Communication for Development & Social Leaders

Universidad Veritas

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Communication for Development & Social Leaders

  • Host University

    Universidad Veritas

  • Location

    San José, Costa Rica

  • Area of Study

    Communication Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course will introduce the student to the field of Communication for Development (C4D), a participatory process that applies communications tools to support behavior change in society. The student will learn through a dynamic methodology the five steps to build strategies focused on C4D that promote lasting impact and sustained behavior change. The course emphasizes analysis, strategic design, development/testing, implementation and monitoring, and evaluation to design new campaigns. The student will develop communications, research, behavior change, and evaluation skills. C4D is a method utilized by international organisms and non-governmental organizations to build new projects and campaigns, for example, United Nations.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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