With 19 credit hours of coursework and connecting experiences, students may earn a BDP certificate in Media, Culture & Identities. For a complete list of courses and requirements:
download the Media, Culture & Identities BDP curriculum sheet (PDF).
Foundation Courses [4-7 hours]
- Forum Seminar
- Additional Foundation Course
- Optional Theory/Methods Course
Courses in a Strand [6-9 hours]
- Media & Everyday Life
- Identities, Communities & Place
- Popular Culture & Power
Connecting Experiences [6 hours]
BDP advisors assist students in finding meaningful connecting research and/or internship experiences related to Media, Culture & Identities.
3-4 page essay written at the end of the BDP experience, drawing together the different pieces of the BDP.
BDP Certificate in Media, Culture & Identities
Courses counting toward a BDP in Media, Culture & Identities may also satisfy core, major, and elective requirements in a student’s degree plan. With planning, the BDP should not add time to students’ UT careers, but instead helps students choose the courses they already have to take in an integrated way.