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Certificates

Add modern media skills to your academic plan with a journalism certificate attainable in just nine credits. These certificates pair well with any academic program. In most cases, courses need to be taken consecutively.

Social media certificate (9 credits) 

Complete this form to register for Social Media Certificate classes.

  • JOUR 221 Writing for the Media (3 credits)
  • JOUR 340 New and Emerging Media (3 credits) Prerequisite: 221
  • JOUR 440 Application of New and Emerging Media (3 credits) Prerequisites: 221, 340

For working professionals who are seeking a Social Media Certificate, please go here.

Multimedia journalism certificate (9 credits)

Complete this form to register for Multimedia Journalism Certificate classes.

  • JOUR 221 Writing for the Media (3 credits)
  • JOUR 251 Foundations in Multimedia Storytelling (3 credits)
  • JOUR 327 Reporting (3 credits) Prerequisite: 221 or JOUR 331 Visual Media Design (3 credits) Prerequisites: 221, 251

Public relations certificate (9 credits)

Complete this form to register for Public Relations Certificate classes.

  • JOUR 221 Writing for the Media (3 credits)
  • JOUR 211 Principles of Public Relations (3 credits)
  • JOUR 315 Public Relations Techniques (3 credits) Prerequisites: 221, 211

Advertising certificate (9 credits)

Complete this form to register for Advertising Certificate classes.

  • JOUR 221 Writing for the Media (3 credits)
  • JOUR 250 Principles of Advertising (3 credits)
  • JOUR 351 Advertising Copy Layout and Production (3 credits) Prerequisites: 221, 250 or JOUR 353 Advertising Media (3 credits) Prerequisites: 221, 250

 

Of note, registration for all certificate courses are handled through the Department of Journalism office. Seats in courses are set aside separately for journalism majors/minors and certificate students. Also, if you are seeking a certificate and are interested in registering for additional journalism classes, you must meet with a journalism adviser to get enrolled.