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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology


BA Psychology is LEVEL 3 Reaccredited by the Association of Chartered Colleges and Universities of the Philippines. 


1. Familiarize students with major issues, concepts, theoretical perspectives and recent trends in psychology that will help them understand and apply scientific methods and intervention strategies in solving issues and problems about human behavior

2. Make students aware of problems on socio-cultural and international diversity to propose solutions to improve the conditions of affected or involved individuals or groups

3. Produce professional psychologists who demonstrate competency and ability in effective communication of instructions, reports, empirical research, and interpersonal engagement in various formats, as well as in the use of information technology required in the global arena.

AB Psychology is 23rd Best in the Philippines

posted Jun 5, 2020, 9:04 PM by SLSU CAS

We are pleased to announce that our very own AB Psychology program is ranked 23rd in the Philippines based on the 2019 rankings by Local Pulse. In a report, Local Pulse identified 44 schools in the Philippines ranked based on board examination performance of their graduates, number of examinees, top-performing examinees, accreditation level, and faculty-student ratio.

Original Image Courtesy of Local Pulse

Psych alumna, Claudia Talambayan is hailed Outstanding Educator in the US

posted Nov 21, 2018, 3:02 PM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Nov 21, 2018, 3:02 PM ]

Loida Claudia N. Talambayan, a BA Psychology alumna of batch 1988, is hailed as the inaugural Outstanding Educator/ Administrator Awardee of the Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children (AzAEYC), Arizona USA, last September 29, 2018.

A pre-school teacher at Inspire International Preschool in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Ms. Claudia, as she is fondly called, was nominated and peer-selected for the award based on her classroom teaching performance, parent interaction, and school involvement. 

The AzAEYC website notes that "the Outstanding Educator or Administrator award recognizes an exceptional individual nominated by their peers who strives to exceed expectations in supporting children, families, and the early childhood workforce."

Reading the nomination citation during the awarding ceremony, Ms. Dawn Wilkinson, Executive Director of AzAEYC, cites that,

Ms. Claudia addresses the needs of children through her non-traditional, personalized, and child-centered instruction... and delivers a research-based curriculum and instruction that brings the best... of young learners. She keeps them engaged and focused in age-appropriate activities. Ms. Claudia also has an extraordinary talent in raising the confidence level in every child while keeping the whole family in support of the child's education... Every year, Ms. Claudia transitions pre-schools into well-prepared and well-equipped kindergarteners ready for the big world of learning.   

Just last August, Ms. Claudia has been recognized as one of this year's outstanding alumni of the College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association. (READ: 2018 CAS Outstanding Alumni)

In an interview by AzAEYC, (READ: Claudia Talambayan receives Outstanding Educator Award), Ms. Claudia advises fellow professionals that,

To continue to have a strong society, we need to give our loving support in building a strong foundation to our early childhood learners.  It goes a long way! Generation after generation, the good works that great teachers give and do today will return to us and others a hundred fold in the future.

The SLSU-College of Arts and Sciences administration, faculty, students, and alumni association wish to congratulate our pride, Ms. Claudia Talambayan, for bringing such great honor to our humble institution and by living by one of CAS' goals - Fostering social advancement - in her own way, thereby serving as an inspiration to our faculty, staff, students, and alumni!

/ CAS Web Development Team with reports and information from Dr. Mari Jane Lee, Prof. Gino Cabrera, and Alumni Association President, Mr. Joel Erandio

Congratulations to our new Registered Psychometricians!

posted Nov 9, 2018, 9:50 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Nov 9, 2018, 4:43 PM ]

Our warmest congratulations to our 49 new Registered Psychometricians! 

1. Abrera, Jossa S. 2. Asia, Mark Angelo M. 3. Atienza, Jerrica Red M. 4. Balamban, Stephen Red C. 5. Boongaling, Malaya Milcah L. 6. Cada, Raymond E. 7. Cada, Shaira M. 8. Cadeliña, Katherine M. 9. Cangao, Abraham 10. Capila, Merichie F. 11. Capistrano, Oliver R. 12. Caraig, Sheena Q. 13. Cera, Jeanne Paulo R. 14. Coronado, Ereena P. 15. Dalogo, Mia Crisel V. 16. Dadivas, Shyla Mae C. 17. Dela Cerna, Wally T. 18. Devera, Aileen R. 19. Digma, Krysha Caye M. 20. Ferrer, Daphne C. 21. Francia, Adrian P. 22. Granada, Joshua Renz N. 23. Hernandez, Jency V. 24. Ilagan, Mariel Melody S. 25. Inaanuran, Lei Anne N. 26. Iya, Micolle Ann C. 27. Jimenez, Jeanel Keith A. 28. Lopez, April Mae E. 29. Madriaga, Annie Gelle I. 30. Magnaye, Krenezha Mae J. 31. Magpantay, Shyne L. 32. Malbog, Kate Nicole V. 33. Modestano, Myrene C. 34. Pacia, Francois Aila C. 35. Pagkaliwagan, Hayselle B. 36. Penuliar, Laydien Gireco C. 37. Peñaflorida, Filipina M. 38. Queaño, Mary Grace A. 39. Reforma, Marella S. 40. Reyes, Regem T. 41. Rondolo, Mary Claire Liann U. 42. Rosete, Diana N. 43. Sanchez, Jessabel 44. Tabernilla, Frenalyne B. 45. Torres, Ava Kaye T. 46. Torres, Dyan Ara L. 47. Valdecantos, Jas Arianne S. 48. Villamor, Dorothy May A. 49. Zaide, Davy Dexter B.

SLSU registered a passing percentage of 59.76% which is higher than the national passing percentage of 47.73%!

Congratulations to our 48 new Registered Psychometricians!

posted Nov 8, 2017, 4:50 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Nov 8, 2017, 4:52 AM ]

Psych extension to hold culminating activity for SMILE for HIs program

posted Nov 7, 2017, 6:56 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Nov 7, 2017, 7:19 AM ]

After a year of training programs for selected hearing impaired coming from Lucban, Mauban, and Tayabas, the College of Arts and Sciences Extension Services, more specifically that of the AB Psychology program, will conduct a closing program and culminating activity on November 9 at the CAM Learning Center.

The program will award medals and certificates to the first 27 beneficiaries as well as recognize the people who have worked closely with the team to make the project a success.

SMILE for HIs, or "Skills Mentoring and Innovative Livelihood Education for Hearing Impaired Adolescents and Young Adults" is an extension project based on the recommendations on the 2012 study of Prof. Virginia Alcoreza and Prof. Rene P Zubieto entitled, “Need Assessment of Hearing Impaired Adolescents and Young Adults: Basis for Designing a Non Formal Education”. The study suggested the offering of a skills-training program for Hearing Impaired individuals based on their particular livelihood needs and interests. [READ: SMILE for HIs]

The program run from October 2016 to October 2017, which offered Personality Development seminars, Parenting seminars (for HIs parents), Courses on Baking, Basic Electronics, and Computer Technology. It received funding from different sectors such as SLSU, Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office of Quezon Province, DepEd & LGU Tayabas, and is a collaborative project of various SLSU-based student organizations, CAS ad CIT Professors, DepEd Lucban and Tayabas Teachers (specifically from PEL & LPNHS).

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