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Requirements

Bachelor of Arts

The Digital Technology and Culture (DTC) program requires the completion of General Education and College of Liberal Arts course requirements.

The DTC major requires 39 credits composed of a 24-credit core, a concentration of 12 additional credits, and a senior capstone of at least 3 credits. Download to see all requirements here.

Also, many DTC Majors choose a minor. Learn more about common minors here.


DTC Core Requirements (must take all 5 courses; 15 credits)

DTC 355: Multimedia Authoring: Exploring New Rhetorics
DTC 356: Information Structures (*note DTC 101 is a prerequisite)
DTC 375: Language, Texts & Technology (*note DTC 101 is a prerequisite)
DTC 475: Digital Diversity
FA 331: Art, Science, and Technology *other options by approval


DTC Core Electives (pick 1 to 3 courses; 3 to 9 credits)

ANTH 350: Speech, Thought & Culture
DTC/ENGL 354: Digital Storytelling
ENGL 342 Documentary Film Theory and Production
ENGL 301: Writing & Rhetorical Conventions+
ENGL 402: Technical & Professional Writing+
FA 332: Introduction to Digital Media: Print & Web*
FA 333: Introduction to Digital Media: Video & Sound*
SOC 373: Media, Culture & Society

*Students may use only one of these two courses to fulfill requirements in this section of the Core.  +Students may use only one of these two courses to fulfill requirements in this section of the Core.

DTC Concentration (pick one area and complete 4 courses; 12 credits)

Concentration 1: Culture and Technology

  • ANTH 330: Origins of Culture and Civilization
  • ANTH 350: Speech, Thought & Culture
  • ANTH 355: Language in History
  • CPT S 401: Computers & Society
  • DTC 476: Digital Literacies
  • ENGL 360: Principles of Rhetoric
  • ENGL 361: Everyday Rhetorics
  • ENGL 401: History of Rhetoric
  • ENGL458: Topics in Sociolinguistics and Psycho-linguistics
  • HIST 400: History in Media
  • HUM 304: Humanities in the Modern World
  • POL S 317: Media and Politics
  • PSYCH 492: Psychology of Language
  • SOC 373: Media, Culture & Society
  • SOC 430: Society and Technology

Concentration 2: Media Authoring

  • DTC 335: Digital Animation
  • DTC 336: Composition and Design
  • DTC 338: Special Topics
  • DTC 354: Digital Storytelling
  • DTC 435: Advanced Animation
  • DTC 477: Advanced Multimedia Authoring
  • DTC 478: Usability and Interface Design
  • ENGL300: Computers in English (1 credit, can be repeated)
  • ENGL 301: Writing and Rhetorical Conventions
  • ENGL 357: Literary Editing and Publishing
  • ENGL 360: Principles of Rhetoric
  • ENGL 361: Everyday Rhetorics
  • ENGL 402: Technical & Professional Writing
  • ENGL 405: Advanced Professional Writing & Editing
  • FA 332: Introduction to Digital Media: Print & Web
  • FA 333: Introduction to Digital Media: Video & Sound
  • FA 363: Special Topics—Digital Media
  • FA 369/AMT 368: Illustration and Rendering Techniques
  • FA 380: History of Photography
  • FA 433: Print Based Media
  • FA 434: Time Based Media
  • FA 435: Interactive Media

Senior Internship/Seminar (3-6 credits)