Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Marketing and Social Networking
Course: MKT110

First Term: 2012 Summer I
Lecture   3 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   3 Load  
Course Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S

Description: Theory and practice in the use of social media in marketing. Topics may include a history of social media, preparation for social marketing, the power of collective influence, and how to engage with social media. Reviews social mediums, social networks, platforms and other marketing tools used to create a social media campaigns.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Describe the history and foundations of social media. (I)
2. Describe social media planning. (II)
3. Analyze social media platforms. (III)
4. Create a social media campaign. (IV)
5. Analyze ethics and social responsibility. (V)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. History and Foundations of Social Media
   A. Early social networking tools
   B. Web 2.0: Social web
   C. Social media as a marketing tool
II. Social Media Planning
   A. Goal setting
   B. Building social authority
   C. Social media feedback cycle
III. Social Media Platforms
   A. Social media networks
   B. Blogs
   C. Wikis
   D. Video sharing and podcast
   E. Mobile applications
IV. Social Media Campaigns
   A. Social network platforms
   B. Social network content
   C. Social network interaction policies
   D. Social network security
   E. Metrics & ROI measurement
V. Ethics and Social Responsibility
   A. Transparency
   B. Privacy
   C. Disclosure
   D. Plagiarism
   E. Social network etiquette
   F. Internet laws
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  2/28/2012

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