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Republic of the Philippines

BULACAN AGRICULTURAL STATE COLLEGE


San Ildefonso, Bulacan

COURSE SYLLABUS
First Semester, A. Y. 2010-2011

I. Course Code: Humanities 100

II. Course Title: Introduction to Humanities

III. Course Description: This course deals with the understanding, enjoyment and expression of feelings and ideas
through the different forms of arts. It includes theories and principles of aesthetics and
exposes the students to some activities essential to the appreciation of art.

IV. Credit Unit: 3 units

V. Pre-requisite: Humanities 110

VI. Contact Hours: 54 hours (3 hours lecture/week)

VII. Course Objectives: At the end of the semester, the students shall be able to:
1. Acquire comprehensive understanding of the vision, mission, goals and objectives
of the college.
2. Internalize the vision, mission, goals and objectives of the college to achieve
excellence in education.
3. Develop his ability to perceive, understand and appreciate what the artist intends
to put into a particular creation/work of art.
4. Develop student's creative self-expression.
5. Enrich student's life along arts and culture, the essence of fine and beautiful
living.

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VIII. Course Contents:

Course Contents Expected Output Strategies Time Frame/No. of hours Evaluation/Remark


A. Preliminaries:
1. BASC and the Institute -Define and give the importance Lecture/discussion 3 hours Quiz
1.1 History of the Institute and of studying humanities Recitation
BASC -Explain the roles of humanities For activities, the students will be
1.2 Vision, mission, goals and in man’s life asked to think of a work of art
objectives of BASC that will best describes their
1.3 Definition of Humanities personality
1.4 Roles of Humanities in
Man's Life
B. Arts
1. Definition, nature and -Give the importance of art, its Lecture/discussion 3 hours Quiz
importance of arts nature and importance Recitation Group activity
2. The subject of Art -Understand the subject of art and For activities, the students will be
3. Functions of Art enumerate the functions shown sample picture and
4. Ways of presenting the art -Identify the ways of presenting afterwards, will be asked to give
subject the art their interpretation on it.
4.1 Mediums and Techniques -enumerate the mediums and
4.2 Elements and Organization techniques used in arts
5. Sources of art subjects -Understand the elements of arts
C. Visual Arts
1. Painting -Define and explain the different Lecture /discussion 6 hours Group activity
1.1 Definition styles in painting Reporting Quiz
1.2 Elements of Painting -Enumerate the elements of For activities, the students will be
1.3 Evolution of Painting painting asked to group themselves into
1.4 Painters and their -Compare the stages on the five. They will be tasked to paint
contributions evolution of painting an interesting subject from nature
-Create their own painting as their
work of art
2. Architecture
2.1 Meaning and Importance -Give the meaning and discuss the Lecture/discussion 6 hours Group activity

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of Architecture importance of architecture Reporting Quiz
2.2 Structural materials -Describe the structural materials For activities, the students will be
2.3 Evolution and types of used in architecture asked to group themselves into
Architecture -Identify the types of architecture five. They will make a miniature
from the ancient times to the design of their dream house.
contemporary times.
3. Sculpture
3.1 Definition -Explain the meaning of sculpture Lecture/discussion 6 hours Activity work
3.2 Features of a Sculpture -Describe the features of sculpture Reporting Quiz
3.3 Evolution of Sculpture -Distinguish the sculptural works For activities, the students will be
in the contemporary period from asked to carve the face of their
the ancient times favorite cartoon character in a
soap
D. Performing Arts
1. Music -Explain the meaning of music Lecture/discussion 6 hours Activity work
1.1 Definition -Understand the elements of Reporting Quiz
1.2 Elements of Music music For activities, the students will be
1.3 Medium of Music - Identify the different media of asked to sing their favorite song
1.4 Kinds of Music music
1.5 Historical Development - Enumerate the kinds of music
-Compare the music of the ancient
times to the contemporary music.
2. Dance
2.1 Definition -Define dance Lecture/discussion 9 hours Group activity
2.2 Art of Dancing -Explain the art of dancing Reporting Quiz
2.3 Origin and Function -Trace the origin and understand For activities, the students will be
2.4 Kinds of Dances the function of dance asked to group themselves into
2.5 Philippine Folk Dance -Enumerate the kinds of dances five. They will perform one of the
-Learn the Philippine Folk dance following: folk dance. modern
dance, ballroom dance, ethnic
dance

3. Literature -Identify Literature Lecture/discussion 6 hours Activity work

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3.1 Definition -Understand the concept of Reporting Quiz
3.2 Concept of Literature Literature For activities, the students will be
3.3 Functions and Values of -Explain the functions and values asked to write a poem about
Literature of Literature nature

4. Literary Types of Literature


4.1 Short Story and its - Identify the different types of Lecture/discussion 9 hours Activity work
Elements Literature Reporting Quiz
4.2 Narrative Poetry and its - Understand the elements of For activities, the students will be
Elements various types of Literary asked to write one of the
4.3 Drama and its Elements articles following: drama, short story,
4.4 Essay and its Elements -Write the different types of essay, novel and narrative poetry
4.5 Novel and its Elements Literary article

IX. References:
Sanchez, Custodiosa A., Paz Abad and Loreto Jao. Introduction to Humanitie (Revised Edition). Q.C. Rex Printing Company Inc., 2002.
Manlapig, Don Johnson, “Photo Essays” Katha: Retaso, Volume XXXIV, No. 10, 2006.

X. Course Requirements and Basis for Computing Grades

Computation of Grades
 Midterm/Finals 30%
 Projects, reaction and research papers, activities 25%
 Quizzes/Long test/Assignment 20%
 Class Participation/ Recitation 15%
 Attendance 10%
100%

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XI. Consultation Hours: 10:30-11:30 am and 2:30-3:30 pm Monday

XII. Class Policies


1. College rules on attendance and proper class decorum will be strictly enforced.
2. Wearing of I.D. and prescribed uniform is a must.
3. Dropping must be done before the midterm examination; otherwise a failing grade will be incurred.
4. Cut -off grade in quizzes, exams, etc. is 50%.
5. A student is considered late when he/she comes to class 15 minutes after the start of the class.

Prepared by:

JERYL C. TUMALE
Instructor 1

Reviewed by:

PRISCILLA V. SAN PEDRO, Ed.D


Dean, IASEGS

ANADOLIA M. CRUZ, Ed.D


Director for Instruction

Approved:

GERARDO I. MENDOZA, Ph.D.


Vice President, ACSA

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