Dean: Atty. Yolando G. Villaruz
I. MISSION, VISSION AND OBJECTIVES
A society founded on the supremacy of the law.
To train men and women for moral excellence and technical competence in the disciplines of law.
The primary goal of the College of Law is preparation and development of community-oriented lawyers by providing quality legal education through proper instruction and guidance on the principles of law and system of administration of justice in the country.
The College of Law in line with the goal of promoting quality education which is community-oriented, expects its graduates to;
1. Instill the practice of high ethical principles as proper guidelines in their professional and private life;
2. Be proficient in advocacy;
3. Possess the desire and capacity for continuing studey and self improvement.
4. Promote the objectives of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) which includes:
a. Elevation of the standards of the legal profession.
b. Improvement of the administration of justice.
c. Encouragement of the Bar to discharge \its public responsibility more effectively.
5. Be able to provide legal assistance to poor but deserving families.
INTERNAL POLICIES OF THE COLLEGE OF LAW
All incoming freshmen Bachelor of Law students should comply with the following requirements:
Under DECS Memorandum No. 27 series of 1989 on Policies and Standard for Legal Education and DECS No. 46 series of1998, the requirements for law program are as follows:
1. Applicant-student must be a graduate of a bachelor’s degree
2. Applicant-student must have 12 units in English, 6 units in mathematics and 18 units in social science.
II. ADMISSION OF TRANSFEREES
a.The applicant-student must be a graduate of a bachelor’s degree
b.In addition, the college requires every applicant to undergo and pass the entrance examination and present the following credentials:
i. Transcript of Records
ii. Certificate of Eligibility into the Law Program (C1) from the Registrar where he has obtained the baccalaureate degree.
iii. Honorable dismissal for non-DMC graduates
iv. Certificate of good moral character
III. RETENTION AND PROMOTION OF SRUDENTS
a. A student in the College should have a grade of 3.0 in order to pass the subject
b. Any grade below 3.0 will be computed as 5.0
c. Must properly demonstrate proper behavior that is expected of a student in the College of Law
d. In all matters pertaining to grades, the decision of the Dean is deemed final
IV. DEBARMENT FROM THE COLLEGE OF LAW
A student in the College of Law may be debarred from the College following the two-failure rule in any of the subjects enrolled. He shall only gain immunity during the second semester of the junior year in the college.
The following are the requisites for graduation:
1.Students who are candidates for graduation should have taken and passed the required subjects before they will be recommended for graduation.
2.Students must also comply with the required number of hours as prescribed the Practice Court subject.