Bachelor of Elementary Education, major in Pre-School Education (4 years)

Bachelor of Elementary Education, major in Pre-School Education (4 years)

Description

This four-year program prepares prospective teachers of pre-school children with pedagogical and content knowledge and skills. Focus includes better understanding of the psychology of children, appropriate teaching strategies, and preparation of suitable instructional materials for early childhood education.

Note: Starting A.Y. 2018-2019, the program has been known as Bachelor of Early Childhood Education.

Identity​

Becoming Part of the Program

Identity​

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement, and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs): 

SERVANT LEADER 

  • Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church, and the environment. 
  • Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life. 
  • Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender. 

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR 

  • Express myself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction.
  • Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics. 
  • Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation. 

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER 

  • Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions. 
  • Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues. 
  • Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach. 

LIFELONG LEARNER 

  • Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal relevance and professional development. 
  • Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization. 
  • Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges. 

Competence

Commitment

Compassion

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “College of Education” tab for the tuition fees.

Career Opportunities

Pre-school / Early Childhood Education Teacher

Researcher

Module Writer

Textbook Writer

Seminar Trainer / Facilitator / Speaker

Instructional Materials Developer

Program Curriculum (Old)

Effectivity: 2005-2006 until Freshmen Cohort of A.Y. 2017-2018

Year
First Term 
(August – December)
Second Term
(January – May)
Special Term
(June – July)
1
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/
none
2
/
/
none
3
/
/
none
4
/
/
none

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
ENG 101A
Communication Skills I
3
0
3
 
FIL 1
Sining ng Pakikipagtalastasan
3
0
3
 
HUM
Introduction to Humanities
3
0
3
 
HUM 1
Art, Man, and Society
3
0
3
 
MATH 100
Basic Math 1
3
0
3
 
NS 104
Earth Science
3
0
3
 
PHIST
Philippine History
3
0
3
 
PSED 1
Introduction to Pre-School Education
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Contextualized Salvation History
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
27
0
27
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
COMP 1A
Basic Computer 1
1
6
3
 
ENG 101B
Communication Skills II
3
0
3
ENG 101A
FIL 2
Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik
3
0
3
FIL 1
MATH 101
College Algebra
3
0
3
MATH 100
NS 201
Biological Science
3
0
3
 
PGC
Philippine Government and Constitution
3
0
3
 
PSED 2
Characteristics of Young Filipino
3
0
3
PSED 1
THY 2
Church and Sacraments
3
0
3
THY 1
TOTAL
 
22
6
24
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
EDUC 217
Field Study 1
1
0
1
 
ENG 104
Oral Communication Skills
3
0
3
ENG 101A, 
ENG 101B
ETAR
Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform
3
0
3
 
PHL 5
Christian Ethics
3
0
3
THY 1, 
THY 2
PSED 3
Pre-School Curriculum
3
0
3
PSED 2
PSED 4
Creative Arts, Music, and Drama for Young Children
3
0
3
PSED 2
PSY 1
General Psychology
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
19
0
19
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
EDUC 205A
Educational Technology 1
3
0
3
 
EDUC 205B
Educational Technology 2
3
0
3
EDUC 205A
EDUC 206A
Principles of Teaching I
3
0
3
PSY 1
EDUC 208
Curriculum Development
3
0
3
PSED 3, 
PSED 4
EDUC 212
Facilitating Learning
3
0
3
PSY 1
EDUC 218
Field Study 2
1
0
1
EDUC 217
FIL 3
Retorika
3
0
3
FIL 1, 
FIL 2
PSED 5
Personal and Social Development
3
0
3
PSED 3, 
PSED 4
PSED 6
Language and Numeracy for Young Children
3
0
3
PSED 3, 
PSED 4
PSED 7
Science, Health, and Nature Study
3
0
3
PSED 3, 
PSED 4
PSY 2A
Child and Adolescent Development
3
0
3
PSY 1
TOTAL
 
31
0
31
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
EDUC 206B
Principles of Teaching 2
3
0
3
EDUC 206A
EDUC 214
Assessment of Student Learning 1
3
0
3
EDUC 206A
EDUC 219
Field Study III
1
0
1
EDUC 217, 
EDUC 218
EDUC 220
Field Study IV
1
0
1
EDUC 217, 
EDUC 218
EDUC 226
Special Topics
3
0
3
 
HIST 107
World History
3
0
3
 
LIT 102
Filipino Literature in English
3
0
3
 
PSED 8
Preparation of Instructional Materials
3
0
3
PSED 5, 
PSED 6, 
PSED 7
PSED 9
Introduction to Special Education
3
0
3
PSED 5, 
PSED 6, 
PSED 7
PSED 10
Observational Child Study
3
0
3
PSED 5, 
PSED 6, 
PSED 7
RC
Rizal Course
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
29
0
29
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
EDUC 215
Assessment of Student Learning II
3
0
3
EDUC 214
EDUC 221
Field Study V
1
0
1
EDUC 219, 
EDUC 220
EDUC 222
Field Study VI
1
0
1
EDUC 219, 
EDUC 220
ENG 105A
Developmental Reading 1
3
0
3
 
LIT 101
Introduction to Literary Types
3
0
3
 
PHL 2
Logic
3
0
3
 
PSED 11
Assessing Behaviors of Young Children
3
0
3
PSED 8, 
PSED 9, 
PSED 10
PSED 12
Classroom Management
3
0
3
PSED 8, 
PSED 9, 
PSED 10
PSED 13
Guidance and Counseling in Pre-School Education
3
0
3
PSED 8, 
PSED 9, 
PSED 10
PSED 14
Organization and Management of Child Development Programs
3
0
3
PSED 8, 
PSED 9, 
PSED 10
SCL 3
The Social Teachings of the Church
3
0
3
THY 1, 
THY 2, 
PHL 5
TOTAL
 
29
0
29
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
EDUC 216
Teaching Profession
3
0
3
EDUC 205B, 
EDUC 206B, 
EDUC 214, 
EDUC 215, 
PHL 2/102
EDUC 224
Practice Teaching
3
0
3
EDUC 205A, 
EDUC 206A, 
EDUC 208, 
EDUC 212, 
EDUC 215, 
EDUC 221, 
EDUC 222, 
PSED 11, 
PSED 12, 
PSED 13, 
PSED 14, 
PSY 1, 
PSY 2A
ENG 105B
Developmental Reading II
3
0
3
ENG 105A
PSED 15
Technology in Pre-School Education
3
0
3
PSED 11, 
PSED 12, 
PSED 13, 
PSED 14
PSED 16
Home-School Relationship
3
0
3
PSED 11, 
PSED 12, 
PSED 13, 
PSED 14
PSED 17
Trends and Issues in Pre-School Education
3
0
3
PSED 11, 
PSED 12, 
PSED 13, 
PSED 14
PSED 18
Directed Study in Pre-School Education
3
0
3
PSED 11, 
PSED 12, 
PSED 13, 
PSED 14
SCL 9
Marriage and Family
3
0
3
THY 1, 
THY 2, 
PHL 5
TOTAL
 
24
0
24
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
EDUC 213
Social Dimensions of Education
3
0
3
 
EDUC 225
Practice Teaching 2
3
0
3
EDUC 224
TOTAL
 
6
0
6
 

Program Recognitions

ASEAN University Network – Quality Assurance Certified 

CHEd Center of Excellence
Center of Excellence (COE) refers to a department within a higher education institution, which continuously demonstrates excellent performance in the areas of instruction, research and publication, extension and linkages and institutional qualifications.

PACUCOA Level IV Accreditation (The Highest)
These are the programs that are highly respected in the Philippines and with prestige and authority comparable with excellence foreign universities. They are granted full autonomy for the program.

Top Performing School in Licensure Exams for Professional Teachers

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