BS in Information and Communications Technology in the Philippines

The Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology program (BSICT) provides knowledge and skills in the theories and concepts of IT fundamentals, information systems, application system development, electronic communication systems, and network management.
The program also includes topics in computer organization, web development and computer programming.

The BSICT program aims to produce graduates who are competent for careers in the IT industry.

Admission requirements for the BS in Information and Communications Technology 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 the BS in Information and Communications Technology program in the Philippines

The BSICT program takes 4 years to complete.

Subjects included in the BS in Information and Communications Technology program

  • Integrated Application Software and Productivity Tools
  • Basic Economics with Taxation and Land Reform
  • Society and Culture with Family Planning
  • Speech Communication w/ Debate
  • Management Information Systems
  • Application Systems Development
  • Electronic Communication System
  • General w/ Industrial Psychology
  • Art Appreciation with Aesthetics
  • Database Management Systems
  • Database Management System
  • Operating System Applications
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Logic and Social Philosophy
  • Study and Thinking Skills
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Literatures of the World
  • Communications for IT
  • Computer Organization
  • Network Management
  • Accounting Principles
  • Software Engineering
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Technopreneurship
  • Plane Trigonometry
  • Discrete Structures
  • Web Development
  • Professional Ethics
  • Biological Science
  • IT Fundamentals
  • General Physics
  • College Algebra
  • Physical Fitness
  • Programming
  • Logic Design
  • ICT Elective
  • Internship

What are the career opportunities for graduates of BS in Information and Communications Technology in the Philippines?

  • Technical Support Representative
  • Telecommunication Technician
  • Database Administrator
  • Computer Programmer
  • Creative Web Designer
  • System Administration
  • Application Developer
  • Computer Technician
  • Web Developer
  • Academician
  • Researcher

Reviews of BS in Information and Communications Technology graduates:

E. S.
Studied BS Information and Communications Technology
at San Beda College , Manila
Graduated: 2012

Why did I choose this course:
Because it is in demand and so many opportunities you can get with this course.

About my college education:
Students should prepare for the subject System Analysis and Design. This subject is the main project of the course. Students should be determine and patient so that they can finish this project.

My current job:
IT Facilities Specialist

How long did it take to find a job after graduation:
3 months after graduation

Do I recommend studying BS Information and Communications Technology:
You will have so much opportunities with this course, you can get a job in other countries and locally with a high salary level.
The salary a fresh graduate can get is around 18-20k per month

Advice to people who are thinking of studying this course:
Just study hard and always read articles in the internet to be updated with the technology
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