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Media, Culture & Identities Requirements

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

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Courses in a Strand [6-9 hours]

  • Media & Everyday Life
  • Identities, Communities & Place
  • Popular Culture & Power

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Connecting Experiences [6 hours]

BDP advisors assist students in finding meaningful connecting research and/or internship experiences related to Media, Culture & Identities.

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Integration Essay

3-4 page essay written at the end of the BDP experience, drawing together the different pieces of the BDP.

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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.