Quezon City Polytechnic University
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|Quezon City Polytechnic University|
|Pamantasang Politeknikal ng Lungsod Quezon|
|Established||March 1, 1994|
|Type||Public: Local university|
|President||Sec. Salvador M. Enriquez Jr.|
|Location||Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines|
|Campus||Urban; 1 Main Campus and 2 Satellite Campuses|
|University Hymn||Imno ng QCPU|
|Colors||Blue, Red and Yellow|
|Nickname||QCPU, QC Poly, KYUSI Politeknik|
The Quezon City Polytechnic University (Pamantasang Politeknikal ng Lungsod Quezon in Filipino and commonly referred to as QCPU, QC Poly or KYUSI Politeknik) is a Local university founded by Quezon City government. QCPU was established on March 1, 1994 and formerly known as the Quezon City Polytechnic.
- 1 History
- 2 Campuses
- 3 Academic Bodies
- 4 University's Grade Point Equivalence and Markings
- 5 See also
- 6 External links
The Quezon City Polytechnic came into existence on March 1, 1994 by virtue of City Ordinance No. SP 171 under the name Quezon City Skills Training Center to undertake the training of skilled workers in response to the manpower requirements of industry and business establishments in the city.
The three-year Technician Curriculum was introduced in academic year 1994–1995 to develop highly competent technicians for industry in the areas of automotive, electrical, refrigeration and air-conditioning, fashion technologies. The following academic year, electronics, mechanical, and computer technologies and the industry-led pilot course on boiler technology were added.
The Quezon City Polytechnic (QCPU) established its reputation among local government units as a show window and model technology-based institution paving the way for its recognition by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and for developing a strong alliance with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
In 2001, Ordinance SP 1030 created a charter for the establishment of Quezon City Polytechnic University.
Under its present setup, meaningful access to higher education is envisioned. In academic year 2005–2006, the university started offering degree programs. The initial courses are Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurial Management, Bachelor of Science in Information Communication Technology and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering.
In AYs 2006–2007 and 2009–2010, the Quezon City Polytechnic University opened two satellite campuses: Barangay Sto. Cristo and Barangay Batasan Hills, Quezon City.
Before academic year 2010-2011, the university started its huge transformation. The government plans to alter the physical appearance of the university: They will add and renovate facilities. In academic year 2011-2012, the university academic bodies changed the curriculum of baccalaureate degree and added a new engineering degree program. Now the university offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, Industrial Engineering, and Electronics Engineering.
QCPU in San Bartolome
QCPU's main campus is at along Quirino High-way, Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City. It is a 4.42-hectare compound that also houses the Korea-Philippines Information Technology Center (KorPhil) whose advanced IT training facilities have also been made available to the university. The university also operates an Enterprise Development Center, from its main campus, designed to connect its Entrepreneurship course with the needs of small and medium-scale businesses in the city.
QCPU in Sto. Cristo
In AY 2006-2007, the institution opened its first satellite campus in San Francisco High School compound in Barangay Sto. Cristo. This satellite campus is connected to the Philippines' first interactive science center: Quezon City Science Interactive Center. This is another tool for QCPU so that it can attain its goal for the city and the country.
QCPU in Batasan Hills
Last AY 2009-2010, QCPU's newest satellite campus was opened in Batasan Civic Center. It is a four-storey building which occupies 3,560 sq.m. The Quezon City Polytechnic University in Batasan Hills is a part of the Quezon City Government's Batasan Civic Center which is in front of the Philippine House of Representatives. The Civic Center is a mixed-used public service area for Quezon City citizens such as Police Station, Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, Barangay Office, Public Health Office, Fire Station and Park for the public.
Department of Engineering
- Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
- Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering
Department of Entrepreneurship
- Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship
- Major in Enterprise Mastery in Finance
- Major in Marketing
Department of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
- Major in Management
- Major in Programming
- Major in Infrastructure
Department of Technical and Vocational Studies
One Year Programs
- Automotive Servicing NCII
- Building Wiring Installation NCII
- Computer Hardware Servicing NCII
- Computer Programming NCIV
- Computer Secretarial
- Dress Making NCII
- Machine Operator NCII
- Refrigeration and Air-Condition Servicing NCII
Short Term Programs
- Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
- Dress Making (5 months)
Department of General Education
- Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Languages
- Faculty of Mathematics
- Faculty of National Service and Training Program
- Faculty of Natural Sciences
- Faculty of Physical Education
University's Grade Point Equivalence and Markings
|1.00||98% - 100%||Excellent|
|1.25||95% - 97%||Excellent|
|1.50||92% - 94%||Very Good|
|1.75||89% - 91%||Good|
|2.00||86% - 88%||Very Satisfactory|
|2.25||83% - 85%||Satisfactory|
|2.50||80% - 82%||Fair|
|2.75||77% - 79%||Fair|
|3.00||75% - 76%||Passed|
|NGA||No Grade due to Absences|
- Local college and university (Philippines)
- Association of Local Colleges and Universities