Human-Computer Interaction at Berkeley

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UC Berkeley offers a broad array of options to learn about Human-Computer Interaction and to engage in HCI research across the University.

Undergraduate degrees at UC Berkeley with relevant coursework include the Bachelor of Science in EECS and the Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science.

Graduate degree programs include the Ph.D. in Computer Science, the Master of Information Management and Systems, and the Ph.D. program at the School of Information. Ph.D. students in any department can enroll in a Designated Emphasis in New Media.

Research Labs active in HCI include the Berkeley Institute of Design, an interdisciplinary laboratory that is home to faculty and students from a variety of disciplines, the Hybrid Ecologies Lab, and groups at the School of Information.

Faculty with active research projects or courses in HCI include Maneesh Agrawala, John Canny, Ken Goldberg, Björn Hartmann, Marti Hearst, Greg Niemeyer, Eric Paulos, Tapan Parikh, Kimiko Ryokai, Nancy Van House.

Courses are primarily offered through three venues: the Computer Science Division in the College of Engineering, the School of Information, and the Berkeley Center for New Media.

The Berkeley Institute of Design
The School of Information
The Center for New Media
The Hybrid Ecologies Lab