School of Humanities

College Opens New Major in Digital Media, Arts and Technology

The doodles on Google’s home page – animated tributes to Ronald Dahl, Les Paul and Ida Bell Wells, among others – show the value the tech company’s leaders see in the arts and humanities. Google’s HR department sees it as well: In 2010, then-Vice President Marissa Mayer said 80 percent of that year’s hires would have a liberal arts background.

Creative Writers Reading Series Offers Major Pay-Off for BFA Students

Katie Ford opened the 2015-16 season of the Creative Writers Reading Series on Sept. 17.Creative writing majors at Penn State Behrend are exposed to works from some of the most accomplished writers in the world.

It’s part of the process for the students, who work diligently to find their voices as contemporary poets and writers of fiction.

Fall Career and Internship Fair Draws Record Number of Students and Employers

More than 1,200 students attended this year's Fall Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend.With more than 1,200 students in attendance at the fall Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend, Malinda Miller knew she had to stand out.

However, the senior software engineering major was also wise enough to trust in her abilities.

October 13: Brasil Guitar Duo to Perform in Logan Series

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The Brasil Guitar Duo will perform Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Penn State Behrend.The Brasil Guitar Duo is known for its mature musicianship, and that’s not by accident. João Luiz and Douglas Lora have known one another since adolescence, and their performances are indicative of that.

Professor's Book Traces History of Confederate 'Rebel Yell'

Craig Warren first heard the Rebel yell at Kings Dominion, an amusement park in Virginia. He was sitting near the back of a wood-track roller coaster, gripping the lap bar as the cars clattered into a tunnel, where everyone screamed.

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Career Opportunities for Digital Media, Arts, and Technology

Careers for DIGIT Graduates

Career options for graduates of the Digital Media, Arts, and Technology program include web content editor, web designer, digital marketing strategist, social media specialist, digital artist, digital photo/video editor, digital art director, multimedia specialist, front-end analyst, digital media planner, technical producer, public relations or advertising specialist, graphic designer, and other specialties.

Why Major in Digital Media, Arts, and Technology at Penn State Behrend?

Only at Penn State Behrend

Digital Media, Arts, and Technology—abbreviated DIGIT—is Penn State’s only undergraduate degree in digital humanities. DIGIT meets growing employer demand for professionals capable of both critical analysis and creative production of digital media.

The curriculum is designed so that DIGIT majors can easily double major within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. If a career in the field of interactive entertainment is your goal, add the Game Development minor.