Graduate Program

This program is offered on five consecutive Saturdays with eight hours per session, to a total of forty class hours per course.

  1. Media Literacy Education in Popular Music – A study of the language of music and its application in interpreting music composition, historical overview of popular music industry, functional knowledge of music composition and recording – all as background for analysis and evaluation of popular music from cultural and moral perspectives.
  2. Culture of Communication – A study of the evolving media culture beyond boundaries of race and nation; media environment today and its impact on individual, family and society.
  3. Producing and Managing Television Programs – A study of the concepts and principles of producing and managing television programs and its application from a catholic perspective through skills training in planning, script writing, recording and broadcasting.
  4. Media Literacy Education in Radio – A study of the language of radio broadcast and its application in reading radio texts from producer’s and listener’s perspectives; historical overview of radio broadcast industry; functional knowledge of radio production; all as background for analysis and evaluation of radio programs.
  5. Communication Theories – A study of the different theories of mass media and the new communication technology and its application in interpreting research and medai text analysis.
  6. Media Literacy Education in Newspaper and Magazine – A study of semiotics and other tools of analysis, its application in reading print and online media texts; functional knowledge of newspaper and magazine print and online publishing; historical overview of the industry; all as background for analysis and evaluation of newspaper and magazine contents.
  7. Communication ResearchA study of the different methods and tools of media research and its application in doing a research paper.
  8. Media Literacy Education in Internet – A study of the language of Internet, historical development of multimedia, area of coverage worldwide, penetration in Asia and philippines, beneficial use and adverse effects.
  9. Media Literacy Education in Advertising – A study of semiotics and other tools of analysis and its application in reading the different forms of advertising texts; concepts and principles of advertising practices; ethics in advertising – all as background for analysis and evaluation from moral and Christian perspectives.
  10. Media Literacy Education in TelevisionA study of the language of television and its application in reading TV media text from cultural perspectives; functional knowledge of TV production; all as background for analysis and evaluation of TV programs based on moral and Christian values.
  11. Media Literacy Education in FilmA study of the language of film and its apllication in reading movie as medai text from director’s and viewer’s perpectives; functional knowledge of film production, an overview of movie industry; all as background for analysis and evaluation of different film genre based on moral and Gospel values.
  12. Pastoral Communication Plan and Organizational DevelopmentA study of the concepts and principles of communication plan and its apllication, strategic management, human resource management, leadership, resource mobilization, social marketing and conflict management – all in the context of Pastoral Ministry.
  13. Producing and Managing Radio ProgramsA study of the concepts and principles of producing and managing radio programs and its apllication from a catholic perspective through skills training in planning, script writing, recording and broadcasting.
  14. Producing and Managing Diocesan/Parish/School Newspaper/Bulletin – A study of the concepts and principles of producing and managing community newspaper/bulletin and its application from a catholic perspective through skills training in planning, news and feature writing, layout designing for print and online publishing.
  15. Media Spirituality A study of Theology of Communication and the use of media technology for spiritual development.
  16. God’s Communication: An Introduction to the Bible – A study of the Bible’s basic background, starting with the proper disposition in approaching it; then centering on its historical and literary background, making these personally relevant with the use of group dynamics; and concluding the study with group activities, such as differentiating Bible study from Bible sharing.
  17. St. Paul Communicates God’s Vision of World’s Transformation – St. Paul has been entrusted not only with the story of Jesus of Nazareth, Israel’s Messiah, but with the story of how the God of the universe intends to transform the world through the passion, death and resurrection of this Jewish Messiah. What St. Paul has to tell us about our role in this divine project of transformation is a message we must urgently hear.
  18. Thesis Writing