SCHOOL OF LIBERAL ARTS

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE


The School of Liberal Arts provides students with liberal education that fosters capacities of analysis, critical reflection, problem solving, communication, and synthesis of knowledge from different disciplines with an intellectual and social context for recognizing the continuity between the past and the future.


VISION

We envision ourselves as a center for diversified education that addresses the rich meanings of human experience and expression and liberate the imagination by producing knowledge and creating beauty.  This could be achieved by providing the students with a broad-based and specialized holistic Franciscan education anchored in the love of God, nature and country.

 

MISSION

In keeping up with our vision, we commit to

  • - prepare students for a range of careers in academia and public and private sectors;
  • - promote understanding and critical evaluation of the cultural milieu, the attitudes and the ideas that shape institutions and strategies in societies;
  • - provide a sound and up-to-date curriculum that emphasizes the interrelationships of the various academic disciplines through application of their shared knowledge and skills to ensure dynamic presentation of the curriculum;
  • - provide an integrated core of instruction that ensures proficiency in the understanding of the basic concepts of the arts, the humanities, and the social and behavioural sciences;
  • - instill in students the desire for life-long learning for the improvement of the human experience.

 

Programs Offered

    Bachelor of Arts Major in Psychology

     

 

Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
A Franciscan graduate is someone who:

  1. Practices a values system that promotes love of God, family, and country by respecting social and cultural diversity and understanding the significance of both environmental sustainability and social justice.
  2. Shows commitment to one’s line of work / profession by having a constant desire to seize the opportunities to become better professionals.
Exudes excellence by making effective use of one’s talents and skills be it physical, mental, and social well-being in order to produce outputs of the highest quality.
 

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)
Three to five years after graduation, the students are expected to have the ability to:

        • Demonstrate the capability to discuss and analyze the major theories and concepts in psychology (knowledge in psychology). (ILO2,3)
        • Demonstrate and apply the methods of psychological inquiry in building knowledge on local culture and context (psychological research). (ILO2,3)
        • Demonstrate and apply psychological theories and methods in personal and professional setting (application of psychology). (ILO2,3)
        • Demonstrate capability for self reflection and independent learning in graduate education or in a professional context (independent learning). (ILO2,3)
        • Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviours in research and practice in Psychology (ethics). (ILO1-3)
        • Demonstrate harmonious interpersonal relationship with colleagues, clients and others (interpersonal skills) in diverse cultural setting. (ILO1-3)
        • Demonstrate the ability to conduct psychological assessments and evaluation (psychological assessment). (ILO2,3)
        • Preserve and promote “Filipino historical and cultural heritage”. (ILO1)
        • Effectively communicate orally and in writing using both English and Filipino. (ILO2)
 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
Upon graduation, the students are expected to have the ability to:

    1. Demonstrate basic levels of thinking skills in planning, assessing, and reporting. (PLO1-7)
    2. Design and implement assessment tools and procedures to measure human behaviour. (PLO1,3,7,9)
    3. Work effectively and independently in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams. (PLO1,5,6)
    4. Enhance conceptual knowledge by participating in review sessions and seminars / trainings. (PLO2,3,4)
    5. Act in recognition of professional, social, and ethical responsibility. (PLO5)
 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SFAC Campus

Saint Francis of Assisi College