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General Information

  • Digital Media Studies is an interdisciplinary major comprising fourteen and a half courses.
  • The major is counted in the division (humanities or natural sciences) in which a majority of those fourteen and a half courses are taken.

Overlap Policy

Three courses may overlap between the DMS major and another major, and two courses between the DMS major and another minor.

Requirements for Distinction in Digital Media Studies

To graduate with distinction in DMS, students must have a GPA of 3.7 in the major. To receive highest distinction in DMS, students must have a GPA of 3.85 in the major.

Transfer Credit

If approved, up to three transfer courses may be used toward DMS major requirements. Transfer students beginning their coursework at the University of Rochester with junior standing, may use a maximum of five transfer courses towards DMS major requirements with appropriate approval. In most cases, transfer courses cannot satisfy the upper-level writing requirement.

For information about getting major or departmental credit for relevant courses taken elsewhere, see the digital media studies program advisor, Heather Morens.

Program Advisor

Heather Morens
Multidisciplinary Studies Center (Lattimore 203) 
(585) 276-5305

Walk-In Hours:

Mondays 1—3:30 p.m.
Tuesdays 10—11:30 a.m.
Thursdays 1—3:30 p.m.