The University of Texas at Austin and the College of Communication offer many opportunities to students who want to expand their course of study and make the most of their time here.
Semester in LA
The UT Semester in LA Program allows you to live, study, and intern in the entertainment industry capital of the world: at the UTLA Center in Burbank, CA. Enrollment is limited in this University of Texas at Austin program.
Study Abroad Opportunities
There is a variety of opportunities for students in the College of Communication to add an international component to their degree plan. You can participate in Maymester, exchange, or semester-long programs offered either by the
UT in DC program at the Archer Center
The UT in DC program at the Archer Center was established by The University of Texas System in conjunction with Former U.S. Representative Bill Archer as a way to take highly motivated and accomplished students to Washington, D.C. to participate in varied internships and take part in classes focusing on policy, economics, and persuasion.
Wofford Denius Music Industry Internship Grants Program
A special program that grants financial assistance to College of Communication students pursuing summer internships in the music industry in Los Angeles, New York City and Nashville. Learn more about the Denius Grant program here.
The NYC Seminar offers you the opportunity to meet and interact with key professionals and alumni in advertising, public relations, print journalism, magazine journalism, and media management in New York City.
Welcome to the Beltway Seminar, Washington D.C.
The Welcome to the Beltway Seminar allows you to participate in a 4-day intensive course in Washington DC, where you meet and mingle with professionals to learn about careers at the crossroads of communication and politics.
Senior Fellows Program
The Senior Fellows Program is a College-wide honors program designed for students with the talent and interest to go beyond the usual undergraduate experience.
Other Honors Programs
There are a variety of Honors Programs available campus wide.
Latino Media Studies Program
The Latino Media Studies program is designed to introduce undergraduate students in the College of Communication to United States Latino and Latin American issues in media and communication. Successful completion of program requirements leads to a concentration certificate.
Elements of Computing Program
The Elements of Computing Program, offered through the Department of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, provides non-CS majors with a background in computing fundamentals and an introduction to key application areas of computing. Successful completion of the program leads to an Elements of Computing certificate.
Business Foundations Program
The Business Foundations Program (BFP) allows non-business majors to take business courses as a supplement to their degree program in the College of Communication. Successful completion of the program requirements leads to a certificate in Business Foundations.
Bridging Disciplines Program
The Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDPs) are designed to complement your departmental major with an interdisciplinary specialization. Admission to the Bridging Disciplines Programs is by application.
First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs)
First-Year Interest Groups provide an ideal opportunity for you to get to know other first-year students in the College by taking a common set of classes, including a special seminar that introduces you to important campus resources and helps you get a jump start on student life at The University of Texas at Austin.
Intellectual Entrepreneurship Program
The pre-graduate school Intellectual Entrepreneurship Program connects you with faculty and veteran graduate students in their field of study to explore those unique aspects of graduate study that make it distinct from the undergraduate experience.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Explore your own academic interests, or become involved in Eureka to learn about the range of opportunities that exist.