Social Media 
Continuing Education

Continuing Education

The classes in the Social Media Specialist pathway prepare you for jobs that utilize your video, media, design, social networking and customer service skills in targeting virtual communities and social networks. The classes are structure to be “stackable” in design. The package includes (4) technical skills-based classes that take you from the basics to applying your skills in the real-world. On completion of the four classes the SFCC Continuing Education department awards students a certificate of completion. Students taking the classes for academic credit also receive a certificate of completion and can also use these classes towards their degrees or certificates in film and media arts.

Earn a Certificate of Completion by taking all four classes:

Introduces the basics of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. Topics include audience, purpose, demographics, image creation in Canvas and Pic Monkey, obtaining and using stock images, review of successful social media campaigns and evaluation tools available, and management tools such as Hootsuite, Sproutsocial, Buffer, and Facebook scheduling.
Offered:Online (Canvas).
Aug. 20, 4 wks., Web

Develop your skills using the social media platforms of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Pinterest
and introduces blogging. Topics include successful social media campaigning, optimum scheduling, third-party scheduling, advertising, boost posting, Google analytics and social media integration with websites. Create and utilize a WordPress site.
Offered: Online (Canvas).
Sept. 17, 4 wks., Web

Manage personal and business social media platforms and design campaigns that consider demographics,
analytics, and efficiency. Prepare for industry recognized exams that test your skills for the job market. Offered: Online (Canvas).
Oct. 15, 4 wks., Web

A capstone course in social media techniques. Create professional business social media platforms and design campaigns that consider demographics, analytics and efficiency. Build a professional portfolio to prepare for the job market.
Offered: Online (Canvas).
Nov. 4, 4 wks., Web

Campus Closed: Spring Break

SFCC will be closed March 18-24. The Higher Education Center will only be open for NMHU classes.

No on- or off-campus classes or activities will be held, and no labs or other student services will be available.

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