College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences was established in 1947. Its initial degree programs were Liberal Arts, Education and Secretarial Science. It was admitted as a charter member of the PAASCU in 1957.
A four-year Commerce program was given government recognition in 1961. In 1977, the Social Work program was given the same recognition. The Liberal Arts majors expanded to include Psychology, Mass Communication and Community Development in 1989. A program in Computer Management was launched to enhance the Commerce program offerings. A non-degree program in Computer Secretarial has been offered since 1989.
The Social Work program has enjoyed a 100% passing rate in the professional board exams. All graduates in Education have passed the Professional Board Exams Teachers (PBET) and/or the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) from 1991-1993.
What the SJCQC-CAS Stand For
As a Catholic institution of higher learning, the SJCQC-CAS is committed to create impact on the Philippine society by producing graduates who shall be dynamic agents of social and personal transformation in the light of Christian values. As such, it pursues tertiary education's three-fold functions - instruction, research and extension - according to the criteria of excellence, Christ-centeredness,and social relevance.