ab in ASIAN STUDIES

Faculty of Arts and Letters

AB IN ASIAN STUDIES

Faculty of Arts and Letters

AB IN ASIAN STUDIES

Faculty of Arts and Letters

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The program is a distinct field of interdisciplinary study which provides the students with an understanding of traditional and contemporary Asian history and culture. The students are trained critically examine the dynamics of Asia focusing on policy, economic theories, and globalization. The program is an excellent preparation for careers related to law and management.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Foreign Service Officer
Development Studies Specialist
Public Relations Officer
Researcher
Civil Society Consultant
Ambassador/Diplomat

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

FIRST YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ASN 3131 Introduction to Asian Studies 3 0 3
CONTEM_W The Contemporary World 3 0 3
GE ELEC I Elective I 3 0 3
MATH_MW Mathematics in the Modern World 3 0 3
NSTP 1 NSTP 1 0 0 3
PE 1 PATH-PE 1 2 0 2
PURPCOM Purposive Communication 3 0 3
SPN 1 Spanish 1 – Basic 3 0 3
THY 1 Christian Vision of the Human Person 3 0 3
TOTAL 26 0 29

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
AB 301 Entrepreneurial Mind 3 0 3
AB 3132 Introduction to the Social Sciences and Humanities 3 0 3
GE ELEC II Elective II 3 0 3
NSTP 2 NSTP 2 0 0 3
PE 2 PATH-PE 2 2 0 2
READ_PH Readings in Philippine History 3 0 3
SPN 2 Spanish 2 – Intermediate 3 0 3
THY 2 Christian Vision of Marriage and Family 3 0 3
TOTAL 20 0 23
SECOND YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ART_APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
ASN 3133 Asian Civilization 3 0 3
FIL 1 Filipino 1 3 0 3
LIWORIZ Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
PE 3 PATH-PE 3 2 0 2
SCITECHS Science, Technology, and Society 3 0 3
THY 3 Christian Vision of the Church in Society 3 0 3
TOTAL 20 0 20

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ASN 3134 Asian Literature and Art 3 0 3
ETHICS Ethics 3 0 3
FIL 2 Filipino 2 3 0 3
GE ELEC III Elective III 3 0 3
GE ELEC IV Elective IV 3 0 3
PE 4 PATH-PE 4 2 0 2
THY 4 Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World 3 0 3
TOTAL 20 0 20
THIRD YEAR (3 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ASN 31310 Modern West Asia 3 0 3
ASN 3135 Modern Southeast Asia 3 0 3
ASN 3136 International Relations in East Asia 3 0 3
ASN 3137 Eastern Philosophies 1 3 0 3
ASN 3138 Asian Geography and Ethnography 3 0 3
ASN 3139 Research Methods 3 0 3
ELE 1 Professional Elective 1 3 0 3
TOTAL 21 0 21

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ASN 31311 Modern East Asia 3 0 3
ASN 31312 International Relations in Southeast Asia 3 0 3
ASN 31313 Eastern Philosophies II 3 0 3
ASN 31314 Comparative Politics in Asia 3 0 3
ASN 31315 Thesis Writing I (Thesis Proposal) 2 0 2
ASN 31316 Modern South Asia 3 0 3
ELE 2 Professional Elective 2 3 0 3
TOTAL 20 0 20

 

FOURTH YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ASN 31317 Readings in Contemporary Asia 3 0 3
ASN 31318 Regional Integration and Processes in the Asia-Pacific 3 0 3
ASN 31319 Development in Asia 3 0 3
ASN 31320 Thesis Writing II (Thesis Colloquium) 2 0 2
ASN 31321 Foreign Language 1 (Mandarin) 3 0 3
ELE 3 Professional Elective 3 3 0 3
TOTAL 17 0 17

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ASN 31322 Sustainability and Governance in Asia 3 0 3
ASN 31323 International Political Economy of Development in Asia 3 0 3
ASN 31324 Seminar in Asia Studies 3 0 3
ASN 31325 Migration, Diaspora, and Transnationalism in ASia 3 0 3
ASN 31326 Thesis Writing III (Thesis Defense) 2 0 2
ASN 31327 Foreign Language II (Mandarin) 3 0 3
TOTAL 17 0 17

 

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Assistant Director

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Steve Michael Moore Jr.
Janet Tabanera
Jereco Paloma, RPm
Athena Operańa
Angelica Isabel Zaragoza, RPm

 

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      (632) 310.7211
      Mobile phone: 0905.352.1252
      Telefax: (632) 310.7214

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     University of Santo Tomas
     España, Manila

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