Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Social Studies


The Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd) Major in Social Studies aims to develop highly motivated, inspiring, and competent teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for secondary Mathematics education.

The Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd) Major in Social Studies Program of the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos aims to produce graduates who practice the teaching profession at the Secondary Level. The graduates of this program are Social Studies teachers who are competent in utilizing appropriate sociocultural and historical materials in explaining current issues; active in employing principles of sustainable development and community empowerment for the common good; competent in employing innovative teaching approaches, methodologies, and strategies using appropriate educational technology; and active in leading relevant and transformative changes to improve Social Studies learning and teaching.


Skills Development

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Leadership Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Research Skills
  • Designing Learning Assessment Tools
  • Social Studies Teaching
  • Designing Social Studies Instructional Materials


Curricular Requirement (Course Units Distribution)

Level Course Classification First Semester Second Semester Summer
First Year General Education 15 Units 12 Units
Professional Education 6 Units 6 Units
Mandated Courses 5 Units 5 units
Institutional Requirements 4 Units 3 units
Second Year General Education 3 units
Professional Education  3 Units 3 Units
Major Courses 18 units 21 Units
Mandated Courses 2 Units 2 Units
Institutional Requirements 3 Units 3 Units
Third Year General Education 3 Units
Professional Education 9 Units 12 Units
Major Courses 15 Units 12 Units
Fourth Year General Education 6 Units  
Professional Education 9 Units 10 Units
Institutional Requirements 1 Unit


Work Opportunities

  • Secondary Social Studies Teacher
  • Curricularist
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Social Studies Tutor
  • Cultural Resource Specialist
  • Social Studies Department Head
  • Curator
  • Communicator
  • Information Specialist
  • Researcher
  • Social Worker
  • Social Studies Instructional Material Developer


Frequently Asked Questions and Contact Details

How much do I pay per semester (approximate)?   

c/o Accounting Office

How to enrol?  Program Entry Requirements?

c/o Registrar’s Office

Where to call ?

Please call College of Education at (034) 433-3390-92 local 191 & 135

Who to call ?

Please ask for:

Dr. Ma. Theresa H. Chavez  (Dean)

Mr. Remus S. Magbanua (BSEd Program Head)

Mrs. Cecille Marie G. Pacis (BEEd Program Head)

or Mrs. Imelda S. Matullano (College Secretary)

Social Media Details ?

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