Master of Arts in the Field of Interaction Design

The Corcoran master of arts in interaction design at the concentrates on preparing students to enter fields connected to the design of interactive services with a social or civic imperative. The course of study consists of four primary components: studio based skill-building; academic study connecting theoretical, historical, and practice in human-centered design; collaborative project-based work with partners in the Washington, DC, region; and strategic design thinking.

Required
CXID 6010
CIXD 6011Narrative Media Design for Interaction
CIXD 6012Prototyping Interaction
CIXD 6020Topics in Human Centered Design
CIXD 6021Topics in Design Leadership
CIXD 6080Engagement Lab (Taken four times for a total of 12 credits)
CIXD 6998
CIXD 6999
Electives
9 credits in elective courses.
Thesis
Completion of a written thesis.
Completion of a creative thesis project and exhibition.