Jul 22, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25

Social Media Certificate Program


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
www.ohio.edu/scripps-college/media-arts-studies

Viktoria Marinova, contact person
marinovav@ohio.edu

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 3.0 GPA, must maintain a 3.0 GPA overall, and must complete an 18 credit-hour minimum. Students are required to earn a C or above in MDIA 2113 - Social Media Introduction  and MDIA 4120 - Advanced Social Media .

Change of Program Policy

Students are eligible for entry with a 3.0 GPA, must maintain a 3.0 GPA overall, and must complete an 18 credit-hour minimum. Students are required to earn a C or above in MDIA 2113 - Social Media Introduction  and MDIA 4120 - Advanced Social Media .

External Transfer Admission

Students are eligible for entry with a 3.0 GPA, must maintain a 3.0 GPA overall, and must complete an 18 credit-hour minimum. Students are required to earn a C or above in MDIA 2113 - Social Media Introduction  and MDIA 4120 - Advanced Social Media .

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: