Jun 20, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

COM 125 - Social Media


Course Description: This course introduces students to the contexts and forms of social media. Students become familiar with a range of social media tools, analyze and discuss their uses and implications, and develop hands on participation literacy.

Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
General Education Elective(s): Humanities
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss the history of Social Media and the most current platforms.
  • Evaluate and compare the appropriateness of social media tools for particular uses.
  • Identify and analyze current social media issues and controversies.
  • Create and curate social media content.
  • Build professional networks and a personal brand using social media tools.
  • Consider ethical implications and apply ethical decision making in the field of social media.
  • Critically reflect on professional practice.

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