Sustainability Courses Offered in LPU Cavite Academic Programs

Welcome to the forefront of education at Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) Cavite, where our commitment to academic excellence meets the global imperative of sustainability. In our unwavering pursuit of fostering responsible leaders for the future, LPU Cavite proudly offers a diverse array of sustainability courses as part of our academic programs. Aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), these courses empower students to grapple with pressing environmental, social, and economic challenges. By integrating the principles of sustainability into our curriculum, we aim not only to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed for their chosen fields but also to inspire a deep sense of responsibility toward creating a more just, equitable, and sustainable world. Join us on this transformative journey, where education and sustainability converge to shape a brighter and more conscientious future.

Course on SustainabilityAcademic ProgramCourse Description which is aligned with SDGsCourse Outputs
People and the Earth’s EcosystemCOECSA (Engineering, Architecture, DCS)This course emphasizes that life on Earth as we know it is an integrated and interdependent whole; its future is endangered by the impact of human development on natural resources; and its survival for future generations will depend on concerted action to conserve and manage the environment as a self-sustaining resource base.Tree Planting   Clean Drive
Risk, Disaster and Humanitarian CommunicationCLAE – BA CommunicationThis course aims to expose students to critical and practical approaches to the management of both natural and man-made disasters. The concept of disasters refers here to armed conflicts, geophysical events, or other crises (such as famines, epidemics, or rapid-onset climatic events) with a direct impact on people’s lives (e.g., excess mortality or morbidity, forced displacement), while disaster management encompasses preparedness, warning, relief, recovery, and reconstruction. Students will be introduced to a range of approaches to disaster management, from development-oriented disaster preparedness and reconstruction on the one hand to emergency responses predicated on humanitarian principles on the other. The course requires students to apply concepts and methods across a range of contexts and types of crises. In so doing, the course aims to provide students with a clear understanding of the dimensions of disasters, particularly in our country, Asia, and the skills required to successfully interact with professional disaster management teams across a wide range of settings.Communication Campaign on Climate Change
Introduction to International RelationsCLAE – AB Foreign ServiceThe course offers a brief review of the evolution of the world political system, world politics, and the historical background of the theories of international relations. It details mainstream theoretical arguments such as the structural, unit-level, cognitive, and societal nature of international relations. It applies theories to various applications in important issues such as nationalism, ethics, environment, security, North-South relations, and economic development. The course concludes with a discussion of global issues related to trade, economy, human rights and environmental sustainabilityModel United Nations
Argumentation and DebateCLAE – AB Legal StudiesThis course, centered around the art of argumentation and debate, encompasses a comprehensive exploration of the fundamental skills and techniques necessary for effective communication, critical thinking, rhetoric, and the power of persuasion. Within this context, it integrates the principles of sustainable development by engaging students in discussions and debates on issues, topics, and propositions. Through these debates, students develop their oral and public communication skills while also gaining awareness and an active stance on pressing issues at local, national, and global levels, including those related to sustainable development. Furthermore, the course fosters an understanding of truths and logical fallacies in public speaking and debate, which are essential for appreciating and addressing issues and concerns in the academic, economic, and socio-political dimensions of human life. Ultimately, this course encourages productive and meaningful discourse on the relevant issues of our time, including those linked to sustainability and sustainable development.Debate on Anti-Terrorism Law, The life of the  Unborn, and Death Penalty
The Teacher and the Community, School Culture and Organizational LeadershipCLAE – BECEdThis course centers on society as the backdrop on which schools are established. It emphasizes educational philosophies linked to society as the foundation of schools and schooling. Additionally, it covers principles and theories related to school culture and organizational leadership to equip prospective teachers with the skills needed to become effective school leaders and managers. This comprehensive approach prepares prospective teachers to become adept school leaders and managers, equipped with the knowledge and skills needed for effective and sustainable education initiatives.Class observations, demo teaching, school visitation, and Alternative Learning System (ALS) teaching
Teaching InternshipCLAE – BSEdThis course offers a one-semester full-time teaching internship in basic education schools utilizing a clinical approach, under the guidance of a cooperating teacher. The internship experience encompasses both in-campus and, if feasible, off-campus settings. Throughout the internship, students will immerse themselves in the principles of sustainable education, integrating eco-conscious practices and community engagement into their teaching methodologies. Participants will not be enrolled in concurrent academic courses during the Teaching Internship period. To reflect their learning journey, students are required to create a teaching portfolio emphasizing sustainable education practices and their impact on both the students and their teaching environment.Real life teaching experiences, Test Construction, Final Demo Teaching
Practicum in Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Educational PsychologyCLAE – BS in PsychologyThis practicum course is designed to integrate the principles of sustainability into the fields of Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Educational Psychology. It provides students with a unique opportunity to apply psychological theories and practices to address real-world challenges, contribute to sustainable development, and promote social and environmental well-being.Work Journal Per Setting, Sustainable Workplace Practices, Sustainable Leadership Development, and Sustainable Therapeutic Techniques.  
Health EducationCON- Bachelor of Science in NursingThe course deals with concepts, principles, theories, and strategies in health education initiatives and makes evidence-based improvements in varied settings.The Learners are expected to prepare and implement a health education plan
Community Health Nursing I: Individual and Family as Clients  CON- Bachelor of Science in NursingThis course deals with concepts, principles, theories and techniques design to equip the learners with the knowledge and skills in the provision of basic care in terms of health promotion, disease prevention, restoration, maintenance and rehabilitation at the individual and family level. It includes the study of the Philippine Health Care Delivery System, National Health Situation and the global context of Public Health.The learners are expected to provide safe, appropriate and holistic nursing care to individuals and family as clients in the community setting   Health Promotion and Education Community Diagnosis Home Visits  
Fundamental of Nursing PracticeCON- Bachelor of Science in NursingThis course deals with theories, principles and processes and design to introduce to the learners the core concepts and skills of nursing while emphasizing the role of nurses in promoting health, maintenance of health, and prevention of illness, well-being, and sustainable healthcare.Good Health and Well Being align with the global objective of ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages.   The learners are expected to have Quality Patient Care ensuring that individuals receive the medical attention they need for a healthy life.    
Care of Mother, Child, Adolescent (Well Client)CON- Bachelor of Science in NursingThis course deals with concepts, principles, theories and techniques in the nursing care of individuals and families during childbearing and to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to mothers, children and adolescents while addressing the global challengesThe learners are expected to do Health Education on post-partum Newborn Care Newborn Assessment (APGAR Scoring) Discharge Planning Case Presentation/Analysis
Care of the Older PersonCON- Bachelor of Science in NursingThis course provides the application of nursing process And designed to prepare individuals to provide compassionate and comprehensive care to older while addressing the broader global goals with the emphasis on health promotion, risk assessment, and prevention of illness and injury.The learners are expected to Improved Quality of Care Case Presentation/Analysis  
Care of Clients with Problems in Nutrition, and Gastro-intestinal, Metabolism and Endocrine, Perception & Coordination, Acute and ChronicCON- Bachelor of Science in NursingThis course deals with the principles and techniques of nursing care management of clients across life span who aspire who pursue to understand, assess, and provide effective care for clients experiencing a wide range of health issues related to nutrition and gastrointestinal disorders, metabolism and endocrine imbalances, as well as perception and coordination challengesThe learners are expected to develop a nursing care plan   Case Study/ Presentation Drug Study   Prepare Nutritional assessment and dietary planning   Promote strategies for managing digestive issues and their impact on nutrition
Disaster NursingCON- Bachelor of Science in NursingThis course is designed to give students an in depth understanding of the nature of emergency nursing and identify the role of the nurse as first responders with the knowledge and skills needed to provide effective nursing care during emergencies, disasters and humanitarian crisesThe learners are expected to become a valuable resource in disaster situations, providing critical care and support.   Case Study/ Presentation Drug Study  
Basic MicroeconomicsCBA – BSBA MMThis course deals with the three pillars of economic analysis and the mathematical techniques that economists use to represent these ideas. Most of the course is devoted to the study of the price theory, price and demand elasticity, price regulations and consumer choice, market economy, market structures, competition and monopoly, monopolistic completion and oligopoly.  The learners are expected to develop concerns to the economic condition of the country. Explain the different economic problems and suggest solutions to address these problems. Show how demand and supply responses to the changes in revenue.
Environmental Management System  CBA – BSBA OMThe course aims to provide skills in designing and implementing an environmental management system (EMS) like ISO14001/EMAS, including environmental auditing. Experienced lecturers from the business sector are invited. A project is carried out for a company/organization, consisting of writing an environmental review, an environmental policy, objectives and targets, one procedure and an audit plan. Students are then introduced to the wide range of tools used in environmental management and for environmental decision making.  The learners are expected to to learn how environmental management systems are implemented in practice by different types of organizations measures for organizations to improve their environmental performance. Propose how an environmental management system can be implemented in each organization, Deliver a project report, consisting mainly of an environmental review for a real company or some other organization, together with a number of other subtasks of environmental management systems.
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIPCBA – ENTREPThe course provides students with an understanding of the fields of social entrepreneurship which are rapidly gaining attention around the world from policy makers, organizations and others. As the traditional lines blur between non-profit enterprises, public services and business, it is critical that students understand the opportunities and challenges in this new landscape, which can be seen as highly relevant in the context of sustainability. The course aims at developing entrepreneurial skills and thinking frames for students who will lead sustainable economic, social and environmental projects in their future professions.The learners are expected to identify, synthesize and classify the current research social entrepreneurship and social innovation and its relation to sustainability  
Sustainable TourismCITHM-BSITTMThis course focuses on the quantitative and qualitative approaches to the measurement of tourism impacts as well as in achieving sustainable development and growth. Awareness and the understanding of the implications of tourism impacts, especially on socio-cultural and environmental aspects, are critical to properly guided sustainable tourism planning and development, to include the different conferences which are cornerstones of sustainable tourism development, setting international standards.Educational Tour – awareness in the history of the destination, and how they practice tourism sustainability.  
Tourism Policy Planning DevelopmentCITHM-BSITTMThis course provides an overview of the tourism planning process, contemporary models of tourism planning and development, with emphasis on sustainable tourism principles and the trends towards minimizing negative socio-cultural and environmental impacts. Various levels of tourism planning and the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders, such as government, industry, non-governmental organizations, and local communities are also explained in greater detail. Discussions will also be made on the Philippine Tourism Master Plan to allow the students have an overview of what real plans are like and experience evaluation by measuring the actual achievements of the government against their plans. The subject allows for the exploration of the effects of legislation and government policies on tourism development at the national and local levels.Case Studies, Tour Package, Tourism Plan and Current Events Report   Educational Tour – Observe tourism policy and development for environmental awareness and conservation; indigenous cultures and heritage.      
Fundamentals of Food TechnologyCITHM-BSNDThis course deals with the principles of physical, chemical and biochemical changes in Foods as they undergo various stages of food processing and storage are discussed in this course. Emphasis is given to food preservation techniques at home and community levels using indigenous foods in the laboratory for applying the principles and methods of processing.  Food preservation- reducing food waste through methods like canning, pickling and freezing.   Food packaging- the use of sustainable food packaging such as compostable or biodegradable materials.
Entrepreneurship in Tourism and HospitalityCITHM- IHMThis course emphasizes the introduction on conceptualizing, planning and implementing a business. It covers   fundamental concepts, approaches and practices in the field of contemporary entrepreneurship. It presents ideas and perspectives that will generate enthusiasm and inspiration for students to become creative and innovative entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry.  Development of sustainable products be it food or non-food items.
Community and Public Health for MedLab ScienceCAMS (BSMT)This course deals with the study of the foundations of community health that includes human ecology, demography, and epidemiology. It emphasizes the promotion of community, public and environmental health.  It also covers strategies on addressing community health issues towards a sustainable and improved quality of life.Community-based activities
Public Health PharmacyCAMS (BSPh)This course deals with the integration of pharmacy practice in prevention of disease, promotion of health and prolongation of life in public health settings. This course primarily focuses on factors affecting health, indicators of general health in the community, past and current issues (drug and non-drug related, local and international) pertinent to Public Health and laws and policies, interventions and programs that address these issues, and determination of roles of Pharmacists in Public Health, and application of these concepts for a sustainable community.Community-based activities