Frequently Asked Questions

What are the courses in the College of Arts and Sciences?

There are five undergraduate programs and three graduate programs under CAS. The five undergraduate programs are Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Bachelor of Science in Statistics, Bachelor of Science Biology, Bachelor of Arts in Literature, and Bachelor of Arts in Language. On the other hand, the three graduate programs are Master of Science in Biology, Master of Science in Applied Mathematics, and Master of English in Applied Linguistics.

What course/s offered in CAS has/have the greatest number of students enrolled in A.Y 2011-2012, both undergraduate and graduate programs?

Based on the enrollment statistics given by the USeP Registrar (OASR), for the undergraduate program (first semester, A.Y. 2011-2012), Bachelor of Arts in Literature got the most number of students enrolled and for the graduate program (first semester, A.Y. 2011-2012), Master of English in Applied Linguistics (MEAL) had the highest number of students enrolled. On the second semester of the same academic year, for the for the undergraduate program, Bachelor of Sciences in Biology got the utmost number of students enrolled and for the graduate program,  Master of English in Applied Linguistics (MEAL) still had the most number of students enrolled.

What are the requirement s needed to be able to enroll in the College of Arts and Sciences?

  1. Freshmen.  The student:
    1. Must be a graduate of a four year secondary curriculum recognized by DECS.
    2. Has obtained a grade-point average of not less than 85% but with a grade of 85% or better in Science, Mathematics and English.
    3. Qualifies in the USEP Admission Test.
    4. Qualifies in the examination given by the college
    5. Must have passed the interview.
  2. Admission to the major field of specialization.  The student:
    1. Must have completed the general education courses including non-academic subjects;
    2. In Bachelor of Arts in language and Literature, the student must have an average of 2.0 in basic language and literature subjects and passed in all the other academic subjects taken and recommended by the Head of the Department for admission to the field of specialization.
    3. For Bachelor of Science in Biology, one must have no grade lower than 2.5 in basic physical sciences but obtained an average of 2.5% in all subjects taken and recommended by the Head of the Department to specialize.
    4. And, for Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics, the student must have no grade lower than 2.5 in basic mathematics and statistics; obtained an average of 2.5% or better in all subjects taken and recommended by the head of the Department.
    5. Any student who has completed the general education curriculum but does not meet the requirements.