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Academic Enrichment

The University of Texas at Austin and the Moody College of Communication offer many opportunities to students who want to expand their course of study and make the most of their time here.

Travel Programs

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 are a variety of opportunities for students in the Moody 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 Moody College of Communication or the University's Study Abroad Office.

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 Moody College students pursuing summer internships in the music industry in Los Angeles, New York City, and Nashville. Learn more about the Denius Grant Program here.

NYC Seminar

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.


Minors and Certificates

Latino Media Studies Minor

The Latino Media Studies Program is designed to introduce undergraduate students in the Moody College to United States Latino and Latin American issues in media and communication.

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.

Bridging Disciplines Program

The Bridging Disciplines Program (BDP) is designed to complement your departmental major with an interdisciplinary specialization. Admission to the Bridging Disciplines Program is by application.

Business Foundations Minor

The Business Foundations Program (BFP) allows non-business majors to take business courses as a supplement to their degree program in the Moody College of Communication.

Additional Business Programs

In addition to the Business Foundations Program, the McCombs School of Business offers several other specialized certificate programs.


Honors Programs

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 typical undergraduate experience.

Other Honors Programs

There are a variety of Honors Programs available campus-wide.


Other Opportunities

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 Moody 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.