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Graduate Certificate in
Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics

Courses

The Graduate Certificate in Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics comprises 3 courses totaling 9 credits. Some courses may have prerequisites and you may need to consult with a faculty adviser to determine if you have the necessary experience to enroll or need to complete prerequisite work first. 

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    Consumer product design for a global market, incorporating human factors principles and user desires in a multicultural perspective.

    • Prerequisite

      IE 408 or IE 419 or equivalent

  • 3
    credits

    Physics and physiology of humans at work; models of muscle strength, dynamic movements; neural control; physical work capacity; rest allocation.

    • Prerequisite

      BIOL 141 or BIOL 472

  • 3
    credits

    Information processing and decision-making models of the human in the modern workplace, emphasizing visual inspection and other industrial applications.

    • Prerequisite

      IE 323 and IE 408

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