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The Courses

The User Experience (UX) Research program offers a fully online certificate and additional in-person courses to earn a minor.


The Certificate in User Experience (UX) Research is an interdisciplinary and experiential program open to all upper division undergraduate and graduate students at Boise State University and beyond.

Course Number and TitleCredits
UX 360 Working in the UX Space1
UX 361 Ethical User Research1
UX 362 Asking and Listening1
UX 363 Contextual Inquiry1
UX 364 Design Thinking for Better UX1
UX 365 Go Deeper with Theory1
UX 366 Communicating User Research1
UX 367 Just Enough Research1
UX 368 Planning a Productive Capstone1
UX 469 User Research Capstone3


Students can now earn a minor in User Experience Research by taking all of the certificate classes listed above and a total of 6 credits from these options:

Course Number and TitleCredits
ENGL 408 Writing for Non-Profits and Software Documentation3
ENGL 415 Technical Documentation and Usability3
ENGL 416 User-Centered Design Principles
COID 332 Analytics for Design3
Media 301 Multimedia Storytelling3
Other User Experience Research courses with approval of advisorVaries

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The Certificate Courses