COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

STUDY PROGRAMS

  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION

    The Bachelor of Science in Education Program trains students to become effective facilitators of learning and equip them with necessary skills in teaching practices, pedagogies, methodologies, and techniques in K-12 settings.

  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTANCY

    The Bachelor of Science in Accountancy is designed to produce competent and ethical professional accountants capable of making a positive contribution to the profession and society, in general.

  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEM

    The Bachelor of Science in Accounting Information System Program is designed to provide students with general accounting education that combines knowledge in business, accounting, and computer systems.

  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

    The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program (BSBA) is designed to produce graduates who are adept at business operations and equipped with critical decision-making skills for strategic and executive work necessary for competing in the ever-changing world of global business.

  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    The Bachelor of Science in Entrpreneurship Program focuses on the training of future entrepreneurs in the basic environmental scanning of business opportunities, business planning and formation, and management of small and medium enterprises.

  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

    The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program prepares students to become IT professionals.

  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN LEGAL MANAGEMENT

    The Bachelor of Science in Legal Management is designed to equip students with knowledge and skills pertinent to the laws of business, obligations and contracts, taxation, labor laws, and negotiable instruments.

  • BACHELOR OF ARTS IN COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES

    The Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies Program trains students in the proactive use of communication in print, broadcast, electronic media, advertising, public relations, photography, theater arts, radio, television and film production, communication research, and media management.

  • BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

    The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies Program promotes an interdisciplinary understanding of global processes and affairs, particularly in politics, economics, and socio-cultural factors.

  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE/ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY

    The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology programs are designed to provide solid training on the scientific study of human behaviors and mental processes through different dimensions, perspectives, concepts, and theories.

ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

The College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Degree Programs are designed to train students to become effective professionals equipped with the competencies needed in the different fields of specialization. Delving on the different pedagogies, methodologies and practices, the Undergraduate Degree Programs aim to develop competent, skilled, and value-driven professionals who are

CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN IN PRINCIPLE,
BENEDICTINE IN ORIENTATION and
FILIPINO IN CHARACTER.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION

The Bachelor of Science in Education Program trains students to become effective facilitators of learning and equip them with necessary skills in teaching practices, pedagogies, methodologies, and techniques in K-12 settings.  It aims to develop professionally competent teachers to become effective transmitter of systematized knowledge developed from human experiences, and teachers who are sensitive and responsive to the needs of the Filipino society and the global community.  The Program has the following fields of specialization:

At the end of the degree program, students should have

  • Acquired knowledge, skills, moral values, attitudes, habits and teaching strategies which make them effective educators with good moral character

  • A growing appreciation of the richness of Filipino heritage and willingness to be of service to the community and nation

  • Acquired a holistic general education that enables them to be proficient in the chosen subject areas

  • Developed necessary skills in child education and learning activities which can adapt to the changing nature of the curriculum content

  • Manifested above average classroom teaching skills and management techniques;

  • Carried out researches in the field of education in order to evaluate and utilize the data in ensuring an engaging and enriching learning situation

  • Imbibed the Bedan values and shown willingness to live out the core values of San Beda College Alabang, particularly excellence, service, peace, and community

  • Committed themselves to the philosophy of SBCA, namely, to contribute to

An education that is CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN IN PRINCIPLE that aims to develop persons who:

  • Follow Christ in His teachings as preached by the Catholic Church
  • Live the Gospel of loving fellowship and concern for one another, especially the poor

An education that is BENEDICTINE IN ORIENTATION which aims to develop persons who:

  • Appreciate and sustain a life of prayer through the liturgy
  • Value work according to one’s calling
  • Participate in building a community through the commitment of justice and peace
  • Pursue a lifelong search for knowledge and truth

An education that is FILIPINO IN CHARACTER which aims to develop persons who:

  • Have a deep love for the country and its rich and varied heritage, and respect for language, culture and the environment
  • Are always ready to share themselves, their capabilities, training and learning in the service of community and nation

Bachelor in Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education (ECE) provides programs that are suitable and developmentally appropriate in equipping future teachers with the skill that could bridge a child to his/her maximum potential even at an early age.

The Program prepares graduates to become formators of preschool and grade school pupils. They are expected to develop a solid foundation on developmentally appropriate practices in effective early childhood care and education.

Career Opportunities

Preschool and Elementary Teachers

Home-Based Service Provider

Researcher

Child Care Center Director

Family Support Specialist

Childcare Teacher (for infants and toddlers)

Consultant

Bachelor in Special Needs Education
(For CHED recognition)

The Bachelor in Special Needs Education Program enables its graduates to teach subjects in general/ regular education setting while addressing learning concerns of students with additional or special needs. Graduates of this Program may also teach in special education centers and clinical settings.

The Program takes into consideration the various laws and international agreements, especially the Convention on the Right of Persons with Disabilities on quality education for persons with special educational needs, making Filipino mainstream education inclusive and accessible to all.

Career Opportunities

SPEd Teachers

Family Support Specialist

Child Care Center Head

Consultant

Home-Based Service Provider

School Owner

Bachelor in Secondary Education

The Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSED) is a four-year degree program designed to train students to become high school teachers. It focuses on three areas of specialization: Mathematics, English and General Science.

The BSED curriculum contains Professional Education subjects divided into four major categories

Theory and Principles in Education

Methods and Strategies subjects

Field Study subject

Elective subjects

BACHELOR OF

SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTANCY

The Bachelor of Science in Accountancy is designed to produce competent and ethical professional accountants capable of making a positive contribution to the profession and society, in general. It provides theoretical and technical accounting knowledge essential for a successful career as professional accountants. Thus, this qualifies the graduate of this Program to take assessments leading to certifications in Accountancy through the Professional Regulatory Commission – Board of Accountancy (PRC-BOA) and other local and international professional Accountancy organizations.

BSA Goals
As Bedan graduates, they are expected to be:

  • Proficient

    at the use of Filipino and English language

  • Analytical

    by being able to distinguish the different aspect of a complex problem and to tackle them one by one

  • Relational

    by establishing and keeping positive working relationships with others

  • Ethical

    as driven by ethical principles of justice, fairness, honesty, and truth, an accounting graduate demonstrates a coherence between theory and practice

  • Decision-makers

    that can take all the evidence and make good and upright judgment calls necessary in doing business

  • Solid in mathematical background

    with a strong grasp of mathematical formulas necessary in accounting and auditing, a fair or adequate mathematical knowledge

  • Excellent

    as they strive to live out Ora et Labora by doing one’s work with dedication and commitment, cognizance of professional and ethical responsibilities in the field of specialization is at all times evident

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN

ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEM

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting Information System Program is designed to provide students with general accounting education that combines knowledge in business, accounting, and computer systems. It involves a fusion of management operations principles and information technology activities that provide the students with the ability to assess company systems’ inefficiencies and assist in the formulation and implementation of the most cost-effective strategies.

As Accounting Information System professionals, they are expected to:

  • apply accounting, finance, and computer skills

  • ensure these skills are applied in the context of the business

  • influence the decisions, actions and behaviors of others, which lead to the best interest of the company

  • lead the organization at different levels

Career Opportunities

Jobs may vary according to entry-level or middle-level positions

Junior Analyst

Tax Accounting Staff

Financial Manager

Consulting Staff

Budget Analyst

Comptroller

Cost Analyst

Credit Analyst

Senior Information Systems Auditor

Investment Analyst

Junior Accounting Instructor

BACHELOR OF

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program (BSBA) is designed to produce graduates who are adept at business operations and equipped with critical decision-making skills for strategic and executive work necessary for competing in the ever-changing world of global business. Training in this Program emphasizes leadership skills and thus prepares them for managerial and supervisory positions.

The Program prepares future business managers through the development of fundamental skills necessary for success in the business or corporate environment. It provides training on situational analysis, strategy formulation, organizational development, problem-solving, and decision-making. It emphasizes the need for increased managerial competitiveness, not only in the national setting, but more so in the global scenario.

The Program has the following majors/areas of specialization

BSBA Goals
As Bedan graduates, they are expected to be:

  • Proficient

    at the use of Filipino and English language

  • Analytical

    by being able to distinguish the different aspect of a complex problem and to tackle them one by one

  • Relational

    by establishing and keeping positive working relationships with others

  • Intrapersonal

    who is capable of introspection or self-reflection for a better understanding of self and others

  • Decision-makers

    that can take all the evidence and make good and upright judgment calls necessary in doing business

  • Solid in mathematical background

    with a strong grasp of mathematical formulas necessary in accounting and auditing, a fair or adequate mathematical knowledge

  • Excellent

    as they strive to live out Ora et Labora by doing one’s work with dedication and commitment, cognizance of professional and ethical responsibilities in the field of specialization is at all times evident

Marketing Management

The Marketing Management Program prepares graduates for careers in marketing, market research, advertising, and public relations. The curriculum provides the graduates with both technical skills and competencies required in the field and the flexible mindset that is necessary to stay competitive in a constantly changing business environment.

Human Resources Management

The Human Resource Management Program prepares the graduates for a career in the Human Resources Department of any organization, handling the many diverse human capital requirements of the organization, including recruitment, staffing, training, and career development.

Financial Management

The Financial Management Program prepares the graduates for various careers in financial management as well as in related fields, including but not limited to corporate finance, investment management, banking, credit, trust operations, insurance, foreign currency markets, money markets, capital markets, and other financial securities markets. The curriculum provides the graduates with knowledge of financial institutions and technical skills based on established financial theories, methodologies, and various analytical tools. It also promotes an outlook based primarily on ethics, market integrity, regulations, good governance, and competitive global perspective, necessary for effective financial decision making

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The Bachelor of Science in Entrpreneurship Program focuses on the training of future entrepreneurs in the basic environmental scanning of business opportunities, business planning and formation, and management of small and medium enterprises. It helps aspiring entrepreneurs to acquire the skills, values and attitudes that will help them increase their chance of success. It prepares the graduates by allowing them to operate a small business and immersing them in realistic business scenarios.

BACHELOR OF

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program prepares students to become IT professionals. It includes, among others, the study of the utilization of both hardware and software technologies involving planning, installing, customizing, operating, managing and administering, and maintaining information technology infrastructure that provides computing solutions to address the needs of an organization. It also prepares graduates to address various user needs involving the selection, development, application, integration, and management of computing technologies and application/system development.

The Program also requires a capstone project in the form of an application/ systems development and IT Infrastructure projects as an IT solution for an industry need.

BSIT Goals
As Bedan graduates, they are expected to be:

  • Analytical

    by being able to distinguish the different aspect of a complex problem and to tackle them one by one

  • Technically adept

    who comfortably work with computers, networks, and software development

  • Mathematically competent

    who possess the ability to apply qualitative and quantitative techniques to enhance productivity and business gain

  • Intrapersonal

    who can work efficiently with a group and be a team player

  • Excellent,

    as they strive to live out Ora et Labora by doing one’s work with dedication and commitment, cognizance of professional and ethical responsibilities in the field of specialization is at all times evident

Career Opportunities

Web & Mobile and Applications Developer

Information Security Administrator

QA Specialist

Database Administrator

Systems Integration Personnel

System Analyst

Systems Administrator

IT Audit Assistant

Software Engineer and Computer Programmer

Network Engineer

Technical Support Specialist

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN

LEGAL MANAGEMENT

The Bachelor of Science in Legal Management is designed to equip students with knowledge and skills pertinent to the laws of business, obligations and contracts, taxation, labor laws, and negotiable instruments. The Program aims to provide students with a global perspective, networking opportunities, and relevant hands-on experience in law firms. It is considered a stepping stone for a career in Law. Hence, a graduate of BSLM enjoys a seamless enrollment to San Beda College Alabang School of Law.

BSLM Goals
As Bedan graduates, they are expected to be:

  • Effective Communicators

    who demonstrate the ability to proficiently speak and write English and convey information in a clear, concise, and logical manner

  • Relational

    by establishing and keeping positive working relationships with others

  • Analytical

    by being able to distinguish the different aspect of a complex problem and to tackle them one by one

  • Logical

    who demonstrate the ability to connect basic law concepts to more advanced law subjects and apply them in business scenarios

  • Excellent

    as they strive to live out Ora et Labora by doing one’s work with dedication and commitment, cognizance of professional and ethical responsibilities in the field of specialization is at all times evident

  • Intrapersonal

    who is capable of introspection or self-reflection for a better understanding of self and others

  • Decision-makers

    that can take all the evidence and make good and upright judgment calls necessary in doing business

Career Opportunities

Corporate Planning Specialist

Law clerk

Legal Officer/Administrator

Paralegal

Legal Writer

Executive Assistant for Legal Projects

Liaison Officer

Court Reporter

Human Resources Manager

Legal Researcher

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies Program trains students in the proactive use of communication in print, broadcast, electronic media, advertising, public relations, photography, theater arts, radio, television and film production, communication research, and media management.

The Program studies the dynamics of human communication and its profound effects essential to national and global understanding. It examines the products of media and clarifies rapid developments in communication. It provides theoretical, practical, and innovative training experiences to prepare graduates for all careers in media.

The Program prepares students to become academically competent professionals who impact the field of communication by maximizing emerging technologies and opportunities to contribute to societal appreciation and utilization of media studies.

 

BACMS Goals
As Bedan Communications and Media studies graduates, they are expected to be:

  • Proficient

    at the use of Filipino and English language

  • Relational

    by establishing and keeping positive working relationships with others

  • Organized and flexible

    who demonstrate a systematic arrangement of ideas that are flexible to meet the needs of the clients and media specialists

  • Recognize and exhibit authority

    who show respect to authority and efficiency in the work demands

  • Excellent,

    as they strive to live out Ora et Labora by doing one’s work with dedication and commitment, cognizance of professional and ethical responsibilities in the field of specialization is at all times evident

Career Opportunities

Business Communications

Digital Media

Social Media Marketing

Journalism

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies Program promotes an interdisciplinary understanding of global processes and affairs, particularly in politics, economics, and socio-cultural factors. Students are trained to interact meaningfully, operate, and communicate effectively in a multicultural environment.  Its curriculum allows the students to acquire critical skills that will enable them to participate in furthering the interests of the Philippines externally and contribute to multicultural understanding.

The Program’s emphasis on relationships between places is intended to prepare students to meet the increasingly complex 21st-century challenges. It uses a broad approach that aligns national/domestic issues with a global perspective. Theories learned inside the classroom and students’ internship will prepare them to be globally competitive in the tourism and hospitality sectors.

The Program has the following majors/areas of specialization:
Each helps students develop transferable skills that are valued by employers. These skills include analysis, research, writing, problem-solving, and knowledge of other cultures and languages.
BAIS Goals
As Bedan International Studies graduates, they are expected to be:
  • Proficient

    at the use of Filipino and English language

  • Competent and Communicative

    that establish and maintain a positive rapport with the networks and linkages necessary as they build their careers

  • Excellent team players,

    as they live out Ora et Labora by doing one’s work with dedication and commitment, cognizance of professional and ethical responsibilities in global relations and political sphere are at all times evident

  • Advocates of justice

    who work towards a fair distribution of goods and equality

  • Leaders

    who recognize and respect authority and efficiently perform their duties with diligence, dedication, generosity, and service that seeks the common good and glorifies God

Career Opportunities

Business sector

Government

Marketing and broadcasting firms

Educational Institutions, depending on their skill set and experience.

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
major in Asia Pacific Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies major in Asia Pacific Studies Program offers an interdisciplinary approach to studying the Asia-Pacific region in terms of its socio-cultural, historical, political, and economic aspects while gaining an understanding of its various contemporary issues. This Program produces graduates with a career in the government, especially in Foreign Service, international agencies, and people’s organizations related to trade, social policy, and developmental programs.

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
major in Philippine Government and External Relations

The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies major in Philippine Government and External Relations Program is an innovation that combines the fundamental directions of political science and public administration.  It aims to prepare students for careers in the different branches of government.  Although this combination is still uncommon, the nature and demands of contemporary politics and international relations make the mastery of these two fields vital.

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
major in Tourism Management

This Bachelor of Arts in International Studies major in Tourism Management Program is designed to produce graduates who are world-class tourism professionals. The program equips the students with knowledge and skills that make them globally competitive in the tourism industry operations. Its curriculum includes theoretical concepts, practical applications through simulation sessions and an internship program. Field experiences develop the students’ communication and customer service skills necessary for a career in the growing tourism field.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY

The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology programs are designed to provide solid training on the scientific study of human behaviors and mental processes through different dimensions, perspectives, concepts, and theories. They are geared towards providing students with competent skills and knowledge in human behavior through research and practical training. Their interdisciplinary approach provides students different career options, which include counseling, teaching, research, training, and human resource management. This program provides students with academic and experiential exposure to the science of behavior, which will prepare them for their careers.

 

Education Goals
As Bedan Psychology graduates, they are expected to be:

  • Proficient

    at the use of Filipino and English language

  • Inquisitive

    that are willingness to understand the inner workings of the human mind

  • Relational

    by establishing and keeping positive working relationships with others

  • Intrapersonal

    who is capable of introspection or self-reflection for a better understanding of self and others

  • Analytical

    who can conduct an assessment of the complexity of human behavior with the use of a scientific method to analyze and measure variations in human action

  • Excellent

    as they strive to live out Ora et Labora by doing one’s work with dedication and commitment, cognizance of professional and ethical responsibilities in the field of specialization is at all times evident

  • Organized and flexible

    who demonstrate a systematic arrangement of ideas that are flexible to meet the needs of the clients and media specialists

  • Patient and capable of decision-making

    who are able to understand that people’s capacity to know oneself takes time and yet, suggest courses of action by utilizing pieces of evidence, assessing probable consequences, and make necessary difficult judgment calls

  • Respectful

    and able to recognize authority in and through their manner of working and relating with others

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN

PSYCHOLOGY

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology Program emphasizes heavy biological and physical sciences and is considered to be more specialized and specific. It requires more laboratory, statistics, and science classes. Students are also trained to become more computer-oriented, knowledgeable with technology, and other practical skills needed for a particular discipline within the field.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN

PSYCHOLOGY

A Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Program requires students to attend an internship program where he/she will be assigned in different units of an organization, company, or institution by the on-site internship supervisor, as approved by the internship faculty coordinator. During the internship, students are given the opportunity to apply their knowledge and practice their skills in actual settings.

Career Opportunities

Psychometrician

Organizational Psychologist

Guidance Counselor

Occupational Psychologist

Board Passers may also land a job as an Educational Psychologist

Forensic Psychologist Rehabilitation Specialist

Clinical Psychologist –Industrial

Sports Psychologist

Non-board passers may be employed as Human Resources personnel and Social service personnel.