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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Social Media Certificate Program


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Certificate code CTSOME

Scripps College of Communication  
School of Media Arts and Studies  
300 Schoonover Center
20 E. Union Street
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4870
Fax: 740.593.9184
http://mediaschool.ohio.edu

Karen Riggs, contact person

 

Program Overview

Effective citizenship and career pursuits require social media competencies in new modes of information exchange, idea production and personal connection. The Social Media Certificate program will explore such topics as: information sharing, entertainment values, organizational behavior, marketing practices, geopolitics, social networking.


Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission


Students are eligible for entry with a 2.5 GPA, must maintain a 2.5 GPA overall, and must complete an 18 credit-hour minimum.

Change of Program Policy


Students are eligible for entry with a 2.5 GPA, must maintain a 2.5 GPA overall, and must complete an 18 credit-hour minimum.


External Transfer Admission


No requirements beyond University admission requirements and certificate first-year admission requirements.


Opportunities Upon Graduation


Almost all new graduates will use social media at work. Organizations are adapting traditional roles to encompass social media responsibilities. Teachers connect with classes for work on social media platforms, professionals in arts organizations connect with their audiences through an array of social media, and health professionals use these tools to exchange information. Marketers rely daily on social media. Across disciplines, social networking skills can lead job seekers to resources and relationship prospects that aid job candidacy through such paths as LinkedIn and Twitter.

Requirements

 

Certificate Hours Requirement


The Social Media Certificate program requires a minimum of 18 hours.

Required Courses


Complete the following courses:

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