Reasons of Bsca-1201 in Taking Up the Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration Course

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CHAPTER 1

INTRODUCTION
Education is important in shaping the individual’s future. What a person invested during his studies could very well determine what will become of him in the real world. Park (1990) cited that with regards to career choices, student’s desire careers that will bring fame, good pay, enable them to lives comfortable lives and earn the respect of others.

Interests greatly contribute to the success of an individual. With interests in what one is doing a feeling of fulfillment in the work is achievable. It would give the individual goal in life and makes it clear in the earliest possible time, the career that one wants to pursue.

The problem is that students do not have a vision for themselves; A specific and clearly articulated picture of the future they intend to create for themselves. Thus, many are confused about which major to choose which then relates to the specific courses they should be enrolled in. That being said, students entering their first semester should not panic. They should choose courses that apply to most majors. In other words, every major requires English. Most will require some type of math, social science, humanities, etc. This will be safe for the first semester. However, during the first semester, the student should meet with a career counselor and/or academic counselor to determine the student’s direction in terms of career goals and objectives. This will help in choosing an appropriate career path particular to the student, and hopefully it will be one that facilitates a passion for what a student wants to do.

What if the career you chose is not the one you really like? What if it is not fitted to your abilities? What if your interests are not there? This questions wants to seek answers that’s why the researchers come up to this study. Making the students realize how important it is that the career they chose should be the one with their greatest interests is the primary goal of this study.

The researchers want to prove that the love with what you are doing can make you determined in pursuing your chosen career. Also, the researchers want to make it as early as possible, the students will decide what they want to be in the future. Time that has passed will never come back again. The money, the time, the effort will only be wasted if the students pursue a career with their heart not in there. Time is moving so fast therefore it is better to take the first step and be a part in uplifting the economic condition of the country.

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
This study aimed to determine the reasons of BSCA-1201 students in taking up the Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration course. Specifically, this sought answers to the following questions: 1. What are the reasons of the students in taking up the customs administration course? 2. What are factors the students considered in choosing this course? 3. How important for the students to study and finished this course? 4. What benefits can they get in taking up this course?

OBJECTIVE
The study aimed to analyze the reasons of BSCA-1201 in taking up the Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration course.
Specifically, it sought answers to the following objectives: 1. To determine the reasons of the students in taking up the customs administration course. 2. To be able to determine the factors the students considered in choosing this course. 3. To know the importance of the course for the students.

4. To cite some benefits the students can get in taking up this course.

SIGNIFICANCE
In this study, the researchers are trying to prove that it is essential that the students love what they are doing for it is the start of achieving their success. The researchers want to point out that it is very tough to pursue a career not suited to your abilities. The researchers believed that the study would be a great help and value to the following: To the upcoming college students who decided to take up the Bachelor...
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