About the Major
Digital Technology and Culture is an interdisciplinary degree program that combines the creative production and critical exploration of digital media. DTC emphasizes a historical, rhetorical, and cultural understanding of digital media so as to prepare students for problem solving and communicating both locally and globally.
The Digital Technology and Culture degree addresses a growing regional and national need for graduates who understand the connections between technology and culture and have the skills needed for a wide variety of workplaces. Our graduates have gone on to the following careers:
DTC provides a range of skills that apply to numerous career and educational pathways. Some of these skills include:
Student Learning Outcomes
At the completion of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Digital Technology and Culture, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate competency with technology for designing and distributing digital works in various mediums.
- Demonstrate competency with design principles through both the production and analysis of media objects.
- Demonstrate and articulate an understanding of the way digital media and information function and circulate in multiple cultural contexts.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the history of technological development, from local to global perspectives, and its implications for a variety of mediums.
- Utilize an interdisciplinary perspective in order to understand the global changes brought about by digital media.
- Effectively communicate through writing and speech why and how digital media texts make meaning.