College of Arts and Sciences
Digital Humanities Minor
This fifteen-credit hour minor is ideal for students who wish to explore how the quantitative, computationally-engaged research methodologies of the STEM fields can enhance their understanding of central problems in the humanities.
The Digital Humanities Minor is a joint effort of the departments of Foreign Languages, Geology, Computer Science, History, and the Volpe Library.
Requirements for the Minor
Two required courses:
- DH 2030 Intro to Methods of Digital Humanities: An introduction to the interdisciplinary scholarship, theory, ethics, and practice of digital humanities.
- CSC 2220-Data Science and AI for Everyone: Introduction to how data science and artificial intelligence are used in industry and academia. Students will be introduced to what data science is all about; how statistics, machine learning, and software engineering play a role in data science; and be introduced to some of the terms and tools used by data scientists. Students will learn about the structure of a data science project, what makes for successful and unsuccessful projects, and take part in a data science project. Students will also be introduced to artificial intelligence and its application to real-world problems.
Plus 9 credit hours from the following options:
- MATH 3070-Statistical Methods I
- POLS 3000-Data Analysis
- CSC 3220-Fundamentals of Data Science
- HIST 3430-Digital History
- HIST 3420-Archives Management and Research
- GEOG 4510-Theory of GIS I
- GEOG 4511-Theory of GIS II
- GEOG 4210-Cartography
- ART 2340- Computer Aided Drafting for the Artist
- PC 3750-Ethics in the Professions
Please contact Troy Smith, Associate Professor, History