Mapúa Malayan Colleges Mindanao

Arts and Design (AD)

About AD

Arts and Design Track prepares students for tertiary education in performative and creative fields. This track aims to harness students’ potentials and develop innovative thinking necessary in modern application. It offers specializations that equip students with competencies in music, media and visual arts, performing arts, and industrial arts.

With arts and design, students do not only hone their creative passion; they turn it into an income-generating career. Learning arts and design does not stop at ideation and creation. Students are taught entrepreneurship skills to take part in a competitive job market.
SHS students under this strand can proceed to any of the following undergraduate programs at Mapúa Malayan Colleges Mindanao:


The Bachelor of Science in Entertainment and Multimedia Computing specialized in Game Development program prepares students to become game development professionals with specialized knowledge, competencies and values in designing, developing and producing digital games and tools, and in managing game development projects for various applications.


The Bachelor of Arts in Communication program adheres to excellence and relevance and aspires to transform students into proficient communicators who catalyze positive change in society through their understanding of the evolving media landscape.


The Bachelor of Multimedia Arts program envisions its graduates to be the most sought-after multimedia professionals by industries locally and abroad.

AD Curriculum

Grade 11

First Semester HRS
COR1 Oral Communication in Context 80
COR2 Komunikasyon at Pananaliksik sa Wika at Kulturang Pilipino 80
COR3 Media and Information Literacy 80
COR4 General Mathematics 80
COR5 Earth and Life Science 80
COR6a Physical Education and Health 20
APP1 English for Academic and Professional Purposes 80
APP2 Entrepreneurship 80
AD1 Creative Industries I: Applied Arts and Design 80
Second Semester HRS
COR7 Reading and Writing Skills 80
COR8 Pagbasa at Pagsusuri ng Iba’t Ibang Teksto tungo sa Pananaliksik 80
COR9 21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the World 80
COR10 Statistics and Probability 80
COR11 Physical Science 80
COR6b Physical Education and Health 20
APP3 Practical Research 1 80
APP4 Empowerment Technologies 80
AD2 Creative Industries II: Performing Arts (Prerequisite: AD1) 80

Grade 12

First Semester HRS
COR12 Contemporary Philippine Arts from the Regions 80
COR13 Introduction to Philosophy of the Human Person 80
COR14 Understanding Culture, Society and Politics 80
COR15 Personal Development 80
COR6c Physical Education and Health 20
APP5 Practical Research 2 (Prerequisite: Statistics & Probability) 80
APP6 Pagsulat sa Filipino sa Piling Larangan 80
AD3 Integrating Elements and Principles of Different Arts and Applications 80
AD4 Personal and Physical Development in the Arts 80
AD5 Apprenticeship and Exploration in the Performing Arts / Art Production 80
Second Semester HRS
COR6d Physical Education and Health 20
APP7 Inquiries, Investigations and Immersion (Prerequisite: Practical Research 1 & 2) 80
AD6 Developing Filipino Identity in the Arts 80
AD7 Leadershio and Management in the Different Art Fields 80
AD8 Performing Arts Production / Exhibit for Arts Production 80
AD9 Work Immersion / Research (Capstone Project) 80