Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in Religious and Values Education (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 Researcher Trainor / Speaker / Facilitator in seminar-workshops
Textbook writer / Developer of modules or instructional materials Curriculum developer 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
PE 2 PATH-PE 2 2 0 2
SERV 7251 Articles of Faith 3 0 3
SERV 72511 Philosophical and Ethical Foundations of Values Education 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 FIL 2
GE ELEC I Elective I 3 0 3
PE 3 PATH-PE 3 2 0 2
SERV 72512 Psychological Theories of Values Education 3 0 3 SERV 72511
SERV 72513 Introduction to Guidance and Counseling 3 0 3
SERV 72514 Philippine Culture and Society 3 0 3
SERV 7252 Old Testament 3 0 3 SERV 7251
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
SERV 72515 Filipino Values System 3 0 3 SERV 72514
SERV 72516 Values Integration in the Various Disciplines 3 0 3 SERV 72511,
SERV 72512
SERV 7253 New Testament 3 0 3 SERV 7251,
SERV 7252
SERV 7254 Christology 3 0 3 SERV 7251
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 7023
LIT 2 The Great Works 3 0 3
SERV 72517 Values Education through Community Service 3 0 3 SERV 72511,
SERV 72512,
SERV 72514
SERV 72518 Research in Religious and Values Education 1 3 0 3 SERV 7251,
SERV 72511,
SERV 72512,
SERV 72513,
SERV 72514,
SERV 72515,
SERV 72516,
SERV 7252,
SERV 7253,
SERV 7254
SERV 7255 Ecclesiology 3 0 3 SERV 7251
SERV 7256 Liturgy 3 0 3 SERV 7254
SERV 7257 Special Morals with Bioethics 3 0 3 THY 1
SERV 7258 New Evangelization in the Contemporary World 3 0 3 THY 3,
THY 4
TOTAL 27 0 27

 

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 1: Observations of Teaching-Learning in Actual School Environment 3 0 3 EDUC 701,
EDUC 7010,
EDUC 7011,
EDUC 7018,
EDUC 702,
EDUC 7022,
EDUC 7023,
EDUC 703,
EDUC 709
ETHICS Ethics 3 0 3
LIWORIZ Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
SERV 72510 Facilitating Retreat and Recollection 3 0 3
SERV 72519 Research in Religious and Values Education 2 3 0 3 SERV 72518
SERV 72520 Development of Religious and Values Education Instructional Materials and Assessment Tools 3 0 3
SERV 72521 Technology for Teaching and Learning 2 for Religious and Values Education 3 0 3 EDUC 701
SERV 7259 Catechetics 3 0 3 SERV 7251,
SERV 7252,
SERV 7253,
SERV 7254,
SERV 7255,
SERV 7256,
SERV 7257,
SERV 7258
TOTAL 27 0 27

 

Fourth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 7025 Participation and Teaching Assistantship 3 0 3 EDUC 7024,
SERV 7251,
SERV 7251o,
SERV 72511,
SERV 72512,
SERV 72513,
SERV 72514,
SERV 72515,
SERV 72516,
SERV 72517,
SERV 72518,
SERV 72519,
SERV 7252,
SERV 72520,
SERV 72521,
SERV 7253,
SERV 7254,
SERV 7255,
SERV 7256,
SERV 7257,
SERV 7258,
SERV 7259
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

 

Program Curriculum (Old)

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

First Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
BOT 100 Botany 3 6 5
ENG 101A Communication Skills I 3 0 3
ENG 105 Developmental Reading 3 0 3
FIL 1 Sining ng Pakikipagtalastasan 3 0 3
MATH 1 Fundamental of Mathematics 3 0 3
MATH 101 College Algebra 3 0 3
NS 210 Biological Science 3 0 3
PHIST Philippine History 3 0 3
THY 1 Contextualized Salvation History 3 0 3
TOTAL 27 6 29

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
COMP 1A Basic Computer I 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 2 Contemporary Mathematics 3 0 3 MATH 1
MATH 102 Trigonometry 3 0 3 MATH 101
NS 104 Earth Science 3 0 3
PSY 1 General Psychology 3 0 3
SEM ED Seminar in Education 3 0 3
THY 2 Church and Sacraments 3 0 3 THY 1
TOTAL 25 6 27

 

Second Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 206A Principles of Teaching I 3 0 3 PSY 1, SEM ED
EDUC 212 Facilitating Learning 3 0 3 PSY 1, SEM ED
EDUC 217 Field Study I 1 0 1
EDUC 218 Field Study II 1 0 1
FIL 3 Retorika 3 0 3 FIL 1, FIL 2
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2
PSY 2A Child and Adolescent Psychology 3 0 3 PSY 1
RE 101A Old Testament 3 0 3 THY 1
RE 103 Articles of Faith 3 0 3
RE 112 Philosophical and Ethical Foundations of Values Education 3 0 3 PSY 2A
TOTAL 26

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 205A Educational Technology I 3 0 3
EDUC 206B Principles of Teaching II 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
LIT 101 Introduction to Literary Types 3 0 3 ENG 101A, ENG 101B
RE 101B New Testament 3 0 3 RE 101A
RE 102 Ecclesiology 3 0 3 THY 2
RE 113 Psychological Theories of Values Development 3 0 3 EDUC 212
TOTAL 20 0 20

 

Third Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 205B Educational Technology II 3 0 3 EDUC 205A
EDUC 214 Assessment of Student Learning I 3 0 3 EDUC 206A, EDUC 206B, EDUC 212, SEM ED
EDUC 221 Field Study V 1 0 1 EDUC 217, EDUC 218, EDUC 219, EDUC 220
ENG 104 Oral Communication Skills 3 0 3 ENG 101A, ENG 101B
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
RE 104 Social Teaching of the Church 3 0 3 SCL 3
RE 105A Special Morals with Bioethics 3 0 3 PHL 5
RE 114 Family Life and Filipino Values System 3 0 3 RE 115
RE 115 Peace and Global Education 3 0 3 SCL 3
SCL 3 The Social Teachings of the Church 3 0 3 PHL 5, THY 1, THY 2
TOTAL 28 0 28

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 213 Social Dimensions of Education 3 0 3 SEM ED
EDUC 215 Assessment of Student Learning II 3 0 3 EDUC 214
EDUC 222 Field Study VI 1 0 1 EDUC 217, EDUC 218, EDUC 219, EDUC 220, EDUC 221
HUM Introduction to Humanities 3 0 3
PHL 2 Logic 3 0 3
RE 106 Seminar on Retreat and Recollection 3 0 3
RE 107 Liturgy 3 0 3 RE 102
RE 108 Catechetics 3 0 3 EDUC 206B
RE 116 Information Technology and Human Development 3 0 3
SCL 9 Marriage and Family 3 0 3 PHL 5, THY 1, THY 2
TOTAL 28 0 28

Special Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ETAR Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform 3 0 3
LIT 102 Filipino Literature in English 3 0 3
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
TOTAL 9 0 9
Fourth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 208 Curriculum Development 3 0 3 EDUC 205A, EDUC 205B, EDUC 206A, EDUC 206B, EDUC 208, EDUC 212, EDUC 214, EDUC 215, EDUC 217, EDUC 218, EDUC 219, EDUC 220, EDUC 221, EDUC 222, SEM ED
EDUC 224 Practice Teaching I 3 0 3 EDUC 205A, EDUC 205B, EDUC 206A, EDUC 206B, EDUC 212, EDUC 214, SEM ED
RE 109 Filipino Popular Religiosity 3 0 3
RE 117 Values Integration in the School System 3 0 3
RE 118 Values Education through Community Service 3 0 3
RE 119 Management of Behavior Problems 3 0 3
TOTAL 18 0 18

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 225 Practice Teaching II 3 0 3 EDUC 224
EDUC 226 Special Topics 3 0 3 SEM ED
PSY 207 Behavioral Statistics 3 0 3 EDUC 214, EDUC 215
RE 120 Development of Values Education through Instructional Materials and Assessment Tools 3 0 3 EDUC 205B
TOTAL 12 0 12

 

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