UX/UI Associate Certificate

The UX/UI Design Associate Certificate introduces the fast-growing and innovative fields of user-centred research and design.

With a focus on creative problem solving and technical skill-building, this program provides students with the framework to understand, discuss and create effective interactive experiences. The UX/UI Design Associate Certificate introduces students to prototyping, usability testing, user-centred design principles, coding and visual communication strategies, grounded in both industry-standard tools and design theory.

This certificate is ideal for students who are new to UX/UI design to learn the fundamentals of UX/UI Design, Web Design + Analytics, Information Design and Web Programming. Students exit the program with projects suitable for portfolio development, as well as an understanding of business and professional practices in the industry.

A renewed flexible Associate UX/UI certificate- effective FALL 2023.

Required Courses in this Certificate

Please note: All courses listed as "pending" will become available in the upcoming terms

Core Courses

CECD 100Introductory Communication Design
CSUX 100Introductory UX Design
(formerly CEDA 700: Introductory User Interface and User Experience Design)
CSUX 101Introductory UI Design
(formerly CEDA 700: Introductory User Interface and User Experience Design)
CSSO 109Adobe CC Essentials
(formerly CECS 120: Adobe CC for Design + Production)
CSWD 101Introductory Web Design
CSWD 200Intermediate Web Design (pending)
CSUX 200Intermediate UX Design
CSUX 201Intermediate UI Design

Professional Practices | Complete both of:

CSDS 101Innovations in Design

(formerly CESE 103: New Topics in Contemporary Design)

CSDS 102Industry Intro: Design
(formerly CEPD 201: Professional Practices for Designers)

...or choose 2 courses from any of our Professional Practices courses


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