QCPU offers new engineering course-A A +A
Saturday, November 20, 2010
TO STRENGTHEN the tool in attaining the vision of the university as a center of excellence in technological and professional education, Quezon City Polytechnic University (QCPU) opens Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering (BSEE) this second semester of academic year 2010-2011.
BSEE has areas of specialization in Satellite and Mobile Engineering, Aviation Electronics, Broadcast Engineering, Information and Communications Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Power Electronics and Production Media Engineering.
QCPU targets students who are among the top 25 percent of the class with general weighted average not lower than 85. As of this posting, there are 17 students who are enrolled in the said course.
A resolution stating the establishment of this course was presented by Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Director Marc Voltaire Padilla, and was approved by the QCPU Board of Regents (BOR) last August 26, 2010 at the Korea-Philippines IT Training Center.
Padilla explained that all local colleges aspirant to become a university shall have a minimum of four undergraduate courses with at least level II accreditation by Association of Local Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (ALCUCOA) or by other Commission on Higher Education (Ched) recognized accrediting bodies, three of which are professional programs or requiring licensure examinations. This was provided in Section 10 of CHED Memorandum Order No. 32, Series of 2006.
The Faculty of BSEE Department is headed by acting director Engineer Febwin Villaceran. He took his Masters of Information Technology at Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)–Open University and Masters of Electronics and Communications Engineering at Adamson University, where he graduated Cum Laude. He is currently taking his Doctoral Course Major in Technology at Technological University of the Philippines. (Press release)