ab in Political Science

Faculty of Arts and Letters

AB IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Faculty of Arts and Letters

AB IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Faculty of Arts and Letters

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The program concentrates on the theory and practice of government and politics. It has two broad purposes: first is to provide an excellent liberal education in Political Science; and second is to prepare the students for professional career in government service, or for careers dealing with public issues and problems. The curriculum is designed to expose the students to a variety of program work and activities that will provide a broad understanding of the curriculum.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Government Official
Public Servant
Lawyer
Researcher
Foreign Service Officer
Lecturer

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

FIRST YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CONTEM_W The Contemporary World 3 0 3
GE ELEC I Elective I 3 0 3
NSTP 1 NSTP 1 0 0 3
PE 1 PATH-PE 1 2 0 2
POL 3211 Political Science as a Profession 3 0 3
PURPCOM Purposive Communication 3 0 3
READ_PH Readings in Philippine History 3 0 3
SPN 1 Spanish 1 – Basic 3 0 3
THY 1 Christian Vision of the Human Person 3 0 3
TOTAL 23 0 26

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
GE ELEC II Elective II 3 0 3
MATH_MW Mathematics in the Modern World 3 0 3
NSTP 2 NSTP 2 0 0 3
PE 2 PATH-PE 2 2 0 2
POL 3212 Introduction to Philippine Politics and Governance 3 0 3
SPN 2 Spanish 2 – Intermediate 3 0 3
THY 2 Christian Vision of Marriage and Family 3 0 3
UND_SELF Understanding the Self 3 0 3
TOTAL 20 0 23

 

SECOND YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
AB 301 Entrepreneurial Mind 3 0 3
ART_APP Art Appreciation 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
POL 3213 Introduction to Political Analysis Research 3 0 3
SCITECHS Science, Technology, and Society 3 0 3
THY 3 Christian Vision of the Church in Society 3 0 3
TOTAL 23 0 23

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
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
POL 3214 Introduction to Political Theory 3 0 3
POL 3215 Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Political Data 3 0 3
THY 4 Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World 3 0 3
TOTAL 23 0 23

 

 

THIRD YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 1 Professional Elective 1 3 0 3
POL 3216 Introduction to International Relations and Global Politics 3 0 3
POL 3217 Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics 3 0 3
POL 3218 Introduction to Public Administration 3 0 3
POL 3219 Classical to Early Modern Political Philosophy 3 0 3
POL 32110 Classical and Contemporary Filipino Political Thought 3 0 3
POL 32111 Research Methodology 3 0 3
TOTAL 21 0 21

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 2 Professional Elective 2 3 0 3
POL 32112 Political Development in the Developing World 3 0 3
POL 32113 Philippine Foreign Relations and Policy 3 0 3
POL 32114 Global Political Forces and Environmental Change 3 0 3
POL 32115 Modern and Postmodern Political Philosophy 3 0 3
POL 32116 Politics and Governance in SEA and ASEAN 3 0 3
POL 32117 Thesis Writing 1 (Thesis Proposal) 2 0 2
TOTAL 20 0 20

 

FOURTH YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 3 Professional Elective 3 3 0 3
POL 32118 Political Development in the Developed World 3 0 3
POL 32119 International Political System and Institutions 3 0 3
POL 32120 Public Policy Analysis and Planning 3 0 3
POL 32121 Internship 3 0 3
POL 32122 Thesis Writing 2 (Thesis Colloquium) 2 0 2
POL 32123 Seminar in Political Science 3 0 3
TOTAL 20 0 20

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 4 Professional Elective 4 3 0 3
POL 32124 International Conflict Resolution, Political Violence, and Peace Studies 3 0 3
POL 32125 Local Government and Development Management 3 0 3
POL 32126 Democratic Theory and Practice 3 0 3
POL 32127 International Political Economy 3 0 3
POL 32128 Thesis Writing 3 (Thesis Defense) 2 0 2
TOTAL 17 0 17
 

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Steve Michael Moore Jr.
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Jereco Paloma, RPm
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     University of Santo Tomas
     España, Manila

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