Declaring Your Threads

How To Declare Your Threads

  1. Go to Oscar
  2. Login
  3. Go to "Student Services and Financial Aid"
  4. Click on "Student Records"
  5. Find "Change Program of Study"
  6. Select your concentration

For more help, view this tutorial.

Available Threads

Customize your degree by choosing two threads of study.

  • Literature: Studying the history of storytelling in poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction as well as oral and print traditions to their electronic and digital counterparts.
  • Communication: Examining and producing media that are rhetorically persuasive and speak to audiences across written, oral, verbal, electronic, and non-verbal situations.
  • Design: Building and critically analyzing interactive systems for commerce, education, entertainment, social media, and personal expression.
  • Media: Understanding the rhetoric, history, forms, and technologies fundamental to the development and creation of film, electronic media, and/or live and mediated performance.
  • Social Justice: Mapping the evolution of race, gender, and environmental issues over the past three centuries in relation to new scientific and social realities
  • Science, Technology, and Culture (STAC): Exploring the relations between science and technology and the broad range of cultural practices in art, ethics, medicine, economics, and politics.

Outcomes of thread combinations:

  • Literature & Media: Publishing, Content Development
  • Literature & Communication: Art Administration, Public Relations
  • Literature & Design: Education Tech, New Media
  • Literature & Social Justice: Law, Non-Profit Organizations
  • Literature & STAC: Public Health, Education
  • Media & Communication: Tech Communication, Film and Television
  • Media & Design: Web Design, Marketing
  • Media & Social Justice: Government Work, Legal Services
  • Media & STAC: Science Communication, Technical Consulting
  • Communication & Design: Social Media, Web Design
  • Communication & Social Justice: Pre-Law, Advocacy
  • Communication & STAC: Medical Communication, Project Management
  • Design & Social Justice: Education Software, Government Organizations
  • Design & STAC: Device Prototyping, Science Education
  • Social Justice & STAC: Environmental Services, Pre-Health