Faculty of Arts and Letters (1896)

Degree Programs and Departments

The Faculty of Arts and Letters, which used to be the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, is UST’s most diverse tertiary academic unit, offering eleven (11) bachelor’s degree programs, housed in nine (9) departments. It has produced National Artists, outstanding media practitioners, noted philosophers, linguists, and historians, among other professionals.

Updates

Latest News and Events
September 5, 2017 Arts and Letters welcome 6 EU-SHARE exchange students
July 14, 2017 Lintao of English, Grad. School presents paper on syntactic structures of Philippine consumer-finance contracts in Portugal
July 6, 2017 UST is School of the Year once more in Philippine Student Quill Awards, brings home 41 plums
May 25, 2017 UST Journalism School holds “Facebook Live, Creative Imagination, Alternative Facts: What’s Filipino Journalism For?”
March 22, 2017 Journ alums win plums in 2016 PAJ-SMB Binhi Awards
March 17, 2017 Tangco of Pol Sci designated official WUCT delegate to UN operations
March 9, 2017 Co of Philosophy becomes Professor Emeritus
March 3, 2017 Kritike journal of Philosophy now indexed in Thomson Reuters
February 18, 2017 Bernardo of English presents paper on Philippine English pedagogy in Hawaii
February 11, 2017 Tarrayo of English presents stylistic analysis of Gemino Abad’s Bettina in ICALLE
February 10, 2017 Dean Madrunio of Grad School represents PHL in TESOL Summit in Greece
January 16, 2017 AB English, AB Asian Studies, AB Legal Mngt programs welcome largest first batch of EU-SHARE fellows for student exchange
January 13, 2017 Fontanilla of English discusses protocol in academic settings in administrators’ seminar
January 11, 2017 Pailma of Lady Fencers, AB Legal Mngt, bags gold medal in Brunei Open Fencing Championship
January 10, 2017 Abenir of Sociology, Simbahayan presents paper on rights and capabilities of OFW children
December 9, 2016 Martin of Pol Sci is ASPA
November 7, 2016 UST confers honorary professor title upon Nobel Laureate
November 5, 2016 Lintao of English presents paper on plain writing in New Zealand conference
October 22, 2016 Alipao of Socio, CommDev presents paper on Aetas’ well-being at UGAT 38th Annual Confab
September 6, 2016 Patton, world-renowned scholar on Jacques Derrida, delivers lecture in UST
August 9, 2016 De Viana, Dery of History present papers at Kuala Lumpur Conference; De Viana visits University of Malaya
August 7, 2016 AB student leaders attend international leadership symposium in Vietnam
August 6, 2016 Arrevillaga of Interdisciplinary Studies, RCCESI presents paper on Basic Ecclesial Communities in Durham University, UK
July 8, 2016 Literature faculty members present papers in 2016 ICOPHL conference
June 30, 2016 Acclaimed linguist Jack Richards finishes teaching run in UST, lectures to UST, AdMU, DLSU, UP, PNU teachers
June 17, 2016 Torres, AB Asian Studies, attends June-July summer program of University of British Columbia
June 12, 2016 Angeles of History represents UST in International Conference on Asian Studies 2016
June 3, 2016 Matienzo of Philo, CRSE talks in Romania conferences, radio show
February 26, 2016 De Veyra, Sabayton discuss use of political satire in raising awareness
January 27, 2016 Asian Studies Society holds Model ASEAN Summit 
December 31, 2015 Philo dept, programs declared Centers of Excellence; Communication, Journ, Lit declared Centers of Development
September 24, 2015 Madrunio of English hosts workshop on forensic linguistics in Free Linguistics Conference 2015 
September 5, 2015 Delos Reyes, Pascual of Literature launch books in CCWLS’s “Tabas ng Dila”
August 28, 2015 Wigley, Pascual of Literature launch titles at Philippine Literary Festival
August 7, 2015 Recana, ABPolSci; Marin, Umali, BSCA attend 6th University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Hong Kong
July 22, 2015 Co delivers plenary lecture, faculty, alumni of Philosophy present papers in ACU conference
May 28, 2015 Kritike awarded Category A-2 status by CHEd
March 14, 2015 Vizconde, Bernardo of English elected to Linguistic Society of the Philippines

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Vision
Mission
Goals
Objectives

Patron Saint

Saint Thomas More

Administration
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PROF. MICHAEL ANTHONY C. VASCO, PhD

Dean

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REV. FR. RODEL E. ALIGAN, O.P., SThD

Regent

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ASST. PROF. NARCISA N. TABIRARA, MLitt

Assistant Dean

ASST. PROF. ZENIA M. RODRIGUEZ, MA
Faculty Secretary
Chairpersons

Chairpersons

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ASST. PROF. JOSE ARSENIO J. SALANDANAN, MS

Department of Communication and Media Studies

(Communication Arts, Journalism)

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ASSOC. PROF. EMMANUEL J. LOPEZ, PhD

Department of Economics

University-Level Department

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PROF. CAMILLA J. VIZCONDE, PhD

Department of English

University-Level Department

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ASSOC. PROF. CORNELIO BASCARA, PhD

Department of Foreign Languages

University-Level Department

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ASSOC. PROF. AUGUSTO V. DE VIANA, PhD

Department of History

University-Level Department

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ASSOC. PROF. LINO N. BARON, PhD

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

(Asian Studies, Behavioral Science, Legal Management)

ASST. PROF. JOSELITO D. DELOS REYES, PhD

Department of Literature

University-Level Department

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PROF. PAOLO A. BOLAÑOS, PhD

Department of Philosophy

University-Level Department

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ASST. PROF. DENNIS N. CORONACION, PhD

Department of Political Science

University-Level Department

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ASSOC. PROF. JOSEPHINE A. PLACIDO, MA

Department of Sociology

University-Level Department

 

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