2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Social Media Minor

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Program Coordinator/Contact

Lyle Olson, Director
School of Communication and Journalism
Yeager Hall 211

Program Information

The social media minor is open to students in all fields. It prepares students to effectively create, use, and analyze emergent communication technologies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing a minor in Social Media will be equipped to:

  • understand concepts and apply theories in the use and presentation of images and information;
  • think critically, creatively and independently;
  • write correctly and clearly in forms and styles appropriate for the communications professions, audiences and purposes they serve;
  • apply basic numerical and statistical concepts;
  • apply current tools and technologies appropriate for the communications professions in which they work, and to understand the digital world. 

Equipment and Supplies

Students are encouraged to purchase a laptop (Apple Mac preferred) and software for the discipline.

Course Delivery Format

The program offers coursework in classroom, studio, online, and field-based settings.

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