The Graduate Certificate in Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics comprises 3 courses totaling 9 credits. Some courses may have prerequisites; you many need to consult with a faculty adviser to determine if you have the necessary experience to enroll or need to complete prerequisite work first.
Course List - Graduate Certificate in Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics
|Human-Centered Product Design and Innovation||IE 479||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
|Engineering of Human Work||IE 553||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
|Engineering of Cognitive Work||IE 558||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
Applicants who do not meet course prerequisites may need to complete additional prior course work.
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