HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION

 

HCI (human-computer interaction) is the study of how people interact with computers and to what extent computers are or are not developed for successful interaction with human beings. HCI is a subfield within computer science concerned with the design, evaluation, and implementation of interactive computing systems for human use and with the study of major phenomena surrounding them.

 

 

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Related Career Titles for Human Computer Interaction Majors

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Computer Application Programmer

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Dispatcher

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Engineer

Graphic Designer

Human Factors Engineer

Human Resources

Information Architect

Industrial Designer

Instructional Designer

Manager of Information Systems

Marketing Analyst

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Physical Therapist

Product Designer

Programmer

Research and Development

Sales

Software Designer

Software Engineer

Systems/Programming Engineer

Technical Writer

Telemedicine

UI Designer

User Experience Tester

Usability Analyst

Web-based Interface Design

Web Master

 

 

Industries That Hire Human Computer Interaction Majors

Advertising

Banks

Colleges and Universities

Communication Services

Computer and Electronic Products Companies

Computer Systems Design Companies

Computer Consulting

Education Services

Engineering Services

Federal Government

Financial Services

Healthcare

Insurance Companies

 Legal Services

Local and State Government

Management Consulting Services

Marketing

Media Services

Multimedia Services

Non-Profit Organizations

Production Companies

Sales

Scientific Research & Development Services

Software Companies

Transportation Services

Wireless Companies

 

 

 

Web Sites For Human Computer Interaction Majors

 

HCI Resource Network

 

Human Computer Intelligence Interaction

 

SIGCHI

 

Internet Technical Group

 

Usability Professional's Association

 

 

 

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