The Digital Engagement Certificate gives
students a theoretical understanding and
practical experience in the area of digital
technology engagement, integrating
technological skills and knowledge with
digital literacy and digital competency. The
need for professionals competent in both
technology and communication is growing,
particularly in the fields of public relations
and digital engagement.
Successful digital engagement is driven by
a strong understanding of what makes a
powerful narrative and how it is best
repeated across audiences leveraging
digital platforms—how to tell a story
using words, images, or audio and an
understanding of how to create content
that draws an audience.
This certificate allows students to increase
their understanding and skills in these
areas into a knowledge base well suited for
careers within a wide range of IT and digital
Completing the Digital Engagement
Certificate gives students tools to
operate as competent professionals with
technological knowledge and communica-
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About the certificate
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Undergraduate Director, Steve Fuller
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- A minimum of 18 credit hours in interdisci-
plinary certificate coursework.
- Self enroll here: https://www.artsci.uc.edu/
- A minimum GPA of 2.0 in certificate
-Completion of the following categories:
- Category A: Take 3 Information
(9 credit hours).
-Category B: Choose 1 Communication
(3 credit hours).
- Category C: Choose 1 Mediated
(3 credit hours).
-Category D: Choose 1 Professional Writing
Course (3 credit hours).
PROFESSIONAL WRITING COURSES:
__ENGL 3070 - Desktop Publishing
__ENGL 3072 - Multimedia Writing
__ENGL 3074 - Rhetoric of Social Media
__ENGL 4092 - Technical & Scientific
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Through courses and field experiences,
(1) Apply an understanding of personal
attitudes and behaviors when communicating and
engaging with others through digital means.
(2) Construct, execute, and manage effective digital
communication in forms and styles appropriate for
a variety of audiences and purposes.
(3) Recognize ethical and social responsibility issues
in the fields of communication and technology.
(4) Identify and describe the opportunities/challeng-
es of digital engagement within a global environ-
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COURSES:
__IT 1040 - Website Creation &
__IT 1050 - Fundamentals of Information
__IT 1051 - Fundamentals of Digital Media
__COMM 3000 - Public Relations Research
__COMM 3039 - Comm Research Methods
MEDIATED COMMUNICATION COURSES:
__COMM 2025 - Intro to Media Literacy
__COMM 2089 - The Internet & Everyday
__COMM 3026 - Media Impact
__COMM 4029 - Media & Technology