Academics

Tablet and smartphone interacting with displayThrough the CMDC program you can earn a B.A. or a minor in Digital Technology and Culture. You can also earn a certificate in game studies and design.

The Digital Technology and Culture degree offers two areas of concentration—

  • multimedia authoring
  • knowledge management and production

and six areas of specialty:

  • Web and mobile development and design
  • 2D and 3D animation for visualization
  • Social media platform development and communication
  • Sensor-based physical computing
  • Digital publishing
  • Game theories and production

In addition to DTC courses, the program includes coursework in anthropology, management information systems, computer science, English, fine arts, history, political science, psychology and sociology.

Through directed studies and internships, you can gain real world experience and engage in projects aimed at serving the community. These outside-the-classroom experiences will help you with professional career networking and developing a commitment to public service.

Along the way, the program provides an intellectual environment comprised of special events, such as lectures, residency programs, performances by internationally known artists, and field trips to media arts shows and exhibits. It also offers state-of-the-art computer labs and studios in which to work and learn.

Class sizes are kept small to assure one-on-one contact with faculty.

Sample courses:

  • Multimedia authoring: Exploring the new rhetorics
  • Electronic research and the rhetoric of information
  • Language, texts, and technology
  • Digital diversity
  • Art, science, and technology

Course requirements

For digital technology and culture major or minor details, see the course catalog.

For game studies and design certificate details, see the course catalog.