Catalog 2022-2023 
    Apr 25, 2024  
Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

User-Centered Design, Certificate of Proficiency

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Program Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

The User-Centered Design certificate introduces design and research methods by incorporating technology, human activity, and data in order to prioritize needs and wants for product or service development. The over-arching goal is to prepare students in technology and information gathering that is in-line with industry standards and for entry-level employment.

Students will be expected to 1) identify design problems, 2) analyze and select appropriate research methods, 3) evaluate data, 4) and apply research driven data and knowledge to design solutions.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements

Recommended Course Sequence

The courses listed below are a suggested sequence; as long as prerequisites are met, courses may be taken in a different order.

General Education Requirements - 15 Credits

Diversity and Social Justice Requirement

Within the certificate requirements, students must complete a 3-5 credit course that meets the college’s Diversity and Social Justice (DSJ) requirement. DSJ courses are designated in the college schedule and are designed to meet other general education or technical requirements simultaneous to meeting the DSJ requirement (e.g., ENGL& 101D meets both the ENGL& 101 requirement and the DSJ requirement).

Visit the DSJ requirement webpage to view the current list of general education and technical courses that meet the requirement.

Total Program Credits: 62

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