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Certificate in Sustainability Communication

(12 – 16 Credits)

Develop and apply techniques and strategies to inform and influence diverse audiences about sustainability issues.

Required Courses: 3- 7 cr.

  • ES 102: Intro to Sust.bility or EGRT 113: Building a Sust. World (4 cr) 

  • ES 400: Certificate Capstone/Placement (0-3 cr; can be taken for 0 credits if student has an appropriate 1-3 credit internship/placement within their major). 

 

Additional Intro Course:

(6 cr., from 2 different departments): Sustainability Communications

  • COMM 219: Intro to Rhetoric and Public Advocacy 

  • COMM 254Q1: Environmental Communication  

  • COMM 280/380: Introduction to Organizational Communication (380 is the OCE version) 

  • RTF 114: Media Aesthetics  

  • RTF 250: Intro to Visual Media (pre-req: RTF 114) 

  • Journalism 211: Principles of Public Relations 

  • Journalism 221: Writing for the Media 

  • Journalism 250: Principles of Advertising 

  • Journalism 251: Foundations of Multimedia Storytelling 

  • Market 371: Essentials of Marketing

Upper-level electives (6 cr, from 2 different departments) 

Marketing & Professional Communications

  • Market 363: Digital Marketing  

  • Market 376: Advertising and Social Media Marketing  

  • Journalism 340: Digital & Social Media Strategy (consent) 

  • Comm/ES 455: Environmental Rhetoric (consent) 

  • RTF 314: Radio-Television-Multimedia Advertising (consent) 

  • RTF 338: Promotional Media (consent) 

  • RFT 341: Documentary Production (consent) 

  • RTF 364: Digital Communication and Design (consent)

Certificate in Sustainability Communication Learning Outcomes: 

  • Adopt a goal-oriented and audience-centered approach to sustainability communication

  • Critically reflect upon messages about sustainability and meaning for diverse audiences

  • Create appropriate strategies and/or messages to inform and influence audiences on sustainability issues

Sustainability Institute for Regional Transformations

 

UW Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Contact Info:

(920) 424-0440
SIRT Office: 4483 Sage Hall
 

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