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Master of Science in Industrial Economics Bachelor of Science Major in Economics

The Industrial Economics Program (IEP) of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) is the only economics program of its kind in the country, with a unique focus on the analysis of industries and business. It equips students with the ability to analyze trends in the business and economic environment and to draw out the implications for strategic decision making. The IEP is the most direct route to knowledge-based professions requiring a blend of mathematical expertise and a thorough understanding of how the economy and business work. Business is our economics.

> The Curriculum > The Faculty > Our Graduates > Tradition of Excellence and Credibility > Business Economics Alliance > Requirements for Admission

The Curriculum Students go through a common liberal arts curriculum during their first three years in the University. In their third year, however, they begin to take subjects in their chosen field of specialization. IEP has the following core subjects:

Intermediate Macroeconomics Intermediate Microeconomics Mathematical Economics Business Statistics Advanced Macroeconomics Econometrics Economics History Economic Development Social Economics Introduction to Management Accounting and Finance International Economics Structure of Economic Theory Economic Policy Industrial Organization Economics of Strategy Research Seminars (Industry Analysis, Macroeconomic Analysis) Practicum Thesis Work

back to top ^ The Faculty With faculty members holding doctoral and masters degrees from the best institutions around the world, students get a truly global education. They learn from these professionals who have earned their reputation for highly relevant research in the fields of economic forecasting, financial markets, industrial economics, wage determination, and the workings of the economy. And with our excellent teacherstudent ratio, students have a first-hand opportunity to learn the economists craft from these mentors.

Read profiles of the School of Economics faculty back to top ^ Our Graduates IEP graduates are better equipped than most graduates to work for investment or commercial banks, management consulting companies, corporate planning departments, and enterprises involved in business process outsourcing and other IT-enabled services the sector that will grow the most rapidly within the next five to ten years in the Philippines. Our graduates have also pursued a wide range of careers in government, manufacturing, information technology, the academe, and law. back to top ^ Tradition of Excellence and Credibility IEP is offered by the School of Economics (SEC), the flagship institution of UA&P. It is the Universitys original academic program, having started over 40 years ago with its predecessor, the Center for Research and Communication (CRC). It has produced some of the countrys leading investment analysts and corporate planning managers. back to top ^ Business-Economics Alliance In the fifth year, IEP students spend a semester working in the field with corporations in the private and public sectors. This internship begins in the summer prior to the fifth year and gives students a chance to apply the tools they learn in the classroom to actual business and economic problems. During the internship, students work for most of the week in their host organizations and return to UA&P on Fridays and Saturdays for their coursework. Top corporations like Citibank, San Miguel Corp., Pilipinas Shell, HSBC, Unilever, among others, have participated in this alliance to mold the IEP students into future business leaders. back to top ^ Requirements for Admission The MS in Industrial Economics Program admits students from the College of Arts and Sciences in UA&P as well as bachelor degree holders of other universities. To qualify for the graduate program, the student must obtain a general weighted average (GWA) of 1.8 at the end of the 4th year and pass the required practicum program.

The following documents must be submitted:

Accomplished application form True copy of grades or transcript of records A one-page essay on why the applicant wants to be admitted to the Industrial Economics Program (Optional) Letter of recommendation from a CAS faculty member

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Master of Arts in Political Economy, with specialization in International Relations and Development Bachelor of Arts Major in Political Economy

The Political Economy Program of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) is the only program of its kind in the country today. The program offers a specialization in International Relations and Development. This makes Political Economy training more relevant in todays globalized world. The program is patterned after the Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) course of Oxford University. With this multidisciplinary program focused on the dynamics of politics and economics, students are equipped with the knowledge and analytical skills necessary to understand and develop a holistic view of todays increasingly complex world.

> The Curriculum > The Faculty > Our Graduates > The Dr. Klaus Zeller Scholarship > Requirements for Admission

The Curriculum Students go through a common liberal arts curriculum in their first three years in the University. In their third year, however, they begin to take subjects in their chosen field of specialization. The Political Economy program has the following core subjects:

Approaches to the Study of Politics Political Institutions and Dynamics Introduction to International Relations Intermediate Macroeconomics Intermediate Microeconomics Theories of Political Economy Theories of Development and Underdevelopment Social Science Research Methods Summer Internship Program Comparative Political Economy I and II International Political Economy Public Policy Analysis Managing Governance International Economics Work and Society Statistics for the Social Sciences Theses I and II Seminar in Political Economy Electives
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Issues in Philippine Development Law and Economics Trade and Finance Philippine Foreign Policy Comparative Foreign Policy International Economic Law

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Contemporary Issues in World Affairs Political Economy of International Trade and Business Political Economy of International Finance Culture and Development International Organization

back to top ^ The Faculty The Political Economy faculty is comprised of individuals trained in different disciplines, all from distinguished universities here and abroad, reflecting the nature and thrust of the program. With this core group of experts and practitioners from various fields, students are exposed to a multidisciplinary perspective that allows them to excel in a diverse range of professions. On top of that, their economics subjects are handled by the UA&P School of Economics (SEC), the premier economics school in Asia, which has produced some of the countrys leading investment analysts and corporate planning managers.

Read profiles of the Politcal Economy faculty back to top ^ Our Graduates The Political Economy Programs rigorous training and multidisciplinary character allows students to distinguish themselves in different areas of study. The Program trains students in critical thinking, research, writing, and analysis skills that are highly valued in knowledge-intensive professions. Political Economy graduates are now in the fields of:

Law Diplomacy and Foreign Service International organizations like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the United Nations (UN) Multinational corporations such as Unilever, Procter & Gamble, and AC Nielsen Banking and financial institutions such as PricewaterhouseCoopers

Print and Broadcast Journalism Development-oriented work with NGOs Public Service Academe and Research

back to top ^ The Dr. Klaus Zeller Scholarship The Dr. Klaus Zeller Scholarship is a full-scholarship grant for outstanding students of the Masters of Arts in Political Economy with a Specialization in International Relations and Development. The scholarship is awarded to students who have exemplary grades and who have contributed to the realization of the programs mission-vision through their participation in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The fund was donated by Dr. Klaus Zeller, retired ambassador of Germany. back to top ^ Requirements for Admission UA&P-CAS students who are interested to join the Master of Arts in Political Economy program should have a general weighted average of 2.5 or better and submit the following in a short brown envelope:

1. Completed MAPE-IRD Application Form 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Temporary Transcript of Records duly certified by the University Registrar Non-UA&P students with undergraduate degrees who would like to take the MAPE-IRD program should fulfill the following requirements:

1. Completed MAPE-IRD Application Form 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Official Transcript of Records Photocopy of Diploma Interview with a senior IPE faculty member 4. Prospectus of courses (for accreditation purposes) Applications forms are available at the IPE Office. Accomplished forms should be addressed to:

The Institute Director Institute of Political Economy 7/F, APEC Communications Building, University of Asia and the Pacific Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City For more information, please contact IPE at (632) 637-0912 to 26 local 368 or 323 or send an email to

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Management (BSBA) Program is a four year course of the University of Asia and the Pacific, which prepares you to work for the top 1000 corporations as well as to start and manage your own business enterprise through a solid practical general management curriculum and experience-based learning. In addition, there is a strong emphasis on the liberal arts, governance, corporate social responsibility, and global outlook, offering students a broad perspective and appreciation of issues facing any future leader and manager.

> The Curriculum > Core Subjects > Our Faculty

The Curriculum Under the BSBA Program, you will undergo an intense curriculum, which prepares you to be a future leader, a manager, or an administrator bringing with you an ethical-Christian perspective of service. It exposes you to the realities of the workplace and at the same time provides you with the rigors of classroom education. Alongside the core subjects, you can take opportunities for international exposure through exchange programs and start your career with an internship in the industry of your choice. back to top ^ Core Subjects

Basic Economics / Microeconomics Principles of Accounting 1 & 2 Quantitative Analysis for Management Managerial Economics

Marketing Management Intro to People Development - Corporate Social Responsibility Philippine Politics & Government Managerial & Corporate Accounting Macroeconomics Industry and Regional Market Analysis HBO / Managing People in Organizations Finance 1& 2 Internship 1: Organizational Immersion Business Law Taxation Operations Management with TQM Consumer Behavior & Market Research Human Resource Management Business Ethics International Business and Economics Management Information Systems & Technology Management Research Seminar: Case Writing Entrepreneurship & Innovation (feasibility study) Business Policy & Strategic Management Internship 2: Professional Internship

back to top ^ Our Faculty Our students interact with the best faculty lineups composed of experienced corporate professionals and academic professors. With the School of Management's International faculty linkages, you attain a global outlook necessary to understand international business and culture. In addition, our low student-

to-faculty ratio ensures that each student gets the attention he or she needs to become competent and ethical professionals.

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

The BS in Industrial Engineering Program of the University of the Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) is a 5-year program envisioned to produce engineering professionals who can plan, design, and implement ethical, socially relevant and environmentally sound engineering and technology-based solutions to complex economic, management, and industrial problems. Using an in-depth education in the liberal arts as the students intellectual foundation, the BSIE Program combines UA&Ps current expertise in economics, management and information technology with competent instruction in the theoretical and applied sciences and mathematics and the core engineering courses. The BSIE Program hopes to produce true Renaissance Engineers of the new millennium.

> The Curriculum > A Unique Engineering Program > Our Graduates > The Renaissance Engineer > Profiles of faculty of the School of Sciences and Engineering

The Curriculum Essential to the achievement of the program objectives is the solid liberal arts curriculum that has been a hallmark of the University. The Mathematics and Science components are augmented and delivered with the rigor required to prepare the student for an engineering course. (skip to list of courses under the curriculum here) The BSIE program foundational courses include calculus, engineering science fundamentals and core courses, physics and chemistry. The engineering core courses include education and training in computer science and information management and technology, organization theory, mathematical modeling, optimization, probability, statistics, finance and production management. All BSIE students will be exposed to a wide range of engineering applications that will prepare them for an area of concentration in any of the following fields:

Production and operations management Operations research Organization, technology and entrepreneurship

Financial and decision engineering Technology policy

back to top ^ A Unique Engineering Program The BS in Industrial Engineering Program is the first industrial engineering degree in the Philippines that incorporates UA&Ps brand of solid liberal arts education within a demanding engineering curriculum. The BSIE Program builds on top of UA&Ps competitive advantages in its current program offerings: competent professors, state-of-the-art facilities, values formation, and the student mentoring system. An integral part of the BSIE curriculum is the Industry Affiliate Program (IAP) that will facilitate the onthe-job training of our BSIE students by exposing them to the formulation of engineering- based solutions to actual problems from our network of industry partners here and abroad. back to top ^ Our Graduates Our BSIE graduates have a wide variety of other career paths such as facilities and process management, investment banking, management consulting, computer science, operations research, economics, public policy, medicine, law, or business. back to top ^ The Renaissance Engineer The Renaissance Engineer is described as educated in:

multidisciplinarity and integration...who possess communications skills, the ability to work in teams, the capacity to think in terms of complex systems, but also, to relate effectively to other cultures, and to converse in multiple languages; working between disciplines, and in new, innovative aspects of science, as well as engineering, and technology liberal arts, leadership, ethics, entrepreneurship; the modern Trivium and Quadrivium that create mastery of thought processes through communication, organization, and persuasion and in the hard and soft sciences, the fine arts, literature, and, in our new century, evolving forms of entertainment, information, education, and cultural awareness.

(Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, National Academy of Engineering [NAE] Engineer of 2020 National Education Summit Washington, D.C., July 22, 2004)

Mathematics and Science

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Algebra & Trigonometry Calculus with Analytic Geometry Solid Mensuration Probability and Statistics Differential Equations Chemistry & Physics

Engineering Core Courses

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Engineering Drawing & CAD Computer Programming in C Statics of Rigid Bodies Dynamics of Rigid Bodies Mechanics of Deformable Bodies Engineering Economy Engineering Management Environmental Engineering Safety Management

Allied Courses
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Principles of Economics Financial & Management Accounting Thermodynamics Essentials in Electrical Engineering Engineering Ethics

Professional Courses
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Advanced Math for Industrial Engineering Industrial Materials & Processes Advanced Statistics Methods Engineering Operations Research Industrial Quality Control Project Feasibility Ergonomics Facilities Planning & Design Production Systems Information Systems Systems Engineering Special topics/problems BSIE Electives

he Applied Business Economics Program (ABEP) is designed for company staff who assist top executives in corporate planning and research and for line people who would like to build strong theoretical foundations in planning. These include corporate analysts and middle-level managers who have such responsibilities and objectives. The programs aims to provide the participants with an awareness of and sensitivity to the issues and problems confronting the nation, and with opportunities to apply economic research techniques and develop analytical and problem solving skills, especially those necessary to understand and evaluate the economic environment. The ABEP, which is under the School of Economics, allows the participant to relate current economic conditions and issues to business operations at the firm level using UA&P's wealth of local and international research data. Since the participants are gainfully employed, the program applies to their industry and institutional needs.

> Program Contents and Activities > Program Coverage

> Degree > Requirements for Admission

Program Contents and Activities The program, which runs for two years, consists of 36 academic units. The first one-and-a-half years are primarily devoted to seminars and workshops. It features lectures, research presentations, and class discussions. The last semester of the second year covers thesis writing and defense. The program begins in July. The courses are given in eight modules that have two subjects each. Each subject runs once a week for ten weeks. Class hours are from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.every Tuesday and Thursday. back to top ^ Program Coverage

Introduction to Corporate Plannning Economics of a Nation Economic Policy Corporate Accounting Economics of a Firm and Household Industry Analysis Business Economics Statistical Techniques Applied Econometrics Economic Development Corporate Aspects of Marketing Corporate Aspects of Production Corporate Aspects of Finance Corporate Aspects of Human Resource

Project Analysis Christian Anthropology and Business Ethics Research and Thesis

back to top ^ Degree The program is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as a full-fledged graduate degree course. The student receives a Master in Applied Business Economics degree, provided he meets the following requirements: 1. Completion of academic requirements (attendance, research and integration papers, examinations for the courses prescribed in the curriculum), with no grade lower than 2.5. 2. Submission, defense, and approval of a thesis. The thesis must address an issue in the industry, the sector, or the corporation the participant is in, and must demonstrate the analytical tools and skills acquired from the program. back to top ^ Requirements for Admission For admission to the program, each applicant must:

Hold a bachelor's degree Have at least two years of work experience Pass the qualifying examination to be administered by UA&P Submit the following documents:
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Original collegiate transcript of record; Accomplished application form; Three letters of recommendation (immediate supervisor, former professor, general character reference) Three 2x2 and two 2x2 size pictures

Those interested may contact the

Office of the ABEP Director School of Econmics 6th floor, APEC Communications Building University of Asia and the Pacific Call 637-0912 to 26 local 225 and 375, or e-mail

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE)

First Year
1st Semester Description College Algebra Plane Trigonometry General Chemistry 1 General Chemistry Lab 1 Communication Arts 1 Engineering Drawing 1 Physical Fitness National Service Training Program 1 Total Units 5 3 3 1 6 2 2 (3) --22 2nd Semester Description Solid Mensuration Analytic Geometry General Chemistry 2 General Chemistry Lab 2 Communication Arts 2 Land Reform and Taxation Engineering Drawing 2 Rhythmic Activities National Service Training Program 2 Total Units 2 3 3 1 6 3 2 2 (3) --22

Second Year
1st Semester Description Differential Calculus Engineering Physics 1 Engineering Physics Lab 1 Technical Report Writing Sining ng Pakikipagtalastasan Philippine History Logic Typing 1 Individual/Dual Sports Total Units 3 3 1 3 3 3 3 (3) 2 --21 2nd Semester Description Integral Calculus Engineering Physics 2 Engineering Physics Lab 2 Philippine Literature in English Politics Governance & the N.C. General Psychology w/ Drug Addiction Pagbasa at Pagsulat sa Iba't-ibang Disiplina Team Sports World History Total Units 3 3 1 3 3 3 3 2 3 --24

Third Year
1st Semester Description Elementary Surveying Elementary Surveying Field Work Materials of Const. & Bldg. Methods Engineering Mechanics Differential Equation Units 2 2 3 5 3 2nd Semester Description Higher Surveying Higher Surveying w/ Field Work Strength of Materials Advanced Engineering Math Engineering Geology Units 2 2 3 3 3

Statistics and Probability Comp. Fundamentals Lab Comp. Fundamentals & Prog. Basic Electrical Engineering Total

3 1 2 3 --24

Thermodynamics Society & Culture w/ Family Planning Total

3 3 --23

Fourth Year
1st Semester Description Hydraulics & Fluid Mechanics Hydraulics & Fluid Mechanics Lab Soil Mechanics Soil Mechanics Lab Theory of Structures 1 Theory of Structures 1 Drafting Highways & Railways Highways & Railways Field Work Numerical Methods Environmental Science Total Units 5 1 3 1 3 1 2 1 3 3 --23 2nd Semester Description Principles of Reinforced Concrete Design (Elect.) Testing of Materials Hydrology Highway & Traffic Engineering Theory of Structures 2 Theory of Structures 2 Drafting Engineering Economy & Accounting Engineering Management Rizal Course Total Units 3 1 3 3 3 1 3 3 3 --23

Fifth Year
1st Semester Description CE Laws, Contracts, Ethics & Specification Reinf. Concrete Design w/ Prestressed Concrete Reinf. Concrete Design w/ Prestressed Concrete Drafting Timber Design Timber Design Drafting Transportation Engineering (Elect.) Structural Matrix (Elect.) Water Resources & Sewerage On-the-Job-Training Total Units 3 3 2 2 1 3 3 3 3 --23 2nd Semester Description Steel Design Steel Design Drafting Computer Aided Engg. Design (Elect.) Computer Aided Engg. Design (Lab) Proj. Feasibility Study Proj. Feasibility Study Drafting Earthquake Engg Const. Proj. Management Const. Proj. Management Drafting Integrative Engineering Foundation & Geotechnical Eng'g (Elect.) Foundation & Geotechnical Eng'g (Drafting) Total Units 3 1 (1) (1) 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 1 --20