UX/UI Curriculum

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In today’s digital landscape, employers across industries and looking for innovators and creative thinkers with the skills to transform business through imaginative interfaces and engaging user experiences.

The UX/UI Boot Camp at UNC Charlotte, you’ll learn both the theory and tools used by modern designers, employing user-centric design and a wealth of creative tools to build dynamic experiences.

Through immersive hands-on experience, you will not only learn the fundamental skills for UX research/UI design, but also demonstrate those skills on complex projects that bolster your portfolio.

UX/UI Part-Time

User Experience Design


Learn to understand the user journey through leading research techniques and methodologies.

What You Will Learn:

  • User-centered design
  • Design research methods
  • Figma / Figjam
  • UX interviewing
  • Brainstorming, ideation, and insight synthesis
  • Personas, archetypes, and storytelling creation
  • Decision and journey mapping
  • Prototyping and iterative design
  • Accessibility and usability
  • Usability testing
  • Project management

User Interface Design


A deep dive into the necessary skills, technologies, and frameworks designers need to master in order to create functional and engaging web and mobile applications.

What You Will Learn:

  • User Interface (UI) design
  • Heuristic analysis
  • HTML and CSS
  • Responsive web design (RWD)
  • Bootstrap and RWD design
  • UI patterns and libraries
  • Branding and consistency
  • Color, typography, and iconography
  • Information architecture
  • Layout and navigation design
  • Design systems and components
  • Multimodal design

Web Prototyping and Interaction Design


Create live web applications as full-fledged prototypes and experiment with more complex user interactions.

What You Will Learn:

  • Web portfolios and case studies
  • Design interviewing
  • Whiteboard challenges
  • Web Hosting and no-code technologies
  • JavaScript
  • Presenting and pitching ideas
  • RWD prototyping
  • Collaborative development and design handoff

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