Current requirements: 12 semester hours
Current Northeastern MA and PhD students can signal their intention to pursue the Certificate by enrolling in the NULab Project Seminar (INSH 7910). Students who wish to pursue the standalone Certificate option will find information on how to apply here.
Introduction to Digital Humanities or Digital History; this requirement may currently be fulfilled by either: ENGL 7370 – Topics in Digital Humanities: Introduction to Digital Humanities (4 SH), or HIST 7370 – Texts, Maps, and Networks: Readings and Methods for Digital History (4 SH).
Two semesters of INSH 7910 – NULab Project Seminar (2 SH each semester, 4 SH total)
One DH elective from the list below (4 SH each):*
- ARTG 5100 – Information Design Studio 1 — Principles
- ARTG 5120 – Research Methods for Design
- ARTG5150 – Information Visualization Principles & Practices
- CS 6120 – Natural Language Processing
- CS 7250 – Information Visualization: Theory and Applications
- CS 7260 – Visualization for Network Science
- CS 7290 – Special Topics in Data Science
- ENGL 7380 – Topics in Digital Humanities (all topics)
- HIST 7219 – Humanities Data Analysis
- HIST 7239 – Digital Space and Place
- HIST 7250 – Topics in Public History (selected topics only)
- INSH 5301 – Introduction to Computational Statistics
- INSH 5302 – Information Design and Visual Analytics
- INSH 5602 – Documenting Fieldwork Narratives: Oral History, Ethnography, Archival Practices
- INSH 6406 – Analyzing Complex Digitized Data
- JRNL 6340 – Fundamentals of Digital Journalism
- JRNL 6341 – Telling Your Story with Data
- JRNL 6355 – Seminar in Investigative Reporting
- POLS 7334 – Social Networks
- PPUA 5263 – Geographic Information Systems for Urban and Regional Policy
Final project: a final independent DH research project located in the student’s home program (such as a thesis, or a portion thereof) or a collaborative DH project with substantial student participation. The final project will be overseen by the NULab faculty members teaching the NULab Project Seminar during its development; NULab workshop instructors will advise students on their projects and help students get guidance from other faculty as appropriate. Final projects will be submitted with three components: the project itself, a written project description of about 3,000 words, and a presentation to the NULab community. The DH Certificate Committee will formally approve all final projects. For sample student projects, see here, and for more details on final project requirements, see here.
*Additional courses may be added to the above list with the approval of the DH Certificate Committee.
Type of Program
- Graduate Certificate
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