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Bachelor of Science in Communication - Online Work and Communities

Walden University



Walden University's online Bachelor of Science in Communication - Online Work and Communities degree was created to provide students with a flexible option for studying communication theory while developing their practical communication skills.

As a student in this online work and communities degree program, individuals will learn to craft effective messages and to use new and emerging technologies to communicate effectively in today's global information society.

Throughout the course of this online degree in communications, students will partake in a number of online Online Work and Communities courses that will cover topics, such as:

  • Introduction to Management and Leadership
  • Dynamics of Change
  • Critical Thinking and Decision-Making
  • Microeconomics
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Information Technology Infrastructure
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Internet Computing
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Computing and Society
  • Database Management Systems
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Object-Oriented Design
  • Information Systems Project Management
  • Computer-Mediated Communications
  • E-Learning Concepts and Systems
  • Computer-Supported Collaborative Work
  • Web 2.0 Systems and Applications

Whether you are pursuing a career in advertising, marketing, public relations, or promotions, or you are seeking to broaden your career options in other fields, Walden's B.S. in Communication will help you strengthen your communication skills and enhance your effectiveness in corporate, nonprofit, public sector, and community settings.

In this concentration, you will explore the application of online communications in the virtual work world and discover strategies to overcome geographic challenges. You'll be challenged to select the best computer-mediated communication tools and approaches to improve online collaboration capabilities. Deepen your understanding of Web 2.0 and its utility in social networks, special-interest communities, volunteer efforts, and incentive systems.

To inquire for Bachelor's-level degree, must have High School Diploma/GED or higher

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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