Social Media Certificate

Social Media Certificate Requirements

18-22 credits

Required Courses:
ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing (EN)3-4
or ENGL 1010D Introduction to Writing (EN)
or ACT score of 28 or higher
MDIA 1130Writing for Media Audiences3
MDIA 1500Intro to Mediated Communication3
Complete four (4) of the following:
MDIA 2010Media and Society (SS, GC)3
MDIA 2460Introduction to New Media Production3
MDIA 3480Emerging Media3
MDIA 3560Visual Communication3
MDIA 4330New Media Applications3

Completion Requirements:

  1. Grade C- or higher in each Discipline Core Requirement and Discipline Elective Requirement course.
  2. GPA 2.5 or higher Discipline Core Requirement and Discipline Elective Requirement courses.

Social Media Certificate Program Learning Outcomes

At the successful conclusion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Conduct research to analyze the audience and fit social media content to audience member needs.
  2. Use social media theoretical perspectives to produce messages that persuade, inform, or demonstrate.