COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIESThe School of Christian Creativity for Social Development
DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT
The Development Communication Department is committed to develop professionals who will effectively use communication to facilitate social development.
To be a leading Development Communication training center in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.
Bachelor of Science in Development Communication
- Communicate the holistic approach of human development towards sustainability, globalization, and well-balanced lifestyle.
- Apply theoretical and practical skills in Journalism, broadcasting, educational media productions, and community program management for development.
- Exhibit professional integrity by protecting and preserving all communication laws, ethics, protocols, codes, and media regulations.
- Acknowledge soul-saving as the highest profession and the ultimate goal of Christian development communication.
- Establish linkage and partnership with humanitarian entities for programs and projects that enhance the quality of life of people and communities.
- Conduct constant communication research, monitoring and evaluation for human and community development.
- Translate and show in all course productions, projects, and academic activities the healthy balance of physical, mental, social, and spiritual human development.
- Participate in intercultural and international activities for acculturation, friendship, and understanding.
- Demonstrate leadership skills in conducting hands-on laboratory courses, community projects, development advocacies, and on-the-job trainings.
- Skillful approach in organizing media productions, communication events and activities.
- Cite and explain the legal provisions of libel, plagiarism, and ethical standards in the practice of freedom of speech, press freedom, and human rights.
- Defend and justify media protocols and regulations for case analysis, research, and feasibility studies.
- Discuss Bible-based concepts, principles, and values specifically on Christian communication that is relevant to the individual’s spiritual destiny.
- Create memoranda of agreement/understanding with selected governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and other institutions for developmental programs/projects.
- Exhaustive research and literature review; appropriate research or evaluation framework; sound research or evaluation design; and develop theoretical concepts and research tools.
Program Educational Objectives
- To teach Christian communication skills that harmonize the physical, mental, social, and spiritual aspects of a healthy life.
- To provide professional lessons that are practical, relevant, and effective in pursuit of human/social developments.
- To train and equip students the values of competency, ethics, and accountability as standards of professionalism.
- To inculcate the love and passion for the spiritual ministry of the Church in preaching the Gospel and saving souls.
- To enter into agreement/understanding with reputable non-governmental organizations (NGOs) & other charitable institutions for project tie-ups and funding.
- To encourage students to focus their research on the improvement of quality of life, as well as, on community developments.
The Languages Department is committed to provide quality Bible-based education to be competent, creative and critical readers, writers and thinkers who are empowered for Christian service.
To be a leading Adventist educational center for Languages and Literature Studies in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.
Bachelor of Arts in English Language
- Articulate a comprehensive and contextualized view of the English language system and development.
- Communicate in English (both oral and written) fluently, accurately, and creatively in diverse social, cultural, academic and professional settings.
- Facilitate English language learning in diverse social, cultural, academic, and professional settings.
- Participate effectively in oral communication situations where language systems (phonological, morphological, syntactic and semantic) vary.
- Produce well-written texts for various academic and professional purposes.
- Recognize the vital roles that language and literature play in identity, communication, social integration, education and development, Christian service and spreading the word of God.
- Explain how the English language system works in the context of historical, social, cultural, and political factors.
- Explain clearly and logically how the English language changes in response to various factors.
- Listen/speak/read/write view situations, participate effectively in oral communication situations where language system vary.
- Teach reading/writing/listening/speaking/ viewing skills in formal as well as non- formal setting using best practices in delivering knowledge (e.g. skill-based/content-based/tasked based) with appropriate methodologies (audio lingual, independent exploration, use of technology, etc.).
- Apply and assess the appropriate communication strategies in diverse social, cultural, academic, and professional settings.
- Produce a well-documented paper setting for various needs in an academic setting and in the workplace.
- Engage in English language research relevant to the school and workplace settings.
- Enhance literacy development and critical/creative thinking among students through the use of different types of texts.
- Apply knowledge and skills learned in language and literature courses in identity formation, communication situations, social integration, education and development, Christian service and spreading the word of God.
- Actively engage in spreading the word of God through the use of language and literature.
- Enhance commitment to Christian service through language and literature.
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
- To produce competent linguists, teachers, speakers, writers and researchers manifesting a comprehensive and contextualized view of the English language system and development.
- To develop able language practitioners who can communicates effectively and accurately in diverse social, cultural, academic and professional settings.
- To nurture individuals who can facilitate English language learning in diverse social, cultural, academic and professional settings.
- To provide opportunities where students can participate effectively in oral communication situations where languages systems (Phonological, morphological, syntactic and semantic) vary.
- To equip and train individuals who can produce well-written texts for various academic and professional services.
- To provide avenues for future language and literature educators and practitioners in Christian service.
FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT
The Fine Arts Department is committed to produce graduates in tradigital arts who can integrate their arts with faith.
To be a leading Adventist Fine Arts School in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.
Bachelor of Fine Arts Major in Visual Communication and Design
- Acknowledge beauty anywhere, to change ugly, rejected things into beautiful works.
- Apply technical know-how using the latest programs and application.
- Exhibit latest digital and hard copy works in prestigious galleries and museums.
- Realize that art is not only their chosen career, but also a lifestyle.
- Recognize that God is the Master Creator, Artist, and Designer of nature by writing out His feelings.
- Develop of Design.
- Apply for Copy right and Intellectual property rights.
- Skillful operation of tools.
- Actual exhibition of works with formal opening, invited guests gracing the show, with posters, invitations, and public promotion.
- Media presence through created website, blog, and other social media that builds camaraderie and sharing through communities.
- Uses nature as a reference and guide to creating good and effective design.
- Portfolio of works that reflects the Master’s touch.
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
- To equip students with the essential knowledge and skills in the visual arts making them useful and competent artists.
- To produce professionals who can relate their creativity and expression in the product of art.
- To provide students avenues where they can reach out to the higher level of society through visual arts.
- To train students to be creative in the field of visual arts.
- To inculcate in the minds of the students that the Creator is the author of all laws of nature in which the elements and principles of art were based on.
The History Department is committed to provide professional historians and students who understand and write history with the biblical worldview.
To be a leading History Department in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.
Bachelor of Arts in History
- Demonstrate knowledge of History as a social science/humanistic discipline.
- Demonstrate a general knowledge of Philippine history.
- Demonstrate a general knowledge of Asian and world history.
- Identify the primary and secondary sources necessary for the study of a specific research problem.
- Identify appropriate sources and demonstrate familiarity with standard citation format.
- Analyze historical data from multiple viewpoints.
- Complete a research paper using sound historical methodology.
- Recognize the relevance of the study of the past to contemporary issues and concerns.
- Acquire a reading knowledge of a language necessary for research.
- Recognize other scholars’ works and exhibits openness to peer review.
- Relate the role of history in asserting national identify.
- Develop a God-fearing attitude by emulating Christ.
- Identify similarities and differences between history and social science/humanities.
- Ability to identify and analyze Philippine historical events in appropriate context.
- Ability to identify and analyze historical events of Asian and world history.
- Explain the basic difference between primary and secondary sources and be able to provide appropriate examples.
- Locate national archives, museums, special collections and other repositories of historical sources.
- Ability to use interdisciplinary approach in acquiring knowledge.
- Explain the differences of primary sources using the principle of internal/external criticism.
- Ability to conduct historical research and engage in historical writing.
- Explain the role of history in relating the past with contemporary life.
- Display ability in communicating ideas in both written and oral forms.
- Ability to respect and appreciate scholarly works.
- Demonstrate pride in being a Filipino and a strong commitment of national goals.
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
- To equip students with the needed knowledge in history that will development in them mastery of the discipline.
- To provide the students learning experiences, aimed at attaining knowledge and skills in Philippine History.
- To make the students acquire needed competencies both in Asian.
- To expose the students to activities that will make them competent researches.
- To equip the students with needed research skills that include standard citation format.
- To make students analyze historical data from various viewpoints.
- To require the students to produce historical researches.
- To equip the students with the knowledge of bridging the events of the past to contemporary issues and concern.
- Provide students with proficiency in the medium such as Spanish necessary to do a research.
- To encourage the students to publish their research output.
- To instill the spirit of patriotism, social responsibility, and deep concern for the salvation of humanity.
- To inculcate in students values and attitudes needed to become productive Christians.
The Music Department is committed to train students to become music educators equipped with competent, 21st century skills and a passion for lifelong learning and selfless service
To be a leading Adventist institution offering a music education program in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.
Bachelor of Music in Music Education
- Lead with professional expertise in the church, school, and the greater society.
- Write musical compositions or arrangements showing creativity in applying music principles in theory and composition.
- Perform in both major and minor instruments with considerable proficiency according to the department’s requirements.
- Demonstrate above average ability and skill in using various music education methodologies in teaching.
- Apply skills for lifelong music learning both as an educator and a music professional.
- Demonstrate keen judgment in evaluating music.
- Perform in their chosen instruments and lead performing groups in different events, concerts and church and school related programs.
- Organize and lecture in music seminars, masterclasses, music camps and workshops.
- Compose and arrange any musical compositions of their expertise with creativity and originality that will be helpful to the society.
- Perform as soloist or with ensembles, orchestras and choirs.
- Organize choirs, chamber orchestras and any small musical groups.
- Teach different music education methodologies in different schools and universities.
- Teach music in private music studios, schools and universities using the musical skills learned.
- Apply all music methodologies and assess own students’ progress.
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
- To equip musicians with leadership skills and discriminately evaluate music for listening, performance, and composition based on biblical principles.
- To develop musicians who can compose, arrange, and provide music materials for the needs of the community.
- To produce instrumentalists and performers who can be globally competitive.
- To produce professionals who have the advanced knowledge in music, both formally and informally.
- To produce musicians who can discriminately evaluate music for listening, performance, and composition based on biblical principle.
The Psychology Department exists to provide quality Bible-Based education producing academically competent psychometricians with Christian values.
To be a leading center for psychometricians among Adventist educational institutions in the Asia-Pacific region by 2022.
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
- Demonstrate the capability to discuss and analyze the major theories and concepts in psychology.
- Demonstrate and apply the methods of psychological inquiry in building knowledge on local culture and context.
- Demonstrate and apply psychological theories and methods in personal and professional settings.
- Demonstrate capability for self- reflection and independent learning on graduate education or in a professional context.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors in research and practice in Psychology.
- Demonstrate the ability to relate appropriately with colleagues, clients and others in diverse cultural setting.
- Demonstrate the conduct of psychological assessments and evaluations.
- Passing the licensure exam for psychometrician
- Understand and identify major psychological concepts and theories, principles, concepts and skills in psychology theories
- Develop arguments about and critically evaluate the established principles in psychology
- Comprehend and evaluate new information related to psychology (e.g. theory, concept, data) that may be presented in various forms and from various sources.
- Production of good quality psychological research
- Demonstrate methods of inquiry in psychology
- Critically evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to problem solving in the field
- Apply inquiry methods in making judgments and solve problems in an applied or an employment context.
- Correctly apply the theories, principles, concepts and skills in psychology in an employment context
- Undertake research using the knowledge and skills in psychology, and communicate the results such as research to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
- Acceptance to graduate program in Psychology and allied fields
- Employability in psychology-related profession
- Demonstrate the capability capable of handling basic job requirements in the field of teaching, research, human resource management, basic psychometrics, training and development among others, and in further developing relevant knowledge in skills.
- Demonstrate appropriate behaviour required in the psychology profession
- Observe ethical rules concerning conduct or research and projects
- Establishes, maintains and develops working relationships with professional colleagues
- Establishes, maintains and develop appropriate working relationships with clients and others
- Displays sensitivity to cross-cultural differences
- Assesses or evaluates individuals, groups, organizations or situations
- Understand assessments or evaluation needs
- Selects, designs or develops appropriate assessments or evaluations
- Conducts assessments or evaluations, including administration, scoring, interpretation, feedback and application of result.
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
- Demonstrate the capability to discuss and analyze the major theories and concepts in psychology (knowledge in psychology).
- Demonstrate and apply the methods of psychological inquiry in building knowledge on local culture and context (psychological research).
- Demonstrate and apply psychological theories and methods in personal and professional setting (application of psychology).
- Demonstrate capability of self-reflection and independent learning in graduate education or in a professional context (independent learning).
- Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors in research and practice in Psychology (ethics).
- Demonstrate harmonious interpersonal relationship with colleagues, clients and others (interpersonal skills) in diverse cultural setting.
- Demonstrate the ability to conduct psychological assessments and evaluations (psychological assessment).