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Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
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School of Arts and Sciences



Arts and Sciences Program

     The Arts and Sciences Program offered under this college is Bachelor of Arts (AB) with majors in History, English, Political Science, and Environmental Science. The  program is the study of the Arts with Natural & Social Sciences as well as studies in humanities and other disciplines, intended to facilitate the integral development of an individual in order to enable him/her to effect changes in himself/herself and his/ her environment to realize fullness of human life.

     The Arts and Sciences program aims to:

  1. Provide general knowledge in arts and sciences to strengthen awareness to economics, socio-political and spiritual needs, and demands of the environment;
  2. Maximize students’ ability to think critically and creatively, to communicate effectively and to act ethically and responsibility in planning, problem solving, and decision making;
  3. Participate actively in the preservation and enrichment of the desirable elements of cultural heritage for the attainment of quality life;
  4. Promote peace and value for the dignity and worth of persons in a rapidly changing world and pluralistic society;
  5. Infuse desirable moral and spiritual values empowered by the Christian faith for a meaningful witness and service.



Per CMO No. 24 s. 2017

Effective School Year 2018-2019


Program Description

          The courses  in  the  program  are  designed  to  integrate  theory  and  practice  to  prepare  the  students  for  effective communication in English in diverse contexts and situations.

          Global communication in the twenty-first century is made possible by the use of a language understood by all. That language is English, the medium used in the pursuit of knowledge, the advancement of science and technology, and the development of business and industry. It gives humankind access to the infinite resources of the Internet and thus enables countries to work together to achieve their common goals. New information and research findings are efficiently shared in this international lingua franca.

          As an official language in the Philippines, English is used in government and law, education, media, business, and industry. As such, there is a demand for graduates who not only have adequate facility of English but can competently and effectively use the language in different contexts and for various purposes.

Program Outcomes

       The minimum standards for the AB English Language/AB English Language Studies program are expressed in the following program outcomes:

  1. Articulate a comprehensive and contextualized view of the English language system and development.
  2. Communicate in English (both oral and written) fluently, accurately, and creatively in diverse social, cultural, academic, and professional settings.
  3. Facilitate English language learning and use in diverse social, cultural, academic, and professional settings.
  4. Teach English communication skills using knowledge of best practices.
  5. Enhance literacy development and critical/creative thinking among students through the use of different types of texts.
  6. Engage in English language research relevant to the school and workplace settings.



School of Business Education

School of Business Education


The College of Business Education offers programs designed to meet the growing demands of business, industry, and government.  It offers the following academic programs:


Business Education Program

This program leads to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, major in Management Accounting, Human Resource Development Management, Financial Management, Marketing Management, and Operations Management. It aims to provide the students with:

  1. Christian moral and spiritual values as the foundation for social and economic enterprise;
  2. The highest standards of academic excellence in course work and activities of the College;
  3. A common foundation of knowledge concerning modern business through a core program consisting of general and professional education;
  4. Sufficient exposure to relate academic instruction to the realities of the business world;
  5. Adequate training to prepare the graduate for fruitful employment and/or guide him towards entrepreneurship or self-employment and to be globally competitive; and
  6. Motivation for professional growth to prepare the graduate for executive leadership.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)


General Program  Description

The Business Administration program  is designed  to  produce  graduates  that   possess  a  familiarity  with  business  operations  and critical  thinking skills in decision-making, as well as a solid foundation in  the  strategies  and  the level and scope of  work  necessary for  competing  in  the  ever-changing  world  of  global  business in the various domains of business administration.  It  further  empowers  students  by providing them with   a  basic  and clear  understanding  of  the  functions of  every  division  in  a  company,  whether  in  the  marketing,  finance,  operation,         human resources,  hospitality, or office  management areas.  Training provided in this program  emphasizes  leadership  skills, thus preparing the students  for a managerial  and  supervisory  positions. At the same time, it stresses the importance of being able to work well with a group and within an organization.


General Program Outcomes

A graduate of BSBA should be able to:

  1. Exercise dynamism, commitment, and social responsibility as future business leaders
  2. Use interpersonal skills appropriately depending on the socio-economic and cultural situation of the business enterprise
  3. Employ critical thinking in the analysis of different situations in the various areas  of  business, with consideration for  their  existing  economic  relations  in  the  global  economic  environment  as well as  the  economic  realities  from  an  open  and  global  
  4. Present  information  in  an organized  manner  both  orally  and  in  writing  using the latest  information  and  communication  technology (ICT)
  5. Utilize tools  and  methodologies  needed  to  solve  problems ethically and responsibly  .
  6. Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and skills necessary to  become  competent  and ethical  entrepreneurs, executives,  or  managers  who will  succeed  in  a  complex,  technology-driven,  global 
  7. Apply fundamental  processes,  theories  and  methods  of  business  communication  in  the  workplace, especially in the  conduct  of academic 
  8. Manifest leadership as well as group-member skills  in preparation  for  managerial  and  supervisory  positions, as well as for critical positions in cooperative teams


BSBA  Major  in  Human  Resources


Program  Description

The  program  focuses  on  employee  selection,  training,  management  development,  industrial  relation,  compensation  and  the  dynamics  of  organizational  behaviour.  It is designed  to  assist  managers  in  the  development  of  skills  and  competencies  for  employees  to acquire  good  positions and  become  competitive  and  responsive  to  global  change.


Specific Program Outcomes

A graduate of BSBA (major in Human Resource) should be able to:

  1. Exercise dynamism, commitment, morality, and social responsibility in given practice situations involving human resource cases.
  2. Demonstrate complete understanding  of  the  concepts,  principles,  theories  and  philosophy of Human 
  3. Use appropriate interpersonal skills in practice situations involving human resource cases in the corporate environment .
  4. Show appreciation of the role of Human  Resource  in  the  organization by creating ways and means to  make  meaningful  contributions,  as  a strategic  partner in building  a globally competitive organization.
  5. Manifest proficiency in the use of  computer  applications  and with  the  managerial  applications  of  internet  technology 
  6. Present information  in an organized  manner, whether  orally  or  in 
  7. Examine employment techniques,  organizational  development  and  wage  administration  in  various  corporations  and  different  types  of 


BSBA  major  in  Operations  Management


Program  Description

The  program  prepares  the  students  to manage  the  day-to-day  operation  of  business, and helps develop their proficiency at  processes  involved  in  the  production  and  distribution  of  goods  and  delivery  of  services,  inventory,  logistics  and  managing  the  equipment  and  facilities  used  to  run  businesses.  


Specific Program Outcomes

A graduate of BSBA (major in Operations Management) should be able to:

  1. Exercise dynamism, commitment, morality, and social responsibility  as future operations managers for  social  and  economic  enterprises.
  2. Demonstrate sufficient  knowledge  and  skills  in  product  creation,  development,  distribution,  and  analysis  of  internal  processes.
  3. Assess  and  apply  operations  management  theory  and  best  practices  effectively  in  a  global  environment  case situations and studies to  achieve  operational  goals  in  support  of  business  strategies.
  4. Apply  information  and  communication  technology  in organizing  presentations both orally and in writing, to aid in business  growth,  development  and  sustainability.
  5. Utilize  quantitative  and  qualitative  techniques  for  solving  problems  with  processes,  procedures  and  products.
  6. Manifest a solid grasp of knowledge and skills needed in  manufacturing  and  service  operations to  contribute  to  organizational  strategy.
  7. Present  information  in  an organized  manner   orally  and  in  writing  using  the latest  trends  in the information  and  communication  technology.


BSBA  major  in  Marketing  Management


Specific Program  Description

            The  program  deals  with  the  nature,  scope,  and  role  of  marketing  in the growth of the  economy  and in helping attain sustainability of a  decent  standard  of  living.  The  marketing  concepts  and  specialized  activities  like  marketing  research,  selling  and  product  planning  and  development  are  designed  to  prepare  students  to become  pro - active  participants  in  the  lucrative  world  of  business.


Specific Program Outcomes

A graduate of BSBA (major in Marketing Management) should be able to:

  1. Exercise dynamism, commitment, morality, and social responsibility  as future marketing managers for  social  and  economic  enterprises.
  2. Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and skills proficiency in the  principles  and  concepts  of  marketing,  and  sales  strategies.
  3. Use interpersonal skills with sensitivity and according to cultural and social sensibilities, as a  foundation  for one’s own eventual social  and  economic  enterprises.
  4. Organize and manage small-scale  entrepreneurial  activities as practice and preparation for eventual self-employment, should one so decide.
  5. Demonstrate  an  understanding  of  computer  applications  and  proficiency  with  the managerial  applications  of  internet  technology .
  6. Present  information  in  an organized  manner   orally  and  in  writing  using  the latest  trends  in the information  and  communication  technology.
  7. Create,  introduce  and  promote  products  using  various  tools  and  techniques  from  traditional  to  the  more  technologically  advanced  ones.


BSBA  Major  in  Financial  Management


Specific Program  Description

             The  program  aims  to  prepare  the  students  for positions of financial management by providing a  strong  foundation  in  theory  principles  and  concepts,  as  well  as  analytical  tools  that  will  equip them with skills in making  sound  financial  and  investment  decisions, and allow them to position themselves competitively in their profession.  Students  will  also  learn  about  how financial  institutions produce and grow profits,  how  prices  of  goods  and  services  are  set,  how  to  manage  assets  and  liabilities,  and  the  different  government  regulations  that  have  a  direct  effect  on  business.


Specific Program Outcomes

A graduate of BSBA (major in Financial Management) should be able to:

  1. Manifest competence,  dynamism,  commitment,  a sense of morality, and  social responsibility in classroom situations and in off-classroom co-curricular activities as future finance managers.
  1. Demonstrate  analytical  skills  and  depth of perception  to make  sound  financial  decision  making  in  the  business  world.
  2. Choose and utilize the correct tools  and  methodologies to  solve  financial management  problems  including  developing  financial  plans  and  the  use  of  different  financial  strategies.
  3. Apply  appropriate  financial  management  techniques  for  promoting  accountability ,  sustainability  and  organizational  effectiveness.
  4. Employ ethical approaches in the analysis of  business  and  organizational  situations  for  financial  decision making.
  5. Select and use the  appropriate and latest  information  and  communication  technology  in given case studies
  6. Present  financial  data  in  an organized  manner, whether in speech or in  writing,  when creating presentations involving  business  growth,  development  and  sustainability.



Bachelor of Science in Office Management


         This  program  is  geared  towards  the  preparation  of  efficient  secretaries  to  adequately  meet  the  growing  demands of manpower in business, industry, government service, and educational institutions. This program aims to provide the students with:

  1. A common foundation of knowledge and understanding of modern business through a core program consisting of general education and professional secretarial education/administration courses;
  2. Academic instruction relevant to the realities of office administration;
  3. Adequate training to make the secretarial course graduates immediately employable and/or able to engage in entrepreneurship activity; and
  4. Proper motivation for professional growth.


Courses in the curriculum will familiarize  students  with  current  techniques  in  office practice  and  procedures, developments  in  office  systems  and  technology,  good  team  working  and  management  skills,  and  application  of  the  principles  of  good  human  relations  and  communications  to  prepare  them  to  be  key  players  in  day to day office  operations.  Lessons in  writing  routine  reports  and  correspondence  and  speaking  effectively  to  employers,  employees,  and  the  general public  are provided  in  selected  courses.


Program Outcomes

A graduate of BS Office Management of Northern Christian College should be able to:

  1. Provide general administrative and clerical support to high-level executives guided by the Code of Ethics for Office Professionals.
  2. Organize files, information and office supplies effectively
  3. Utilize information technology applications and apply information and communication technology skills as required by the business environment.
  4. Apply management skills in all areas of the business industry.
  5. Promote the development of the whole person for better and more abundant life to be shared with others.


Hospitality  Management


The program is geared towards the preparation of students to adequately meet the growing demands of the tourism program of the government and the tourism, hotel and restaurant industry.  This leads to a ladderized course, two-year certificate leading to the Associate in Hospitality Management; and four-year Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management. The program aims to provide the students with:

  1. A common foundation of knowledge and understanding of the modern business through a core program consisting of general education and professional education in tourism, hotel and restaurant technology;
  2. Sufficient exposure to related academic instruction relevant to the realities of the business world;
  3. An adequate training to make the hospitality management course graduates immediately employable and/or able to engage in entrepreneurship undertakings;
  4. A well-rounded personality as basic and indispensable asset of hospitality management course graduate; and
  5. Proper motivation for professional growth.


Bachelor  of  Science  in Hospitality  Management


Program Description

The field of study will equip students  with  competencies  that  needed  to  execute  operational  tasks  and  management  functions  in  food  production (culinary), accommodation,  food  and  beverage  service, tourism planning,  and product  development, events  planning, transportation  services,  travel  and  tour  operations  and  other  emerging sectors  of  hospitality  and  tourism  industry.


Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate administrative and managerial skills in a service-oriented business organization.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge on the tourism industry, local tourism products and and
  3. Produce food products and services complying with enterprise standards.
  4. Interpret and apply relevant laws related to tourism industry.
  5. Utilize information technology applications for tourism and hospitality.
  6. Provide full guest  service such as housekeeping services, food and beverage service and front office services based on industry standards.
  7. Apply management skills in all areas of the hospitality industry.
  8. Promote the development of the whole person for better and more abundant life to be shared with others.

Graduate School



Graduate School Mission

The Graduate School of the Northern Christian College commits itself to develop people to become creative and responsive citizens through relevant Christian education, research, and community service.


Graduate School Objectives

  1. To develop leaders in education and public administration for national growth;
  2. To stimulate research geared towards development, including the presentation, transmission, and enrichment of the cultural heritage;
  3. To improve competence in teaching, educational supervision, administration and management, guidance and counseling, and public administration;
  4. To upgrade personal development in communication skills and reasoning power.


Organizational Structure

The chief operating officer of the Graduate School is the dean who is designated by the college president with the approval of the Board of Trustees. The dean exercises overall administration and supervision of the graduate programs. S/he reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and sits in the Academic Council. The office of the Graduate School is located at the Founder’s Hall. The classrooms are found at the Founders’ Hall and at the Evangelische Zentralstelle fur Entwicklungshilfe (EZE) Building.


Academic Programs

The Graduate School offers Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), major in Educational         Management; Master of Arts in Education (MAEd.), with major in the following three (3) areas: Administration and Management, Guidance and Counseling, and Instructional Management; and Master in Public Administration (MPA).


The Master of Arts in Education (Revised Curriculum, 2008-2009) has 3 fields of specialization: Administration and Management; Guidance and Counseling; and     Instructional Management.


Administration and Management

This program prepares current and future school leaders to meet the professional demands of ideal educational leadership. The courses develop the students’ competence related to effective leadership and educational management practices. It also allows the students to explore the theoretical and practical aspects of curriculum development, teaching and learning, and the supervision of instruction. Exposure to research about current realities as well as emerging trends and issues in various aspects of educational administration and management ensures a continuing growth and effectiveness of the school leaders. They are prepared to conduct scholarly reviews that will address relevant issues in their school setting.


Guidance and Counseling

This program prepares students to become proficient in the various aspects of school        guidance and counseling. The course offers graduate coursework in the development and  management of relevant functional school program and services; the diagnosis of the students’        educational, vocational, and personal needs and concerns in the implementation of appropriate counseling techniques and intervention programs; psychological measurement and evaluation; and research methodology. The students are prepared to conduct scholarly research that will address    relevant issues in their own school setting.


Instructional Management

This program prepares students to use a variety of tools and media to support teaching and learning. It covers the production and management of learning resources and educational media and the application of technology to enhance the teaching and learning environment. Students are prepared to conduct scholarly research that will address relevant issues related to the use of educational media and technology in their own setting.


Master in Public Administration (MPA)  [Revised Curriculum 2011-2012]

The Master in Public Administration program prepares individuals to serve as managers in the executive and of local, provincial, regional, and national government agencies, in non-government organizations, and non-profit sectors. Its emphasis is on the development of sound skills achieved through the integration of theory and practice. It requires in the students analytical and administrative skills, ability to apply various management tools, and in-depth knowledge in specific policy areas.


Doctor of Education, major in Educational Management (Revised Curriculum 2009-2010)

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) is an academic and research-oriented degree for current and would-be administrators at all levels of education, including education specialists and    faculty members at the tertiary level. Its emphasis is on academic excellence with research             orientation for effective management of the school system. It develops in the students sound decision-making ability and prepares them to meet the demand for national and international development goals.

School of Theology

School of Theology


Program Description


 The undergraduate Christian Formation program in Theology seeks to:

  1. Promote the spiritual, moral, cultural and intellectual formation of the students;
  2. Provide a basic and integrated knowledge of theology in the light of the Holy Scriptures, historical tradition and current issues in a manner relevant to the local and other cultures; and,
  3. Provide structures of learning to develop skills in theological reflection.


Degree Name

The degree program described herein is Bachelor of Arts in Theology (AB Theology).


Nature of the Field of Study

This program is designed to equip students with the balanced training of academic biblical/theological study, evangelical spirituality and competencies expressed through ministry skills, theological contextualization and the ability to communicate well the truths of the Christian faith. Students will be equipped toward a ministry path that is geared toward theological reflection, education, as well as research and writing in the field of theology.


Program Goals

The program will specifically:

  1. Equip students to understand Christian Theology and expound the Holy Scriptures according to sound interpretative principles, aided by the Christian faith;
  2. Empower the students to articulate and defend the basic set of beliefs of the Christian faith;
  3. Develop skills in interpreting, articulating, and communicating key theological and ministerial issues;
  4. Enable students to practice Christian theology and model a life showing an internally formed Scriptural holiness.


Specific Professions/Careers/Occupations

Graduates of the aforementioned program may go into teaching in Theology schools, and administering a Church through its teaching/preaching ministries, research and writing.


Allied Fields

Graduates of the aforementioned program may also qualify as administrators or faculty of the following degree programs: AB Pastoral Studies; AB Christian Ministries; AB Intercultural Ministries; AB Christian Education; and AB Sacred Music.


Program Outcomes

The minimum standards for the Bachelor of Arts in Theology (AB Theology) program are expressed in the following minimum set of learning outcomes:

  1. Expound on the teachings of the Holy Scripture according to sound interpretive principles, aided by the insights of Christian faith in accordance with the proven academic standards;
  2. Interpret key ministerial issues through the multiple lenses of Bible, theology, spirituality and the Social Sciences;
  3. Articulate and defend the basic set of beliefs of the Christian faith;
  4. Communicate the Christian faith through the faithful exercise of preaching, teaching and writing.
  5. Practice theology by applying one’s own understanding of the Bible to particular contexts in such a way that transformation is achieved in one’s sphere of influence.
  6. Model a life showing an internally formed Scriptural holiness.

Late Registration and Validation

Late Registration and Validation


  1. Enrolment Period: All students should be officially enrolled within the first two weeks after the start of classes as it appears in the college calendar of activities. Students who are unable to make the nominal fee/minimum down payment are considered “unvalidated”, which means their names will not yet appear in the class list.
  2. Because NCC is a Christian school and practices Christian compassion, unvalidated students may already attend classes from the first day, so as not to incur absences. However, they must make the minimum down payment within the first two weeks of classes.
  3. Late Registration: Any student who fails to enroll within the first two weeks of classes as stipulated above will be considered a late enrollee and will be charged a late enrolment fee. Furthermore,s/he will be counted as absent if s/he enrolls beyond the two-week grace period for unvalidated students. Enrolment ends three working days prior to the Commission on Higher Education’s deadline for submitting the final list of validated enrollees.

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