From its humble beginnings in 1983, the Mass Communication Department is now one of the biggest departments in the School of Arts and Sciences. The department boasts of state-of-the-art radio and television studios, advanced production equipment, and faculty members who are a mix of academicians and media practitioners.
The department offers students four minor programs: Advertising, Broadcast Journalism, Development Communication and Print Journalism. Each minor track features theoretical grounding and skills training developed by experts in each discipline, in order to provide students with knowledge in a specific field while maintaining a strong core of communication and media subjects.
Philosophy and Mission Statement
The Mass Communication Department envisions a media and communication environment that is:
• free and independent,
• critical, vigilant and pro-active,
• inclusive, pluralistic and accessible to all,
• empowering and transformative, and,
• committed to the advocacy of gender fairness, ecological harmony, social justice, and peace.
Towards this end, the Department commits itself to become the country’s leading institution in the formation and education of Filipino women media and communication practitioners by providing a media and communication program anchored on Filipino and Christian-Benedictine values, academic excellence, public service, and social responsibility.
The Department envisions students, graduates and media and communication practitioners who are:
• competent, skilled and creative,
• critical yet responsible,
• living examples of Benedictine Ora et Labora,
• empowered and empowering,
• passionate agents of social transformation, and,
• committed advocates of gender fairness, ecological harmony, social justice, and peace.
The Mass Communication program aims to facilitate student learning in the theoretical and practical aspects of the following areas of media and communication: writing, production, and research.
School of Arts and Sciences
Dean’s Office Landline: (632) 8567-7686 (local 2292)
Faculty Landline: (632) 8567-7686 (locals 2279, 2277, and 2230)
St. Scholastica’s College Manila
2560 Leon Guinto Street,
Malate, Metro Manila