Major Requirements

To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Technology and Culture it is required that a student the complete the WSU UCORE, the College of Arts & Sciences undergraduate requirements, and 39 credits in Digital Technology and Culture. In addition, two [M] (Writing in the Major) courses are required as a part of a student’s major coursework.

For more information about the DTC major please make an appointment with Mariella Lora , the DTC Academic Advisor.

DTC Core Requirements

15 Credits
DTC 101: Introduction to Digital Technology & Culture
DTC 201: Tools and Methods for Digital Technology
DTC 206: Digital Inclusion
DTC 497: Senior Seminar
DTC 498: Internship

Options

21 Credits (Select One Option Below)

Digital Cinema, Sound, and Animation

Examines the history, development, and cultural impact of time-based technology such as sound, film and animation.

Core Classes
DTC 335: Digital Animation: Story, Narration and Production
DTC 354: Digital Storytelling
DTC 375 [M]: Language, Texts and Technology
DTC 491: Digital Cinema

Pick Three Additional Courses
DTC 355 [M]: Multimedia Authoring: Exploring New Rhetorics
DTC 356: Information Structures
DTC 435: Advanced Animation
DTC 477: Advanced Multimedia Authoring
DTC 476: Digital Literacies

Information Structures and Systems

Focuses on inclusive strategies for and systems to design, curate, present, and organize data and information across multiple contexts.

Core Classes
DTC 336: Composition and Design
DTC 356: Information Structures
DTC 375 [M]: Language, Texts and Technology
DTC 476: Digital Literacies

Pick Three Additional Courses
DTC 354: Digital Storytelling
DTC 355 [M]: Multimedia Authoring: Exploring New Rhetorics
DTC 475: Digital Diversity
DTC 478: Usability and Interface Design
DTC 491: Digital Cinema

Interactive Technologies and Development

Explores the principles of web design, coding, information architecture, and usability in a global cultural context.

Core Classes
DTC 355 [M]: Multimedia Authoring: Exploring New Rhetorics
DTC 356: Information Structures
DTC 477: Advanced Multimedia Authoring
DTC 478: Usability and Interface Design

Pick Three Additional Courses
DTC 335: Digital Animation: Story, Narration and Production
DTC 375 [M]: Language, Texts and Technology
DTC 476: Digital Literacies
DTC 491: Digital Cinema
DTC 492: Engines and Platforms

General Elective

3 Credits (Select One Course Below)

ANTH 301: Arts and Media in Global Perspective
ENGL 339: Topics in Film as Literature
ENGL 342: Documentary Film Theory and Production
ENGL 402 [M]: Technical and Professional Writing
FA 331: Art, Science, and Technology
FA 332: Introduction to Digital Media – Print and Web
FA 333: Introduction to Digital Media – Video and Sound

FA 337: Experimental Animation
FA 385: Digital Imaging
FA 434: Time Based Media
FA 435: Interactive Media
HIST 400: History in Media
HIST 438: Topics in Public History
HIST 483: Medicine, Science, and Technology in World History

MIS 372 [M]: Data Management
SOC 373: Media, Culture, and Society
SOC 430: Society and Technology
WST 300 [M]: Intersections of Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality
WST 338: Women and Popular Culture
WST 340: Third World Women and Film
WST 369: Queer Identities in Contemporary Cultures