2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
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2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Healthcare Communication - B.S. in Communication

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In this concentration, students gain the specialized communication skills needed for a career in the evolving healthcare sector. Students learn to shape messages for a variety of audiences to promote wellness and to raise awareness on important health and policy issues. The interdisciplinary curriculum provides a broad understanding of the changing healthcare system and explores cultural and socioeconomic factors in healthcare, stress and personal health management, communication with diverse populations, and social media use in marketing and communications.

Concentration Curriculum

Electives (70 cr.)

Choose 14 courses from general education, B.S. in Communication, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. At least 15 credits must be at the 3000–4000 level. Elective credits should total 70 to meet the program requirements. Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet their elective requirements. Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.