College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English

Digital Technology and Culture


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.


Possible Careers

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:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Social Media Consultant
  • Web Developer
  • Media Producer
  • Game Designer
  • Information Architect
  • Art Director
  • Internet Marketer
  • Project Manager
  • Professional Writer
  • Editing and Publishing
  • Teaching
  • Graduate School
  • Technical Writer
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Multimedia Developer


Marketable Skills

DTC provides a range of skills that apply to numerous career and educational pathways. Some of these skills include:

  • Media Development
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Information Management
  • Design Principles and Standards
  • User Experience Development
  • Audience Awareness




  • Certification Applications for Spring are due February 22, 2013
  • Professor Arola will be on sabbatical during Spring 2013. Direct DTC-related questions to our Advisor, Leisa McCormick, or the DTC Associate Director, Rebecca Goodrich.
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