Title and Description of Courses


Core Courses (6 units)

AGDE201 Rural Development Theories and Approaches 3
AGDE202 Problems and Issues in Agricultural and Rural Development 3

Major Courses (25 units)

DEVC205 Communication Theory 3
DEVC297 Development Communication Research 3
DEVC210 Communication and Development 3
DEVC214 Organizational Communication and Communication
DEVC235 Science Communication 3
DEVC218 Development Communication and Culture



Communication for Distance Education 3
DEVC290 Special Problem 2
DEVC291 Special Topic 1
DEVC299 Graduate Seminar in Development Communication 1

Elective Courses (6 units)

DEVC222 Development Broadcasting 3
DEVC212 Educational Communication 3
DEVC242 Knowledge Management 3
DEVC245 Communication for Distance Education 3

Cognate Courses (9 units)

Cognate courses may all be taken in any other program offered in the university/school in the
humanities, social sciences, natural science, or technical fields.
Core Courses 6
Major Courses 18
Elective Courses 6
Cognate 9
Special Problem 2
Graduate Seminar 1
Total No. of Units Required 42


  • Not more than 6 units of 100 level courses may be credited for the degree program
  • Odd, and even numbered courses are offered during the first and semester of the school year, respectively.
  • After the first term, graduate students are required to form their Graduate Advisory Committee (GAC) and prepare their Plan of Coursework (PCW). Forms can be secured at the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School.

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