The Certificate in Digital Humanities and Data Studies offers an engaging, meaningful way to articulate individual interests in the humanities and social sciences with practical digital toolsets. This is a combination of skills that is particularly appealing to employers and vital to lifelong learners. Upon successful completion of the certificate, students will
understand how advances in computer processing led to the development of the digital humanities and data studies in fields traditionally thought of as part of the arts and sciences;
consider the major issues in the digital humanities and data studies today;
understand the theoretical and structural principles underlying digital projects. These include information design and retrieval, user design, and information structures; and
experience working collaboratively on real-world projects.
With a knowledge of Digital Humanities and Data Studies, students can engage in such techniques as:
Website design and publishing
Data curation, digitization, and archiving
Modeling and Simulation
Geospatial Analysis and Mapping
Electronic Research, Digital Publishing
The undergraduate certificate in Digital Humanities and Data Studies consists of four academic courses of 3 credits each, plus a 3-credit internship, for a total of 15 credits. Two of the academic courses must be from computing and data science and two must be from other disciplines. Two internship opportunities are available: IDIS 3881 Spcl Tpc - Lib Stu Internship or an internship in the student's major area.
When approved by the coordinator of the certificate
3-credit Internship (IDIS 3881 or in departmental major) or, with the approval of the program advisor, an additional elective course.
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