Human Communication in a Mediated World
The IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Human Communication in a Mediated World is a response to the growing necessity for humans to learn to interact more effectively in a world where people frequently move in and out of traditional face-to-face and mediated communication situations. Our face-to-face communication is altered because of our mediated experiences, which are now an integral part of our society.
As a student in this program, you acquire the ability to understand and apply traditional and mediated communication theories appropriately and effectively in organizational, intercultural, interpersonal, persuasive, and mass-media communication contexts. In addition, you acquire the skills to examine, understand, and apply appropriate communication tools, processes, and strategies in computer-mediated environments.
Your IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Human Communication in a Mediated World prepares you to work in business, government, education, the arts, and performance in such careers as:
- Communications specialist
- Direct sales representative
- Administration support specialist
- Account manager
- Retail manager
- Human resource associate
- Recruiting specialist
To earn the Undergraduate Certificate in Human Communication in a Mediated World, you must complete 18 credit hours.
Requirements are broken down as follows:
- Human communication core course (3 credit hours)
- Communication elective courses (15 credit hours)
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