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College of Criminology
 

The College of Criminology offers in the context of Integral Evangelization, a holistic education to develop professionals equipped with Christian Values, scientific knowledge and skills, to able to deliver efficient and effective services in the field of Criminal Justice System for the enhancement of JUSTICE, PEACE and ORDER based on just laws and the Gospel for the common good.

History
 
The College of Criminology started its formal operation in SY 1994-1995 with the offering of four-year course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Criminology major in Police Administration. It started with two pioneering sections of 80 freshmen students.

During its first year of operation, the department was placed under the umbrella of the College of Education which was headed by the Dean of Education, Dr. Salome S. Cariño. In 1995 to 1996, it was transferred to the College of Arts and Science under the Deanship of Dr. Prescilo L. Buslig and from 1996 to date, the College of Criminology was separated and introduced as a new academic department in St. Ferdinand College. This is in line with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) mandate and in preparation for the recognition of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Criminology.

Temporary Permit No. 076, s. 1994 was issued by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for the offering of Bachelor of Science in Criminology.

Recognition No. 040, s. 1997 was issued by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for the Recognition of 4-year Bachelor of Science in Criminology.

In March 1998, the Pioneer batch graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Criminology and took the Criminology Licensure Examination in September of the same year.

In the September 1999, Criminology Licensure Examination, SFC-Criminology was adjudged as No. 5 in the National Institutional Board Performance by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

In the Septermber 2000, Criminology Licensure Examination, one of the SFC Board Candidateswas ranked and adjudged as No. 7 in the National Individual Board Performance by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

In the September 2001, Criminology Licensure Examination, SFC Criminology was adjudged as No. 7 in the National Institutional Board Performance by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

In the September 2002, Criminology Licensure Examination, one of SFC Board Candidates was ranked and adjudged as No. 12 in the National Individual Board Performance by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

In October 2002, SFC-Criminology was given the Certificate of Authorization to offer Bachelor of Science in Criminology under the ETEEAP endeavor, a joined undertaking by the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) and Commission on Higher Education (CHED).

In March 25, 2003, two (2) ETEEAP beneficiaries underwent Oral Revalida and consequently were awarded the Bachelor of Science in Criminology diploma during the regular graduation rites held in 2003.

In August 2003, Criminology Licensure Examination, SFC Criminology was adjudged as No. 6 in the National Institutional Board Performance by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

In December 5, 2003, five (5) ETEEAP beneficiaries underwent Oral Revalida and consequently were awarded the Bachelor of Science in Criminology diploma during the regular graduation rites held in 2004.

In August 2005, the College of Criminology was visited by the Philippin Association of Colleges and Universities on Accreditation (PACUCOA) for Level I Candidate status and on October 3, 2005, the Criminology Program was granted Level I Candidate Status.

In March 11, 2006, six (6) ETEEAP beneficiaries underwent Oral Revalida and consequently were awarded th Bachelor of Science in Criminology diploma during the regular graduation rites held in 2006.

In March 16, 2007, three (3) ETEEAP beneficiaries underwent Oral Revalida and consequently were awarded the Bachelor of Science in Criminology diploma during the regular graduation rites held in 2007.
Objectives
 
It aims:
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To enable students to acquire correct values and technical knowledge and skills to prepare them for social responsibilities in the administration for justice in its organizational, administrative and operational aspects;
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To upgrade the general education and professional curricula, strategies and methods of teaching, facilities in the forensic sciences, and comprehensive student pracicum;
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To provide the continuing professional education of faculty and administrative staff;
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To engage in extension service for an efficient enforcement of the justice system in the barangay and correctional institutions.
Programs
 
Bachelor of Science in Criminology

The department offers bachelor of Science in Criminology to professional students under the regular program and members of the Public Safety, Military and Security Agencies such as the Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), national Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Armed Forces and Private Security Personnel under the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency Program (ETEEAP) endeavor.

      
This four-year course prepares the student for a career in professional law enforcement work, scientific crime detection and crime prevention. It is directly concerned with the strengthening of the law enforcement agencies of the government thereby enhancing the safety of the community, and the effective administration of criminal justice.

     
Graduates in this course become law enforcers, investigators, chief of security agencies, martial arts instructors, search and rescue team leaders, escorts. Various employment opportunities in various agencies await the graduate of this course like the NBI, PNP, Crime Laboratories, martial arts schools, law offices, probation offices and the like.