CAS DTC, on the campus of Washington State University, Thursday, January, 19, 2023.
on the campus of Washington State University, Friday, December 3, 2021.
on the campus of Washington State University, Friday, December 3, 2021.


We produce multimedia creations using diverse viewpoints and critical methodologies.

In the Digital Technology and Culture (DTC) Department, students develop skills in…

The Department of Digital Technology and Culture is a home for digital innovation, bridging the worlds of creative production and the critical exploration of digital technology. Spanning four WSU campuses — Global, Pullman, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver — this department is rooted in fostering creative research, scholarship, and production that melds diverse knowledge systems with the progressive and innovative uses of technology.

Students delve into a multidimensional curriculum that includes web design, animation, graphic design, video production, augmented and virtual reality and game design. Embracing inter- and trans-disciplinary approaches, the department stands as a testament to WSU’s commitment to technologically innovative experiences and civic engagement, making it a vibrant hub for future-forward thinkers and creators.

Creativity + Analysis + Technology

A graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Technology and Culture will be able to:

  • Demonstrate culturally responsive competencies in working with digital media and technology for ethical and effective human interactions.
  • Employ design principles in the creation of various forms of digital media and technology.
  • Explore, analyze, and critique the ways digital media and technology function in multiple cultural contexts using diverse methodologies and perspectives.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the histories of technological development, from local to global perspectives, and their implications for a variety of mediums.
  • Utilize an interdisciplinary perspective to understand contemporary and future cultural impacts of digital media and technology.
  • Communicate effectively to diverse audiences, understanding how and why digital media make meaning.

One department. Four campuses.

Digital Technology and Culture has departments on several WSU campuses. Although they have much in common, each department has its own distinctive strengths, requirements, and other instructional differences. Not all DTC courses, options, and certificates are available at every campus. Explore this site to learn more about the programs.

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