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B.S. in Communication - Online Work and Communities

Offered By: Walden University

Walden University's new B.S. in Communication blends communication theory with practical communication skills. Study ways to craft effective messages and to use new and emerging technologies to communicate effectively in today's global information society. 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.