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 460 Ethnography at the Speed of Industry1
UX 461 Ethical Ethnography1
UX 462 Asking and Listening1
UX 463 Contextual Inquiry1
UX 464 Just Enough Research1
UX 465 Ethnography for Design1
UX 466 Planning Productive Fieldwork1
UX 467 Going Deeper With Theory1
UX 468 Communicating User Research1
UX 469 User Experience 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
Other User Experience Research courses with approval of advisorVaries

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The Certificate Courses