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Digital Culture and Production

This concentration explores computing as a cultural phenomenon. It equips students to analyze technology's role in society and culture, to understand it historically, and to produce media artifacts. 

Faculty who are currently pursuing research in this field include:  Phoebe Sengers and Steve Jackson

Career Paths

  • Media scholars
  • Media artists 
  • Critical makers
  • Students of critical oriented design master's program (e.g. NYU, ITP, RCA Design Interactions)

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Fall Course

Spring Course 

Offered more than one semester 

[ ] = not offered 17-18

This concentration can be completed by following either of the two options below:
  1. One course each from A, B, and C; an additional course from A or C.
  2. One course each from A and B; 2 additional courses from A or C.

For the Media, Art, Design component: Any ARCH elective course or option studio at the 3000 level or higher that addresses Information Technology as a significant component can work for this portion. Students should visit the AAP section of the course roster to identify courses that fulfill the criteria. 

A. DIGITAL CULTURE AND HISTORY: CHOOSE ONE COURSE*

B. DIGITAL PRODUCTION: CHOOSE ONE COURSE*

C. MEDIA, ART, DESIGN: CHOOSE ONE COURSE