Social Media

Social Media

Professional Development

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Meramec | South County Education Center

From Facebook to LinkedIn, Twitter to YouTube, companies and individuals are embracing social media platforms at an ever-increasing rate. Join us this so you will be able to navigate social media and gain a competitive edge.

Program Coordinator

Continuing Education



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Call 314-984-7777 to register for fall classes by phone, or click the button above to register and pay online.

 Facebook Basics

Come and learn how to navigate this fun and exciting site! This beginner's class is hands-on and will include an overview of topics such as posting, basic navigation, basic profile editing, tagging, privacy settings, security and notifications. If you do not have an account, try to create one prior to class. Bring your log-in and password. Students needing assistance creating an account should come to class 10 minutes early and must have a valid email address, password and ability to check email from the classroom. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience.
COMP:742 | $25 | Age 60+: $15.50
F08 | Th 6-9 p.m. | Erin De Vore | Sept. 27 | STLCC-SC, 206
NOTE: Class moved from Sept. 6 to Sept. 27.

Facebook: Events, Groups, Apps and Friend Distribution Lists

Do you want to take your Facebook account to the next level? Take advantage of this awesome, free platform by learning some advanced techniques. Topics will include creating and managing event invitations, creating and managing groups, both public and private, interfacing with various apps and creating post distribution lists to customize which friends see your specific posts. Prerequisite: Facebook Basics class or equivalent experience. Students should be comfortable with navigating Facebook prior to this class.
COMP:742 | $25 | Age 60+: $15
F11 | Th 6-9 p.m. | Erin De Vore | Nov. 15 | STLCC-SC, 206

Facebook for Business

Facebook is proving to be a powerhouse tool for small and large businesses everywhere. Come to this class to learn how to utilize Facebook to grow and promote your business. This class will not cover the functionality of Facebook for personal use and students should already have a basic knowledge of Facebook for personal use prior to class. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience.
COMP:742 | $39 | Age 60+: $24
F12 | Tu 5:30-9 p.m. | Rachel Bufalo | Sept. 4 | MC - BA, 203


Hashtag? What the heck is a hashtag? If you've ever asked this question, then this class is for you! Twitter is all the rage for Gen Y, celebrities and an increasingly important source of information. Come to this class to find out more about one of the most popular social media sites. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience.
COMP:742 | $25 | Age 60+: $15.50
F01 | W 6-9 p.m. | Richard Vagen | Oct. 24 | STLCC-SC, 206

Introduction to Instagram and Snapchat

Ask any teen what their social network of choice is and they will likely say Instagram or Snapchat. These social networking sites are up and coming social networks that are all about visual sharing. Come to this class to learn more. Topics Include: An introduction and overview, signing up for an account, posting photos, editing and enhancing photos, applying effects, adding captions and locations, tagging photos and sharing photos with social networks. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience.
COMP:742 | $25 | Age 60+: $15.50
F05 | Th 6-9 p.m. | Stephanie Bearden | Nov. 1 | STLCC-SC, 209

Social Media Marketing

Marketing through social media has become a must, but there are so many sites to navigate. This workshop will cover the ins and outs of the most popular sites and will equip you with skills needed to plan a successful social media marketing strategy. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, LinkedIn and SnapChat will be discussed.
CVTW:713 | $139 | Age 60+: $74.50
F01 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Rachel Bufalo | Dec. 8 | MC - HE, 233

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