CLAC Programs

DLSU-D Program Offerings

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program ensures that students learn the various theoretical aspects of Psychology and that they are equipped with tools needed for a better understanding of human behavior. It also aims to help students develop a healthy personality that will motivate them to work as “people-helpers”.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program trains students in understanding human behavior and motivation, and gives them the ability to effectively analyze a problem to come up with strategic solutions. This makes them an asset in industries involved in creativity, legal, government as well as education sectors. They also excel in works that involve helping people.

Obtaining a degree in Psychology equips graduates with the skills needed to become effective psychologists, counselors, careers advisers, human resources officers, life coaches, market researchers, therapists or psychotherapists.

Major Subjects

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Theories of Personality
  • Psychological Statistics
  • Positive Psychology
  • Neurological Basis of Human Behavior
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Transformative Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Field Methods in Psychology
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Filipino Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Understanding Group Dynamics and Processes
  • Social Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Research in Psychology
  • Applied Psychology in Human Resource Management
  • Psychological Testing at Work
  • Seminar in Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Introduction to Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • D- Foreign Language
  • Local/International Internship in Psychology

College Freshmen

  • An applicant who has completed Senior High School and has not taken any college course, or
  • An applicant who has completed equivalent Secondary Education from any school abroad and has not taken any college course, or
  • A passer of Alternative Learning System (ALS) with certification of eligibility to be admitted to college.

College Transferee

  • An applicant who has taken college programs or units not more than 75% of his/her curriculum in other CHED recognized colleges or universities, or
  • An applicant who has taken college programs or units not more than 75% of his/her curriculum in colleges or universities abroad, OR
  • An applicant who has taken vocational or any special training in recognized colleges or universities abroad, OR
  • An applicant who has officially enrolled in any degree or certificate programs after High School.

Second Course Taker

  • An applicant who has completed any college degree from any CHEd recognized college or university, or
  • An applicant who has completed any college degree from college or university abroad.

Freshmen

  • Individuals applying for admission to the College as freshmen shall be covered by the Institutional policies and guidelines of this University (Student Handbook, Manual of Policies & Procedures of the OUR and other pertinent policies)
  • Applicants must pass the interview to be administered by the Associate Dean or the concerned Department Chair in the absence of the former. Applicants should present the following:
    1. Interview Form from the Student Admissions Office; and
    2. Senior High School Report Card

Shiftees

  • The admission GPA for shiftees is at least 2.00 or its equivalent
  • Shiftees shall have no failing grade (academic and non-academic for BSY, PSY, JOU, COM, & PSY) in the last attended semester/term.
  • Applicants must pass the interview to be administered by the Associate Dean or the concerned Department Chair in the absence of the former. Applicants should present the following:
    1. Shifting Form from the Office of the Registrar or download from the school website; and
    2. Copy of grades from first year to last semester attended.
  • In case of limited slots for shiftees, the College shall adopt competitive ranking of all shiftees in order to determine qualified applicants. The College shall announce the period where the applicants may submit the pertinent credentials and shall be informed thereafter.
  • Applicants who do not meet the required GPA may be allowed admission to the Priority Courses (AB Philosophy, AB Development Studies and & AB Community Development).They shall be allowed to stay in any of those programs provided they do not incur failing grades for one academic year.
  • Shiftees who have accumulated 24 failed units from their previous colleges may be admitted provided that they do not incur additional failing units in the College.
  • Shiftees shall be classified according to the number of academic units completed from their previous programs/colleges.
  • Other circumstances not covered by the preceding provisions shall be decided on by the Associate Dean or the concerned Department Chair in the absence of the former.

Transferees

  • The admission GPA for transferees shall be at least 2.00 or its equivalent
  • Transferees shall have no failing grade (academic and non-academic for BSY, PSY, JOU, COM, & PSY) in the last attended semester.
  • Applicants should pass the interview to be administered by the Associate Dean or the concerned Department Chair in the absence of the former. Applicants should present the following:
    1. Transferee Form (Student Admissions Office); and
    2. Transcript of Records or Certificate of Grades from the last school attended
  • Pass the DLSU-D Entrance Test
  • In case of limited slots for transferees, the College shall adopt competitive ranking of all transferees in order to determine qualified applicants. The College shall announce the period where applicants may submit pertinent credentials and shall be informed thereafter.
  • Applicants who do not meet the required GPA may be admitted to the Priority Courses (AB Philosophy, AB Development Studies and AB Community Development). They shall be allowed to stay in any of those programs provided they do not incur failing grades for one academic year.
  • Other circumstances not covered by the preceding provisions shall be decided on by the Associate Dean or the concerned Department Chair in the absence of the former.

Returnees/Re-enrollees

  • Returning Students shall submit to the Office of the Associate Dean the duly accomplished form for returnees.
  • Absence of at least two years shall result in the changing of the curriculum from the last attended academic year to the current curriculum.
  • Returning students shall be allowed to return to their respective programs unless they have accumulated at least twenty four (24) failed units.
  • Other circumstances not covered by the preceding provisions shall be decided on by the Associate Dean or the concerned Department Chair in the absence of the former.

Crediting of subjects

  • All GE subjects taken from any college of DLSU-D shall be credited.
  • The crediting of minor subjects taken from other schools may be allowed provided that:
    1. The previous school is at par with the DLSU-D’s standards.
    2. The subjects to be credited shall be limited to 25% of the total number of units prescribed by the program curriculum of the University.
  • In the event that the subjects to be credited have different course titles, the student shall be required to submit the course descriptions.
  • Other circumstances not covered by the preceding provisions shall be decided on by the Associate Dean or the concerned Department Chair in the absence of the former.
  • A grade of 2.0 in Introduction to Psychology and Understanding the Self subjects.
  • No failing grade.
  • A grade not lower than 2.0 in all Psychology Board subjects (Psychological Assessment, Industrial Psychology, Abnormal Psychology and Theories of Personality).
  • No commission of any major offense as stipulated in the Student Handbook.
  • All student shiftees / transferees must have a GPA of 2.0 or its equivalent and will be placed under probationary status. He/she must have a GPA of 2.0 during his/her first semester under the program.
  • Enroll the minimum required number of units at any given semester and no dropping of any subject unless for justifiable reasons.
  • Failure to meet grade requirements, the student would be put on probation for the next semester. Please see attached contract of probationary status.