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B.A. IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

B.A. IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
Curriculum Year : 2013
First Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
6601 MH111 COLLEGE ALGEBRA 3
4287 EN111C ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 1 5
6913 NS211 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 3
4601 PH111 LOGIC 3
4710 PE111 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1 2
600001 TH111E SEARCHING FOR GOD IN THE WORLD TODAY 3
4801 PI111 SINING NG PAKIKIPAGTALASTASAN 3
5312 NSTP1 NSTP 1 3
Electives :
5308 CWT111 CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SERVICE
5302 CT111A CMT1
5309 LTS111 FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 1
Total Units : 25
First Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
6905 NS121 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE 3
5008 SO311A SOCIETY & CULTURE W/ FP POP ED 3
600002 TH121E RESPONDING TO GOD`S CALL BY BECOMING FULLY HUMAN 3 600001
4910 PS221B POLITICS & GOVERNANCE WITH PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTION 3
4711 PE121 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2 2 4710
4670 PH125 PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN PERSON 3 4601
4405 HI312 PHILIPPINE HISTORY 3
4807 PI211 PANITIKANG PILIPINO 3 4801
4374 EN121B ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 2 3 4287
5321 NSTP2 NSTP 2 3
Electives :
5310 CWT121 CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SRVCE 2
5304 CT121A CMT2
5311 LTS121 FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 2
Total Units : 29
Second Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
600003 TH211E CELEBRATING GOD`S PRESENCE AS A CHRISTIAN COMM 3 600001, 600002
4816 PI311B RETORIKA 3 4801
4333 EN321 PUBLIC SPEAKING 3 4374, 4374
4712 PE211 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3 2 4711
4328 EN311A PHILIPPINE LITERATURE 3 4374, 4374
4959 PS111 INTRO TO POLITICAL SCIENCE 3 4910
080018 PS215 HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT 1 3 4910
6801 PY211 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 3
9868 CS111 COMPUTER LITERACY 1 LEC 2
9869 CS111L COMPUTER LITERACY 1 LAB 1
4101 EC121 BASIC ECONOMICS WITH LRT 3
Total Units : 29
Second Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
6660 MH217B BASIC STATISTICS 3 6601
4329 EN312 ARGUMENTATION & DEBATE 3 4374, 4374
9889 CS111AL COMPUTER LITERACY 2 LAB 1 9869
9888 CS111A COMPUTER LITERACY 2 LEC 2 9868
4713 PE221 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 4 2 4712
600004 TH221E TRANSFORMING THE WORLD WITH VINCENT DE PAUL 3 600003, 600002, 600001
4972 PS314 POL ECO & CURR WRLD ISSUES 3 080018
080019 PS225 HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT 2 3 080018
4403 HI311 RIZAL'S LIFE & WORKS 3
Total Units : 23
Third Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
4505 HU311 ART APPRECIATION 3
080020 PS317 ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS 3 080019
0010 FL400 FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE 1 3
Electives :
1401 NK111 NIHONGO BASIC I
5101 SP111 ELEMENTARY SPANISH
4609 PH211 GENERAL ETHICS 3
4907 PS321 GEOPOLITICS 3 080019
4979 PS411 INTERNATIONAL LAW 3 080019
4970 PS312 PHIL POL PARTIES, MOV & INT GR 3 080019
4906 PS312 PHILIPPINE FOREIGN POLICY 3 080019
Total Units : 24
Third Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
0011 FL401 FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE 2 3 0010
Electives :
1402 NK121 NIHONGO BASIC II
5103 SP121 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH
080021 PS320 INTERNATIONAL & REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 3 4907, 4979, 4906, 080020
4946 PS429A LOCAL GOVERNMENT 3 4979, 4907, 4906, 080020
200144 ED2212 SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF EDUCATION 3
4986 PS429 SPL TOPICS IN PHIL GOVT & POL 3 4907, 4979, 4906, 080020
080022 HI318 WORLD HISTORY AND CIVILIZATION 3
4387 EN314 WORLD LITERATURE 3 4328
Total Units : 21
Third Year, Summer
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
4978 PS333 OJT 3 080019
Total Units : 3
Fourth Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
0067 ED3210 ASSESSMNT OF STUD LRNING 1 3
080025 PS410 INTL REL W/ CONSULAR PRAC & DIPLOMATIC AFFAIRS 3 4986
080023 PS418 INTRODUCTION TO COMP GOVERNMENT & POLITICS 3 4986
080024 PS419 PARLIAMENTARY RULES AND PROCEDURES 3 4986
4982 PS413 THESIS WRITING & DEFENSE 1 3 4986, 6660
Total Units : 15
Fourth Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
080070 PL400 PRE LAW OR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIVE ELECTIVE 1 3
Electives :
080026PS441 PL ELECTIVE 1 - LEGAL ETHICS & PROFESSION
080027PS442 PL ELECTIVE 1 - STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION
080028PS443 INTRODUCTION TO LAW
080029PS444 PL ELECTIVE 1 - LEGAL FORMS & WRITINGS
080030PS445 PL ELECTIVE 1 - ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
080031PS446 PA ELECTIVE 1 - PUBLC FISCAL ADMINISTRATION
080032PS447 PA ELECTIVE 1 - PHILOSOPHY & SCIENCE OF PUBLIC ADM
080033PS448 PA ELECTIVE 1 - LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATION CHNAGE
080034PS449 PA ELECTIVE 1 - POLICY STUDIES IN PUBLIC ADMIN
080035PS450 POLITICS AND ADMINISTRATION
080071 PL400 PRE LAW OR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIVE ELECTIVE 2 3
Electives :
080026PS441 PL ELECTIVE 1 - LEGAL ETHICS & PROFESSION
080030PS445 PL ELECTIVE 1 - ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
080027PS442 PL ELECTIVE 1 - STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION
080028PS443 INTRODUCTION TO LAW
080031PS446 PA ELECTIVE 1 - PUBLC FISCAL ADMINISTRATION
080032PS447 PA ELECTIVE 1 - PHILOSOPHY & SCIENCE OF PUBLIC ADM
080029PS444 PL ELECTIVE 1 - LEGAL FORMS & WRITINGS
080033PS448 PA ELECTIVE 1 - LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATION CHNAGE
080034PS449 PA ELECTIVE 1 - POLICY STUDIES IN PUBLIC ADMIN
080035PS450 POLITICS AND ADMINISTRATION
080072 PL400 PRE LAW OR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIVE ELECTIVE 3 3
Electives :
080026PS441 PL ELECTIVE 1 - LEGAL ETHICS & PROFESSION
080027PS442 PL ELECTIVE 1 - STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION
080028PS443 INTRODUCTION TO LAW
080029PS444 PL ELECTIVE 1 - LEGAL FORMS & WRITINGS
080030PS445 PL ELECTIVE 1 - ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
080031PS446 PA ELECTIVE 1 - PUBLC FISCAL ADMINISTRATION
080032PS447 PA ELECTIVE 1 - PHILOSOPHY & SCIENCE OF PUBLIC ADM
080033PS448 PA ELECTIVE 1 - LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATION CHNAGE
080034PS449 PA ELECTIVE 1 - POLICY STUDIES IN PUBLIC ADMIN
080035PS450 POLITICS AND ADMINISTRATION
080073 PL400 PRE LAW OR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIVE ELECTIVE 4 3
Electives :
080026PS441 PL ELECTIVE 1 - LEGAL ETHICS & PROFESSION
080027PS442 PL ELECTIVE 1 - STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION
080028PS443 INTRODUCTION TO LAW
080029PS444 PL ELECTIVE 1 - LEGAL FORMS & WRITINGS
080030PS445 PL ELECTIVE 1 - ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
080031PS446 PA ELECTIVE 1 - PUBLC FISCAL ADMINISTRATION
080032PS447 PA ELECTIVE 1 - PHILOSOPHY & SCIENCE OF PUBLIC ADM
080033PS448 PA ELECTIVE 1 - LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATION CHNAGE
080034PS449 PA ELECTIVE 1 - POLICY STUDIES IN PUBLIC ADMIN
080035PS450 POLITICS AND ADMINISTRATION
080074 PL400 PRE LAW OR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIVE ELECTIVE 5 3
Electives :
080026PS441 PL ELECTIVE 1 - LEGAL ETHICS & PROFESSION
080027PS442 PL ELECTIVE 1 - STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION
080028PS443 INTRODUCTION TO LAW
080029PS444 PL ELECTIVE 1 - LEGAL FORMS & WRITINGS
080030PS445 PL ELECTIVE 1 - ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
080031PS446 PA ELECTIVE 1 - PUBLC FISCAL ADMINISTRATION
080032PS447 PA ELECTIVE 1 - PHILOSOPHY & SCIENCE OF PUBLIC ADM
080033PS448 PA ELECTIVE 1 - LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATION CHNAGE
080034PS449 PA ELECTIVE 1 - POLICY STUDIES IN PUBLIC ADMIN
080035PS450 POLITICS AND ADMINISTRATION
080075 PS430 THESIS WRITING & DEFENSE 2 3
Total Units : 18

Professional Course Subjects


ED3210 - ASSESSMNT OF STUD LRNING 1 Credits: 3

Course Title: ASSESSMNT OF STUD LRNING 1
Course Code ED3210
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course focuses on the development and utilization of assessment of alternative forms assessment in measuring authentic learning. Emphasis is given to ways of assessing process and product-oriented learning targets as well as affective learning. Students will experience how to develop rubrics for performance-based and portfolio assessment.

PS317 - ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS Credits: 3

Course Title: ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS
Course Code PS317
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This undergraduate major course discusses various policies, programs and actions made by state (government) and non-state (i.e. non-government organizations, interest groups, social movements, United Nations) institutions in addressing problems related to the environment such as climate change, global warming, natural disaster risk reduction strategies, and its impact on human life. This course also analyzes and critiques internationally-agreed environmental consensus and how they were translated and or mainstreamed into national and local environmental programs. The latter part of this course will discuss environmental issues in the context of sustainable development and governance.

PS321 - GEOPOLITICS Credits: 3

Course Title: GEOPOLITICS
Course Code PS321
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course offers a purely theoretical understanding of geopolitics; its historical accounts, development and nature, and how it encompasses the other fields of social sciences relevant to its evolution as a multidisciplinary field; politics, geography and demography. Thus, this course also provides emphasis on the chronological division of the theoretical analysis of geopolitics; (a) classical (from the writings of Aristotle, Strabo, Ibn Khaldun, Bodin, Montesquieu, Ritter, and Herder) and (b) contemporary (from the writings of Spencer, Ratzel, Kjellen, Haushofer, and Mackinder). As part of the course integration, other theoretical approach will be introduced in interpreting the political phenomenon vis-à-vis the features of the physical, topographical and strategic location of nation-states.

PS215 - HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT 1 Credits: 3

Course Title: HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT 1
Course Code PS215
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed primarily to acquaint students on the political thought developed by Western and Eastern thinkers and political philosophers and how these set of ideas have contributed in the shaping of societies with their respective definite cultures. A clear distinction of thought as a political set of ideas from political theory and philosophy shall be made and their implications on the principles of government, power and sources of power, relation between the ruler and subjects, legitimacy and leadership shall also be discussed by way of a historical approach from the ancient period to the contemporary and modern stage.

PS225 - HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT 2 Credits: 3

Course Title: HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT 2
Course Code PS225
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed primarily to acquaint students on the political thought developed by Western and Eastern thinkers and political philosophers and how these set of ideas have contributed in the shaping of societies with their respective definite cultures. A clear distinction of thought as a political set of ideas from political theory and philosophy shall be made and their implications on the principles of government, power and sources of power, relation between the ruler and subjects, legitimacy and leadership shall also be discussed by way of a historical approach from the ancient period to the contemporary and modern stage.

PS320 - INTERNATIONAL & REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Credits: 3

Course Title: INTERNATIONAL & REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Course Code PS320
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course is designed students with some overarching theoretical and methodological issues in order to have a core set of analytical tools that can be applied to the study of specific International Organizations (IOs) such as the International Financial Institutions (the IMF and the World Bank), and the United Nations (Security Council, Peacekeeping Operations, Human Rights). Furthermore, it also analyzes IOs dealing with Europe (NATO, EU) and considers international trade organizations (the GATT/WTO and regional trade organizations). Thus, at the end of the semester some broad themes regarding IOs will be considered, such as the effects that they may have on the promotion of democracy and on how democratically (or not) they are governed themselves

PS411 - INTERNATIONAL LAW Credits: 3

Course Title: INTERNATIONAL LAW
Course Code PS411
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course provides an understanding of the theory and practice of public international law and how it governs the interaction of nation-states. This also equips students with an analytical competence on the nature, and sources of international law, law of treaties, jurisdiction, immunities, State responsibility, the use of force and the legal procedures on peaceful settlement of disputes. This course also explores special features of international law namely law of the sea, international criminal law, international environmental law and international economic law.

PS410 - INTL REL W/ CONSULAR PRAC & DIPLOMATIC AFFAIRS Credits: 3

Course Title: INTL REL W/ CONSULAR PRAC & DIPLOMATIC AFFAIRS
Course Code PS410
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The aim of this course is to provide students the basic understanding of international relations (IR) as one of the three subfields of political science. Relevant concepts, perspectives and theories in the study of IR shall be introduced in this course. Accordingly, the significance of these concepts, perspectives and theories shall be applied to past and current international issues (positivist and normative approach). This course also includes a brief overview of IR fields such as international regimes and organizations, international conflict resolution, and international political economy. Thus, the course further introduces scholarly methods of analyzing the dynamics of state (governments) and non-state (IOs, MNCs, Global Civil Society Groups ie. INGOs, etc.) actors in the international community and how these translate into the present economic, political and socio-cultural phenomenon (positivist-empiricist approach). The succeeding sections analyze further important readings in the field of IR written by most renowned IR scholars; both classical and contemporary as part of the course integration. At the end of this course, students are expected to formulate sound analysis of various international issues using the concepts and theories of IR.

PS111 - INTRO TO POLITICAL SCIENCE Credits: 3

Course Title: INTRO TO POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course Code PS111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course essentially is the study of politics. It aims to provide the basic conceptual and analytical tools required by the systematic study of politics and of the different thematic areas of political science. It shall cover such topics as systems analysis, political culture, political behavior, government structures and processes, and of course the fundamental concepts of power, institutions, ideologies, among others and their implications on politics.

PS418 - INTRODUCTION TO COMP GOVERNMENT & POLITICS Credits: 3

Course Title: INTRODUCTION TO COMP GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Course Code PS418
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to compare the past and present forms of government of nations. It includes a wide range of political alternatives and illuminates the virtues and shortcomings in our own political life. Comparative political analysis also expands awareness on the political possibilities of politics by taking us out of the network of assumptions and familiar arrangements within which state and government usually operates.

PS429A - LOCAL GOVERNMENT Credits: 3

Course Title: LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Course Code PS429A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course introduces the political perspective of understanding the basic concepts of local governance in the Philippines with a foundation of its historical developments. The focus is on the Local Government unit’s administration, powers, authority, and the present thrusts and developments in the local government units in the Philippines. A great attention shall be focused on the basic concepts and policies as embodied in the Local Government Code of 1991, understanding the basic concepts of local governance but, nonetheless, shall include the link between the laws, policies and reality. Reality of governance in the different local government units shall be explored to identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of their inherent and limited powers. The instructor shall utilize political concepts and theories in the analysis of concepts and cases to be studied. Lectures, discussions and class presentations shall comprise the totality of the classes.

PS333 - OJT Credits: 3

Course Title: OJT
Course Code PS333
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed in line with the concept of experiential learning. This is an off-campus educational plan integrates classroom study with practical work experience. It is intended to contribute to students’ meaningful over-all preparation by providing an opportunity for the practical application of skills and concepts learned in classes. An internship is much more than a job; it is a course which offers an individualized educational experience through the study of a structured employment situation. The credit is for the learning - not the work experience. The practicum/internship requires 210 hours of work for 3 credit hours and is divided into three parts. The first 93 hours will be under the Private Company and the other 93 hours will be under the Government Institution or vice versa. The remaining 24 hours will be allotted to community service.The internship may be paid or unpaid. There’s a list of the companies affiliated with Adamson University and a Memorandum of Agreement as well to be signed by the Company Supervisor.

PS448 - PA ELECTIVE 1 - LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATION CHNAGE Credits: 3

Course Title: PA ELECTIVE 1 - LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATION CHNAGE
Course Code PS448
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course provides a foundation in organizational theory and practice; and introduces students to the field of organizational development. It provides students with a framework for understanding and changing organizations from a micro to macro level. Students will learn how to create an organization that is responsive to environmental forces; and align the organization’s structure and culture with the strategy. The course is applicable to different types of large and small, private and public entities in the contemporary business environment. As part of the course, students will engage in in-depth case study development and analysis of real world businesses.

PS447 - PA ELECTIVE 1 - PHILOSOPHY & SCIENCE OF PUBLIC ADM Credits: 3

Course Title: PA ELECTIVE 1 - PHILOSOPHY & SCIENCE OF PUBLIC ADM
Course Code PS447
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course encourages broad intellectual inquiry with a scholarly perspective and seeks to prepare students for careers in teaching, research, administration, and consulting. The program is structured to provide decision makers, researchers, and future professors with a more sophisticated understanding of the governing process.

PS449 - PA ELECTIVE 1 - POLICY STUDIES IN PUBLIC ADMIN Credits: 3

Course Title: PA ELECTIVE 1 - POLICY STUDIES IN PUBLIC ADMIN
Course Code PS449
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course will trace the development of theory in thinking about public policy. It will explore alternative models suggesting the way that public policy is formulated and implemented. Each model reflects a different way of perceiving the relationship between government and society. The application component will require students to apply one or more of the models to a substantive policy area. Emphasis will be placed on primary sources in preparing an analytical paper.

PS450 - PA ELECTIVE 1 - POLITICS AND ADMINISTRATION Credits: 3

Course Title: PA ELECTIVE 1 - POLITICS AND ADMINISTRATION
Course Code PS450
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Analyzes the nature of public administration, its structure and limitations; includes staff organization and chain of command, unemployment policies, personnel training and management, employees, organizations, and public relations.

PS446 - PA ELECTIVE 1 - PUBLC FISCAL ADMINISTRATION Credits: 3

Course Title: PA ELECTIVE 1 - PUBLC FISCAL ADMINISTRATION
Course Code PS446
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description An examination of fiscal administration within the public sector. Major topics of study include: principles of public finance, the budgetary process, budget methods and practices, budget classifications and reform, capital budgeting, tools of taxation, user fees, tax collection, revenue forecasts, intergovernmental fiscal relations, debt administration, and cash management.

PS419 - PARLIAMENTARY RULES AND PROCEDURES Credits: 3

Course Title: PARLIAMENTARY RULES AND PROCEDURES
Course Code PS419
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course is one of the major subjects in Political Science dealing with proper conduct of meeting and sessions and the regulation of the proceedings in a deliberate assembly. It focuses on the Philippine local legislative bodies such as the sanggunian in the provinces, cities, municipalities and barangays.

PS312 - PHILIPPINE FOREIGN POLICY Credits: 3

Course Title: PHILIPPINE FOREIGN POLICY
Course Code PS312
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course will introduce the students to the theoretical framework of the foreign policy process, in particular, the formulation and implementation of the Philippine foreign policy. The methods and approaches used in the foreign policy formulation will be discussed including the factors and elements that influence the policy’s outcomes in diplomatic practices of the Philippine government, most especially, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). This course will thus demonstrate how this foreign policy theoretical framework applies in the current world issues and diplomatic relations of the Philippines with other nation-states and its regional bloc; in particular, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). In illustrating the actual implementation of Philippine foreign policy through diplomatic practices, institutions that are involved in the formulation and implementation will also be introduced. The Philippines’ role in the community of nation-states will be further discussed and analyzed in both the bilateral and multilateral levels of Philippine diplomacy as part of the course integration

PS445 - PL ELECTIVE - ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION Credits: 3

Course Title: PL ELECTIVE - ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Course Code PS445
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description An introduction to the theories and principles of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and to the application of ADR, including an overview of the principal ADR processes (such as mediation and arbitration) and an analysis of their theoretical and legal underpinnings and of their practical applications, under both party agreement and rules of court.

PS443 - PL ELECTIVE - INTRODUCTION TO LAW Credits: 3

Course Title: PL ELECTIVE - INTRODUCTION TO LAW
Course Code PS443
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A preliminary study of the nature, development and classifications of law and legal rights, the subject discusses the genesis of law, the sources of law, the world legal systems, and the nature of municipal, constitutional and international laws.

PS441 - PL ELECTIVE - LEGAL ETHICS & PROFESSION Credits: 3

Course Title: PL ELECTIVE - LEGAL ETHICS & PROFESSION
Course Code PS441
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course aims to provide adequate knowledge of all the rules governing law practice and the attorney-client relationship. Moreover, the duties which an attorney owes to the court, to the client, to his colleagues in the profession and to the public. These rules are embodied in the constitution, rules of the court, the code of professor’s oral responsibility, canons of professional ethics, jurisprudence and special laws.

PS444 - PL ELECTIVE - LEGAL FORMS & WRITINGS Credits: 3

Course Title: PL ELECTIVE - LEGAL FORMS & WRITINGS
Course Code PS444
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to teach each student to think, write like a lawyer. Students must learn to solve clients’ problems by using effective research techniques, accurate and in-depth legal analysis, and clear and concise written communication. These skills will improve only with practice. Therefore, this course uses a problem-solving approach through which students will represent a fictional client and provide those clients with legal advice. Through this approach, students will learn essential skills of successful lawyers, including researching legal authorities, applying the law to a client’s situation, and communicating that analysis in writing. The focus is on objective analysis and writing

PS442 - PL ELECTIVE - STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION Credits: 3

Course Title: PL ELECTIVE - STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION
Course Code PS442
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course offers an introduction to and a critical review of the rules of statutory interpretation as well as an exploration of the range of problems these rules are designed to resolve. The focus will be on practice through analysis and construction of arguments to resolve statutory interpretation issues. The class will learn methods of interpretation and analysis with a view to learning how to construct effective arguments to resolve statutory interpretation issues.

PS314 - POL ECO & CURR WRLD ISSUES Credits: 3

Course Title: POL ECO & CURR WRLD ISSUES
Course Code PS314
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course pertains to the study of politics and economy and the search for solutions to harmonize them. It is also the study of the prevailing cause of economic growth and the ingredient to achieve it by virtue of an organized politics and economy

ED2212 - SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF EDUCATION Credits: 3

Course Title: SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF EDUCATION
Course Code ED2212
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course is an introduction to social science (economic, socio-cultural, political, geographical and environmental processes) theory and research as they relate to education and to understanding of the four pillars of learning, which are fundamental in making critical and logical decision as an active member of the society and as global citizens. It is also aims to enhance critical understanding and responding to the transformations in education, work, and culture brought about by globalization in order to respond to the present needs in relation to the different social sciences theories.

PS429 - SPL TOPICS IN PHIL GOVT & POL Credits: 3

Course Title: SPL TOPICS IN PHIL GOVT & POL
Course Code PS429
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to present issues and concerns of Philippine politics and governance. Moreover, it also conducts an analysis on the various factors and elements of issues that may affect Philippine politics and governance. Thus, at the end of the course students will be able to formulate models and theories that will explain phenomenon in Philippine politics and governance.

PS413 - THESIS WRITING & DEFENSE 1 Credits: 3

Course Title: THESIS WRITING & DEFENSE 1
Course Code PS413
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course is designed to stimulate and guide students in the conduct of the approved research proposal. It also includes analysis and interpretation of data. This is a continuation of the subject Methods of Political Research.

General Education subjects


EN312 - ARGUMENTATION & DEBATE Credits: 3

Course Title: ARGUMENTATION & DEBATE
Course Code EN312
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course covers the fundamentals of public speaking, writing and delivering the speech for debate. Not only are the students trained in the mechanics of debate but, even more importantly, they are trained to think out and write their own arguments. This course further venture into helping the students, develop their critical, analytic and synthetic powers of thought which will be of real worth to them in their life’s work, in a society of free men regardless of whether or not their chief means of livelihood will be their powers of debate. With students discovering the need for skill and versatility in Argumentation and Debate, they see how efficiently people in Congress and in the Senate, in business and in other professions, in politics and in community work, at home and in social activities accomplish their objectives when they possess the art of effective communication. The approach is twofold: (1) to inform in order that the students may learn and understand the fundamentals or principles and (2) to develop skill in communication so that the students will develop some power which they can perfect at their own pace.

HU311 - ART APPRECIATION Credits: 3

Course Title: ART APPRECIATION
Course Code HU311
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The study is primarily designed to assist student in better understanding of humanities; the origin, meaning and importance of arts; how arts is incorporated in our desire for understanding the nature and essence of human expression; how arts is a tool in achieving total human development and the development and richness of Philippine culture and arts.

EC121 - BASIC ECONOMICS WITH LRT Credits: 3

Course Title: BASIC ECONOMICS WITH LRT
Course Code EC121
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course provides a comprehensive coverage of all major topics in economics. Attention is given to establish students understanding of key economic principles with particular emphasis on the Philippine Economic system, its growth and development. The course covers the foundation of economics, demand and supply analysis, the concept of elasticity, the theory of production and the fundamental concept of micro and macroeconomics with the use of simple graphical and mathematical illustrations. Likewise, the course involves topics on taxation and agrarian reform with discussion on issues and problems related to its implementation.

MH217B - BASIC STATISTICS Credits: 3

Course Title: BASIC STATISTICS
Course Code MH217B
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course focuses on conceptual understanding of everyday statistics and basic statistical procedures. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, point and interval estimation, and hypothesis testing illustrated and applied to practical situations and various fields of interest. It also gives students competence in basic computer technology by generating descriptive statistics and performing analysis using MS EXCEL and the software Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). It is designed to provide students with statistical tools needed in order to make evaluation of experimental data.

NS121 - BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE Credits: 3

Course Title: BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Course Code NS121
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the study of the fundamental concepts and principles concerning living things: the origin of life, the cells as the unit of life, metabolism, gas exchange, body fluids, neural control, growth, reproduction, the evolution of living things and changing the nature of nature through genetic engineering in the field of Biotechnology. Field activities and survey are necessary to complete the course.

TH211E - CELEBRATING GOD`S PRESENCE AS A CHRISTIAN COMM Credits: 3

Course Title: CELEBRATING GOD`S PRESENCE AS A CHRISTIAN COMM
Course Code TH211E
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description In this third of a series of “Faith Journey towards Social Transformation,” Theology III re-tells the story of the pilgrim people of God – the Church – beginning with Jesus of Nazareth and his work on the “reign of God, with his community of disciples, and the community’s journey through history. The course shows how the community of Jesus’ disciples today proclaims in the words and deeds the liberating message of Jesus by being relevant in its mission of evangelization in the context of the “Church of the Poor”. St. Vincent de Paul is an important figure in the missionary work of the church with the underprivileged sectors of society. From this understanding of a church that is in solidarity with humanity, especially the poor, the course explains the sacrament as celebrations of God’s active presence and as challenges for the Church to give witness to its being a sacrament of Christ’s saving grace and unity in the world. (Prerequisites: TH111E”Searching for God” and TH121E “Responding to God’s Call”; course equivalent in the 2008 curriculum – “Church and Sacraments”)

CWT111 - CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SERVICE Credits: 3

Course Title: CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SERVICE
Course Code CWT111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Civic Welfare Training Service refers to the program component or activities contributory to the general welfare and the betterment of life for the members of the community or the enhancement of its facilities, especially those devoted to improving health, education, environment, entrepreneurship, safety, recreation and moral of the citizenry and other welfare services; (Sec. 3, D of the Republic Act No. 9163) In this program, lectures and participatory discussions on the aforementioned topics are highlighted in order for students to be equipped with the necessary knowledge in preparation for the actual community involvement.

CWT121 - CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SRVCE 2 Credits: 3

Course Title: CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SRVCE 2
Course Code CWT121
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Civic Welfare Training Service refers to the program component or activities contributory to the general welfare and the betterment of life for the members of the community or the enhancement of its facilities, especially those devoted to improving health, education, environment, entrepreneurship, safety, recreation and moral of the citizenry and other welfare services; (Sec. 3, D of the Republic Act No. 9163) In this program, the students are given the opportunity to plan, implement and experience the fundamental learnings acquired during their CWTS 1 program to the adopted community under the supervision of NSTP instructors.

CT111A - CMT1 Credits: 3

Course Title: CMT1
Course Code CT111A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps refers to the program component, institutionalized under Sections 38 and 39 of Republic Act No. 7077, designed to provide military training to tertiary level students in order to motivate, train, organize and mobilize them for national defense preparedness;” (Sec. 3, A of the Republic Act No. 9163) This program is designed to provide basic information through lectures and seminars on acquiring military discipline and general orientation on military science/trainings.

CT121A - CMT2 Credits: 3

Course Title: CMT2
Course Code CT121A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps refers to the program component, institutionalized under Sections 38 and 39 of Republic Act No. 7077, designed to provide military training to tertiary level students in order to motivate, train, organize and mobilize them for national defense preparedness;” (Sec. 3, A of the Republic Act No. 9163) In this program, students are introduced to naval operations and specific programs. They are also given opportunity to experience shipboard familiarization, drills and ceremonies.

MH111 - COLLEGE ALGEBRA Credits: 3

Course Title: COLLEGE ALGEBRA
Course Code MH111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description College Algebra is a basic course for first year college students. It starts with the real number system, four fundamental operations on algebraic expressions including special products and factoring. Then it covers concepts and operations on rational and radical expressions, solution sets of algebraic equations in one variable: linear, quadratic, polynomial of degree , fractional, radical equations, quadratic in form, concepts of inequalities, functions and relations ; decomposition of fractions into partial fractions; solution sets of systems of linear equations involving up to three variables.

CS111L - COMPUTER LITERACY 1 LAB Credits: 1

Course Title: COMPUTER LITERACY 1 LAB
Course Code CS111L
Credit Units 1 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is concerned with the different concepts of and relating to computers. This includes a study on the uses of different parts of the computer as well as applications of different software. A study of trends and issues surrounding the use of computers will also be discussed. The course also allows students to utilize different automation tools in their field of specialization. The course will allow students to use MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. This course integrates the concept of and use of Internet.

CS111 - COMPUTER LITERACY 1 LEC Credits: 2

Course Title: COMPUTER LITERACY 1 LEC
Course Code CS111
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is concerned with the different concepts of and relating to computers. This includes a study on the uses of different parts of the computer as well as applications of different software. A study of trends and issues surrounding the use of computers will also be discussed. The course also allows students to utilize different automation tools in their field of specialization. The course will allow students to use MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. This course integrates the concept of and use of Internet.

CS111AL - COMPUTER LITERACY 2 LAB Credits: 1

Course Title: COMPUTER LITERACY 2 LAB
Course Code CS111AL
Credit Units 1 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is intended to make students define the terms associated with database and database management, identify the different steps in developing database and applications, discuss the different concepts and notations used in modeling data in database design and write query programs and database in ACCESS to solve actual business problems.

CS111A - COMPUTER LITERACY 2 LEC Credits: 2

Course Title: COMPUTER LITERACY 2 LEC
Course Code CS111A
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is intended to make students define the terms associated with database and database management, identify the different steps in developing database and applications, discuss the different concepts and notations used in modeling data in database design and write query programs and database in ACCESS to solve actual business problems.

SP111 - ELEMENTARY SPANISH Credits: 3

Course Title: ELEMENTARY SPANISH
Course Code SP111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to give students the rudiments of the Spanish language and the culture associated with its use. It also concentrates on establishing their basic communicative skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing using the language through interactive exchange of ideas and information employing effectively the most essential in grammar.

EN111C - ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 1 Credits: 5

Course Title: ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 1
Course Code EN111C
Credit Units 5 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to develop the Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing skills of students to communicate and function effectively in various academic demands. Moreover, it provides knowledge and skills of academic listening and strategic reading to develop comprehension and critical thinking; and of academic speaking and writing to enhance meaningful discourse. It intends to strengthen the students’ academic language proficiency which will allow them to function across disciplines.

EN121B - ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 2 Credits: 3

Course Title: ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 2
Course Code EN121B
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course aims to prepare students for further studies by developing their communication and thinking skills. It puts emphasis on the students” mastery of academic reading and writing, especially reading with comprehension, synthesizing information, writing unified and coherent paragraphs and producing a well-organized term paper.

NS211 - ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Credits: 3

Course Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Course Code NS211
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to develop student awareness, knowledge and concerns of the environment, its diverse values and processes, learning to preserve, conserve and utilize the environment’s sustainable resources for the benefit of the present and future generation. It adopts the integrated approach to promote a holistic, dynamic and interactive view of solving problems and issues related to biological, physical, economic, social, technological and cultural components. Field survey, activities and environmental impacts are necessary to complete the course

LTS111 - FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 1 Credits: 3

Course Title: FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 1
Course Code LTS111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Literacy Training Service (LTS) refers to the program component designed to train the students to teach literacy and numeracy skills to school children, out-of-school youths and other segments of society in need of their services;”(Sec. 3, C of the Republic Act No. 9163) In this program, lectures and participatory discussions on the 3Rs, such as Reading, Writing and Arithmetic, and computer skills are emphasized in preparation for the students to act as trainers/teachers in the adopted community of the university. At the same time, educational strategies and methodologies are taught to equip them with the fundamental knowledge in teaching.

LTS121 - FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 2 Credits: 3

Course Title: FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 2
Course Code LTS121
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Literacy Training Service (LTS) refers to the program component designed to train the students to teach literacy and numeracy skills to school children, out-of-school youths and other segments of society in need of their services ;”( Sec. 3, C of the Republic Act No. 9163) In this program, application of literacy and numeracy skills by the students to the adopted community of the University is put to practical application where the students are given the opportunity to plan, implement, experience and actualize their learning under the supervision of NSTP instructors.

PH211 - GENERAL ETHICS Credits: 3

Course Title: GENERAL ETHICS
Course Code PH211
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course seeks to present the basic elements and features of ethics. In addition, it introduces some selections on ethical theories and principles which have social, political, and personal significance particularly in crafting objective subjective moral judgments. In this vein, it attempts to make critical analysis on ethical theories and principles through a reflective way of living. Albeit the philosophical readings are few, it tries to give the student a substantive understanding about their moral responsibility individually and collectively. Furthermore, it balances our general perception between Western and Eastern worldviews, and between masculine and feminine value-judgments in ethics.

PY211 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY Credits: 3

Course Title: GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
Course Code PY211
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A broad coverage of the conceptual or the empirical foundations of Psychology in its main fields. The discussion of the theories, concepts, and empirical findings focuses on complex human behavior- how and why we think, feel and behave the way we do, how we act and interact with others and how and why we become the unique individuals that we are.

SP121 - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH Credits: 3

Course Title: INTERMEDIATE SPANISH
Course Code SP121
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is programmed to further develop and reinforce the communicative competence of students in the Spanish language by moving forward from the fundamentals of the language to the more complex grammatical structures. It also emphasizes the need for students to express their ideas with clarity in both oral and written form using the language and contextualizing its use in concrete situations and in various settings.

PH111 - LOGIC Credits: 3

Course Title: LOGIC
Course Code PH111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A systematic training in correct thinking, it embraces the study of rules governing each type of expression in the three operations of the mind, whereby ideas are formed; judgment, whereby propositions are organized and reasoning whereby syllogisms are developed. It includes the study of the fallacies and the essentials of Symbolic Logic.

NK111 - NIHONGO BASIC I Credits: 3

Course Title: NIHONGO BASIC I
Course Code NK111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is for students with no prior knowledge or very limited knowledge of Japanese. It focuses on basic communication skills, particularly basic sentence patterns, expressions, greetings, different levels of honorific usages, adjectives, conjunction of verbs, and counting. It also introduces Japanese phonetic symbols (Hiragana and Katakana) through writing and reading.

NK121 - NIHONGO BASIC II Credits: 3

Course Title: NIHONGO BASIC II
Course Code NK121
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is basically a continuation of what have been learned in Nihongo 1. Nihongo 2 students will continue the study of complex and combined sentences. It will also focus on the improvement of the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of the students. At the latter part of the course, 150 basic kanji will be introduced together with a number of compound characters.

PI211 - PANITIKANG PILIPINO Credits: 3

Course Title: PANITIKANG PILIPINO
Course Code PI211
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Sumasaklaw ang kursong ito sa interaktibong pag-aaral sa iba’t ibang genre: sa anyong tuluyan at patula. Matutunghayan ang mga babasahing may kinalaman at sumasalamin sa mga tradisyon, gawi paniniwala at paraan ng pamumuhay ng tungo sa pagkilala, pagpapayaman at pagtangkilik ng mga babasahing Pilipino. Bibigyang-pansin ang mg kakayahan at kahusayan ng mga estudyante sa pag-unawa at pagpapalago ng mga araling pampanitikan na ipapaloob gamit ang wikang Filipino bilang midyum sa pagpapahayag at pagtatanghal ng kulturang Pilipino at makabagong kabihasnan sa tulong at patnubay ng Vincentian Mission at ang mga pagpapahalagang pangkatauhan na isinasanib sa talakayan upang mabisang maisabuhay ang mga kaalamang natutuhan na mailalapit pa rin sa pangagailangan ng lipunan, mga usaping pambansa at pakikipagsabayan sa global na komunidad.

PS312 - PHIL POL PARTIES, MOV & INT GR Credits: 3

Course Title: PHIL POL PARTIES, MOV & INT GR
Course Code PS312
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description An analysis of the study of the different political parties on our country, in history, the two-party system, multi- party system, the dominant parties in the Philippines- KBL, LAKAS NUCD, the PMP, Peoples Reform Party and the Nacionalista Party, the electoral laws and COMELEC rules governing political parties and the accreditation and specific analysis of the individual party- party structure, objectives, party finance.

HI312 - PHILIPPINE HISTORY Credits: 3

Course Title: PHILIPPINE HISTORY
Course Code HI312
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course discusses the history of the Philippines from its geographical as its historical setting, her regional traits and the highlight: The Philippines during the Pre – Spanish period, Spanish period, the American period, the Commonwealth period, The Japanese period, The Republican Era (from Roxas to the Arroyo Regime) The course would speak in details how the country force and was influence by the colonial rule and how this affect the country in the present. Included here are the heroes struggle in this three periods, the role of they played in nation building.

EN311A - PHILIPPINE LITERATURE Credits: 3

Course Title: PHILIPPINE LITERATURE
Course Code EN311A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to develop literary appreciation and competence in literature as provided with aesthetic experience of literary genres: short story, poetry, essay, and drama. This course emphasizes primarily the appreciation of Philippine literature, but which significantly serves as a vehicle to achieve the necessary competence in literature. In this manner, the students will realize the value of Philippine literature as a work of art which enhances their life and satisfies their aesthetics. Moreover, the students will consider literature as a representational work of art which best exemplifies and expresses the emotions in every slice of Filipino life in the most poignant manner.

PH125 - PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN PERSON Credits: 3

Course Title: PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN PERSON
Course Code PH125
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is a survey of western and eastern philosophies and their application to real life experiences and situations. It will acquaint students to the different philosophical thoughts of important persons in our history, who proved themselves to be called “wise person”. This intellectual quest will lead students to learn the basics and reflect on the fundamental philosophical principles and hopefully apply them as guide to their practical life. A two-pronged approach is employed in the study of the course; part 1 is a historical approach which focuses on the views of man in Western perspective: ancient, medieval, modern and postmodern. This part will also deal with the eastern tradition or perspective: Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Islam while part II, experiential approach narrows on the different issues which can be societal, religious, or cultural and other practical questions asked about the existence of man. Topics on human life, sexuality, love, evil, suffering, and death will be discussed.

PE111 - PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1 Credits: 2

Course Title: PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1
Course Code PE111
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course was designed for the students of Physical Education 1 to discover their strengths and weaknesses through diagnostic physical fitness testing and appropriate conditioning exercises. It also included a follow-up study of gymnastics such as the basic fundamental positions, free hand exercises, routines and stunts performances for self-testing activities. Different exercise programs were also provided to help strengthen the fitness level of the students.

PE121 - PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2 Credits: 2

Course Title: PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2
Course Code PE121
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course was designed to develop the skills of students in dances through a planned organization of a pattern of rhythmic movements. Furthermore, this course accounts for the historical development of Philippine and Foreign Folkdances and Social dances which reflect the unique culture of people.

PE211 - PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3 Credits: 2

Course Title: PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3
Course Code PE211
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course was designed for the students to acquire knowledge and understanding of the concepts of different individual and dual sports such as Badminton and Arnis. It also covers the brief history, equipment, players, basic skills, officials, and the rules of the games needed in the actual games.

PE221 - PHYSICAL EDUCATION 4 Credits: 2

Course Title: PHYSICAL EDUCATION 4
Course Code PE221
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course is geared towards the students’ better understanding of the concepts, skills and rules of different teamsports such as basketball and volleyball which can be played as competitive sports and for entertainment. The different activities help them raise their levels of proficiency in the execution of the different skills to play the sports better.

PS221B - POLITICS & GOVERNANCE WITH PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTION Credits: 3

Course Title: POLITICS & GOVERNANCE WITH PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTION
Course Code PS221B
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course offers an academic and disciplinary understanding of politics. Basic concepts, principles and theories will be introduced as tools of analysis for further discussions on political actors, systems, institutions, processes and the over-all dynamics of Philippine politics, and how it translates-operates into governance. With the course’s aim to provide politico-civic knowledge to students, it thus offers the study of the 1987 Philippine Constitution; its historical evolution, essential provisions and manners of amendment. As part of the course integration, case studies and important readings/literatures on Philippine politics and governance will be introduced to correlate/apply basic concepts, principles and theories learned from the outlined topic selections.

EN321 - PUBLIC SPEAKING Credits: 3

Course Title: PUBLIC SPEAKING
Course Code EN321
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This is a practical course intended to acquaint students with the fundamentals of Public Speaking. It deals with the study of the speaker, the audience, and the occasion. The goal of this course is to incorporate the typical speaking assignment into situations students might face in their personal and professional lives.

TH121E - RESPONDING TO GOD`S CALL BY BECOMING FULLY HUMAN Credits: 3

Course Title: RESPONDING TO GOD`S CALL BY BECOMING FULLY HUMAN
Course Code TH121E
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is second in the series of the “Faith Journey towards Social Transformation.” Using the methodology of “see-discern-act/pray,” the course deals with what it means to be truly and fully human from a Christian perspective. This is our way of responding to the invitation of God- in-Jesus whose Spirit is ever-present and active in the world, as we have seen in Theology I. In particular, the course focuses on virtues or good habits in our personal and social living from the Christian understanding of the human person. The course tackles themes like “creation,” the human as image of God, “body and soul” , “male and female,” “freedom, grace and sin,” “the individual and the community,” “suffering and the goodness of God,” and “ultimate destiny.” As disciples of Jesus of Nazareth the virtuous person, and with St. Vincent de Paul as inspiration for a virtuous life, a special feature of this course is the retrieval and revitalization of Filipino and Asian virtues as resources for becoming good persons who are rooted in our cultures and socially involved in our communities. (Prerequisite: TH111E “Searching for God”; course equivalent in the 2008 curriculum – “Moral Theology with Social Teachings of the Church”)

PI311B - RETORIKA Credits: 3

Course Title: RETORIKA
Course Code PI311B
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Sumasaklaw ang kursong ito sa masining na pagpapahayag gamit ang wikang Filipino batay sa iba’t ibang diskurso. Bibigyang-pansin ang kahusayan ng mga mag-aaral sa pasulat at pasalita hinggil sa mga paksang pampersonal, panlipunan, pambansa at global na komunidad alinsunod sa mabuting gawa ni San Vicente de Paul.

HI311 - RIZAL'S LIFE & WORKS Credits: 3

Course Title: RIZAL'S LIFE & WORKS
Course Code HI311
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course would discuss the life of Jose Rizal from his early childhood period until his death this would include his 2 novels and his other works. The course aims to show how Rizal influences students to be as patriotic as our hero and to make Rizal as our symbol of pride and a role model in life.

TH111E - SEARCHING FOR GOD IN THE WORLD TODAY Credits: 3

Course Title: SEARCHING FOR GOD IN THE WORLD TODAY
Course Code TH111E
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The series of courses on “Faith Journey Towards Social Transformation”, using the methodology of “see-discern-act/pray”, begins with this course – “Searching for God in the World Today.” This course elaborates, first, the Christian theme of “Revelation” as the active presence of God in and through human experiences and who continually offers fullness of life and love (“salvation). The quest for God in the ordinary, everyday life and historical, social events is testified and narrated in the Hebrew and Christian Bible. The nucleus of God’s story with humanity and the whole creation is Jesus of Nazareth, who Christians profess, is the definitive and unique bearer of God’s offer of fullness of life. Through his proclamation of “the reign or Kingdom of God” in words and deeds, Jesus showed God’s unconditional love and commitment, especially to the “least, the last, and the lost.” This course also introduces the patron saint of Adamson University – St. Vincent de Paul; he discovered the face of God-in-Jesus among the poor and marginalized people. In the process of this course, we are invited to be mindful of God’s presence in our own lives, the lives of other people and of the community of seekers of faith. (course equivalent in the 2008 curriculum – “Jesus Fullness of Divine Revelation”)

PI111 - SINING NG PAKIKIPAGTALASTASAN Credits: 3

Course Title: SINING NG PAKIKIPAGTALASTASAN
Course Code PI111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Sumasaklaw ang kursong ito sa interaktibong pag-aaral sa paggamit ng wikang Filipino sa iba’t ibang larangan tungo sa mataas na antas ng komunikasyon at kritikal na pagdidiskurso. Lilinangin ang apat na makrong kasanayan: pakikinig, pagsasalita, pagbasa at pagsulat gamit ang wikang Filipino bilang midyum ng tekstong gagamitin, pagpapahayag, pag-unawa at pagkilala sa kulturang Filipino alinsunod sa katuruan at gawa ni San Vicente de Paul.

SO311A - SOCIETY & CULTURE W/ FP POP ED Credits: 3

Course Title: SOCIETY & CULTURE W/ FP POP ED
Course Code SO311A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is an in-depth inquiry in the field of sociology. This is an attempt to understand and explain social behavior and the results of these interactions brought about by group life. Moreover, it includes the study of relevant sociological concepts in the analysis of the nature, processes and problems of the contemporary Philippine society and social change. Furthermore, population education and family planning will also be discussed to understand social issues and problems.

TH221E - TRANSFORMING THE WORLD WITH VINCENT DE PAUL Credits: 3

Course Title: TRANSFORMING THE WORLD WITH VINCENT DE PAUL
Course Code TH221E
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course is the last in the series of the “Faith Journey towards Social Transformation”. “Transforming the World with Vincent de Paul” is designed within the context whereby people face new challenges brought about by scientific and technological advancements, along with the issues and problems that these bring to persons, families, communities and societies. As we cannot put new wine into old wineskins, we need new perspectives and approaches to new challenges. These new ways of understanding and new solutions must still be grounded in the values of the Reign of God that Jesus Christ proclaimed, guided by the social tradition of the Catholic Church, and most especially in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul who promoted what we may call today “systemic change”. Social concerns include globalization and cultures, migration or contemporary human mobility, computer-mediated communications, governance, health and wellness, and the ecological system. Distinct from other courses in the university that teach philosophy-based ethics, this course offers the theological ethical social foundations and principles, particularly the option for the poor and the margins, towards a networked world embraced with charity and justice. (Prerequisites: TH111C “Searching for God”, TH121C “Responding to God’s Call”, and TH211C “Celebrating God’s Presence”; course equivalent in the 2008 curriculum – “Vincentian Studies”)

HI318 - WORLD HISTORY AND CIVILIZATION Credits: 3

Course Title: WORLD HISTORY AND CIVILIZATION
Course Code HI318
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course discusses about the history of the world from the period of the Stone ages to the Ancient civilization, the medieval period, the Renaissance, the age of Enlightenment, the Industrial revolution, period of liberal ideas and colonial revolution, until the two world wars till the computer age.

EN314 - WORLD LITERATURE Credits: 3

Course Title: WORLD LITERATURE
Course Code EN314
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to provide a survey of literary pieces by 20th century writers. It focuses on aesthetics and cultural issues in literary texts. It aims to develop in the readers’ appreciation for literature as art / artifact and as a socially-significant cultural discourse.

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