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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Social Media (COM-150)


Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

March 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe major social media platforms and the role they place; discuss how to communicate effectively through social media; discuss the role of social media in society; describe the implications of social media for a variety of social issues; explain the effective visual language and how to apply it to build creative social media; and assess social media effectiveness.  


Introduction to Social Media (COM-150) takes an in-depth look at the study of social media communications and strategy. Major topics include social media and information networks, social media platforms, user devices, message distribution, and social environments, the rise of social media, its impact on society, and media strategies for engagement. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Computer Science, Information Science, Information Systems, Business, or Communications (2/22).