ARMYs got an excellent cause to enroll on the University of California, Berkeley: it provided a course on BTS!
This student-run tutorial course was launched by a pair of ARMYs who needed to “create a space to analyze the BTS phenomenon”.
Hello! This is the official account for the BTS DeCal at @UCBerkeley. We are simply two ARMYs who needed to create an area to research the BTS phenomenon. This is the primary time this class is being held, so we’re each nervous and excited! pic.twitter.com/9GFLRyytCM
— BTS DeCal (@NextGenBTS) February 6, 2019
The course, entitled “Next Generation Leaders: BTS”, is an element of UC Berkeley’s Democratic Education at Cal program, (DeCal), the college’s student-run democratic schooling program. According to the DeCal web site, the course will discover BTS’s historical past, artistry, international influence, and rather more.
This course will give attention to Korean boy group, BTS, and their international influence. We will try to discover the group’s historical past, artistry, philanthropy, and plenty of different elements with a purpose to analyze their rising influence in society in addition to their worldwide success. Additionally, we’ll dive into the intricate world they’ve created by means of their album ideas and movies, also called, “Bangtan Universe.” We may even have a look at media texts like articles, interviews, and the group’s personal music movies to permit college students to assume critically and create their very own theories in regards to the group’s success.
— “Next Generation Leaders: BTS” course description
A compulsory data session was held on campus on February 5, 2019 for all college students concerned about attending, and the ultimate day for enrolling within the course was February 6. Even although the applying deadline has handed, ARMYs all over the world flooded Next Gen BTS (the course’s official Twitter account) with messages.
These BTS followers needed to know whether or not the course will likely be provided on-line. Although this was one thing that was thought of, the course isn’t presently being provided on-line as a result of “it is a brand new course that will most likely go through a lot of changes”.
Many have been asking for us to make this class out there on-line. We have been truly contemplating doing that too! But at the moment, we’re not planning on making something public as a result of it’s a model new course that can most certainly undergo a whole lot of modifications.
— BTS DeCal (@NextGenBTS) February 7, 2019
Next Gen BTS has stated, nonetheless, that though the course supplies won’t be made public now, they could contemplate releasing supplies sooner or later
The class remains to be working on the University to today!