Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management

BS Tourism Management specialized in Tour & Travel Operation is a program that molds the student to become globally competent in the travel industry. Students are trained to disseminate detailed tourism product knowledge and tourism destination, information, perform effectively in various functions or events of tourism organization and other related tourism stakeholders, manifest adequate knowledge of tourism and hospitality industry both in local and international context, exemplify awareness of cultural, social, environmental, technological and economic impacts of tourism and demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills and high degree of service orientation.

 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, a Sebastinian graduate of BS Tourism Management should be able to:

  1. Broad knowledge of tourism industries, national and global trends, economic impact and policy development.
  2. Utilize information technology applications for tourism.
  3. Prepare and monitor industry specific financial transactions and reports.
  4. The ability to plan, implement and monitor tours and sales activities.
  5. Develop appropriate marketing programs and arrange the required travel services.
  6. Plan , Organize implement and evaluate MICE activities.
  7. Plan , develop and evaluate tourism sales and attractions.
  8. Demonstrate knowledge of tourism industry, local tourism products and services.
  9. Interpret and apply relevant laws related to tourism industry.
  10. Demonstrate administrative and managerial skills in a service oriented organization.
  11. Perform human capital functions of a tourism oriented organization.
  12. Social responsible citizens based on Catholic Christian principles and the Augustinian Recollect ideals.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
 
HOM 101 3 units
Introduction to Hospitality Management
Pre-requisites: None
 
The course aims to provide student with extensive theoretical instruction about the different of scope of hospitality and tourism industry.
 
 
TSM 101 3 units
Principles of Tourism
Pre-requisite: None
 
The course gives a general overview of the tourism industry. It provides basic knowledge of different components and sectors of the tourism industry.
 
 
CUL 101 6 units
Culinary Arts
Pre-requisite: HOM 101
 
As this will be the first entry of the student in the kitchen, the course looks at introducing the student to the culture required to work in a commercial kitchen, this will cover the professionalism aspect required in a kitchen. Furthermore, the course will cover the safety and sanitation, Tools and equipment. The course will then move to the practical use of those tools and equipment, with a particular emphasis on knife skills. Finally, the course looks to develop a thorough understanding of the theories and principles regarding the different classes of food, their nature and chemical composition. The course will also include the discussion on the chemical changes food undergo when cooked.
 

TSM 102 3 units
Principles of Tourism 2
Pre-requisite: TSM 101
 
The course is designed to provide students with information of the rules and regulations governing the tourism industry in the Philippines. It emphasizes the regulations affecting all tourism-related establishments and services. The regulations governing the accreditation of tourism-related establishments, travel and tour services and hotels and lodging accommodations as permitted by the Department of tourism (DOT). It will also focus all other rules, regulations and terms applicable to these areas in order to have a well-developed tourism industry.
 
 
TSM 103 3 units
Philippine Tourism Geography and Culture
Pre-requisite: TSM 101
 
The course’s aims are designed to provide students with general information about the rich cultural heritage of the Philippines, its music, dances, songs, paintings, architectures and ethnic groups in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. It also emphasizes on the global thrust about ecotourism, the concern and care for the natural environment for sustainable tourism development
 
TOM 201 3 units
Air, Sea & Land Travel Sales & Management
Pre- Requisites: TSM 101
 
This course is designed to provide the students with an understanding of the transportation management systems and procedures, including rates and schedules relative to the needs of the tourism industry. This course further discusses the general modes of transportation: air, sea and land in relation to the tourism industry.
 
 
TSM 201 3 units
Ecotourism Development
Pre-requisites: TSM 101
 
This course illustrates how concerned Communities and Tourism Professionals involved in service sector enterprises relate to the essence of ecotourism by determining the general concepts of sustainability and environmental, social and economic impacts of tourism in a particular ecotourism destination. From a conceptual and operational point of view, this presents development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs, with emphasis on community-based sustainable development.
 
 
TSM 202 3 units
World Tourism w/ Geography
Pre-requisite TSM 101

The course is designed to provide the students with comprehensive tourism information on the different regions, sub-regions and countries around the world. It emphasizes tourism measurements, history, geography, politics, economy, gastronomy, culture and tourism facts which are essential in the understanding of world tourism.
 
 
TSM 203 3 units
Basic Finance
Pre-requisites: TSM 101
 
This course includes fundamental principles of financial policy included in the organization and management of business enterprises in the Philippine settings. It also covers fund raising practices of the corporations to meet their capital requirement through the sale of securities, through bank loans and trade credits.
 
 
TSM 204 3 units
Principles of Management
Pre-requisites: TSM 101

This course enables the students to be immersed with the basic concepts, principles, and processes relating to organizations and management of the business. Emphasis will be given to the management functions of planning, staffing, directing, coordinating, and controlling. The different forms of business organizations, their formation, structures and advantages are also discussed.

 
TSM 205 3 units
Basic Accounting for Tourism
Pre-requisite: TSM 101, TOM 201, TSM 203
 
This introductory course exposes the business student to the nature, functions, scope and limitation of the accounting discipline affecting the hospitality industry. It provides the student with the adequate knowledge of how accounting records, techniques and methodology are utilized to sort, classify and present useful and meaningful accounting information from a mass of data.
 
 
TSM 206 3 units
Business Planning and Tourism Entrepreneurship
Pre-requisite: TSM 101, TSM 102, TSM 202, TOM 201
 
This course aims to impart the basic concepts of Tourism Marketing with particular focus on tourism products, pricing these products, distribution, and Promotions The course also intends to give a thorough discussion on the importance of marketing as an essential tool in the tourism industry.
 
TSM 207 3 units
Tourism Impacts and Sustainability
Pre-requisite: TSM 101, TSM 201
 
This subject examines the concept of sustainable tourism development through a comprehensive understanding of economic, socio-cultural and environmental tourism impacts. It also explores issues associated with the long-term management of tourism enterprises and destinations and discusses ways by which tourism can be developed and managed sustainably. This knowledge contributes to the development in students of significant professional skills and knowledge, as well as a strong sense of social responsibility and ethical behavior.
 
TSM 208 3 units
Total Quality Management
Pre-requisite: TSM 101, TSM 204
 
This course aims to provide the students with an understanding of the role of Total Quality Management in business organizations. It presents the basic principles and tools associated with total Quality and provide many cases that can be used for classroom discussion to crystallize the concepts being brought forth in the subject. It also gives light on how to manage an enterprise-wide quality to achieve satisfaction, loyalty, and business goals.
 
 
FOR 101 3 units
Foreign Language 1 – Mandarin
Pre-requisite: None
 
The course aims to provide students with general information about China and with their national language, Mandarin. It includes the understanding of the Chinese people and their culture. It also helps the students learn the Chinese writing patterns and read simple words and engage in conversation using simple Mandarin.
 
 
TSM 209 3 units
Front Office Procedures
Pre-requisites: HOM 101
 
The course introduces students to the knowledge and skills necessary to operate a hotel front office and also aims to prepare students for a career in the hotel or other accommodation establishments.
 
 
TOM 301 3 units
Resort, Recreation, Sports and Leisure Management
Pre-requisites: TSM 101
 
The course aims to provide student with extensive theoretical instruction on leisure, sports and amusement management.
 
TSM 301 6 units
Tour and Travel Agency Management w/ Lab
Pre-requisites: TSM 101, TSM 102, TSM 103, TOM 201
 
This course provides familiarization with travel agency management and operations including documentation, selling, transporting, advertising, and planning travel services, provides hands-on training in computerized reservation and incorporates key aspects of managing corporate travel.
 
 
TSM 302
Tourism Research A
Pre-requisites: TSM 101, TSM 102, TSM 103, TSM 201, TSM 202, TSM 203, TSM 204, TSM 205, TSM 206, TSM 207, TSM 208, TOM 201, TSM 209
 
This subject is designed to provide basic principles, methods, techniques and key processes involved in methods of research. Likewise it covers the necessary learning skills, essential ideas needed in writing a research study.
 
 
FOR 2 3 units
Foreign Language 2
Pre-requisite: FOR 1
 
This course introduces advance Chinese language, Mandarin. It includes the learning of advance Chinese language. It will also help the student to learn the simple and advance words and conversation.
 
 

TOM 302 3 units
Tour Guiding & Escorting
Pre-requisite: TSM 101
 
The course is designed to give a general perspective of the tour guiding profession. It will provide students with information, principles and techniques in tour guiding. They will be encouraged to appreciate the course as potential tourism careers, preparing them to undertake research, learn important Philippine destinations and other targeted international destinations by heart. Aside from destination awareness, the students will also appreciate the destination’s products, cuisine and delicacies, language, historical and cultural highlights. The students’ communication skills and public speaking confidence will be enhanced through this course.
 
TOM 303 3 units
Cruise and Sales Management
Pre-requisites: TSM 101,TOM 201, TSM 207, TSM 208
 
This course introduces the students to one of the newest and most exciting sector in the Tourism and Hospitality Sales Service Industry, the “Cruise line Industry” focusing on the Floating Hotel concept. The students are oriented to the different operations department as a guide for future employment. This course also exposes the students to this new commodity in the Tourism and Travel Industry, should they pursue a career in travel industry sales and marketing. Finally, the course intends to teach the student the importance of the basic safety training as a major requirement for all seafarers, the values of discipline at all times and global responsibility of preserving marine environment and aquatic life.
 
TSM 303 3 units
Tourism Research B
Pre-requisites: TSM 101, TSM 102, TSM 103, TSM 201,TSM 202, TOM 201,TSM 203, TSM 204, TSM 205, TSM 206, TSM 207, TSM 208, TSM 209, TSM 302

This course is designed to provide basic principles, Methods and techniques and key processes involved in methods of research. Likewise, it covers the necessary skills, essential ideas needed in writing a research study. Basically, statistical computations are introduced to prepare students the necessary skills in preparing, presenting, analyzing and interpreting data.
 
 
 
TSM 304 3 units
Tourism Marketing
Pre-requisite: TSM 101
 
This course aims to impart the basic concepts of Tourism Marketing with particular focus on tourism products, pricing these products, distribution, and Promotions The course also intends to give a thorough discussion on the importance of marketing as an essential tool in the tourism industry.
 
 
TSM 305 3 units
Business Communication
Pre-requisites: TSM 101, TSM 204, TSM 208
 
This course provides the students with basic knowledge in business letter writing, strengthens their foundations on English language grammar, and develops their self-confidence in preparing written communications.
 
 
TSM 401 3 units
Human Resource Management
Pre-requisites: TSM 101, TSM 301
 
This course aims to provide the dynamics of making an organization more effective in terms of its people and productivity.
 
 
TSM 402 3 units
Events Management
Pre-requisites: TSM 101, TSM 102, TSM 103, TSM 304
 
The course deals with management principles, skills, techniques, and explores their applications in planning, organizing and producing a special event, convention, seminar or exhibition.
 
 TM Prac1 4 units
Practicum (Agency/ Hotel Front office)
Pre- Requisites: TSM 101
 
This course is designed to undergo travel agency/ hotel front office practicum for 300 hours during summer term. The students finish her pre –training at the SSCR Travel Laboratory. This will assure the school that students are already prepared to undergo practicum in his /her chosen establishment.
 
TM Prac 2 7 units
Practicum (Airlines)
Pre- Requisites: All Required Major Subjects
 
This course is designed to provide the students to undergo 500 hours in an Airline company either local and international. This will give the opportunity for the student to practice the theories and principles he/she has acquired in school. Likewise the students the option to undergo international practicum in which he/she will be engaged in Hotel Front office or resort establishment.
 
 
 General Education Subjects
 
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the General Education Courses, a Sebastinian graduate should be able to:
 
1. Demonstrate understanding of the concepts in the general education courses.
2. Employ problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills that can be used in all areas of living and working.
3. Show awareness on the current issues and problems of the nation and evaluate them for the purpose of contributing solutions to them.
4. Demonstrate skills in articulation and effective communication skills.
5. Exemplify sensitivity toward scientific investigation, research and innovation.
6. Show aptitude in software applications and technological literacy.
7. Show respect to all forms of life and creations of god.
8. Exhibit attitudes of a morally upright, truth-seeking and truth-promulgating person.
9. Expand an insight geared toward the stabilization of the filipino arts and culture and the recognition of the cultural heritage of other countries.
10. Show appreciation and recognition of the importance of physical fitness and wellness.
 
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
 
MATHEMATICS
 
MAT 101 3 Units
College Algebra
Pre-requisite: None
 
The course aims to review and expand the topics covered in high school Algebra using the conceptual approach. This will equip the students with fundamental principles necessary to prepare them for higher mathematics and develop in them the skills of good and sound of reasoning.
 
MAT 102 3 Units
Mathematics of Investment/Business Mathematics
Pre-requisite: None
 
This course deals with the basic mathematical tool and operations met in investment problems. It includes simple interest, simple discount, compound interest, simple annuities, perpetuities, amortization and sinking funds, and depreciation and depletion.
 
MAT 103 3 Units
Trigonometry
Pre-requisite: MAT 101
 
The course aims to provide students with statistical knowledge and skills such as data gathering procedure and presentation, analysis and interpretation of data. It also equips with working knowledge on testing of hypothesis using statistics tests such as t-test, z-test, chi-square, analysis of variance and correlation. In preparation for hypothesis testing, the topic about probability is also discussed.
 
MAT 104 3 Units
Probability and Statistics
Pre-requisite: MAT 101, MAT 102 (for BSHM and BSTM)
 
The course aims to provide students with statistical knowledge and skills such as data gathering procedure and presentation, analysis and interpretation of data. It also equips with working knowledge on testing of hypothesis using statistics tests such as t-test, z-test, chi-square, analysis of variance and correlation. In preparation for hypothesis testing, the topic about probability is also discussed.
 
MGT 104, BMG 301, MMG 301 3 units
Operations Research/Decision Science
Pre-requisites: MAT 104

This course presents an overview of quantitative techniques, applications and implementations. In the first two chapters, the general nature of a linear programming problem is introduced and solutions are discussed using graphical and simplex methods. Special types of linear programming problems like transportation and assignment problems are treated fully in the next chapter. Network analysis is included to train students to plan, organize and control business projects. Separate chapters follow this on break-even analysis, decision analysis, inventory models, and forecasting. Finally, the course presents the mathematical models useful in helping students make the best possible decisions. All the above topics are introduced by using practical situations in every student’s life.
 
MAT 106 3 Units
Business Calculus
Pre-requisite: MAT 104
 
This course aims to equip students with the basic theory of differential and integral calculus with the end in view of giving the students sound understanding of fundamental concepts of calculus and developing a thorough appreciation of its many applied uses in business, economics, and the social and life sciences.
 
MAT 107 3 Units
Abstract Algebra
Pre-requisite: MAT 103
 
This course is designed to explore the basic properties of algebra and generalizes them so that they may be applied to structures that are unfamiliar. In particular, the course will discussed the algebra structures called groups. Groups are mathematical structures that are important in many branches of pure mathematics including complex analysis, functional analysis, geometry and topology, as well as in many areas of applied mathematics. Studying groups gain experience in abstract reasoning, formulating and testing conjectures, proving theorems, and constructing counter examples. Furthermore, the course includes introduction to the basic theory of another more structured type of algebraic object known as a ring.
 
 
 BIT 205/BCS 202 3 Units
Discrete Mathematics
Pre-requisite: MAT 104
 
This course is designed to give Computer Science students increased knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the mathematical sophistication impacted to them as tools that they will need in the future. It covers the following topics: logic, set theory, methods of proofs, combinatorics, probability, graph theory and matrices.
 
BCS 208 3 Units
Calculus for Computer Science
Pre-requisites: MAT 101, MAT 103
 
This course aims to equip students with the basic theory of calculus with the end in view of giving them sound understanding of fundamental concepts of calculus and a thorough appreciation of its many applied uses.
 
 
NATURAL SCIENCES
 
SCI 101 3 Units
Earth Science
Pre-requisite: None
 
The course provides comprehensive information about the dynamics of the physical world. It specifically includes topics in astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, geology and environmental chemistry.
 
SCI 102 3 Units
Biological Science
Pre-requisite: None
 
The course deals with the study of living things. It focuses on the basic biological concepts and principles-evolution, chemical nature of life, cell, tissues and organ system, structure and functions, and classification of organisms. It also gives importance to the significance and value of life of every species on earth.
 
SCI 103 3 Units
Environmental Science
Pre-requisite: None
 
The course contains theories and concepts on ecology, population, pollution and energy resources. The course is designed to equip students with knowledge and insights in analyzing the contemporary Philippine environmental issues that affect the majority of its natural resources.
 
SCI 106 5 Units
Food Microbiology with Laboratory
Pre-requisite: None
 
This course deals with the study of common microorganisms in food. It includes investigative study of how these microorganisms affect food quality, food production and human health. It also deals with the important aseptic and sanitary techniques in food handling, packaging and prevention. Food microbiology has a laboratory component that provides activities that will enable students to observe the uniqueness of microorganisms and learn basic microbiological techniques.
 
SCI 111 3 Units
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Pre-requisite: SCI 102
 
This course deals with the basic biological concepts on chemical nature of life and on the structure of cells to organ system. It focuses on the study of the structures and functions of the human body on the nature and cause of human diseases.
 
SCI 105 3 Units
Principles of Food Safety, Hygiene and Sanitation
Pre-requisite: None
 
The course studies the principles and procedures of sanitation and safety in the hospitality industry. It integrates the concepts in chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry, with food processing, sanitation and safety operations. It includes the study of foot-borne illnesses, biological, chemical, physical hazards and cross-contamination as they may occur during the flow of food. It introduces HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) and other sanitation and safety programs.
 
SCI 117 3 units no longer offered in the PSY 2013 curriculum
General Chemistry
Pre-requisite: None
 
This course covers the fundamental concepts and principles of Chemistry and its applications. It encompasses topics in inorganic and organic chemistry with laboratory component.
 
 
 SCI 109 6 units
Physics with Laboratory
Pre-requisite: MAT 103
 
A comprehensive course covering the fundamental concepts and principles, blending facts with theories and their application to the fast changing pace of science and technology. This includes subdivisions of Physics into measurements, mechanics, matter, energy, waves, sounds, light, electricity, and magnetism.
Laboratory work is an integral part of the course. This involves the performance of exercises and experiments, which acquaints the students the fundamental Physics Laboratory operations as the basic concepts, and the principles are illustrated.
 
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
 
PED 101 2 units
Educational Gymnastics
Pre-requisite: None
 
This course deals with the foundation of physical fitness components of fitness, and body mechanics. It implements the designed exercise program like calisthenics and aerobics movement.
 
PED 201 2 Units
Rhythmic Activities
Pre-requisite: PED 101
 
This course is designed to study the Philippines and International dances, develop one’s ability to interpret and create simple movements for self-expression and develop deeper appreciation for our cultural heritage and others people’s culture. Rhythmic, as a recreational activity plays an important role in the development for nationalism and for the preservation of our cultural heritage.
PED 301 2 Units
Individual Sports (Badminton)
Pre-requisite: PED 101
 
This course is designed to demonstrate basic skills in handling, smash and footwork. It includes strategies for offensive and defensive plays. Emphasis is focused on the enjoyment of sports as a leisure time activity.
 
 
 
PED 401 2 Units
Team Sports
Pre-requisite: PED 101
 
This course is designed to provide fundamentals of volleyball combined with skill drills, court games, basic defensive and offensive strategies to improve basic skills, game play, endurance and knowledge of volleyball strategy and rules.
 
 
LANGUAGES AND HUMANITIES
 
ENG 101 3 units
Study and Thinking Skills in English
Pre-requisite: None
 
This course deals with the development of the macro-skills in communication: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. This is intended to provide the knowledge on how the language is used to give and take information. Furthermore, it provides opportunities for oral interaction and to use the language in meaningful communicative activities. Hence, the learner develops proficiency and competency in the English language.
 
ENG 102 3 units
Writing in the Discipline
Pre-requisite: ENG 101
 
The emphasis of the course is on the principles of effective writing specifically unity, coherence, and emphasis. The students will learn to write by employing different techniques and styles.
 
ENG 103 3 units
Speech and Oral Communication
Pre-requisite: ENG 101
 
This course aims to equip the students with substantial skills and trainings geared toward academic and linguistic competence by emphasizing intonation, pronunciation, diction, and stress and other standard elements of speech for effective oral communication.
 
ENG 104 3 units
Introduction to Literature
Pre-requisite:
 
This course is geared to familiarize students with the study and appreciation of literature not only as a course or requirement but also as a catalyst for understanding the facts of human nature as reflected in the literary genres.
 
ENG 105 3 units
Public Speaking
Pre-requisite: ENG 101
 
This course aims to develop students’ ability to write and deliver different kinds of speeches. It includes the different ways of preparing a fully developed speech that is well complemented with visual aids and how to incorporate the typical speaking assignment into situations students might face in their personal and professional lives.
 
ENG 106 3 units
Philippine Literature in English
Pre-requisite: None
 
As survey course in Philippine Literature in English, this course introduces students to a growing body of literature that forms part of the Filipinos’ cultural heritage. This course focuses on the written literature in English. It aims to make the students aware of the dominant Filipino traits through a brief survey of Philippine literature in English and through the discussion of the selected writings of Filipino authors writing in a foreign language. A brief introduction of literature and the literary genres are included to acquaint the learners with various literary conventions.
 
ENG 107 3 units
Business /Technical Writing
Pre-requisite: None
 
This course is designed to equip students with sufficient knowledge about the fundamentals and techniques in writing business letters, technical reports, and research papers. Moreover, it provides exercises to develop students’ writing skills necessary to become competent individuals.
 
ENG 108 3 units
Argumentation and Debate
Pre-requisite: None
 
This course provides the students substantial skills and training necessary for effective argumentation and debate. Emphasis is focused on the correct process of argumentation. Application of oral debate is given extensively.
ENG 109 3 units
World Literature
Pre-requisite: None
 
This course is designed to encourage students to go into the study of the literary genres, namely: prose and poetry. It is geared to instill literary appreciation so that the students will perceive that the course can be used as a catalyst for understanding the facets of human nature and not a mere course or requirement for curricular completion.

ENG 110 3 units
Advance Conversational English
Pre-requisite: None
 
Conversational English is a course especially tailored to the experiences of people working in the hospitality industry, corporate, and educational institution. Business vocabulary and idiomatic expressions will be acquired from reading, oral interaction, and simulations of real-life routine work situations.
 
ENG 111 3 units
Communication Skills Part 1
Pre-requisite: None
 
This course deals with the study and practice of the principles of correct writing and the clear and logical presentation of ideas. The course focuses on developing the students’ writing skills through the introduction of the different types of expository writing and other forms of discourse.
 
ENG 112 3 units
Communication Skills Part 2
Pre-requisite: ENG 111
 
This course is designed to develop the students’ communicative skills for effective personal, group, and public communication in various disciplines.
 
ENG P 3 units
English Plus (Grammar)
Pre-requisite: None
 
This course aims to improve the English language proficiency of college freshmen by learning the critical grammatical structures needed for various fundamental tasks such as narrating, describing, explaining, inquiring, expressing agreement or disagreement, giving directions, and expressing beliefs or disbelief.
 
 
HUM 102 3 units
Art Appreciation
Pre-requisite: None
 
This is a semester course designed to introduce and expose students to the different visual, auditory aspects of the performing arts both in theory and practice. Limitation of the time allows only a cursory study of painting, graphic arts, sculpture, architecture, music, dance, opera, and cinema. Literature, which is one of the arts, is taken as a separate course and is, therefore, not taken in detail in this course.
 
FIL 101 3 units
Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino
Pre-requisite: Wala
 
Pag-aaralan ang Filipino bilang isang wikang masigla na gagamitin sa komunikasyong pasalita at pasulat. Lilinangin sa kurso ang limang makrong kasanayan sa mabisa at masining na pakikipagtalastasan: pagbasa, pagsulat, pagsasalita, at pag-unawa sa pamamagitan ng iba’t-ibang teksto at konteksto.
 
FIL 102 3 units
Pagbasa at Pagsulat sa Iba’t-Ibang Disiplina
Pre-requisite: FIL 101
 
Pokus ng kursong ito and akademikong pagbasa at pagsulat bilang kasangkapan sa pagkatuto. Tuwirang ituturo sa kursong ito ang mga estratehiya sa pagbasa at pagsulat ng iba’-ibang uri ng mga tekstong nakasulat at mga paksang may kinalaman sa kursong na nasa anyong pahayagan, jornal, artikulo, magazine, bagong kalakaran/ isyu, karanasan/ kaso, atbp., na magiging lunsaran sa pagtalakay sa mga modyul sa lilinang sa mga kasanayan sa pag-unawa higit ang kritikal na pag-unawa, gayundin ang kasanayan sa pagsulat ng iba’t-ibang sulating akademiko. Magiging batayang paksa ang tungkol sa humanidades at agham panlipunan at agham teknolohiya.
 
FIL 103 3 units
Retorikang Filipino
Pre-requisite: FIL 101
 
Nilalayon ng pag-aaral na ito na mapaunlad ang iba’y-ibang kasanayan sa pagpapahayag na gamit sa komunikasyong berbal at di berbal na may aspetong nag-uugnay sa esensya ng kasanayan sa pagpapahayag sa kurso na pinagkakadalubhasaan. Layon din nito ang magamit amg ma-retorikang pagpapahayag sa pagbuo ng kamalayang pantao na may pagpapahalaga sa dekalidad na kristyanismong pang-edukasyon at sa lipunang ginagalawan.
 
 
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
 
RED 101 3 units
Renewal of Christian Faith
Pre-requisite: None
 
The course Renewal of Christian Faith, is the only possible way to approach Christian faith through a total, lifelong and deepening conversion. It is total in the sense that it must touch the whole person, both his intellect and will, to be able to make a creative response to God’s calling.
It is lifelong conversion because we acknowledge with a sense of mystery the dynamic of God’s love, which is at work in the lives of all believers. A process of search and growth, through encounters with source of faith, the subject of faith and a model of faith must all take place in the context of the faith community.
No book can bring about the realization for us. Words and someone else’s faith experience cannot substitute for one’s own. Even scripture can serve only as an opening to the Divine Mystery, not a replacement for personal belief.
This syllabus can offer a foundation, a focus and an attitude toward a correct and clear understanding of faith as presented by the Catholic Church.
 
RED 201 3 units
Christian Morality
Pre-requisite Subjects: RED 101
 
This 3 unit fundamental course in Christian Morality aims at giving morality its right focus. It discusses the basic Christian principles involved in the moral choices and decisions of every Christian. To have a necessary foundation of Christian morality, it presents the relationship between the human beings, the value of freedom, law and sin. Then it brings in the role of conscience in the moral life of Christian. Hence, the need for a proper formation of conscience which our faith and the church have a contribution to make in God’s kingdom is presented as the ground that unifies and gives meaning to the moral attitudes and acts of Christians. The second part focuses on the issue of Bioethics and the culture of death. In this context, current issues and events of our society will be discussed. Finally, the course presents the value of justice and health care, the Christian moral norms from the 10 commandments and the examples of Jesus and his disciples with special emphasis on the message of the Sermon on the Mount (Beatitudes)
 
RED 301 3 units
Mysteries of Christian Faith (Sacraments)
Pre-requisite Subjects: RE 101
 

The course is Biblical and historical presentation of the mysteries of the Christian faith manifested through the mission of the Church: the Sacraments, as understood as the saving symbolic acts arising from the mysteries of Jesus Christ and continued in, by and for the Church, which when celebrated in faith, draw us into the likeness of Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. It gives an opportunity to know the importance of the seven Sacrament in the Church and of the faithful.
 
RED 401 3 units
The Creed
Pre-requisite Subjects: RED 101
 
The course is designed to provide the students with the essentials of Catholic faith, dealing specifically with the articles of the apostle’s creed. The orientation is distinctively “catholic”, integrating Re. Eds 1,2 & 3. It must primarily be grounded on the basis sources of revelation: Scripture, Church Magisterium and Sacred Tradition, and an ample orientation of its relevance of dynamic changes in our Church history.
The introductory part will be a review of the previous re. ed. Course: RED 101. The rationale is so that the foundation in the previous courses will be deepened and strengthened in every student thru the basic articles of faith found in the Apostles’ Creed.
The second part will deal with the articles stated in the Apostles’ Creed in the hope that these shall be embedded in the students’ minds and hearts to enable them to identify themselves as Apostle, remaining true to this dignity.
 
RED 501 3 units
Mary and the Church
Pre-requisite Subjects: RED 101, RED 201, RED 301 and RED 401
 
This course, intended as the final requirement in the course offerings of Religious Education, aims to develop the socio-pastoral awareness of the students. We expect the students to be active in the promotion of Gospel values through the different activities of the Church.
The context of this course will be about Church (Ecclesiology) and Mary (Mariology). The ecclesiological aspect will be geared towards the church’s role in the present society. Hence, the relevant issues of the present society and of the church will be given special attention. The Mariological emphasis is important because the Philippine Church is Marian in character. Mary’s relation to the church is also vital because she is also considered Mother of the Church.
The socio-pastoral aspect is on the practice of what they have personally believed and learned through pastorally-oriented activities as they immersed themselves in their respective parishes.
 
HUM 101 3 units
Logic
Pre-Requisite Subject: None
 
This three-unit course for all freshmen students is concerned with the study of laws, methods and principles governing correct reasoning and inferential thinking. The course is basically focused, in its presentation, to the three (3) mental activities, namely: simple apprehension, judgment and reasoning, their mental products (idea, mental proposition and mental argument) and their external expressions (term, proposition and syllogism). This analytic subject is a prerequisite to subsequent courses in any four-year course in college.


CURRICULUM

BS Hospitality Management Track 1 Curriculum