Social Media - Certificate

Social media was once the plaything of teenagers, a means of entertainment, and employed solely for leisure activities. As commercial, non-profit, political, religious, and social entities began to use social medial for profit and influence, these same digital natives were employed to manage it. Social media, however, is now ubiquitous. People from all walks of life use social media. These commercial and social entities need well-qualified social media users to take on the massive field of social media production, curation, management, influence, response, analytics and entrepreneurship. The Department of Communication Certificate in Social Media aims to prepare Communication majors, Telecommunication Media Studies majors, and University Studies-Journalism Studies majors to take up these roles in the social media-literate workforce.

COMM 275Introduction to Social Media3
COMM 476Advanced Social Media3
Select three of the following:9
Communication Technology Skills
Introduction to Communication and Sports
Communication Law and Policy
Strategic Communication
Technology and Human Communication
Media Audiences
Media, Children and Adolescents
Gender, Race and Media
Total Semester Credit Hours15