Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in English (4 years)

Description

Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd) is a four-year program that prepares its students for the art and science of teaching. It builds know-how in pedagogy, such as foundations of education, principles of teaching, facilitating learning, curriculum development, child and adolescent psychology, assessment of student learning, educational technology and instructional materials preparation, and classroom management, among others, as well as would-be teachers’ disciplinal expertise. The areas of specialization offered by the program are: Science, English, Filipino, Mathematics, Religious and Values Education, and Social Studies. The program culminates with an intensive one-year practice teaching in the laboratory school of the College and in the cooperating public and private (local and international) schools, where student teachers receive active mentoring from highly-experienced professional teachers. 

Identity

Thomasian Core Values

Competence | Compassion | Commitment

Thomasian Graduate Attributes

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

Program Intended Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss the different classical and emerging theories, principles, and concepts underlying human growth and development
  2. Apply the different classical and emerging theories, principles, and concepts of human growth and development to teaching-learning situations
  3. Explain the different pedagogical theories vis-a-vis subject matter content
  4. Apply the different pedagogical theories, principles, and concepts in instructional planning
  5. Integrate appropriate technology in planning for instruction
  6. Discuss the tools used in assessment of and for learning
  7. Differentiate the roles of teachers in assessment of and for learning.
  8. Explain the dynamics of the school system
  9. Apply the knowledge of pedagogical theories and practice through actual classroom teaching under the supervision of a supervising teacher and/or cooperating teacher
  10. Appraise the knowledge, skills, and values they have acquired
  11. Adhere to the teachings of St. Thomas Aquinas for scholarship and life-long learning
  12. Apply reflection-in, reflection-on, and reflection-for in the practice of the profession

*Source: All twelve (12) UST BSEd PILOs were adapted from the CHED Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 75, Series of 2017 which has eight (8).

Regulatory Bases

The Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd) program finds bases in international and local regulations. These are aligned with institutional intended learning outcomes of the University, as well as its Thomasian Graduate Attributes.

  • Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Memorandum Order No. 75, Series of 2017 – Policies, Standards, and Guidelines for Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF)
  • The Philippine Qualifications Framework (PQF)
  • The Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers (PPST)
    • The BSEd program specifically prepares students for Career Stage 1 of the PPST.
      • “Career Stage 1 or Beginning Teachers have gained the qualifications recognized for entry into the teaching profession. They have a strong understanding of the subjects/areas in which they are trained in terms of content knowledge and pedagogy. They possess the requisite knowledge, skills and values that support the teaching and learning process. They manage learning programs and have strategies that promote learning based on the learning needs of their students. They seek advice from experienced colleagues to consolidate their teaching practice.”

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Application
Fees

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

Career Opportunities

Junior high school or grade school teacher Trainor / Speaker / Facilitator in seminar-workshops Curriculum developer
Researcher Textbook writer / Developer of modules or instructional materials Coach

Program Curriculum (New)

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

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

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 701 The Teaching Profession 3 0 3
EDUC 702 The Child and Adolescent Learners and Learning Principles 3 0 3
FIL 1 Kontekstuwalisadong Komunikasyon sa Filipino 3 0 3
MATH_MW Mathematics in the Modern World 3 0 3
NSTP 1 National Service Training Program 1 0 0 3
PE 1 PATH-PE 1 2 0 2
PURPCOM Purposive Communication 3 0 3
READ_PH Readings in Philippine History 3 0 3
STS Science, Technology and Society 3 0 3
THY 1 Christian Vision of the Human Person 3 0 3
TOTAL 26 0 29

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 703 Foundation of Special and Inclusive Education 3 0 3 EDUC 702
EDUC 7011 Facilitating Learner-Centered Teaching 3 0 3 EDUC 702
FIL 2 Panimulang Pagsasalin 3 0 3 FIL 1
NSTP 2 National Service Training Program 2 0 0 3 NSTP 1
PE 2 PATH-PE 2 2 0 2
SEEN 791 Introduction to Linguistics 3 0 3
SEEN 7912 Mythology and Folklore 3 0 3
THY 2 Christian Vision of Marriage and Family 3 0 3 THY 1
UND_SELF Understanding the Self 3 0 3
TOTAL 23 0 26

 

Second Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 709 Assessment in Learning 1 3 0 3 EDUC 7011,
EDUC 702,
EDUC 703
EDUC 7018 Technology for Teaching and Learning 1 3 0 3 EDUC 7011,
EDUC 702,
EDUC 703
FIL 3 Retorika 3 0 3
GE ELEC I Elective I 3 0 3
PE 3 PATH-PE 3 2 0 2
SEEN 7913 Survey of Philippine Literature in English 3 0 3 SEEN 7912
SEEN 7914 Survey of Afro-Asian Literature 3 0 3 SEEN 7912
SEEN 792 Structure of English 3 0 3 SEEN 791
SEEN 793 Principles and Theories of Language Aquisition and Learning 3 0 3 SEEN 791
THY 3 Christian Vision of the Church in Society 3 0 3 THY 1,
THY 2
TOTAL 29 0 29

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CONTEM_W The Contemporary World 3 0 3
EDUC 7010 Assessment in Learning 2 3 0 3 EDUC 709
EDUC 7022 The Teacher and School Curriculum 3 0 3 EDUC 701,
EDUC 7011,
EDUC 7018,
EDUC 702,
EDUC 703,
EDUC 709
LIT 1 The Great Works 3 0 3
PE 4 PATH-PE 4 2 0 2
SEEN 7915 Survey of English and American Literature 3 0 3 SEEN 7912
SEEN 7916 Contemporary, Popular, and Emergent Literature 3 0 3 SEEN 7912,
SEEN 7913,
SEEN 7914
SEEN 794 Language, Culture, and Society 3 0 3 SEEN 791
SEEN 795 Language Programs and Policies in Multilingual Societies 3 0 3 SEEN 791,
SEEN 792,
SEEN 793
THY 4 Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World 3 0 3 THY 1,
THY 2,
THY 3
TOTAL 29 0 29
Third Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ART_APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
EDUC 7023 Building and Enhancing New Literacies Across the Curriculum 3 0 3 EDUC 7022
ELE 1 Professional Elective 1 3 0 3
LIT 2 Philippine Literary History 3 0 3 LIT 1
SEEN 7917 Children and Adolescent Literature 3 0 3 SEEN 7912,
SEEN 7913,
SEEN 7914,
SEEN 7915,
SEEN 7916
SEEN 7918 Teaching and Assessment of Literature Studies 3 0 3 SEEN 7912,
SEEN 7913,
SEEN 7914,
SEEN 7915,
SEEN 7916
SEEN 7919 Literary Criticism 3 0 3 SEEN 7912,
SEEN 7913,
SEEN 7914,
SEEN 7915,
SEEN 7916
SEEN 796 Teaching and Assessment of Macro Skills 3 0 3 SEEN 791,
SEEN 792,
SEEN 793
SEEN 797 Teaching and Assessment of Grammar 3 0 3 SEEN 791,
SEEN 792,
SEEN 793
SEEN 798 Technical Writing 3 0 3 SEEN 791,
SEEN 792,
SEEN 793
TOTAL 30 0 30

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 7021 The Teacher and the Community, School Culture, and Organizational Leadership 3 0 3 EDUC 701
EDUC 7024 Field Study: Observations of Teaching-Learning in Actual School Environment 3 0 3 EDUC 701,
EDUC 7010,
EDUC 70111,
EDUC 7018,
EDUC 702,
EDUC 7022,
EDUC 7023,
EDUC 703,
EDUC 709
ELE 2 Professional Elective 2 3 0 3
ETHICS Ethics 3 0 3
LIWORIZ Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
SEEN 7910 Campus Journalism 3 0 3 SEEN 791,
SEEN 792,
SEEN 793,
SEEN 798
SEEN 7911 Language Learning and Materials Development 3 0 3 SEEN 791,
SEEN 792,
SEEN 793,
SEEN 794,
SEEN 795,
SEEN 796,
SEEN 797,
SEEN 798
SEEN 7920 Speech and Theater Arts 3 0 3 SEEN 791,
SEEN 792,
SEEN 793,
SEEN 794,
SEEN 795,
SEEN 796,
SEEN 797,
SEEN 798,
SEEN 799
SEEN 7921 Technology for Teaching and Learning 2 for English 3 0 3 EDUC 7018,
SEEN 7918,
SEEN 796,
SEEN 797
SEEN 799 Language and Education Research 3 0 3 SEEN 796,
SEEN 797,
SEEN 798
TOTAL 30 0 30
Fourth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 7025 Field Study 2: Participation and Teaching Assistantship 3 0 3 EDUC 7024,
SEEN 791,
SEEN 7910,
SEEN 7911,
SEEN 7912,
SEEN 7913,
SEEN 7914,
SEEN 7915,
SEEN 7916,
SEEN 7917,
SEEN 7918,
SEEN 7919,
SEEN 792,
SEEN 7920,
SEEN 7921,
SEEN 793,
SEEN 794,
SEEN 795,
SEEN 796,
SEEN 797,
SEEN 798,
SEEN 799
TOTAL 3 0 3

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 7026 Teaching Internship 0 18 6 EDUC 7025
TOTAL 0 18 6

Educational Delivery Features

  • Curriculum mapping aligns with the Thomasian Core Values of Competence, Commitment, and Compassion vis-à-vis the Thomasian Graduate Attributes of being a Servant-Leader, Effective Communicator and Collaborator, Analytic and Creative Thinker, and a Lifelong Learner vis-à-vis AQRF, PQF, CMO 75, PPST, and BSED PILOs.
  • Faculty are Licensed Professional Teachers with degrees in the Masteral / Doctorate Levels.
  • Faculty are members and officers in various professional organizations.
  • Faculty and students are engaged in research and community service.
  • Faculty and students publish and present research and community service outputs.
  • Faculty and students actively participate in consultations and evaluation meetings of DepEd, CHED, and PRC.
  • Faculty members are sought after resource speakers and consultants in their areas of specialization.
  • The College is a Top Performing School in the Licensure Examinations for Professional Teachers (LEPT).
  • Some of the graduates are topnotchers in the Licensure Examination for Professional Teachers (LEPT).
  • The graduates are employed in the best schools as teachers and administrators.

Program Recognitions