Undergraduate Minor

The College of Arts and Letters offers a Minor in Digital Humanities for students from all majors. The Minor provides a solid foundation and credential for communicating both digital skills and a critical eye of technology.

In the Digital Humanities Minor, we invite you to EXPLORE, RESEARCH, ANALYZE, AND CRITIQUE the ways in which digital tools, technologies, and spaces have transformed work in the humanities. CREATE, DESIGN, MASH, MIX, AND PRODUCE using digital tools, technologies, and spaces.

Become equipped to:

  • discuss the complexity and social and political context of technologies
  • be a thoughtful and critical user of digital tools and spaces
  • be an adept selector of the technology and tool to suit the work at hand
  • create multimodal, multimedia work

15 credits total

2 required courses:

  • DH285 – Intro to Digital Humanities (offered every Fall) (Fall 2018 syllabus)
  • DH340 – Digital Humanities Seminar (offered every Spring)

2-3 elective courses:

  • Any course with DH course code
    • Digital Culture (Spring 2019)
    • Data & the Humanities (Spring 2019)
    • Theories of the Digital (Fall 2019)

Experiential learning:

For further information, contact the Advisor for Digital Humanities, Kristen Mapes, kmapes@msu.edu. Advising office hours are available by appointment.