in UX research methods and design techniques

Course Topics
  • Course introduction, report and presentation requirements
  • Team status meetings
  • Oral team presentations


Dr. Nadya Shalamova

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