Programs

Bachelor of Arts in English Language (AB-Eng)

Vision-Mission

The Languages Department gives students ample opportunities to develop facility and mastery in the use of English and Filipino as core languages. It envisions itself as center of language and literacy committed to developing the students’ ability to become globally and locally competent communicators, critical thinkers and dynamic researchers. Moreover, it is uniquely positioned to enrich the students’ lives and broaden their perspective of the society and the world through a deeper understanding and appreciation of the past and their own Philippine literary heritage.

Goals and Objectives

  • Promote Filipino values and culture through realistic discussions of Philippine literature and instill to students the significance of creative inquiry to human experience across various world perspectives;
  • Help students develop proficiently their English and Filipino reading, writing, speaking and thinking skills; and
  • Develop the multi-intelligences of the students through meaningful/significant classroom teaching-learning activities.
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Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (AB-PolSc)

The program is geared towards societal development through establishing a responsive government for the promotion of people’s welfare through engaging in activities which will impact societal transformation be it local, regional, national and even global.

Vision

The program envisioned to be the center of good governance and the source of excellent and true servant leaders both in private and in public sectors.

Mision

The program will continue to hone and harness the intellectual, physical, socio-political aspects of the political science students for them to become effective citizens and public servants through academic exposure and on the job trainings in their chosen field of interests.

Goals and Objectives

  • Promote good governance both in the local and national community;
  • Produce socially responsible graduates, effective servant leaders and excellent professionals.
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Bachelor of Arts in Communication (AB-Comm)

The program is geared towards societal development through establishing a responsive government for the promotion of people’s welfare through engaging in activities which will impact societal transformation be it local, regional, national and even global.

Vision

In pursuit of the University’s vision, mission, goals and objectives, the Communications program envisions itself to be a premier educational institution of communication arts in Southern Philippines.

Mision

To realize this Vision, the department commits to:

  • provide students broad and diverse course work in advertising, journalism and new media, public relations and communications learned;
  • offer high-quality educational programs which enable students to become critical thinkers and effective ethical communicators;
  • use practical, innovative experiences and partnerships to prepare for successful communication careers; and
  • produce Lasallian communicators who have the spirit of faith, zeal for service and communion in mission.

Goals

As part of an autonomous university, the communication program of La Salle University aims to be one of the best schools for communication arts education through institutional and international accreditation.

Objectives

To realize its Vision, accomplish its Mission and attain its Goals, the Communication program endeavors to:

  • nurture a culture of excellence as the standard for education, training and practice of professionals in the field of communication;
  • produce professionals in the field of communication who will consistently uphold ethical standards and practices both in the academic and professional fields of expertise; and
  • maximize the use of research and practice for the development and improvement of innovative instruction in the field of communication.
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Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (AB-Philo)

Vision

The Department of Philosophy is committed to produce graduates who are intellectually competent, socially involved, and research-oriented.

Mision

The Philosophy Department encourages students to approach education as a life-long learning process and as an end in itself, to emphasize the necessity of critical thinking and social participation through research and dialogue, and to foster an academic environment conducive to the free pursuit of knowledge with emphasis on the continual discussion of the local, national, and global situations.

The department hopes to maintain a philosophically relevant, rigorous curriculum and work to build a base of philosophy graduates and enthusiasts.

Goals

Upon completion of the BA in Philosophy, students will:

  • gain ample knowledge in argumentation, critical thinking and philosophy;
  • acquire broad familiarity with the historical periods, figures and major trends in philosophy;
  • evaluate critically philosophical, socio-cultural, economic and political positions and public opinion in academic discourses;
  • read, interpret, and respond to philosophical texts and effectively formulate and communicate philosophical positions to people in public and academe.
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Bachelor of Arts in Library Science (BLIS)

Vision

The BLIS program envisions to be an excellent and innovative academic department through leadership, service, research and education to meet the complex demand of the technology-driven world.

Mision

The BLIS program excellent library education, prepare librarians for a diverse, high technological, knowledge-based global society, engaged in research and creative activities that generate new knowledge and application for effective practice of librarianship; and inculcate the Lasallian values to the community.

Goals and Objectives

The program aims to achieve the following:

  • equip students with necessary knowledge, skills and trainings in librarianship;
  • enhance the students’ capability and competence to organize collection, manage libraries, retrieve and disseminate information;
  • produce graduates who are value-oriented, dedicated librarians who are agents for development and societal catalysts of the nation;
  • integrate information technology and management information system for better organization and use of library resources;
  • provide professional training for information institutions while respecting Filipino values and customs; and
  • demonstrate expertise to serve, lead and collaborate with various communities through relevant various community extension programs.
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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BSPsych)

Vision

The Psychology Department envisions its program to be one of the leading programs in the University especially in the College of Arts and Sciences. It sees itself as aligned and exceeding the standards set by the Commission on Higher Education while pursuing excellence guided by Lasallian values and virtues.

Mision

Guided by its mission on producing competent graduates who will pass the licensure examination, the Psychology department also aspires to produce individuals who undertake further academic development to enhance acquired competence.

Goals

To carry out its mission, the Psychology Department shall:

  • cultivate a culture of excellence through a curriculum that is attuned to the signs of times;
  • develop resourcefulness and a sense of initiation through extension programs and society activities that provide such avenue of learning;
  • embark on curricular and co-curricular activities that instill Lasallian values and virtues with the involvement of a non-academic community;
  • keep its faculty and students abreast of the latest trends in the program that shall affect the program and its future directions.

Objectives

In particular, the Psychology Department will:

  • establish admission and retention policies in order to ensure that the program accepts only those who have the sincerest interest in the field and who have the capacity to hurdle through the standards set forth;
  • create learning groups that will provide assistance to the students across year levels; and
  • provide seminars and workshops that will encourage psycho-social literacy beginning with the academic and towards the non-academic community.
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Bachelor of Arts in Criminology (BSCrim)

Vision

The vision of the Criminal Justice Education program of the university is to provide the community with Lasallian graduates who are professionally competent and morally upright individuals who can deliver efficient services in the fields of criminology, law enforcement and public safety.

Mision

  • Provide opportunity, instruction and guided experience by which students learn the basic knowledge and acquire the skills essential to the practice of criminology;
  • Prepare the students to have a broad cultural background and an understanding of the Constitution as wells as due process required by law necessary in the total administration of justice;
  • Prepare the students for careers in public safety, criminal jurisprudence and scientific crime detection;
  • Foster higher concepts of citizenry and leadership and an understanding of one’s moral and legal responsibility to his fellowmen, his community and his country; and
  • Inspire and instill into the students the importance of service to humanity in congruence with the Lasallian core value of faith, service and communion.

Goals and Objectives

To carry out its mission, the Psychology Department shall:

  • Foster competence in the various fields of Criminalistics, Criminal Sociology, Criminal Law Procedure, Law Enforcement Administration, Correctional Administration, Ethics and Community Relations and Defensive Tactics;
  • Practice proficiency in examining the nature and types of crime and the practical application of theories of crime and law;
  • Exhibit the highest degree of professionalism in law enforcement work, crime detection and crime prevention;
  • Meet the challenges in solving crimes;
  • Seek the truth through research in the field of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
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Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BSSW)

Vision

To produce social workers who are competent, effective, globally competitive and committed professionals

Mision

In support to this Vision, the department strives to provide the highest standards of good quality social work education that nurtures students to become conscientious and holistically aware of the current local and international issues, act proactively with a deep sense of social responsibility.

Goals

Committed to the philosophy of higher education, Social Work Department aims to support the Vision-Mission of the University that is to produce social workers equipped with knowledge, attitudes, skills and values

Objectives

  • Initiate and participate in activities that enhance the awareness of students such as community involvement, symposia, reflection sessions and national activity celebrations;
  • Forge functional convergence with genuine love and community concern to persons and institutions and reach out to depressed communities for sustainable development undertaking;
  • Take active participation with the National Association of Social Work Education Inc. (NASWEI) to ensure the highest standard quality program of instruction for Social Work Education.
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