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SSC campus in Bulan opens new courses

by BA Recebido

Bulan, Sorsogon (18 February) -- Sorsogon State College (SSC) campus here has offered since last year courses on Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology (BSAT) and Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education (BSED), in response to the request of the business community and the locals themselves.

SSC President Antonio Fuentes averred the two courses, offered in many colleges and universities across the Bicol region, were approved for implementation in the Bulan campus by the Board of Trustees by virtue of Resolution No. 8, s. 2009.

"The college likewise implements the enhanced program for information and communication technology (ICT) courses by adopting CHED Memorandum Order 18, s, 2008 and the BS Entrepreneurship by adopting CMO 17, s. 2005," he added.

BSAT is a four-year course under the Business Management Education (BME) department, with 21 enrollees in the first semester and 22 in the second semester for school year 2009 - 2010.

BSED, with Math and English as fields of specialization, was shelved for several years but reopened this current school year with 24 and 22 enrollees for the first and second semesters, respectivel.

"Approved policies on admission, retention, qualifying examination, and internship of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy were also implemented this year," he further said.

In other development, Bulan campus admission sets promotion drive with the aim to increase college enrolment every school year.

Fuentes also said that the admissions office spearheaded the popularization of curricular programs of the campus to various high schools in Bulan and nearby towns.

"In order to bring SSC closer to far flung communities, the mobile admission scheme was already held in Gallanosa National High School, Gubat National High School, and San Andres Clemente Junior High School in Masbate and hopefully in other areas for the next school years for the purpose of public assistance," said Fuentes.

"The campus here also launched an Open House and Synchronized Career Guidance activities for graduating students of secondary schools in the whole municipality," he further added. (PIA Sorsogon/HDemdam) [top]

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