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Minor Requirements

Requirements

1) Core Course: AMCULT 202: Digital Culture, ENGLISH 280: Introduction to Digital Cultures, or SAC 202: Introduction to Digital Media Studies

2) Electives: Four additional courses, three of which must be at the 300-level or above:

  • AMCULT 301: Topics in American Culture, section titled “Politics of Code”
  • AMCULT 334 / SAC 334 / COMM 334: Race, U.S. Culture, and Digital Games
  • AMCULT 358: Topics in Digital Studies 
  • AMCULT 498: Capstone Seminar in American Culture, section titled “Race on the Internet”
  • ARTDES 200: Introductory Studios, section titled "Programming for Poets" 
  • COMM 271: Communication Revolutions
  • COMM 350: The Rise of Mass Culture
  • COMM 362: Digital Media Foundations
  • COMM 365: Visual Culture and Visual Literacy
  • COMM 423: Computer Mediated Communication
  • COMM 424: Race, Gender and New Media 
  • COMM 425: Internet, Society and the Law
  • COMM 461: Visuality and New Media 
  • EDUC 333: Video Games and Learning 
  • ENGLISH 403: Topics in Language and Rhetorical Studies, section titled “Digital Rhetorics”
  • ENGLISH 420: Technology and the Humanities
  • HISTORY 379 / RCSSCI 379 / SI 379: History of Computers and the Internet
  • SAC 334 / AMCULT 334 /COMM 334: Race, U.S. Culture, andDigital Games
  • SAC 367: Introduction to Digital Media Studies
  • SAC 368: Topics in Digital Media Studies, section titled “Video Games as Culture / Form” and “Virtuality and Digital Identity”
  • SAC 376: New Media Theory
  • SI 410: Ethics and Information Technology 
  • SI 429: eCommunities: Analysis and Design of Online Interaction 
  • WRITING 200: New Media Writing 
  • WRITING 201: New Media Writing Mini-Course 

Other courses as approved by the department advisor.

Students can receive credit for only one of AMCULT 202, ENGLISH 280, or SAC 202

For inquiries or to set up an advising appointment, email ac.inq@umich.edu.