Bachelor of Science in Interactive Design

The Bachelor of Science in Interactive Design provides you with an interdisciplinary, hands-on approach to developing the technical, theoretical, and problem-solving skills you’ll need to serve as interaction, user experience (UX), and user interface (UI) designers.

When studying for the interactive design degree, you’ll focus on:

  • The tools and techniques to create a compelling portfolio of interactive, screen-based designs.
  • Learning about design using problem-solving, goal-directed, and human-centered design approaches.
  • A cultural approach to design that situates understanding meaning within different contexts.
  • Honing soft skills -- being a good teammate, presentation skills, and explaining design work to diverse audiences.
  • Learning computational thinking and some front-end coding.

As an interactive designer, you’ll learn to focus on how people interact with your design and create products that give the best possible user experience. You’ll also have meetings with clients to discuss specifications, monitor product performance, and develop design plans using specialized computer software.

As an interactive designer, you’ll work closely with a larger team, including product development, engineers, marketing, and other stakeholders. To be a successful interactive designer, you’ll develop computer software, technical, communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Marietta

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Degree Pathway

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Interactive Design Degree Pathway
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Interactive Design Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Portfolio Development – You will learn how to craft your portfolio of work that hiring companies will require.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Diverse Career Options – As an interactive design graduate, you will have multiple career opportunities that will showcase your creative abilities while utilizing your technological knowledge.

What can you do with an Interactive Design degree?

The continuing expansion of scientific and technological products and growth in web-based product support will drive employment demand for interactive design careers.

  • Content Strategist
  • Designer/Developer (Front-End or Back-End)
  • Information Architect (IA)
  • Interaction Designer (IxD)
  • Mobile Designer
  • User Experience (UX) Designer
  • User Interface (UI) Designer
  • Web Administrator
  • Web Designer
  • Webmaster

Interactive Design Salary and Career Information

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Department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design

Kennesaw State University
Department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design
Marietta Campus 
Atrium Building (J), Rm 333 
1100 South Marietta Pkwy MD 9045 
Marietta, GA 30060 

Phone: 470-578-7202

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