An Undergraduate Research
Submitted to the Faculty of the
Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology
Labasan, Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro
In Partial Fulfillment
of the Requirements for the Degree
Bachelor of Science in Criminology
Supleo, Cherwin J.
Francisco, Ricky M.
Espinosa, Ruben B. Jr.
Lozano, Mark Leo .R
The researchers wish to express their deepest gratitude and sincere appreciation to the following persons who lend a hand in giving contribution in the success of their study. Dr. Paulino A. Roxas, Director for Instruction for compromise them the request to accomplish this study. Dr. Edna G. Piol, College Administrator of MinSCAT Bongabong Campus; Directors of this Campus for their support and encouragement to finish this study. Prof. Rosalia Soriano, College Librarian and Mrs. Reynalyn Reyes, Assistant Librarian for giving opportunity to the researchers to use books and other references for the completion of this study. Prof. Angelita Baldon, Chairman of Art and Science for her support to accomplish this study. Mrs. Jennalyn Pena, Guidance Counselor, and Adviser for her time, effort and knowledge she shared in checking and editing this manuscript. To Ms. Emy Rose D. Zuleata for her precious time, knowledge, effort and patience she exerted in helping this study. The B.S. Criminology as their respondents for their cooperation and patience in answering the survey questionnaire. ii
To their beloved parents, Mr. and Mrs. Reynaldo M. Supleo, Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Espinosa, Mr. and Mrs. Francisco, Mr. and Mrs. Lozano, Brothers and Sisters, for their moral and financial support and understanding for without them, this manuscript would not be possible.
To their professors in MinSCAT Bongabong Campus, classmates, friends and board mates for the encouragement. Mrs. Glanys Wajima Rocell A. De Guzman, Class Adviser/ Head of Criminology Department for her time, assistance, guidance and patience in advising the researchers thoroughly. Above all, to the Almighty God for blessing the researchers strength, courage, wisdom and showering them enough knowledge and ability to pursue this study.
The researchers wholeheartedly and lovingly dedicate this humble piece of work to their loving and supportive families. From Cherwin Supleo, this achievement is extremely dedicated to his special someone Ms. Emy Rose D. Zuleata, to his parents Reynaldo and Ofela Supleo, to his Brothers and Sisters. From Mark Leo Lozano, this achievement is dedicated to his parents Aben Mario M. Lozano and Adelfa R Lozano, to his Brother and Sister. From Ruben Espinosa, this achievement is dedicated to his parents Ruben A. Espinosa and Mailene B. Espinosa, to his Brother and Sister From Ricky Francisco, this achievement is dedicated to his parents Florentino F. Francisco and Rebecca M. Francisco, to his Brother and Sister.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTv
LIST OF TABLEvii
LIST OF APPENDICESviii
I THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
Statement of the Problem4 Hypothesis5
Significance of the Study5
Scope and Limitation6
Definition of Terms15
II REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE