Now accepting applications for Summer 2014.
Application Deadline is May 1. Click here to apply.
This summer's courses include:
- *Digital Media Law: Learn about current legal issues in digital/social media, and create a social media policy.
- *Social Media Capstone: Plan and create your own social media project.
The certificate is an innovative blend of theory, strategic program management, and application of forward-thinking techniques. Courses are designed to meet the needs of recent graduates, communication professionals, and current graduate students.
The deadline to apply for the 7-week Summer 2014 session is May 1, 2014. Students must have a completed B.A. or B.S. by the end of Spring 2014 to be admitted. GRE scores are not required. Classes begin May 28, 2014.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
Students must complete four courses (12 credits) of graduate level work.
- COM 5100: Social Media Theory and Concepts
- COM 5200: Digital Media Law
- COM 5900: Social Media Capstone
- One elective course
Courses are offered in Spring and Summer 7-week sessions. All courses are offered online only.
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Summer 2014 Course Descriptions:
- COM 5200 Digital Media Law
This course provides an in-depth examination of the existing legal structure within which digital and social media operates, and the antecedent statutory and case law through which this structure has evolved. This course also addresses ethical concepts and considerations surrounding digital and social media. This course focuses on the First Amendment as it applies to free speech and the media, specific to online content.
- COM 5900 Digital and Social Media Capstone
Students plan and create an applied project that reflects best professional practices, theory and existing research on digital and social media. The final project is shared with the professional community via social networks. Students also create a summary of supporting literature, and an implementation and evaluation plan.
Dr. Amber Hutchins, Public Relations Program Director
Now accepting Summer applications for COM 5200 & COM 5900