College students now can major in social media

Newberry College in Newberry, S.C., has created an undergraduate major dedicated to social media, Bizjournals reports.

“It’s one of the first interdisciplinary majors in social media,” Tania Sosiak, associate professor of graphic design and social media at Newberry College, told Columbia, S.C., television station WACH FOX 57. “It’s a blended major of graphic design, communications, business and marketing, psychology, and statistics.”

According to WACH, the major is attracting students who are serious about using social media marketing in business. One student featured in the news piece already has his own operation using social media for marketing and advertising but is declaring the major to refine his opportunities.…Read More