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    CAL student orgs raise funds for college pub

    Balangibog and Bicol Organization of Neo Journalists (BONJour) from Print and Broadcast Media (PBM) Department of the College of Arts and Letters (CAL) conducted a fund raising activity to give financial support to Budyong, the official student publication of CAL, at the Aquilino P. Bonto Amphitheatre last February 21, 2020. The project was called Give […]

    CAL, CBEM, CS, CSSP celebrate 16th Founding Anniversary online

    This year, as we celebrate the 16th Founding Anniversary of the College of Arts and Letters (CAL), College of Business, Economics and Management (CBEM),  College of Science (CS), and College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (CSSP), let us take a glimpse of the past on how it was established way back 2004.  Bicol University (BU) […]

    NEWS BRIEF | BUCAL CSAC launches CALusugan: Online Wellness Series

    The Bicol University College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL), through the College Student Activities Coordinator (CSAC), released the first CALusugan: An Online Wellness Series with Rica Sophia Lopez on May 26, 2021. https://www.facebook.com/bucal.csac/

    DWBU FM 106.3 is back-on-air; frequency reaches 1st,3rd Albay Districts

    After two years of non-operation due to the damages caused by typhoons, the DWBU FM 106.3 was upgraded and relaunched on February 8, 2022 at the Aquilino P. Bonto Building Amphitheater and BU Radio Station.   Aside from resuming operations, the DWBU FM 106.3 frequency was also expanded. Its frequency can now reach the 1st District of […]

    DWBU FM 106.3 launches CALPIHAN

    In celebration of National Arts month, DWBU FM 106.3 launched a magazine radio talk show dubbed, CALPIHAN: Kapihan sa College of Arts and Letters (CAL) on February 28, 2022. The program runs from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon every Friday. The radio talk show will feature local talents, disseminate information, and promote events relative to […]

    BU CALiber stars in international short film contest

    Crisbel M. Aurellano, 22, a 4th year student of Bicol University College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) taking Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (BPeA), was casted as the lead character “Luna” in the short film Mabaybay. The short film is about a young Aeta girl named Luna who was deprived of societal privileges. With her […]
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    Degree Programs

    Bachelor of Arts in English

    The AB English Program leads to the degree of Bachelor of Arts in English. As a course, it is both a means for liberal education and appreciation of the study of language and literature. It aims to train students to communicate effectively, to think critically, and to make logical judgments. It also aims to inculcate in them the love for truth and justice, and respect for law.

    The revised AB English curriculum leans toward a more liberal education that ensures the development of broad-ranged and varied competencies and skills highly-valued in a dynamic workplace. Primarily, it gives training on effective personal and organizational communication, improved human relations, and authentic understanding of human experience and people’s world view. It is a communication arts-based curriculum geared to the comprehension and appreciation of the discipline. Corollary to the furtherance of literally skills is the advancement of communication competence, especially along listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The new curriculum, while responding to the demands of the industry, remains true to the standard of holistic education, broad and balanced, to produce well-rounded and flexible graduates who will comprise the literate citizens of the future.

    Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Theater Arts

    The course is designed to produce graduates equipped with advanced and technical expertise in Speech Communication and Theater Arts. It aims to develop students with the basic knowledge and necessary skills in the different aspects of oral communication and the different theater forms.

    Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

    This is a four-year degree program that aims to produce quality and ethical journalists. The course is designed to provide the students the rudiments of media writing. Development subjects are offered to give students the background on how journalism can be used for community development.

    Bachelor of Arts in Communication

    This communication-oriented course is focused on arts related to sounds and sights, equipment used for recordings, theatre, movie, music sound effects and camera for shooting or filming TV programs or movies. This includes training for VTR productions, commercials, TV coverage and movie making.

    Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting

    The Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting aims at a comprehensive understanding of the theory of communication, the nature, principles and practices in broadcast communication with a view of contributing to the development of broadcast communication competence and professionalism among broadcast practitioners in Bicol region.

    This curricular program takes into consideration the broad interdisciplinary nature of the phenomenon of communication giving emphasis to the social, cultural economic and political context of a particular society within which communication is operative.

    The four-year course in Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting carries the main objective which is to develop students to become competent, critical, responsible and professional media practitioners who are with a high-level of communication and technical competence and skills required of the media, and are imbued with a high ethical awareness and social responsibility as members of the third state.

    Master of Arts in Literature

    This is a multidisciplinary course anchored on several branches or disciplines of the Humanities such as arts, history, philosophy and psychology. It provides the gateway for the students to discover the works of great writers and reflect, analyse and evaluate merits of masterpieces the world over, (from the ancient times down to the contemporary period; focusing on the universal impact of literature on human kind).

    Master of Arts in Filipino

    Ang programa ay nalalayong palawakin at palalimin ang kaalaman at kahusayan ng mga guro sa pagtuturo, pananaliksik, pagbibigay panayam, pagsulat sa pamamagitan ng linggwistika, sosyolinggwistika, panitikan, mga teoryang pampanitikan at iba pang kaugnayan na disiplina na mgiging sandigan sa pagkakaroon ng makabago at makabuluhang teorya at istratehiya sa paggtuturo ng wika at panitikan.

    Doctor of Philosophy in Filipino

    Layunin ng programang makalinang ng mga gurong may sapat na kasanayan, kakayahan at kaalaman sa Filipino, mga administrador at mga tagabalangkas ng programang pangwika upang makapagbalangkas at magsakatuparan ng mga gawaing pangwika.

  • Faculty

    LIST OF BICOL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS FACULTY
    Aguilar, Adrian B.
    Assoc. Prof. V
    Bachelor of Comunication Arts major in Audio Visual Communication; CCT (Bicol University)
    Master of Development Communication; MAED (30 units) (University of the Philippines; Bicol University)
    Doctor of Communication (University of the Philippines) 30 units earned
     
    Altavano, Maria Hazel A.
    Instructor I (Temporary)
    Bachelor of Arts in English (Bicol University College of Arts and Letters)
    Master of Arts in Literature (Bicol University Graduate School) on going
     
    Amador, Aleta A.
    Asst. Prof. IV
    Bachelor of Arts in English; CCT (Bicol University)
    Master of Arts in Literature (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ph.D. Philippine Studies (University of the Philippines) on-going
     
    Andes, Sean Martin A.
    Instructor I (Temporary)
    Bachelor of Arts in Audio Visual Communication (Bicol University College of Arts and Letters)
    Masters in Computer Graphics and Animation (Ateneo de Naga University) 30 units earned
     
    Aranas, Ma. Andrea Jane B.
    Assoc. Prof. II
    Bachelor of Arts in English (Bicol University)
    Master of Arts in Literature (Ateneo de Manila)
    Ph.D. Educational Foundation (Bicol University Graduate School ) 9 units earned
     
    Asaytuno, Alicia A.
    Assoc. Prof. V
    BS Education major in English (Bicol University)
    MAED major in English (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ph.D. Filipino (Bicol University Graduate School )
     
    Bartolata, Jocelyn I.
    Professor VI
    Bachelor of Arts in English (Bicol University)
    MAED major in English; MA in English Studies-Language (on-going) (Bicol University Graduate School; Univ. of the Philippines-Diliman) on-g
    Ed.D. Educational Management (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Bellena, Gemma B.
    Assoc. Prof. IV
    Bachelor of Arts in English; CCT (Bicol University)
    MAED (CAR); Master in English Education (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ph.D. in English Language Studies (University of Sto. Tomas) on-going
     
    Bermundo, Inocencio B.
    Assoc. Prof. IV
    AB Philosophy/ Humanities (Holy Rosary Major Seminary)
    MAED major in Music (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Borres, Ma. Julieta B.
    Assoc. Prof. V
    BSED major in English (Bicol University)
    MAED major in English (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ph.D. Educational Foundation (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Buenconsejo, Mayen B.
    Assoc. Prof. I
    BSED major in English (Bicol University)
    MAED major in English (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ed.D. Educational Management (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Catolico, Mercy C.
    Asst. Prof. II
    Bachelor of Arts in English (Divine Word College of Legazpi)
    MAED major in English (Bicol College)
     
    Chavenia, Ramil C.
    Professor III
    BEED major in Music (Daniel B. Peña Memorial College Foundation)
    MAED major in Music (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ed.D. Educational Management (Bicol University Graduate School ) 15 units earned
     
    Dematera, Anacito E.
    Assoc. Prof. III
    AB Mass Communication (Ago Medical & Educational Center)
    Master in Communication ( PUP Open University)
    Ph.D. Educational Foundation (Bicol University Graduate School) 6 units earned
     
    Golosinda, Melanie L.
    Assoc. Prof. II
    BS in Secondary Education (Bicol University)
    Master of Arts in Education (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ph.D. Filipino (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Habalo, Reina O.
    Assoc. Prof. V
    Bachelor of Arts in English (Veritas College of Irosin)
    MA English (Anunciation College of Sorsogon)
    Ed.D. Educational Management (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Imran, May Antoinette S.
    Professor II
    Bachelor of Arts in English/Political Science (Divine Word College of Legazpi)
    MA Literature (University of Sto. Tomas)
    Ph.D. Literature (University of Sto. Tomas)
     
    Julaton, Sharon Kay C.
    Asst. Prof. I
    Bachelor in Broadcast Communication (Polytechnic University of the Philippines)
    MA in English Education (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Lasin, Agnes G.
    Instructor I
    AB Liberal Arts (Divine Word College of Legazpi)
    MA in Cultural Education (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Lopez, Leticia M.
    Assoc. Prof. V
    BS in Elementary Education (Bicol University)
    MAED major in Filipino (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ph.D. Filipino (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Lopez, Marylet M.
    Instructor I
    Bachelor in Elementary Education (Bicol University College of Education)
    Master in Filipino (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ph.D. Filipino (Bicol University Graduate School) 33 units earned
     
    Macasinag, Michael R.
    Instructor I
    AB English (Bicol University College of Arts and Letters)
    Master of Arts in Literature (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Macasinag, Ruby M.
    Assoc. Prof. I
    BS Development Communication (University of the Philippines Los Baños)
    Master in Public Mgt. major in Biodiversity Conservation & Management; MA in Communication major in Social marketing (Development Academy of the Philippines; Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Washington DC)
    Ph.D. Educational Foundation (Bicol University Graduate School ) w/ units
     
    Madrilejos, Richard D.
    Assoc. Prof. II
    Bachelor of Communication Arts major in Speech & Theater Arts (Bicol University)
    MA Literature (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Malasa, Liliosa C.
    Asst. Prof. III
    Bachelor of Arts in English; Bachelor of Laws (Bicol College)
    Master in Language & Literature (Ateneo de Naga University)
     
    Maloles, Shirley N.
    Assoc. Prof. V
    BSE major in English (Bicol University)
    MAED major in STA (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ed.D. Educational Management (Bicol University Graduate School )
     
    Martinez, Julius Caesar M.
    Instructor I
    Bachelor in Communications Arts-Speech and Theater Arts (Bicol University Institute of Communication and Cultural Studies)
    Master of Arts in Education-Educational Management (Aquinas University of Legazpi)
    Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Management (Bicol University Graduate School ) 15 units earned
     
    Mayor, Grace L.
    Assoc. Prof. IV
    BSED (ITEP) (Bicol University)
    MAED major in Filipino (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ph.D. Filipino (Bicol University Graduate School )
     
    Mendoza, Julio N.
    Assoc. Prof. V
    Bachelor in Secondary Education (Bicol University College of Education)
    Master of Arts in Education major in Music (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Meneses, Ma. Celina Eladia G.
    Assoc. Prof. V
    Bachelor of Arts in English (Bicol University)
    MAED major in English; MA in English Studies-Language (on-going) (Bicol University Graduate School; University of the Philippines-Diliman) on-g
    Ph.D. Educational Foundation (Bicol University Graduate School )
     
    Mier, Ma. April M.
    Instructor I
    AB Journalism (Bicol University College of Arts and Letters)
    Master in Communication (Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Manila)
     
    Millare, Jaried M.
    Instructor III
    Bachelor of Physical Education (Bicol University)
    MA in Music Education (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Mirabueno, Dennis R.
    Instructor III
    BSED major in English (Bicol University)
    MA Literature (Bicol University Graduate School) CAR
     
    Monay, Sarah Marion D.
    Instructor I (Temporary)
    AB Speech and Theater Arts (Bicol University College of Arts and Letters)
     
    Monjardin, Aurora M.
    Assoc. Prof. V
    BSE major in English (Bicol University)
    Master of Arts in English (University of Northeastern Philippines)
    Ph.D. Human Resource Management (University of Northeastern Philippines)
     
    Morcozo, Viveth G.
    Instructor III
    Bachelor of Arts in English (Bicol University)
    MA Literature (Bicol University Graduate School)
     
    Moral, Irene R.
    Asst. Prof. III
    BSED English (Bicol University College of Education )
    MA in Education major in English (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ed.D. Educational Management (Bicol University Graduate School )
     
    Morano, Marnie A.
    Instructor II
    Bachelor of Arts in English (Bicol University)
    Master of Arts in Public Administration; MAED major in English (Bicol University Graduate School) CAR; on-going
     
    Nepomuceno, Agnes J.
    Assoc. Prof. V
    AB Communication Arts (Philippine Womens University)
    MAED/Master of Dev’t. Communication (Bicol University Graduate School; Univ. of the Philippines)
    Ed.D. Educational Management (Bicol University Graduate School )
     
    Nivero, Glenda B.
    Asst. Prof. I
    BSE major in English (Aquinas University of Legazpi)
    MAED English (Bicol University Graduate School) 30
     
    Oliquino, Evelyn C.
    Assoc. Prof. IV
    BS Agribusiness; BEED (Bicol University; Republic College)
    MAED major in Elementary Agriculture (Republic College)
    Ph.D. Filipino (Bicol University Graduate School )
     
    Ostria, Rey Anthony R.
    Instructor I (Temporary)
    AB Journalism (Bicol University College of Arts and Letters)
     
    Poja, Dominica M.
    Asst. Prof. I
    BS Agricultural Education major Crop Science (Bicol University)
    MAED Music (45 units); Diploma in Cultural Education (Bicol University Graduate School) 45
     
    Samar, Rogelyn P.
    Asst. Prof. I
    Bachelor of Arts in English (Bicol University )
    MA Literature (Bicol University Graduate School)
    Ph.D. in Philippine Studies (University of the Philippines Diliman) on-going
     
    Serafica, Gladys G.
    Instructor III
    BA Journalism (University of the Philippines, Diliman)
    MA Media Studies (University of the Philippines, Diliman)
    Ph.D. Media Studies (University of the Philippines Diliman) on-going
     
    Tabo, Indira B.
    Asst. Prof. I
    AB Speech Communication (University of the Philippines, Diliman)
    MPS (24 units); MA Speech Communication (CAR); MA in English Education (UP Open University; UP Diliman; Bicol University Graduate School) 24; CAR
  • Contact Us

    Dr. Letecia M. Lopez
    Dean
    lmlopez@bicol-u.edu.ph

    Mr. Antonio R. Lleva
    Registrar
    481-6192

    arlleva@bicol-u.edu.ph
    bucalreg@bicol-u.edu.ph

  • Research & Extension

    Strengthening Research and Publication in HEIs Offering Communication Programs:

    Teacher-Training Course on Conducting and Disseminating Research

    July 11-16, 2016

    In line with the public service thrust of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) to  upgrade the research skills and publication competence of Communication faculty members, a teacher-training course was conducted at the Bicol University College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) last July 11-16, 2016.

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