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Social Media Strategist, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CM_CMSM

Control Number: 38208

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Social Media Strategist Certificate of Achievement is intended to prepare students for careers in which they will use social media to promote products, individuals, and organizations. Courses emphasize the skills and tools necessary to analyze, create, implement and evaluate social media. A "C" or better is required.

Program Outcome

Students will be able to function effectively in an entry-level social media strategist position using the skills, principles, and tools acquired.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
CMST A109Social Media Strategies3
CMST A236Directed Practice for Social Media Strategist2
CMST A185Public Relations3
or BUS A185 Public Relations
or FASH A225 Media, Events, and Promotions
ENGL A123Writing for Social Media3
JOUR A113Social Media Journalism I1
MKTG A100Introduction to Marketing3
Total Units15

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
CMST A109 Social Media Strategies 3
Public Relations
or Public Relations
or Media, Events, and Promotions
ENGL A123 Writing for Social Media 3
JOUR A113 Social Media Journalism I 1
Semester 2
MKTG A100 Introduction to Marketing 3
CMST A236 Directed Practice for Social Media Strategist 2
 Total Units15