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PSYC 317 - Human Factors
Fall 2017, Section 01

ID #Subj#SecTitleDatesDaysTimeCrdsStatusInstructorDelivery MethodLoc
000638 PSYC 317 01 Human Factors
08/19 - 12/09
Sa
9:00am - 1:00pm
4.0 Open Lysen, Paul
Blended/Hybrid Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University
Building/Room: New Main L209


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
8/19/2017 - 12/9/2017 Sa 9:00am - 1:00pm New Main L209 Lysen, Paul

Notes
  • Note: This course combines reduced classroom time with significant online work. Intermediate computer/Internet skills required. For online learning and course access information go to www.metrostate.edu/col click on Student Resources. Meeting dates: Aug. 26 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM; Sept. 16; Oct. 7, 28 - Field Trip 10:00 AM-1:00 PM; Dec. 2.

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 24 Enrolled: 21 Seats Remaining: 3

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
[PSYC 100 - General Psychology]
Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until August 27, 2017, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 20, 2017.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $910.12
Tuition -nonresident: $1,856.92
Approximate Course Fees: $137.88

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
Upper Division Liberal Studies

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
Goal 05 - Hist/Soc/Behav Sci
  • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
  • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
  • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.

Description
Human factors psychology (ergonomics) is the study of human capacities and limitations affecting people's interaction with machines. Topics include perception, cognition, memory, psychomotor learning, display and control design, vehicular design, the human-computer interface, airplane crashes, and product liability. The course includes Psychology Laboratory assignments, laboratory experiment simulations, flight simulator field trips and exercises in human factors design. Experimental methodology underlies the content of this course.

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