Minor Requirements

The minor in digital studies requires 21 credits and is designed to serve students from all disciplines since we are all connected with our digital world.

Requirements for a Minor in Digital   Studies

Core Courses

All students minoring in Digital Studies are required to complete the following two courses:

  • DS 201 - Digital Identities and Communities  Credits: 3
  • DS 202 - Digital Data and Design  Credits: 3

 

Module Courses

All students minoring in Digital Studies are required to complete two courses from each of the following modules.

Students must take two courses from different disciplines in the “Tools and Production” module. Students must take at least one Digital Studies designated course in the “Digital Culture” module. With approval from the Director of Digital Studies, students may complete DS 490 Digital Studies Internship* in place of one of the two required module courses.

 

Module 1: Digital Tools and Production

  • ART 109 - Graphic Design Basics  Credits: 3
  • ART 321 - Digital 3D  Credits: 3
  • CFV 125 - Media Production 1  Credits: 3
  • CIS 231 - Problem Solving with Spreadsheets  Credits: 3
  • CIS 238 - Internet Media and Programming  Credits: 3
  • CIS 320 - Visualization of Data and Info  Credits: 3
  • CMJ 260 - Multimedia Journalism Workshop  Credits: 3
  • CPH 175 - Understanding Still Photography  Credits: 3
  • DS 310 - Digital Preservation and Archiving  Credits: 3
  • DS 490 - Internship in Digital Studies Credits: 3*
  • GPY 307 - Introduction to Computer Mapping/GIS  Credits: 3
  • MKT 360 – Marketing on the Internet  Credits: 3
  • PA 311 - Public Sector Information Technology Credits: 3
  • STA 216 - Intermediate Applied Statistics  Credits: 3
  • WRT 351 - Writing for the World Wide Web  Credits: 3
  • WRT 455 - Multimodal Composition  Credits: 3

Module 2: Digital Culture

  • CIS 358 - Information Assurance  Credits: 3
  • DS 330 - Game Culture  Credits: 3
  • DS 340 - Identity and Representation in Digital Culture Credits: 3
  • DS 350 - Social Media in Culture  Credits: 3
  • DS 360 - Ethics of Digital Culture  Credits: 3
  • DS 490 - Internship in Digital Studies Credits: 3*
  • ENG 314/DS 314 - Digital Literacies  Credits: 3
  • PLS 340 - Mass Media and American Politics  Credits: 3
  • SOC/LIB 366 - American Society and Media  Credits: 3
  • STA 340 – Statistics in the Media Credits: 3

Capstone Requirements: All students minoring in Digital Studies are required to complete the capstone course:

  • DS 495 - Digital Studies Capstone  Credits: 3

 

 



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