Digital Studies Certificate

Students must possess a Bachelor’s degree to receive the Certificate in Digital Studies. For OSU students, the certificate will be awarded upon completion of the Bachelor’s Degree. 9 hours must be completed in residence at OSU. Students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.0, and a GPA of 2.5 with a minimum grade of “C” in all Digital Studies coursework.

The certificate contains 6 hours of required coursework, including a capstone research or internship experience, and 9 hours of electives in two areas: Digital Application and Computing and Information Sciences. Six hours must be at the upper division level, and courses must be from at least 2 departments or programs. Courses not on this list may be approved for the certificate on a case-by-case basis. Submit requests for approval to the Digital Studies Curriculum Committee by contacting Mary Larson at

Digital Culture Core (3 hours)   Computer & Info Sciences Core (3-6 hours)
ENGL 2253    Theory & Practice of Digital Studies                                     Any CS or MIS courses
AMST 3683 Introdution to Digital Humanities      
      Digital Application Core (3-6 hours)
Capstone Experience (3 hours)   ART 2803 Intro to [Digital] Photography for Non-Majors
A&S 4113 Research in Digital Studies   ART 2283* Studio Art Digital Survey
A&S 4170 Internship in Digital Studies   ART 2433* Digital Design
      ART 3383* Digital Imaging
      EDTC 3123 Applications of Ed Technology
      EDTC 4113 Applications of Media & Tech
      ENGL 4143 Language & Technology
      ENGL 4553 Visual Rhetoric and Design
      ENGL 4573  Games & Writing
      GEOG 2344 Digital Tools for Environmental Exploration
      GEOG 4203 Fundamentals in GIS
      HIST 4073  Digital Methods in History
      MC 2023  Electronic Communication
      MMJ 3153*   Fundamentals of Audio & Video Production
      MMJ 3873*
Audio Production
      MMJ 4573* Broadcast Documentary