Programs and Degrees

Preparatory Program

1st cycle (Ph.B)
2nd cycle (Ph.L)
3rd cycle (Ph.D)
Civil Degrees

For Bachelor in Sacred Theology (STB) or Licentiate in Canon Law (JCL)

1. Description: This is the program advised to those students who intend to enroll either in the Faculty of Canon Law or Faculty of Sacred Theology but are not yet able to meet the required units of philosophy courses. Enrollment in these courses has to be guided by the requirements of the Faculty to which the concerned students are applying.

2. Admission Requirements:

a. Must satisfy the requirements of the particular degree to which they are applying, or must at least have the recommendation of the Admission Committee;

b. Written Recommendation/Permission from the Ordinary or Major Superior;

c. International students must accomplish all the legal requirements to pursue their studies in the University;

d. Must have a working knowledge in Latin or must at least be willing to learn Latin;

e. Must take and pass the entrance examination.

3. Courses Offered


a. It is recommended that applicants shall enter the preparatory program on the first semester of a particular academic year. If a student enters on the second semester, he must have the pre-requisite before he could validly enroll in the available courses. Otherwise, he must wait and first complete the pre-requisites before he enrolls in the desired course/s.

b. All students in the preparatory program are subject to the laws and regulations of the Faculty especially on the rules about promotion and disqualification.

c. After completing the preparatory program, all applicants must take another entrance examination required by the Faculty and the degree which they wish to pursue.

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