Human-Centered Design (M.A.)

Human-Centered Design (M.A.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
ARTS 500Aesthetics and Technology3
ARTS 510Design Theories 3
ARTS 525Ideation for Innovation 3
ARTS 601Prototyping: Ideas to Action 3
DSGN 500Fundamentals of Design for Social Innovation 3
DSGN 501Human-Centered Design: Observations and Insights3
DSGN 625Principles of User Experience for the Physical and Digital World3
DSGN 650Human-Centered Design Lab I3
DSGN 651Human-Centered Design Lab II3
DSGN 696Human-Centered Design Capstone Project3
Total Hours30

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date 

Program Offered in Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
DSGN 500 Fundamentals of Design for Social Innovation 3
DSGN 501 Human-Centered Design: Observations and Insights 3
ARTS 500 Aesthetics and Technology 3
Second Semester
ARTS 510 Design Theories 3
ARTS 525 Ideation for Innovation 3
ARTS 601 Prototyping: Ideas to Action 3
Second Year
First Semester
DSGN 625 Principles of User Experience for the Physical and Digital World 3
DSGN 650 Human-Centered Design Lab I 3
Second Semester
DSGN 651 Human-Centered Design Lab II 3
DSGN 696 Human-Centered Design Capstone Project 3
 Total Hours30
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