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Learn UX at Chico State

An overview of user experience and usability inspired learning available to Chico State students. Researched and written by Casey Darr.


The following classes cover the UX related topics of usability, research, and prototyping.

ANTH Anthropology
ANTH 283 Qualitative Research Methods

CSCI Computer Science
CSCI 431 Usability Engineering

MADT Media Arts, Design, and Technology
MADT 327 Information Design
MADT 433 Human Factors

MGMT Management
MGMT 455 Digital Entrepreneurship

MKTG Marketing
MKTG 380 Marketing Research

PSYC Psychology
PSYC 361 Research in Psychology

Linkedin Learning UX Classes

Chico State Linkedin Learning Login(opens in new window) - Free for students.

Classes I Took:

Advance Your Skills as a User Experience Researcher(opens in new window)
(5 courses/certificates)

  • UX Foundations: Research
  • UX Research Methods: Card Sorting
  • UX Research Methods: Interviewing
  • Design Thinking: Understanding the Process
  • Design Thinking: Implementing the Process

people collaborating on sketches using pens and colorful sticky notes

Free Design Software for Students


Figma is very popular program for collaborative page design, user interface design and prototyping. A great option for students since it can be used within a web browser. This is my go-to program for page layout design - Casey.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Includes photoshop and illustrator.

What a Career in UX Looks Like

Reviewing the NNGroup study(opens in new window) on the UX profession. Here's the presentation file (Google Slide) from the video.

Be a Part of User Research

Web Services is leading a campuswide effort to improve user experience across all digital assets the University manages and needs the help of students, staff, and faculty. Read about our efforts and find out how to get involved.

UX Research at Chico State