Timeless Questions. Today's Tools.
Summer Minor in the Digital Humanities
Why the Digital Humanities?
The digital and data revolutions have transformed our world. For students of the humanities, these revolutions have made new kinds of study possible.
In our Summer Minor or Certificate Program in the Digital Humanities, you will explore questions about art and culture using digital tools. You will learn to search through large collections of sources instantly using text analysis. You will learn to analyze and present your research vividly in visual formats. You will learn to design dynamic and interactive projects on digital platforms. Above all, you will learn how to employ these cutting-edge techniques to investigate subjects in the humanities in new and fascinatingways.
The digital humanities minor teaches you how to ask timeless questions, and answer them using today’s tools. It offers you the skills to make your work communicable and relevant in today’s digital world – skills you’ll use as a scholar and as a professional. Come explore the possibilities with us.
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For UC Berkeley Students
The minor in the Digital Humanities consists of two required courses and three elective courses taught in two consecutive, six-week summer sessions. Once the two core courses are completed, any three electives will satisfy the minor. The minor may be completed in one summer or more. No prior experience is necessary.
For Non-UC Berkeley Students
The Certificate in Digital Humanities consists of two required courses and three elective courses taught in two consecutive- six-week summer sessions. Once the required core courses are completed, any three electives will satisfy the requirements of the certificate. The certificate can be completed in one summer or more. No prior experience is necessary.
UC Berkeley Students: February 1, 2021
Visitors and International Students: Early February 2021
Session A: May 24 - July 2, 2021
Session D: July 6 - August 13, 2021
Please consult the Summer Sessions enrollment calendar for current deadlines and enrollment change dates (e.g. add/drop deadline).