BS in Developmental Communication in the Philippines

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Developmental Communication program (BSDC) provides students with a strong foundation in the theories and principles of communication and its role in development.

The BSDC program provides a training ground for planning, implementing and managing information campaigns while targeting specific audiences, mainly in rural and under-developed communities.

Admission requirements for the BS in Developmental Communication program in the Philippines

  • Must have the original and photocopy of the high school report card (form 138)
  • Must have recommendation from High school principal and guidance counsellor
  • Must have most recent medical and dental health record
  • Must take and pass the college entrance examination
  • Must have a copy of NSO certified birth certificate
  • Must have a certificate of good moral character
  • Must have a copy of the honourable dismissal
  • Must have a copy of the high school diploma
  • One 2”x 2” copy of latest photo

Duration of BS in the Developmental Communication program in the Philippines

The BSDC program takes 4 years to complete.

Subjects included in the BS in Developmental Communication program

  • Introduction to Communication Research (w/ comp & internet lab)
  • Management & Production of Communication News (w/ comp lab)
  • Writing and Program Plan for Communication Radio (w/ comp lab)
  • Communication Campaigns and Program (w/ studio and radio lab)
  • Fundamentals of Video Production (w/ video and studio lab)
  • Fundamentals of Development Journalism (with comp. lab)
  • Broadcast Speech and Perform (w/ studio and radio lab)
  • Mass Media Evangelism (w/ comp, radio and video lab)
  • Visual Media Plan & Production (w/ comp & video lab)
  • Fundamentals of Comm. Broadcasting (w/ radio lab)
  • Research Project in Development Communication
  • Radio Drama and Documentation (w/ studio lab)
  • Political Government w/ Philippine Constitution
  • Introduction to Developmental Communication
  • Publications Writing and Editing (w/ Comp Lab)
  • Broadcast Journalism (w/ studio and radio lab)
  • Fundamentals of Educational Communication
  • Introduction to Mass Media Writing with lab
  • Web Journalism (w/ comp and internet lab)
  • Pagbasa at Pagsulat Tungo sa Pananaliksik
  • Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino
  • Society & Cult w/ Family Plan/HIV/AIDS
  • Basic Economics w/ Tax. & Agrarian
  • Philosophy of Adventist Education
  • Malikhaing Pagsulat at Retorika
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Introduction to Humanities
  • Communication Internship
  • Basic Photography (w/ lab)
  • Life and Teaching of Jesus
  • Business Communication
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Undergraduate Seminar
  • Basic Video Production
  • Communication Ethics
  • Life and Works of Rizal
  • Daniel and Revelation
  • Philippine Literature
  • Communication Arts
  • Personal Evangelism
  • Reading and Speech
  • General Psychology
  • General Philosophy
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Physical Education
  • Biological Science
  • Philippine History
  • Intro. to Statistics
  • Ministry of Music
  • Food Production
  • World Literature
  • Christian Beliefs
  • Work Education
  • College Algebra
  • Earth Science

What are the career opportunities for graduates of BS in Developmental Communication in the Philippines?

  • Public Relations Officer (Government Agencies, Municipalities, Private Sector)
  • Project Development Officer (Government Agencies, Municipalities)
  • Communication Analyst (Government Agencies, Municipalities)
  • Media Planner/Media Manager (Private Sector)
  • Academician (Academic Institutes)
  • Researcher (Academic Institutes)

Reviews of BS in Developmental Communication graduates:

A. P.
◈ Studied Bachelor of Science in Development Communication
◈ At Cebu Technological University
◈ Graduated 2013

list bulletAbout my college education: Taking up BS Development Communication is not just a piece of cake. It requires skills and time to study. However, it's not all academic based course. Rather, it test your analytical skills, interpersonal skills and creativity.
Analytical skills, since it involves on giving your own views and opinions on the status qou of our country since this course is most likely involve in the development of masses.
Interpersonal Skills, since you need a lot of talking. Talking and dealing with different kind of people.
And lastly, creativity, since you have to create your own master in life for you to become a catalyst of development.

list bulletMy current job: As of now, I am a Tutor, and at the same time I work as a Promo Personnel and a part time writer.

list bulletAm I using what I learned in college: Yes. In my job's case, I always used what I learned in college like interpersonal skills, creativity and as a problem solver in difficult situation.

list bulletHow long did it take to find a job: I found a job when I was still in first year college.

list bulletDo I recommend studying Developmental Communication: Employment opportunities are very good since you can work everywhere.
This carreer is very fulfilling because if you are adventorous then you can enter in the world of media, if you want to create a social positive change then you can work in NGO's or other organizations and if you want to feel like a boss then you can work in an office as an IO or secretary or executive assistant.
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