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Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Second Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand nine.
Republic Act No. 9746
AN ACT CONVERTING THE POLYTECHNIC STATE COLLEGE OF ANTIQUE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SIBALOM INTO A STATE UNIVERSITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE UNIVERSITY OF ANTIQUE, INCLUDING ITS EXTENSION CAMPUSES IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF HAMTIC AND TIBIAO, ALL LOCATED IN THE PROVINCE OF ANTIQUE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Section 1. Conversion. - The Polytechnic State College of Antique (PSCA) in the Municipality of Sibalom, Province of Antique, including the PSCA - Hamtic Campus in the Municipality of Hamtic and the PSCA - Tario Lim Ruiz Campus in the Municipality of Tibiao, all located in the Province of Antique is hereby converted into a state university to be known as the University of Antique (UA), hereinafter referred to as the University. The main campus of the University shall be in Sibalom, Antique.
Section 2. General Mandate. - The University shall primarily provide advanced education, higher technological, professional instruction and training in the fields of education, agriculture, forestry, fishery, maritime education, ecology, engineering, philosophy, information and communications technology, letters, arte and sciences, nursing, medicine and other relevant fields of study.1avvphi1 It shall also undertake research and extension services in support of the socioeconomic development of Antique, and provide progressive leadership in its areas of specialization.
Section 3. Curricular Offerings. - The University shall offer undergraduate and graduate courses in the fields of education, agriculture, forestry, fishery, maritime education, ecology, engineering, philosophy, information and communications technology, letters, arts and sciences, nursing, medicine and other degree courses within its areas of specialization and according to its capabilities, as the Board of Regents may deem necessary to carry out its objectives, in order to meet the needs of the Province of Antique and Region VI: Provided, That no degree program shall be ......