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Digital Humanities Certificate

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About the Certificate

The Digital Humanities Certificate is a 15-credit certificate that combines course work from the College of Liberal Arts and Libraries and School of Information Studies. Its primary objective is to better prepare students in both STEM fields and the liberal arts for the multidisciplinary demands of the 21st-century job market. The 15-credit Plan of Study consists of the required Introduction to Digital Humanities; a senior capstone project; and 9 additional credits consisting of one course from three of the following categories: Culture and Society, Digital Literacy, Programming, and Visualization.

Students who complete the Digital Humanities Certificate will be able to:

  1. Identify various concepts and methods in digital humanities by defining them;
  2. apply a range of methods and tools to conduct digital humanities inquiry and practice;
  3. apply digital methods across disciplinary boundaries to conduct digital humanities inquiry and practice related to a variety of topics;
  4. investigate ethical and social dimensions of digital scholarship, infrastructure and tools through hands-on making and telling activities;
  5. assess the transformative potential of digital methods through research and critical inquiry;
  6. design a process for developing and completing a digital project by building a digital project; and
  7. build projects collaboratively by building a digital project.

Digital Humanities Undergraduate Certificate // Purdue College of Liberal Arts

Requirements for the Certificate (15 credits)

Pre-Requisite Information

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