A tree is used to symbolize the College of Arts and Sciences. It is a symbol of life and a symbol of the beauty of life. From a tree, wisdom in the sciences come and from a tree the inspiration for grace, color, shape, movement, melody, peace and even the university of the arts.
The Filipino typography makes the point that of all the colleges in the University, it is the College of Arts and Sciences that is in the position of promoting nationalism and patriotism.
Blue water symbolizes the constant and refreshing development of the Filipino lifestyle and culture through the study of the arts and sciences.
The unbroken line used in delineating the tree shows the complementarily of the sciences and the arts in life of man. Though diverse as discipline, both complete the life of the person.