ab in Journalism

Faculty of Arts and Letters

AB IN JOURNALISM

Faculty of Arts and Letters

AB IN JOURNALISM

Faculty of Arts and Letters

PROGRAM RECOGNITIONS

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The program will tackle all aspects of writing for newspaper and magazine, as well as for radio and television broadcast. It will train students in the effective reporting and in-depth coverage of local and international events, personalities, places, etc. Moreover, it will teach students the ethical responsibilities that will ultimately count with the pursuit of the truth and the treatment of various issues that affect the country and the international community.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Reporter
Public Relations Officer
Scriptwriter
Information Officer
Broadcaster
Publicist
Researcher
Lecturer
Editor

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

FIRST YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CONTEM_W The Contemporary World 3 0 3
GE ELEC I Elective I 3 0 3
JRN 3170 Introduction to Communication and Media 3 0 3
MATH_MW Mathematics in the Modern World 3 0 3
NSTP 1 NSTP 1 0 0 3
PE 1 PATH-PE 1 2 0 2
PURPCOM Purposive Communication 3 0 3
SPN 1 Spanish 1 – Basic 3 0 3
THY 1 Christian Vision of the Human Person 3 0 3
TOTAL 23 0 26

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
GE ELEC II Elective II 3 0 3
JRN 3171 Journalism Practices and Principles 3 0 3
NSTP 2 NSTP 2 0 0 3
PE 2 PATH-PE 2 2 0 2
READ_PH Readings in Philippine History 3 0 3
SPN 2 Spanish 2 – Intermediate 3 0 3
THY 2 Christian Vision of Marriage and Family 3 0 3
UND_SELF Understanding the Self 3 0 3
TOTAL 20 0 23

 

SECOND YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ART_APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
FIL 1 Filipino 1 3 0 3
JRN 3172 Communication Theory 3 0 3
JRN 3173 Media and Society 3 0 3
JRN 3174 News Reporting and Writing 3 0 3
LIWORIZ Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
PE 3 PATH-PE 3 2 0 2
SCITECHS Science, Technology, and Society 3 0 3
THY 3 Christian Vision of the Church in Society 3 0 3
TOTAL 26 0 26

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
AB 301 Entrepreneurial mind 3 0 3
ETHICS Ethics 3 0 3
FIL 2 Filipino 2 3 0 3
GE ELEC III Elective III 3 0 3
GE ELEC IV Elective IV 3 0 3
JRN 3175 Research in Journalism 3 0 3
PE 4 PATH-PE 4 2 0 2
THY 4 Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World 3 0 3
TOTAL 23 0 23
THIRD YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 1 Professional Elective 1 3 0 3
JRN 31710 Macroeconomic Indicators 3 0 3
JRN 31711 Philippine Politics 3 0 3
JRN 3176 Feature Writing 3 0 3
JRN 3177 Newsroom Practice and Media Management 3 0 3
JRN 3178 Multimedia Journalism (Computer Laboratory) 3 0 3
JRN 3179 Journalism Studies (RES-MF-Literature Review) 3 0 3
TOTAL 21 0 21

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 2 Professional Elective 2 3 0 3
JRM 31712 Thesis Writing 1 (Thesis Proposal) 2 0 2
JRN 31713 Photojournalism 3 0 3
JRN 31714 News Editing and Production 3 0 3
JRN 31715 Journalism Ethics 3 0 3
JRN 31716 Seminar on Journalism Issues 3 0 3
JRN 31717 Social Problems 3 0 3
TOTAL 20 0 20

 

FOURTH YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
JRN 31718 Thesis Writing 2 (Thesis Colloquium) 2 0 2
JRN 31719 Special Project (Capstone) 3 0 3
JRN 31720 Internship 3 0 3
JRN 31721 Investigative Journalism 3 0 3
JRN 31722 Broadcast Journalism 3 0 3
JRN 31723 Literary Criticism 3 0 3
TOTAL 17 0 17

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 3 Professional Elective 3 3 0 3
ELE 4 Professional Elective 4 3 0 3
JRN 31724 Thesis Writing 3 (Thesis Defense) 2 0 2
JRN 31725 Media Laws and Regulations 3 0 3
JRN 31726 Creative Nonfiction 3 0 3
JRN 31727 The Church and Social Communication 3 0 3
TOTAL 17 0 17

 

 

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