University of Central Florida

College of Arts and Humanities

Texts and Technology


University Tower, Room 320

PO Box 160112

Orlando, FL 32826

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Texts and Technology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The doctoral program in Texts and Technology provides training in an interdisciplinary field combining scholarly study, creative production, and assessment of digital media texts. Texts include visual, audio, multimedia, and performance, as well as printed and spoken words. The curriculum emphasizes theory and practice in new media supplemented by historical grounding in pre-digital media studies. Both a teaching practicum and professional internship experience are required of all students to familiarize them with textual technologies from both academic and professional perspectives. This unique and innovative program prepares students for research, teaching, and program development. Areas of research and production include web design, multimedia production, distributed education, entertainment, publishing, information architecture, and visualization.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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