2024-2025 Catalog 
  
    Apr 16, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

User Experience Design (ESGN-CT) Certificate

Location(s): Ferris Main Campus


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Undergraduate Certificate

A certificate in User Experience (UX) Design will allow students to apply research methods in order to create desirable and functional branded experiences.

Program Outcomes


  1. Students will apply a disciplined design process and principles of visual communication to business problems.
  2. Students will develop appropriate design solutions to given business problems.
  3. Students will create thoughtful built prototypes for branded experiences.

Admission Requirements


New Student Admission Requirements


  • 2.35 HS GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and/or 16/900 ACT/SAT
  • Applicant should show proof of high school graduation with a 2.35 GPA (on a 4.00 scale). If it is determined by the College of Business Dean’s Office/Student Academic Affairs that regular program admission criteria should be met in order to complete the certificate successfully and be a contributing member of the course, all college transcripts should be submitted to the Admissions Office.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements


  • 2.35 College GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • No more than 50% of the credits may be transferred from another institution.

All Certificate Requirements - 12 Credits Required


Certificate Courses - 12 Credits Required


Notes


  • Students who return to the university after an interrupted enrollment, not including summer semester, must normally meet the requirements of the curriculum which are in effect at the time of their return, not the requirements which were in effect when they were originally admitted.
  • Course prerequisites and corequisites can be waived with program approval of equivalent professional or academic experience.
  • Credit Variance - Credits required may vary based on course placement, prerequisites, etc. If you have questions, contact your advisor.

Graduation Requirements


In order to graduate from Ferris State University, students must meet both University and Programmatic Graduation Requirements.

University Graduation Requirements


These are the minimum graduation requirements for a certificate at Ferris State University:

  • A 2.00 or higher cumulative Ferris State University GPA is required.
  • A minimum of 6 credits within the certificate must be earned.
  • A minimum of 50 percent of certificate credits must be earned from Ferris State University to meet the Residency requirement.

Programmatic Graduation Requirements


These are the additional graduation requirements mandated by the program:

  • All requirements as specified in the All Certificate Requirements section must be met.
  • For students seeking a degree from Ferris State University, a maximum of 50 percent of the certificate credits can be from courses required in their program/major.
  • A term prior to completion of the certificate, students must log into MyFSU and complete the “Apply for Graduation”. You will receive an email back with the next steps to take. Once this is done, the Graduation Secretary will notify the Registrar who will note the completion of the certificate.
  • A 2.70 or higher cumulative GPA is required in all Design (DSGN) courses.

Contact Information


Marketing
(231) 591-2426
[email protected]

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