The Batangas State University ARASOF Nasugbu Campus is located at Barangay Bucana, Nasugbu Batangas. It started as a branch of the Philippine Institute of Fisheries Technology in Nasugbu, Batangas. On May 1952 by virtue of Republic Act No. 685 passed by congress through the efforts of the late congressman Apolinario R. Apacible and former director of fisheries, Dr. Deogracias Villadolid, a 4.3 hectare tract of land was donated by Don Antonio Roxas y Cia.
By the year 1957, the institute was transferred to the department of education. It started offering secondary fishery curriculum and the name was changed to Batangas School of Fisheries. In 1972, the school became an independent fishery school and in 1975, it started offering the Fishery Technical Curriculum, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Fisheries (BSF) together with the school’s transferee to the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports (MECS), Region IV.
On August 20, 1975 by virtue of Presidential Decree 787 the name of the institution was changed
to Apolinario R. Apacible School of Fisheries.In 1981, the school integrated a Fishery Elementary Unit. Then in 1994 - 1995 it offered Bachelor of Science in Fishery Education (BSFED). On 1996, the school started to offer Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management (BSHRM) and the Bachelor of Science in Food Technology (BSFT) through the CHED Order No. 42. Then on 1997, it started to offer the Bachelor of Secondary Education and Bachelor of Elementary Education major in English, Math and General Science.
The following year, Bachelor of Science in Information Management was offered.
On February 25, 2000, the official integration of ARASOF was passed by the Board of Trustees of Pablo Borbon Memorial Institute of Technology.
And on March 24, 2000, the Board of Trustees of PBMIT approved the official name and address of this institution as: Pablo Borbon Memorial Institute of Technology Apolinario R. Apacible School of Fisheries.
On March 22, 2001 by virtue of Republic Act 9045, the Batangas State University was created by integrating the Pablo Borbon Memorial Institute of Technology with all its branches, Jose P. Laurel Polytechnic College in Malvar and Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Sto. Tomas.Contact Information
Ma. Luisa A. Valdez, Ph. D.
Director for Academic Affairs
Batangas State University
ARASOF Nasugbu Campus
Nasugbu, Batangas 4231
043) 931-1343 (043) 931-3822
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