Documentaries about history’s biggest mysteries. Multimedia museum exhibits. Interactive educational materials. Just think what you could create when you merge fascinating topics with technology. Digital humanities is a vast and versatile field—and an academic minor with major possibility. This interdisciplinary program can be combined with many areas of study, from art and anthropology to creative writing and computer science. The digital humanities minor gives you the flexibility to match courses with your skills and interests. Choose from options like Computing for Poets, Exhibition Design, and Digital Controversies.
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Winter Jade Werner, co-coordinator
Mark D. LeBlanc, co-coordinator
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