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De La Salle University

Course Description

1. BASIC COMMUNICATION AND STUDY SKILLS

2. BASIC RESEARCH SKILLS/ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSE

3. ORAL COMMUNICATION / ADVANCED SPEECH CLASS

4. INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE 5. THE GREAT WORKS

This is a course that primarily focuses on the development of communicative competence in reading and writing. This will use various strategies in academic reading, and the process approach to academic writing. Evaluation will include traditional and non-traditional (portfolio assessment) methods. This is a course that advances the basic academic reading and writing skills learned in English One. It also enhances the critical thinking skills necessary in conducting research and develop skills required in technical communication of a particular field (Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Education, Science.) This is an English for Specific Purposes (ESP) course that focuses on the production, delivery and assessment of the following, the impromptu, lecture and /or persuasive speech for individual presentation, and the group/panel discussion for group presentation. The presentation aim at providing first-hand experience in public speaking to develop their selfconfidence and critical thinking. The study of literary forms or genres as exemplified by selected literary texts from various countries at different historical periods. The course is designed to center on a theme built around three Great Works from various cultures/disciplines that have exerted influence on the way human beings think about themselves in relation to the world. The course will be taught by a team of three teacher-facilitators who will rotate every four weeks in three classes. Each teacher will facilitate the reading and discussion of one work. Towards the end of the term, the teachers will meet as a team with all the students of the three classes in sessions that will serve to integrate the discussions on the three Great Works. Through the course, students are given a venue to participate in multidisciplinary discourses on how a particular Great Work "reads" or "thinks through" the human problems with new

Number of Units 3

Course Codes ENGLCOM, ENGLONE, COMART1

Department English Department

ENGLRES, COMART2, ENCOMP1, ENGLART, ENGLTWO

English Department

SPEECOM, COMADVE,

English Department

CORPCOM, ENCOMP2, ENGLTRI, MODCOMM

3 3

HUMALIT, LITERA1 GREATWK

Literature Department College of Liberal Arts

perspectives and paradigms. The course is a survey and critical reading of selected works revolving on a specific theme (e.g. Colonialism: America is in the Heart by Carlos S. Bulosan, Mga Ibong Mandaragit by Amado V. Hernandez, and Spoliarium by Juan Luna). An Advance literature course covering continental literatures, various specialized genres, specific literary periods, and special topics like gender, sexuality, ethnicity, popular culture, film, and other art forms as text. An introduction to the elements and principles of art (music, dance, architecture, sculpture, painting and film) through a critical examination of the major art works, movements and styles in the Philippines and the world. It is principally a study of arts as processes of the creative imagination in dynamic interaction with its multi-faceted worlds. The Course is an introduction to legal writing and documentation designed for legal management students who would like to focus their career path in either business management, business consultancy, and/or law studies. The thrust of the course shall be on fundamental concepts, principles and theories of legal writing and documentation, as appropriately guided by the various substantive and procedural laws. It shall cover preparation of basic business, quasi-judicial (administrative) and judicial forms and documentation. The students will be exposed to the different legal forms and pleadings used in actual litigation. They will also be introduced to the many legal terms used in the courtroom. The students will also be taught how to write legal research papers, briefs and memoranda. A topic on the fundamentals of legal research and legal citation shall also be included. The Course is an introduction to legal research methodology which is designed to provide an overview of the Philippine Legal System as

6. LITERATURE ELECTIVE

ELECLIT, LITELEC

Literature Department

7. INTRODUCTION TO ART

HUMAART, ARTAPRE

Literature Department

8. LEGAL WRITING RESEARCH

LEGWRI, LEGAWRI

Commercial Law Department

9. BASIC LEGAL RESEARCH METHOD

DOCULMG

Commercial Law Department

sources of research framework, issues and authorities as well as of the fundamental concepts, principles and theories of legal research, as appropriately guided by the Manual of Legal Citations, the Manual of Judicial Citations, and the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. It also includes a discussion of principles and legal aspects of academic honesty in research. This is also a major subject in the legal management program. It is intended to prepare the legal management students for their on-the-job training (OJT) by equipping them with the basic skills in legal research and documentation. The course provides a theoretical discussion of legal research in the first part. At the end of the course, the students are required to submit and present an individual paper in legal memorandum form. The practicum course which covers two terms, first exposes students to the rudiments of legal research using law collection and materials of the library. Students are then trained in legal writing consisting of a memorandum on an issue of and draft common legal documents. In the second term, the students are placed for a period of 200 hours, in a selected law firms, business company, or government agency for an on the-job training where they can apply the knowledge they have learned in the classroom.
To introduce the student to the basic style and language of journalistic writing Introduction to the history, theories and processes of the print media, with a concentration on the development of the Philippine Press

10. LEGAL INTERNSHIP

DOCULMG

Commercial Law Department

11. WRITING FOR PRINT 12. INTRODUCTION TO PRINT 13. INTRODUCTION TO


RESEARCH

3 3 3

WRITING INTPRIN, INPRINT INSERCH, INTRORE

14. WRITING FOR


ORGANIZATIONS

This course provides an overview of qualitative research methods that may be useful in production projects. At the end of the course, the student submits a research proposal that discusses how qualitative research methods will be used in a production thesis. The student learns to write and edit communications in formats that are usually employed by organizations to reach their internal and external

Communication Department Communication Department Communication Department

ORGWRIT

Communication Department

15. PUBLIC RELATIONS

16. BUSINESS WRITING

17. BUSINESS PLAN WRITING 1

18. MANAGEMENT RESEARCH

19. ADVANCE RESEARCH

20. CASE STUDY

publics. This course aims to provide the students with a comprehensive perspective of the evolving concepts, processes, and ethical practice of Public Relations. The course also introduces strategic issues and effective practices of strategic issues and effective practices of communication between organizations and their constituencies. The course likewise delves into media relations, public opiniion and research, public communication campaigns, public relations and the law, among others. Throughout the course, students will consider the professional and social responsibilities associated with pursuing a career in Public Relations. This course introduces students to a practical application of basic language usage skills, with emphasis on fundamentals of writing and editing for business. After the course, the students should be able to: 1.Demonstrate vocabulary and spelling skills necessary for employment 2.Write using proper grammar 3. Write using proper punctuation 4. Understand and write simple, compound, and complex sentences. This course discusses frameworks and strategies of getting new ventures started. The course discusses knowledge, concepts and tools that entrepreneurs need to know for the purpose of developing a business plan. This course focuses on the research process in the business setting. It also involves the use of practical examples and skill building techniques to provide a solid ground in the planning and implementation of a research project. This course will focus on honing research skills of students to to become research-based decision makers, research services buyers or evaluators, and research specialists. At the end of the course, the students will prepare and defend a thesis proposal. The case study method seminar is designed to introduce business/management students to the case study method that typically

PUBLIRE

Communication Department

BUS510M, BUS5000, BUS5000,

BUS5000, ENG502M, ENGFO2M

Management and Organization Department

BUSPLA1

Decision Sciences and Innovation Department

MANARES

Management and Organization Department

ADVARES

Decision Sciences and Innovation Department

BUS500C

Management and Organization Department

21. ACTION RESEARCH AND


DEVELOPMENT

22. METHODS OF RESEARCH

23. POLITICAL RESEARCH

portrays policy makers confronted with the need to make a decision on realistic business/management problems. The goal is to challenge students to provide various realistic choices and deriving sound basis solutions to business problems, which will be open for discussion and interpretation among the members of the class. Cases normally give infornmation. The seminar is geared towards teaching students how to analyze such case information as well as to advocate solutions based on realistic business concerns. The objectives of the case study method are to develop analytical capabilities of business/management students. It encourages students to sharpen their data/fact handling skills. And since students will be working their cases as a group, this will develop their team effectiveness skills. Students can develop their communication and presentation skills since they will be required to present cases in front of the class. An introduction to theories, methods, techniques and research processes. It also discusses methodological issues in the study of development. The students are expected to come up with an actionoriented research addressing major development issues in the country such as poverty-reduction, promotion of social equity, employment, among others. Discusses methodological issues involved in the study of development, the scientific method and the logic of social inquiry. Students will formulate a research proposal as a prerequisite for their senior research paper. Designed to give a comprehensive understanding of the application of various approaches within the discipline, most especially on policy analysis. Acquaints the students with statistical tools of measuring and analyzing activities and situations within the context of development. Examination of methodological issues involved in the study of politics, society and government, as well as the scientific method and the logic of social inquiry. Students are expected to formulate a research

ACREDEV, ACTREDE

Political Science Department

DEVMETH, METHDEV

Political Science Department

POLIRES, POLTRES, POLRESS

Political Science Department

24. QUANTITATIVE POLITICAL


ANALYSIS

25. POLICY AND DESIGN

26. DIRECTED READINGS AND


RESEARCH IN PSYCHOLOGY 1

27. METHODS OF
QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

28. RESEARCH METHODS IN


INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

29. CRITICAL THINKING

30. INTRODUCTION TO
CREATIVE WRITING

31. WORLD LITERATURE 1

proposal. A look at the application of quantitative methods, tools and techniques in political science, as well as the various issues involved in their application to political and social research in general. Quantitative analysis in policy development is also covered. Examination of the policy process from agenda-setting to policy implementation and evaluation. The course focuses on the major models, approaches and analytic tools used in analyzing, evaluating and designing effective public policies. The course will involve the reading of important works in s selected area of research in psychology. Discussions will be conducted and exercises will be given on the readings with the purpose of familiarizing the student with the conceptual definitions and propositions that make up current discourse on the selected research area. Theoretical and methodological issues will likewise be identified and discussed. In this course, the student is trained in the skills and attitude required for conceptual model construction, problem formulation and the integration of theory and quantitative methods in a research endeavor. Discussions and exercises on quantitative approaches to research will be carried out. An introductory course to social science research focused on international studies which familiarizes students with the entire research process, from the selection of the research problem to data collection, data analysis, and report writing. This course is an introduction to the skills in reasoning and argumentation. It covers a variety of argumentation techniques, and fallacies, both formal and informal. A course that engages students to explore the sources of their creativity and find ways of tapping these sources by honing their critical reading and creative writing skills. A study of world literature from antiquity to the Middle Ages.

QUANPOL

Political Science Department

POLIDES

Political Science Department

DIRPSY1

Psychology Department

QUANRES, METRES1

Psychology Department

RESMETH

International Studies Department

CRITHIN

Philosophy Department

CREWRIT

Literature Department

WORLDS1

Literature Department

32. WORLD LITERATURE 2 33. METHODS OF RESEARCH

34. LITERATURE FOR YOUNG


CHILDREN 35. EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

A study of Literature from 1500 to 1940. A study of the techniques of economic research. The student gains a working knowledge of how to go about doing economic research with the use of economic tools and analysis. At the end of the term, the student is expected to apply all the methods of research taught through presenting a thesis proposal. A course in fiction, poetry and drama for children. Educational Research is a three unit course that deals with the fundamental of research and research designs, data-gathering, analysis and interpretation, and report-writing. Also included are some commonly used statistical procedures for data-analysis. The course is designed to provide undergraduate students with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct educational research. Such research is empirical in nature, using the scientific method. The course provides an overview of the concepts, foundations, approahes, prinicples, issues and trends in curriculum planning and development. It covers the general concepts and methodologies for designing and planning of academic curricula and designing instructional programs.

3 3

WORLDS2 METRESE, BASIREC

Literature Department Economics Department

3 3

ECEDLIT EDUCRES, EDUCRSC, ENGRESH

Educational Leadership and Management Department Educational Leadership and Management Department

36. CURRICULUM
DEVELOPMENT

CURIDEV, CURPLAN

Educational Leadership and Management Department

University of Sto. Tomas 1. COMMUNICATION SKILLS I 2. INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY TYPES 3. COMMUNICATION SKILLS II 4. FILIPINO LITERATURE IN ENGLISH 5. EFFECTIVE EXPOSITORY WRITING 6. LEGAL RESEARCH, BIBLIOGRAPHY AND

3 3 3 3 3 3

ENG 101A LIT 101 ENG 101B LIT 102 ENG 102 LGM 2100

7. 8. 9. 10.

WRITING ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS SURVEY OF WORLD LITERATURE SURVEY OF WORLD LITERATURE 2 RESEARCH METHODS AND PROPOSAL WRITING

3 3 3 3

ENG 104 LIT 109A LIT 109B RM&P