Other Program Information
We are a Catholic institution of learning dedicated to advancing the frontiers of knowledge in the theoretical and applied fields through quality graduate education that is comprehensive and responsive to the needs of society.
We are committed to the formation of scholars and high-quality professionals who are ethical, competent, compassionate, and committed to the service of their respective professions, the Church, the nation, and the global community.
We envision a Graduate School that stands for excellence and innovation and that is globally recognized for its distinct degree programs and quality research outputs.
The Graduate School commits itself to develop:
GS 500 -St. Thomas and Critical Thinking
As the philosophical foundation of Research Methodology, it is a study of the principles of and skills in critical thinking according to St. Thomas Aquinas in the three areas of mental cognition: simple apprehension, judgment and reasoning; and of common fallacies towards the acquisition of the art of argumentation.
GS 501 – Research Methodology for Cultural
Heritage Studies The course introduces learners of Cultural Heritage Studies to formal, academic research that provides the theoretical grounding for conservation or preservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage and initiates appropriate conservation measures.
FA 600 -Advance Theories in Art and Design
FA 601 – Issues and Perspectives in Art and Design
FA 602 – Historiography of Philippine Art and Design
FA 610-Advanced Work in Visual Art Representation
FA 611 -Advanced Work in Mural and Monumental Representation
FA 612 -Advanced Work in Abstract Art and New Media
FA 613 -Advanced Work in Multi-Media Production
FA 614-SeminarWorkshop in Non-Mainstream Materials
CHS 105 – Introduction to Conservation Theories and Practices
FA 624 – Exhibition Design
FA 634 – Design Education, Theory and Practice
Seminars: Practitioners’ Lecture & Critique
FA 631 – Transformation Design
FA 632 – Advanced Visual Language & Cross-Disciplinary Strategies
FA 633 – Advanced Multi-Media Production FA 634- Design Education, Theory and Practice
Written Comprehensive Examinations (WCE)
TW I – 3 units (Thesis Proposal)
TW II – 3 units (Research Colloquium)
TW Ill – 3 units (Thesis Defense)
Written Comprehensive Exams
Thesis Writing I
Thesis Writing II
Thesis Writing III