Benguet State University

Curriculum

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION (BSDC)


2018 Curriculum as per CHED Memorandum Order 36, s. 2017


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS PRE-REQUISITE
DEVC101 Introduction to Development Communication (Core Course) 3  
ENG21 Purposive Communication (GE) 3  
SS21 Understanding the Self (GE) 3  
STS21 Science, Technology, and Society (GE) 3  
BIO12 Biological Science (GE) 3  
SS22 Readings in Philippine History 3  
AGRIC101 Introduction to Agriculture (Required Course) 1  
NSTP21 National Service Training Program 3  
PE21 Dance Exercises 2  
Total 24
Second Semester
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS PRE-REQUISITE
DEVC14 Communication, Culture, and Society (Core Course) 3 DEVC101
ART21 Art Appreciation (GE) 3  
SS23 The Contemporary World (GE) 3  
SS24 Ethics (GE) 3  
MATH21 Mathematics in the Modern World (GE) 3  
PI21 Life and Works of Rizal (CHED-Mandated Course) 3  
CHEM11 General Inorganic Chemistry (GE) 3  
CROPSCI101 Principles of Crop Production (Technical 1 3 BIO12
NSTP22 National Service Training Program 3 NSTP21
PE 22 Individual Sports 2 PE21
Total 24

SECOND YEAR

First Semester
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS PRE-REQUISITE
DEVC15 Communication Media Laws and Ethics  (Core Course) 3 DEVC14
DEVC18 Fundamentals of Development Journalism
(Required Course Based on Institution)
3 DEVC14
DEVC19 Fundamentals of Community Broadcasting
(Required Course Based on Institution)
3 DEVC14
DEVC110 Cross-Cultural Communication
(CHED-Required Course)
3 DEVC14
DEVC111 Risk Disaster and Humanitarian Communication
(CHED-Required Course)
3 DEVC14
SSP24 The Entrepreneurial Mind (GE-Elective) 3  
LIT21 Panitikan ng Pilipinas (GE-Fil) 3  
PE 19 Combative Sports 2 PE21
Total 23 
Second Semester
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS PRE-REQUISITE
DEVC16 Introduction to Communication Theories (Core Course) 3 DEVC14
DEVC17 Indigenous Culture and Communication
(Required Course Based on Institution)
3 DEVC14
DEVC21 Fundamentals of Educational Communication
(Required Course Based on Institution)
3 DEVC14
DEVC22 Fundamentals of Science Communication  
(Required Course Based on Institution)
3 DEVC14
DEVC23 Interpersonal Communication and Participatory Development             
(Required Course Based on Institution)
3 DEVC14
DEVC24 Photography in Development
(Required Course Based on Institution)
3 DEVC14
CROPPROT101 Principles of Crop Protection (Technical 2) 3 CROPSCI101
FIL21 Kontekstwalisadong Komunikasyon sa Filipino (GE-Fil) 3  
PE24 Team Sports 2  
Total 26

THIRD YEAR

First Semester
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS PRE-REQUISITE
  DEVELOPMENT JOURNALISM MAJOR 1&2 (Specialized Courses)    
DEVC125 Participatory Communication for Development 3 DEVC18
DEVC126 Publications Writing, Editing, and Production 3 DEVC18
  COMMUNITY BROADCASTING MAJOR 1&2 (Specialized Courses)    
DEVC135 Participatory Development Writing and Broadcast Performance for Community Radio 3 DEVC19
DEVC136 Program Planning and Production for Radio Drama and Documentary 3 DEVC19
  EDUCATION COMMUNICATION Major 1&2 (Specialized Courses)    
DEVC145 Participatory Development Writing for Visual Aids Design and Production 3 DEVC21
DEVC146 Planning and Production of Multimedia Based Learning Systems 3 DEVC21
  SCIENCE COMMUNICATION MAJOR 1&2 (Specialized Courses)    
DEVC155 Participatory Development Writing for Scientific Information 3 DEVC22
DEVC156 Processing and Management of Scientific Information 3 DEVC22
AGROFOR101 Introduction to Agroforestry (Technical 3) 3 BIO10
SSS1 Community Organizing and Development (SS1) 3  
FORLANG11 Foreign Language (GE) 3  
Total   15 
Second Semester
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS PRE-REQUISITE
  DEVELOPMENT JOURNALISM MAJOR 3&4 (Specialized Courses)    
DEVC127 Management and Production of Community Newspaper 3 DEVC125 & 126
DEVC128 Advanced Development and Online Writing.           3 DEVC125 & 126
  COMMUNITY BROADCASTING MAJOR 3&4 (Specialized Courses)    
DEVC137 Broadcast-Based Distance Learning System and Telecommunications 3 DEVC135 & 136
DEVC138 Radio and TC Production for Development 3 DEVC135 & 136
  EDUCATION COMMUNICATION Major 3&4 (Specialized Courses)    
DEVC147 Learning Module Development 3 DEV145 & 146
DEVC148 Educational Film/Video Production 3 DEV145 & 146
  SCIENCE COMMUNICATION MAJOR 3&4 (Specialized Courses)    
DEVC157 Principles and Development Applications of Knowledge Management 3 DEVC155&156
DEVC158 Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation of Knowledge Management Systems 3 DEVC155&156
DEVC195 Communication Research (Core Course) 3  
DEVC112 Multimedia Materials Production and Management  (Specialized Course) 3  
SOILSCI101 Principles of Soil Science (Technical 4) 3 CHEM10
SSS2 Project Management (SS2) 3  
Total 18 
Mid-Year term
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS PRE-REQUISITE
DEVC191 Communication Internship for Development Journalism 3 Finished All Major Subjects
DEVC192 Communication Internship for Community Broadcasting 3
DEVC193 Communication Internship for Educational Communication 3
DEVC194 Communication Internship for Science Communication 3
DEVC129 Communication Programs and Campaigns for Development Journalism (Core Course) 3 Finished All Major Subjects
DEVC139 Communication Programs and Campaigns for Community Broadcasting (Core Course) 3
DEVC149 Communication Programs and Campaigns for  Education Communication (Core Course) 3
DEVC159 Communication Programs and Campaigns for Science Communication (Core Course) 3
Total 6

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS PRE-REQUISITE
DEVC200A Undergraduate Research in Communication
(Proposal)
3 Passed all major subjects
ANSCI101 Introduction to Animal Science (Technical 5) 3 BIO10
DEVC113 Knowledge Management in Organizations
(CHED-Required Course)
3  
SSS 3 Training Program Management (SS3) 3  
Total 12
Second
Semester
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS PRE-REQUISITE
DEVC200B Undergraduate Research in Communication
(Manuscript)
3 Passed all major subjects
DEVC199 Undergraduate Seminar
(Required Course)
1
  ELECTIVES (One of Two)  
DEVC114 Behavioral and Social Change Communications
(Specialized Course)
3 DEVC14
DEVC115 Communication in the ASEAN Setting
(Specialized Course)
3 DEVC14
Total  7
TOTAL   160