Learn: Discover the M.A. in IxD
All courses listed are three-credit-hour courses, with the exception of ADES 5460, which is a six-credit-hour course.
ADES 5410: Foundations & Frameworks of Interaction Design
ADES 5420: Human-Centered Interaction Design 1
ADES 5430: Interaction Design MakerLab 1
ADES 5440: Human-Centered Interaction Design 2
ADES 5450: Data and Information Visualization
ADES 5460: Interaction Design: Inception-to-Pitch Capstone Project
For those looking to develop their career and design leadership capacity, the University of North Texas' M.A. in Design with a concentration in Interaction Design, M.A. in IxD, can be the launch pad. The degree is designed to help individuals and organizations gain the skills, methods, and experiences needed to define meaningful, effective, and successful human-centered products, services, and systems. Whether you are looking to pivot your career, mature your organization, or define a product idea, the MA in IxD program can help you discover and achieve your future.
The curriculum offers the following.
- Flexible evening and weekend courses
- Multidisciplinary classroom experiences
- Interaction with industry experts
- Real-world, hands-on projects
Explore our curriculum plan, course offerings, and workshop opportunities to see why the M.A. in IxD is a good fit for you and your organization.
M.A. in IxD Curriculum Plan
Learn how you can complete your graduate degree at UNT at Frisco.
Guided Pathway for M.A. in Design, with a concentration in Interaction Design at UNT at Frisco.
ADES 5410 Foundations and Frameworks of Interaction
ADES 5420 Human-Centered IXD1
ADES 5450 Data and Information Visualization and Design
ADES 5430 Interaction Design MakerLab 01
ADES 5440 Human-Centered IXD 2
*MKTG 5000 Marketing Concepts
*MKTG 5150 Marketing Management (Online course)
*LSCM 5300 Strategic Supply Chain Management (Online course)
ADES 5460 Interaction Design: Inception-to-Pitch Capstone Project
*These are elective courses to complement the major. Alternatives can be selected in consultation with a graduate advisor.
NOTE: This is not an official degree plan. Check with the M.A. in IxD program advisor, Professor Michael Gibson; degree plans may change in later catalogs.
The elective course is selected from a partnered area of study.*
* A minimum of three, three-semester-credit-hour courses may be taken in UNT disciplines outside of the CVAD Department of Design. Electives may include but are not limited to anthropology, computer science, information technology and decision science, technical communications, marketing and logistics, digital retailing, and journalism. Taking courses in these areas may require securing permission from either the instructor of that course, or the department where that course is taught, or both; some of these courses may be team-taught.