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Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

Human Factors Minor

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Program Requirements

This minor focuses on applying basic psychological principles to the interaction between person and machine. As technology becomes more sophisticated, it is critical to design equipment that optimally fits the needs and abilities of users. The prerequisite for this course is PSYC 1200 General Psychology and PSYC 2220 Human Factors in Design is required. The remaining two courses to complete the minor should be selected from the following:

  • PSYC 4180 - Selected Topics in Engineering Psychology
  • PSYC 2940 - Readings in Human Factors
  • PSYC 2960 - Topics in Human Factors

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