Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013
PSYC 2270 Engineering Psychology
Prerequisite: PSYC 1101
Survey of the applied areas of psychology which has proven useful in the design of equipment for human use and in the design of man-machine systems. This course is offered at a beginning or survey level and is conducted as a lecture course with a current text book for readings. The content is basically psychological, but the emphasis is on how psychological knowledge can be applied in the design or organization of machines, equipment or systems intended for human use. Examples are drawn from a wide range of areas.