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College of Arts and Social Sciences


The CASS focuses on the production and dissemination of knowledge in human and social conditions align with technological and social innovation. It has five departments: Psychology, English and Humanities, Communication and Development Studies, Filipino, and Social Sciences.


Upcoming CLSU students must complete the lorem ipsum with six or more credits including Science with a minimum average of 60 per cent and one of Advanced Functions, Calculus and Vectors or Mathematics of Data Management with a minimum average of 60 per cent.

Note: Admission is competitive. The specific average or standing required for admission varies from year to year. Students are selected by taking into consideration a wide range of criteria including school marks, distribution of subjects taken, and performance in subjects relevant to the academic program. Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. Preference will be given to applicants with the best qualifications.

The application process and important dates/deadlines are outlined on our admissions website.

Course Offerings

Bachelor of Arts in Filipino

The program aims to develop the skills of the students in the structure of Filipino language, provide a broad knowledge of the theories and practices in language, communication, literary works, creative writing, analytical research, and translation of written works from foreign and native language to Tagalog, and vice versa.

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Bachelor of Arts in Literature

The program focuses on literary and cultural studies and specializes more in the development of the students’ literary and cultural proficiencies. It aims to expose the students to the different areas of literature and its allied disciplines such as media studies, digital literary studies, gender studies, hermeneutics, and postmodernism, and equip them with the most celebrated theories and concepts in the field of literature. It is also intrinsically adept and abundant with the culture of internationalization.

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Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences

The program aims to mold the students with multidisciplinary knowledge, research skills, and critical mindedness attuned to community and national development. Students are expected to gain and apply knowledge in social sciences theories and concepts, social research tools, and empowering practices in policy formulation and evaluation.

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Bachelor of Science in Development Communication

This program trains the future development communication practitioners to demonstrate effective communication skills and use appropriate knowledge and technology in dealing with industrial, community, environmental, and political concerns to achieve holistic development and advance society in the local and global arena. Graduates of the program may pursue careers in both communication and development fields.

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  • Dr. Marife R. de Torres
  • Department Head, Development Communication

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

The program teaches students to demonstrate the capability to discuss, analyze and apply the major theories and concepts in psychology, and to be able to establish professional and ethical behaviors in research. Graduates are expected to practice and demonstrate a harmonious interpersonal relationship with stakeholders, and to have the ability to conduct psychological assessment and evaluation.

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The first two years of the program have a common curriculum featuring simulations, teamwork and case studies. In your third year, students can proceed to your chosen major.

PhD in Development Communication

The Doctor of Philosophy in Development Communication program is designed to produce graduates who can take leadership roles in the field of development communication. The program trains graduate to examine issues and challenges towards setting directions in development communication education and practice. Graduates are also trained to formulate development communication policies both for domestic and international development programs.

PhD in Rural Development

The doctoral program is a 3-year and 2-summer term academic program that is focused on providing conceptual and theoretical knowledge and various innovation techniques in promoting community development. Guided by research, and diachronic and synchronic understanding of community, graduates are expected to contribute to the country’s social and economic development. It has two major areas of concentration which aim to develop rural development managers, implementers, educators, and researchers who are expected to take the leadership role of planning, implementing and evaluating rural development programs in the local, regional and national levels.

MA in Language and Literature

The graduate degree program is designed to combine the language and literature disciplines into intersecting field of study. It is geared towards the thorough understanding of the process, cycle principles and nuances of communication; the proficiency and mastery in the target language; and the navigation of the connections and intersections of linguistic and literary elements as applied to the development of the humanities and of the people’s general welfare.

MS in Development Communication

The degree program is offered to respond to the demands of evolving development and communication media landscape. It aims to produce graduates who can design and manage development systems, programs, and projects using development communication concepts and competencies.

MS in Rural Development

The degree program provides the graduate students with experiential and conceptual knowledge on empowering communities through theoretical and research-based approaches. The program aims to train project planners, implementers, and researchers to provide expertise in institutional and agency technology delivery systems, and in the social science research component of its program. Handled by all-PhD holder performing university faculty, the program ensures graduates as influencers of rural change and sustainability.

Program Details

Acting Dean
  • Dr. Jay C. Santos
  • Undergraduate
  • Masteral
  • Vocational
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • Doctorate
  • Certificate
Experiential Learning
  • Capstone
  • Internship
  • Research study
Delivery Method
  • Online, Asynchronous
  • Face-to-Face
  • Undergraduate: 4 years
  • Masteral: 2 years
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