2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021) 
    
    Sep 29, 2022  
2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Possibilities, Problems, and the Human Condition - BS in Communication


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We are social beings connected by communication, common purpose, and a shared humanity. This practical concentration focuses on consideration of the human condition, communication theory that provides insights and understanding of many levels and types of communication, and strategies to improve your communication capabilities. This concentration develops your ability to solve problems at home and work, effectively advocate for yourself and others, enhance connection in your most significant, meaningful relationships, and create positive social change.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credit hours
  • General education  courses (46 cr.)
  • Core courses (50 cr.)
  • Concentration Courses (25 cr.)
  • Elective courses (55 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Electives (55 cr.)


Choose 11 courses from general education , BS in Communication, other Walden bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate into Master’s (AIM)  courses. At least 20 credits must be at the 3000 level or higher. Elective credits should total 80 to meet 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.