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DTC Undergraduate Certificates


There are two undergradaute certificate options in the Digital Technology and Culture Program on the WSU Pullman campus – Graphic Design and Game Design and Development. Information about the requirements for the certificate is below. To apply for either certificate please use the form linked here.

Game Design and Development Certificate

The Game Design and Development Certificate is for students interested in wokring on their skills in interactive media. To apply for a certificate in Game Design and Development then fill out and submit the linked application.

There are two required courses:

  • Digital Technology and Culture 392: Video Game Theories & History OR DTC 476: Digital Strategies
  • Digital Technology and Culture 492: Engines and Platforms

Then students chose 9 credits (3 classes) from one of two options: Design or Development.

For the Design Option select three of the courses listed below:

  • DTC 335: 3D Animation
  • DTC 336: Multimedia Design
  • DTC 354 [ARTS UCore] [Writing in the Major]: Digital Storytelling
  • DTC 435: Advanced Animation

For the Development Option select three courses from the options below:

  • DTC 338: Special Topics
  • DTC 355 [Writing in the Major]: Multimedia Authoring
  • DTC 477: Advanced Multimedia Authoring
  • DTC 478: Usability and Interface Design

Screenshot of the DLS Game

Graphic Design Certificate


The Digital Technology and Culture Program and Department of Fine Arts collaborated on a Graphic Design certificate for any student interested in learning more about still image creation.

There are two classes in the core of the certificate:

  • Fine Arts 102: 2D Art and Design
  • Digital Technology and Culture 201: Tools and Methods for Digital Technology

Then students should pick three of the class options below to complete the certificate:

  • FA 332: Introduction to Digital Media – Print and Web
  • DTC 336: Multimedia Design
  • FA 433: Design for Print
  • DTC 436: Advanced Multimedia Design

In addition, any student wishing to complete a certificate in Graphic Design will need to have a 2.0 GPA at WSU.

To apply for a Graphic Design certificate then fill out and submit the linked application.