IIT's B.S. in Digital Humanities focuses on the interdisciplinary study of traditional humanities subjects combined with the innovative use of digital technologies. It provides you with an education that cultivates critical thinking and communication skills along with a host of technical proficiencies. In the program you will receive training in research and writing skills as well as web and interactive design.
What can I study?
You may pursue a traditional humanities specialization in history, philosophy, linguistics or literature; an interdisciplinary specialization in Information Architecture, Policy and Ethics, or Science and Technology Studies; or an out-of-degree minor in an area of your choosing. This combination provides you with opportunities to pursue your own intellectual interests while cultivating a wide-ranging knowledge base.
What can I do after graduation?
The Digital Humanities major can lead to careers and industries such as
- Web design
- Technical communication
- Communications (including social media)
- PR and marketing
- The nonprofit sector
- Informal education
- User experience and interface design
- Public policy
- Academic or health administration
How is a B.S. in Digital Humanities at IIT unique?
A Digital Humanities degree at IIT draws its strength from the faculty, who are both producing traditional scholarly research and participating in the innovative application of digital technologies to humanities projects.
The selective program means you'll have ample opportunities to work closely with instructors on a variety of projects.
How can I learn more?
Get in touch: For more information contact Professor Greg Pulliam at email@example.com or call our office at 312.567.3465.
Apply: To get started on your application visit undergraduate admissions.