The Bachelor in Electronics and Communication Technology is a four-year pre-service degree program that prepares students to become competent and professional Electronics and Communication Technology technicians and or trainers for industries as well as teachers in technical-vocational schools and in secondary schools. The units taken significantly cover the acquisition of integrated and high level theory, principles, concepts and academic and technical skills and attributes that would found a developed and self-directed person able to communicate, solve problems, undertake research, comprehend and evaluate information and situations and are progressively capable for post graduate study and professional career.
Geared towards the commitment of a curriculum that emphasizes education for life, the program Bachelor in Electronics and Communication Technology accentuates the necessity of life-skills, sustainability, community development and the development of learning-to-learn capacities of the students.
Participants in the Bachelor in Electronics & Communication Technology are required to complete a minimum of one hundred seventy-six units of study. The minimum number refers to the compulsory
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units and excludes the units that can be earned by taking the elective units. By covering the required units in every year level a semester, it would take participants four years to complete the program.
In addition to the intensive training to mould a true Bosconian, In-Plant Training (IPT) is included in the Bachelor Program. It is composed of two (2) weeks of industrial visit during their second year and sixteen weeks (8 weeks each during their 3rd and 4th Years) of industry experience. This is to give the students a firsthand experience in the world of actual work by being indentured in the different companies around the National Capital District. On a case-to-case basis, students are allowed to go for their IPT outside of Port Moresby especially if they need to do their industry experience in their sponsoring companies.