Human Factors, Ergonomics and Interface
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Constructed Environments
Department: Product Design
Course Number: PUPD 3050
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Product Design
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Interdisciplinary Arts
Human Factors, Ergonomics & Interface introduces basic understanding of design principles related to physical and cognitive ergonomics, as well as ethnography. This course provides the experience with user research and testing needed to enter Design Studio 4. A seminar based course, a portion of the assignments will be done hands-on through modeling, rigging, and constructing testing props and mechanisms.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to BFA Product Design majors only.


Open to Lang/Parsons BA/BFA students.

Open to Parsons School of Design students.


Open to Undergraduate students.


Open to Integrated Design Curriculum students.

Open to Product Design students.