Human Factors Psychology

PSY328 (Liberal Arts) Human Factors Psychology 3 hrs. 3 crs. The discipline of human factors psychology considers the design of equipment and work and living environments from the perspective of the person who will use them. This course will take an applied cognitive psychology approach to human factors and study ways to take advantage of users' strengths and to compensate for their limitations in memory, attention, vision, manual control, etc. Emphasis will be on application of human factors to solve real world problems with a special emphasis on aviation issues. Preq: ENG 125, PSY 102 and PSY 326 or ECON 220.