Digital Humanities - Certificate
This transcripted certificate offers masters or doctoral students who intend to practice in an academic environment, museum, or other cultural institution the opportunity to acquire knowledge of digital tools, theories, and methodologies and to become competent in conducting digital practice. The Digital Humanities Certificate provides a basic introduction to the development and application of information technology in the context of research and practice in the humanities. The certificate provides students with the skills, applied and theoretical, that are necessary to apply computational techniques to complex research problems as well as practical tasks in the humanities. The certificate program is open to students from any graduate degree program at Texas A&M University and the plan of study comprises 12 hours of coursework, including 3 hours of independent study (685 Directed Study) in any participating Digital Humanities faculty's home discipline. At least one course must be outside the student’s home department. Some courses may or may not satisfy the certificate requirements, depending upon their content. For more information, see http://dhcertificate.tamu.edu.
Certificate candidates must complete 12 hours of coursework as follows:
- 6 hours from approved course list
- 3 hours from approved course list outside the student’s home department.
- 3 hours Independent Study. The independent study must include the completion of a digital humanities project. A report on the independent study project must be submitted to the certificate coordinator upon completion of the project.1
- Successful course completion requires the award of a minimum grade of B.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|Independent Study 1||3|
|Select three from the following: 2||9|
|Survey of Media Studies 3|
|Seminar in Media Studies 3|
|Communication and Technology|
|Computers and New Media|
|Seminar in Human-Centered Computing|
|Contemporary Visual Culture 3|
|Evaluation and Implementation of Electronic Learning Materials 3|
|Graphic Communication and Interface Design 3|
|Educational Video 3|
|Educational Game Design 3|
|Bibliography and Literary Research (course only open to graduate students in English and Philosophy) 3|
|Topics in Digital Research|
|Topics in Textual Studies and Book History 3|
|Historiography (course only open to graduate students in History) 3|
|Research Methods in History (course only open to graduate students in History) 3|
|Digital Methods in Historical Research|
|History of Technology|
|Rendering and Shading|
|The Digital Image|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||12|
For a list of Digital Humanities Faculty, see http://dhcertificate.tamu.edu/faculty. For additional information on what constitutes a digital project capable of fulfilling the certificate requirements, see the FAQ page of the certificate website: http://dhcertificate.tamu.edu/faq.
Student may request approval from certificate coordinator to include courses with digital humanities content not appearing on this course list. For details, see the FAQ page of the certificate website: http://dhcertificate.tamu.edu/faq.
Certificate credit only available for sections that include digital humanities credit, syllabus required. For details, see the FAQ page of the certificate website: http://dhcertificate.tamu.edu/faq.