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Find the Path That’s Right for You: UI/UX Design

Explore our Media + Design Digital Design Degree Options

Interactive UX/UI Design at Tulane SoPA will provide you with the skills necessary to enter the ever-evolving field of interactive design. You can expect to find careers in user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design, web design, app design, social media design, and so much more! The field of interactive design is expected to grow almost 26 percent over the next 10 years, and CNN Money estimates that employment for UX/UI designers will grow 18 percent by 2024.

B.A. Requirements

A Bachelor of Arts Degree in Digital Design with an Interactive UX/UI Concentration prepares students for a deep dive into creative thinking, conceptual development and portfolio creation. We welcome students coming directly from high school or adult learners who may be looking for a career change or to complete the undergraduate degree for the first time.

42 major hours
18 elective hours
60 general requirements

The Tulane School of Professional Advancement Awards the B.A. in Digital Design following the completion of 120 credits, which includes 42 credits in the major. All students in the digital design major take core courses in design foundations and then declare a career track to specialize in either Graphic Design or Interactive UX/UI Design.

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Post-Baccalaureate Requirements

The Digital Design Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) is designed for individuals who have already earned a Bachelor's degree. The three available PBCs in Digital Design align with the two tracks within the Digital Design major: Graphic Design or Interactive UX/UI Design. These certificates are comprised of all of the coursework required for an undergraduate major, without required courses in other subjects.

30 hours

The Interactive UX/UI Design PBC provides students with the skills necessary to enter the ever-evolving field of interactive design. The minor consists of 30 credit hours, which offer students a foundation in digital design and introduction to interactive design.

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Careers in Degree Program

The Interactive UI/UX Design minor provides students with the skills necessary to enter the ever-evolving field of interactive design. Students can expect to create a portfolio consisting of projects aligned with workforce demand. Related jobs in these fields include:

User Experience Designer
User Interface Designer
Front-End App Designer
Front-End Website Designer
Interaction Designer
Motion Designer

WHERE ARE
THEY NOW?

AJ Durand

As a daytime yoga teacher and nightlife entertainer for the last 15 years, AJ identifies as an "Experience Engineer". At the age of 37, he hung up his yoga mat and came to SoPA for a B.A. in Interactive Design. He's now the Associate Media Content Developer for the Learning Design & Development Team and hosts of a digital network, Ephemeral Experiences, where he leads courses in self-success and spiritual creativity for the LGBTQIA+ Community.

AJ Durand - Tulane School of Professional Advancement
Megan Calvin

Megan Calvin

Megan double majored in interactive UX/UI design and business at Tulane SoPA, has accepted a post-graduation position in NYC at IBM Garage and its incubator-style approach to technology solutions for the business giant’s clients.

“As a UX designer for IBM Garage, I will be working directly with developers and architects, leading design thinking workshops with clients, creating ‘wireframes’ and prototypes, user testing, and iterating on these designs to deliver products that meet our clients’ needs,” Calvin said.

Our diverse faculty are industry professionals and experts working in the field to provide you with the most up-to-date expertise and skills required of the industry today.