Digital Technology and Culture (DTC) at WSU Tri-Cities
Digital Technology and Culture (DTC) is an interdisciplinary degree that combines theory and practice in the study of the latest communication technologies. The program is dedicated to thinking across a variety of media forms (such as graphic design, web design, video, social media, etc.) while simultaneously studying the cultural impact these media have on our global society.
DTC has six expected student learning outcomes that represent that values and standards of the program. Graduates of the program will:
- 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.