Bachelor’s degree programs at Walden combine academic study with real-world applications to prepare you for today’s competitive economy and society in business, technology, education, social, behavioral, and health sciences. Our diverse and comprehensive general education curriculum gives you the foundation to connect ideas and apply crucial concepts across disciplines that:
Our general education outcomes focus on discovery, evaluation, expression, perspective, and change, allowing you to explore new ways of thinking as you work through courses in communication, humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, and social sciences. Gain critical- and creative-thinking, written and verbal communication, problem-solving, and group skills.
Undergraduate students must take a minimum of 45 general education credits (see individual program requirements) as follows:
If required by program, HMNT 1001 is a course that must be taken at Walden University in the first term.
Note: For your Bachelor of Science degree, a minimum of 55 quarter credits must be completed at the 3000 or 4000 level in order to meet program requirements. In some cases, this means that students will need to select 3000 or 4000 level courses as part of either general education or elective options. Students should consult their student success advisor if they have questions about individual program requirements.
See below for a detailed listing of General Education areas of focus.