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Bachelor of Elementary Education

The BEED is an undergraduate teacher education degree program designed to prepare individuals intending to teach in the elementary level inspired by Ignatian spirituality and values. It aims to develop highly motivated, competent, compassionate and committed teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for elementary education meeting the expectations of a beginning teacher as articulated in the Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers (PPST). After successful completion of all academic requirements of the degree/program, graduates of BEED should be able to practice the teaching profession in the elementary level.

Bachelor of Elementary Education major in Early Childhood 

The BECEd is a four-year undergraduate teacher education degree program for students intending to teach in the early childhood care and education inspired by Ignatian spirituality and values. It aims to develop highly motivated, competent, compassionate and committed early childhood practitioners working with children from 0-8 years old in various early childhood settings (home, community, school and workplace). It is aligned with the National Early Learning Framework (NELF), and the Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers (PPST) and the first key stage which is k to 3.

Bachelor of Special Needs Education

The Bachelor of Special Needs Education (BSNEd)  is an undergraduate teacher education degree program designed to prepare individuals intending to specialize in special needs education inspired by Ignatian spirituality and values. It aims to develop highly motivated, competent, compassionate and committed teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for elementary education meeting the expectations of a beginning teacher as articulated in the Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers (PPST). Specifically, it aims to prepare teachers who will instruct and manage students with additional needs in inclusive and segregated educational settings. Its graduates will be equipped to teach the basic education curriculum and alternate curricula depending on the needs of the students. Those who will teach in the elementary will be trained across different subject areas. Those who will teach in the secondary level will provide educational support to students with additional needs in inclusive classrooms or provide educational services to students who may be enrolled in special education centers.

A graduate of this degree program should be able to teach in regular and special education schools as a teacher provided that he/she passes the Licensure Examination for Teachers in his/her subject area of specialization.

After successful completion of all academic requirements of the degree/program, graduates of Bachelor of Special Needs Education (BSNEd) should be able to practice the teaching profession in the field of Special Needs Education.

There five major fields, namely:

  1. Bachelor of Special Needs Education (BSNED) Generalist
  2. Bachelor of Special Needs Education (BSNED) with specialization in Early Childhood Education
  3. Bachelor of Special Needs Education (BSNED) with specialization in Teaching Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
  4. Bachelor of Special Needs Education (BSNED with specialization in Teaching Learners with Visual Impairment
  5. Bachelor of Special Needs Education (BSNEd) with specialization in Elementary School Teaching

Bachelor of Secondary Education 

The BSEd is an undergraduate teacher education degree program designed to equip learners with adequate and relevant competencies to teach in their chosen area of specialization/major in the secondary level. It aims to develop highly motivated, competent, compassionate and committed teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for secondary education meeting the expectations of a beginning teacher as articulated in the Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers (PPST). After successful completion of all academic requirements of the degree/program, graduates of BSEd should be able to practice the teaching profession in the secondary level.

There five major fields, namely:

  1. English
  2. Filipino
  3. Mathematics
  4. Social Studies
  5. Sciences

Bachelor of Library and Information Science

The Bachelor of Library and Information Science includes the study of development, deployment and management of information resources in print, non-print, electronic and digital formats, application of information technology to basic library operations and services.

The program prepares the students to acquire skills and values required in selecting, organizing, and coordinating access to the best information sources for the knowledge based organization they belong as well as implementing standards for the ethical and appropriate use of information.

It also prepares students to systematically organize, conserve, and restore object, historical and cultural documents and other intellectual properties.  Moreover, this program is aimed at forming the students to be a competent librarian imbued with Ignatian values.

Bachelor of Physical Education

The Bachelor of Physical Education (BPEd) is an undergraduate teacher education degree program designed to prepare individuals intending to teach in the secondary level inspired by Ignatian spirituality and values. It aims to develop highly motivated, competent, compassionate and committed teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for secondary education meeting the expectations of a beginning teacher as articulated in the Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers (PPST). After successful completion of all academic requirements of the degree/program, graduates of BPEd should be able to practice the teaching profession in the secondary level.

Certificate in Professional Education (CPEd)

Certificates Programs are designed for non-education graduates or for teachers teaching not within their fields of specialization to enrich their content and professional knowledge. There are four Certificate Programs:

  1. Special Learning Package for non- Education graduates (18 units in Professional Education Courses)
  2. Executive Class in SPEd
  3. Executive Class in PE
  4. Executive Class in ECED