Transform Your Future with Digital Skills

The Digital Technology and Cultures B.A. allows students to gain valuable digital skills while exploring what it means to be human in the digital age.

Critical, Creative, and Communication Skills

Students in the program will study cutting-edge theory on what it means to be human in the digital world while sharpening such skills as research and Information retrieval, collaboration, oral and written communication, and critical and creative thinking.

Digital Skills

Students use a variety of digital tools (such as Python, Tableau, Google Analytics, Hootsuite, and Photoshop, to name a few) to explore and create in such areas as computational thinking, multimodal composition, social media, and data visualization. Students may also choose to combine the Web Development certificate with this major.

Portfolio-Based Instruction

The Digital Cultures and Technology B.A. emphasizes experiential and project-based learning. All of our programs are focused on building portfolios of work in which students showcase their classwork and projects for future employers.

38%
Higher Wages for Jobs Requiring Advanced Digital Skills
3x
Rate at Which Digitally Intensive Jobs are Growing, as Compared to Non-Digital Jobs
$71,000
Average Salary for Multimedia Designer in Seattle Area

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Explain key concepts in computing, technological modes of production, and information/data flow
  • Evaluate the relative strengths and weaknesses of research sources, digital tools, technologies, interfaces, and artifacts
  • Analyze media, technology, and digital artifacts using interdisciplinary theories and methods
  • Examine how technologically mediated identities reflect and transform cultural ideologies of gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexuality, and social class
  • Design multimodal projects that demonstrate an engagement with and advocacy for social justice issues and are informed by digital rhetoric and an understanding of audience
  • Reflect upon their own work, roles, values, and identities related to digital culture
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BA in Digital Technology and Cultures

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Emily Fix Talks About Her Experience in the Digital Technology and Cultures Program

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THE NEW RESUME

EPortfolios help job candidates showcase their skills and get the interview.

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TECHNOLOGY CAREERS

Digitally intensive jobs are growing at a rate two-and-a-half times faster than non-digital jobs.

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BOOMING TECHNOLOGY

Let’s take a look at the different types of careers the two different areas of study have to offer.