Instructions, buttons, colors, sounds, progress indications—how do you design a successful interaction between a human and a product or device?
Learn how to build an effective and appealing user experience (UX) for all kinds of technology, including mobile apps, websites, and installations. In Champlain’s Interaction Design major, you’ll gain experience in the visual design and aesthetic, programming, psychology, and other user interface (UI) design considerations involved in creating a successful human-device interaction.
Interaction design—encompassing areas such as UX and UI—is a booming career field with high demand for experienced professionals. In fact, UX design ranked fifth on LinkedIn’s Top Skills Companies Need the Most in 2020 list.
Why major in Interaction Design at Champlain College?
Start learning interaction and UX design from day one. In our Upside-Down Curriculum, you get to jump right into your major in your first year—you'll start exploring design, programming, and interaction psychology in your very first semester.
Our focus on hands-on learning ensures you graduate with real experience in your field. Collaborating with students in other majors, such as App Development and Graphic Design & Visual Communication, you'll practice working as part of a team to complete a project; you'll be well versed in professional processes when you enter the workforce.