These are the General Education courses being taught by the Department of Language and Literature 

This course teaches the basic of writing skills with special emphasis on creating technical documents being used in the business and academic setting.  It will train students on how to write different business letters, proposal, reports, technical description/instruction, graphic aids and other types of documents circulating inside and out of the business organization. 

Purposive Communication is about writing, speaking, and presenting to different audiences and for various purposes. It is a three-unit course that develops students’ communicative competence and enhances their cultural and intercultural awareness through multimodal tasks that provide them opportunities for communicating effectively and appropriately to a multicultural audience in a local or global context. It equips students with tools for critical evaluation of a variety of texts and focuses on the power of language and the impact of images to emphasize the importance of conveying messages responsibly. The knowledge, skills, and insights that students gain from this course may be used in their other academic endeavors, their chosen disciplines, and their future careers as they compose and produce relevant oral, written, and audio-visual and/or web-based output for various purposes.


Philippine Literature is a study of the literary forms or genres from the different regions of the Philippines. This course emphasizes the study and Consideration of the literary, cultural, and human significance of selected texts written in English, Filipino and local dialects. It aims to promote an understanding and appreciation of literary works in their cultural contexts and cultural contexts and of the enduring human values which unite these different literary traditions.