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This checklist is for Fall 2018.  The Spring 2019 Pathway Application is subject to change.  Check back in January 2019 for updates!

Critical Media Studies Pathway Application Checklist
Fall 2018


The online application can be completed here, bit.ly/ATECPathwayApplicationFall2018.  Please have the following documents ready to submit:

  • Unofficial transcript (Lastname_Firstname_transcript_Fa18.PDF)

If you need assistance finding this transcript, please email ATECadvising@utdallas.edu or visit an Advising Peer Mentor at ATC 3.605 at the following times:

              Monday – Friday: 10 am – 12 pm

              Tuesday – Thursday: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

  • Degree Plan from your advisor (Lastname_Firstname_DegreePlan_Fa18.PDF)

Email ATECadvising@utdallas.edu for a digital copy

  • Work Sample (Lastname_Firstname_Sample_Fa18.PDF)

Select a sample of your work (creative or research-based) that demonstrates your analysis of, or response to, the technocultural contexts of a media object; for example, a paper, video remix, culture jamming project, blog, digital art, etc.

  • Paper (Lastname_Firstname_Paper_Fa18.PDF)

Choose one paper from those you wrote for Critical Media Research Foundations. Revise it and submit it with your application. If you have not taken this class, you may write a 300-500-word paper that analyzes the larger social, political, economic, or material concerns of a media object.

  • Your favorite meme or .gif (Lastname_Firstname_Fa18)
  • Coursework Requirement – Grade of “B” or better in one of the following:

ATCM 2300 – Introduction to Technoculture

ATCM 2320 – Critical Media Research Foundations

ATCM 2321/ 3395 – Reading Media Critically

ATCM 2322 – Media History

  • A link to any additional work that you would like to include for consideration



Pathway Application Timeline


September 5                 Applications made available online

September 21               Applications Due

October 12                    Students notified of decisions via UT Dallas email

October 22                    Schedule Released and Enrollment Appointments assigned in Orion

November 5                  Registration begins for Spring 2019


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