Digital Humanities, Graduate Certificate

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Minimum Total Hours: 12

Program Code: G315

The Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities provides a pathway for individuals working in the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences to advance their understanding of how potentially transformative methods, tools, models, applications, and theoretical frameworks are being put to use in expanding the scope and scale of inquiry in the humanities disciplines. The certificate consists of 12 credit hours (four courses). 

Certificate Requirements

Required Introductory Course
HSTM 5613Issues and Methods in the Digital Humanities3
Guided Electives 1
Choose two electives from a list of approved courses maintained by the SLIS6
Required Independent Course
Choose one of the following:3
Practicum/Internship in the Digital Humanities
Internship in Library/Information Centers
Directed Project
Total Credit Hours12

One course other than the independent course will be outside of the student's home academic unit. 

A graduate certificate is not a graduate degree. A graduate degree represents a program of independent inquiry beyond the depth of coursework alone, while a graduate certificate represents a set of courses only.

  • All courses must be taken at OU. No transfer credit will apply.
  • No course substitutions are permitted for graduate certificates.
  • Coursework applied to a graduate certificate cannot be more than five years old as of the semester the graduate certificate is awarded.
  • Students must earn a grade point average of 3.00 or higher on all coursework applied to the graduate certificate.