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INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES DEPARTMENT

ELECTIVES
SECOND SEMESTER SY 2011-2012

MUSIC
IS 121.14 th Program Music of the 19 Century MWF, 9.30-10.30 am Mr. Jonathan Coo A course that surveys the attempts at the dissolution of classical forms that led to a musical genre that would be th the seeds for 20 Century film music. IS 121.15 th The Broadway Musical of the 20 Century T-Th, 10.30-12.00 nn Mr. Arwin Tan A course that maps out how three centuries of opera comique gave birth to a popular genre (music theater) developed in England and the USA. IS 121.2 Music Appreciation II MWF, 10.30-11.30 am Mr. Jonathan Coo This course which is a sequel to Music Appreciation I, seeks to delve deeper into the riches of the golden eras of orchestral writing: the Classical (1725-1825), the Romantic (1820-1900) Periods, or the 18th and 19th centuries in Western art music. The symphonies and concertos of Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Tschaikovsky, among others, will be studied in depth. IS 121.6 An Introduction to Opera T-Th, 1.30-3.00 pm Mr. Peter John Marie Porticos A layman’s first course on the opera as a genre that aims to heighten its appreciation as an art form through a survey of its development in the last 400 years. Lectures and film showings are undertaken.

IS 121.6A An Introduction to Opera: Literature, Film, & Opera T, 9.00-12.00 nn Dr. Edward Ruiz An interdisciplinary course designed to interrogate the complementary relationship among literature, opera, and film. The course presents literature as narrative source of opera and also establishes the libretto by itself as a viable work of literature. Finally, the course examines the union of literature and opera as embodied through the medium of film and its various elements – from cinematography to mise en scene, from editing to acting, from sound to ideology. IS 121.8 Basic Music Research and Criticism MWF, 11.30-12.30 pm Mr. Jonathan Coo
PREREQ: DEVELOPMENT OF MUSIC IN WESTERN SOCIETY

ARCHITECTURE AND PAINTING
IS 124.3/JSP 171.5 Japanese Art S, 9.00-12.00 nn Mr. Tito Valiente An introduction to the development of Japanese arts and its stylistic evolution, with emphasis on the importance of the inter-relationship between the development of art and societal factors, such as geographic/climatic, socioeconomic, political, and religious/spiritual. IS 124.5 Philippine Painting Schedule: TBA Fr. Rene Javellana, SJ A survey of Philippine painting from the earliest religious th works of the Spanish period to the movements of the 20 century. The course enables students to understand Philippine art within the context of cultural history, and discover the evolving Philippine aesthetic in the visual arts.

This first course in musicology is an introduction to reliable and recently revised sources of music research for writing program notes. It aims to develop good taste in listening to live and recorded music, an essential ingredient in music criticism. IS 161.6 Philippine Music & Culture T-Th, 9.00-10.30 am Mr. Arwin Tan The course is a general survey of Philippine music from the native, tribal, and ethnic beginnings to Muslim, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese and American influences. Developments will be examined within the historical context, taking into account the multiple influences of social, cultural, political and other relevant forces. Philippine Culture of the 21st century will also be explored through the OPM and entertainment industry.

IS 124.6/FA 167.8 Asian Vernacular Architecture and Artforms T-Th, 3.00-4.30 pm Architect Vincent Pinpin A course designed for beginners to enhance their understanding and appreciation of Asian vernacular architecture and its related artforms (i.e. painting and sculpture). Example will be drawn from a comparison of vernacular styles of Asian architecture, with emphasis on Filipino style, and its evolution vis-à-vis the arts.

AREA STUDIES
IS 131.8/FLC 6GR German Popular Culture T-Th, 9.00-10.30 am Mr. Peter John Marie Porticos This course is designed to be a general survey of German culture from the 15th to the 21st centuries. Developments will be examined through the multiple influences of history, art, literature, music, film and food.

PRACTICAL ARTS
IS 122.3 Writing and Illustrating for Children T-Th, 3.00-4.30 pm Ms. Frances Marie Alcaraz A hands-on course on children’s book production, specifically writing and illustration. The course is presented through workshops on students’ works, input from resource people (writers, illustrators, and a psychologist), a sampling of published works for children, and story-telling sessions. Students produce a publishable final work.

g. Studies will focus on design concepts and historical sources and will also identify and explain stylization and abstraction in design. children.30-2. class. Elizabeth Eviota A course on Philippine issues and their relation to gender and the examination of the responses of men and women (but particularly of women) to these issues.30-10. MEDIA STUDIES IS 162.MAN AND CULTURE IS 132. It will involve the study of the origins and development of the book as a material object and as an agent of civilization. Shakespeare.30 pm Ms.2/SA 129 Gender and Society T. and other enduring masterpieces of the ancient world will be read and discussed.30 am Mr. Patricia May Jurilla This course is an introduction to the wonderful world of the History of the Book. the Philosophers (Aristotle.30 am Mr. event management. 10. cultural studies. Erlinda Eileen Lolarga PRE-REQUISITE: PSY 101 IDEOLOGIES IS 133. 4. Aeschylus). Selections come from the works of Dante.4 Gender. Art and Society W.4/ HUM 142 Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Arts MWF. Special attention will be paid to Philippine book history and to Philippine literary publishing.30 pm Mr. Salvador Bernal This course will examine vintage and contemporary films outstanding in production design. The course will also introduce some basic concepts and skills in family psychology and interpersonal communication to enhance the students’ skills in dealing with their own family issues. 1.30 pm This last of the Great Book series. 430-7. Virgil).one of the most influential books in the history of literature. The course aims to give students a deeper understanding and appreciation of the family and current issues affecting it such as marriage. SPORTS DEVELOPMENT IS 164. what its core message and ethico-religious implication? LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY IS 143. gender.30-11. 11.30-12. The Course will explore the ideas embodied in these texts and the categories by which they have been canonized.13 The Book Schedule: TBA Dr.1 Introduction to Sports Business T. Vincent Reyes This introductory course is designed primarily for students who want to combine their passion for sports with business knowledge. and the experiences of the students and their own families in particular. sociology.30-11. among others). psychology.30 pm Dr. Plato). the Greek dramas (Sophocles. Augustine and Machiavelli. Central to this formative period is the Qur’an--.2/FA 190.30 am Dr. Renato Oliveros This is an introductory course on Islam with emphasis given to its historicity in the Philippine and Southeast Asian context. and impact of Western civilization.1 Film & Design MWF.3 An Introduction to Islam T-Th. 10.30 pm Mr. Jonathan Chua This course introduces the students to the masterpieces of classical antiquity in the hope of civilizing their mind and broadening their vision.E. and the very existence of the canon of “great books”. IS 133. IS 163. Salvador Bernal The course seeks to make the students aware of the interdisciplinary perspective in the study and appreciation of the arts. 4.30-7. and marketing sports or sports-related properties. This course acquaints the students with the masterpieces of literature from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the nineteenth century. 4-30-7.30-7. Focus will be given to families in the Philippine context in general. Jonathan Chua This second part of the Great Books series provides insights into the human reality through the reading of books that have endured the test of time. 4. IS /HUM 146 Great Books II (Middle Period) MWF. Specifically. 9. The course explores the traditional concerns of modern man (alienation. separation. GREAT BOOKS CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IS/HUM 145 Great Books I (Ancient Period) MWF. among others. the course aims to equip the students with the necessary skill that will enable them to analyze cultural artifacts from a perspective that combine categories from a number of disciplines (e. Marita Concepcion Guevara An introductory course to gender as it is portrayed in art and society. aiming to lay bare gender issues in the art world in particular in the context of larger gender constructions in society.30 pm Mr.14 Understanding Family Issues and Family Dynamics in the Philippine Context T. the elderly. The Epcs (Homer. IS/ HUM 147 Great Books III (Modern Period) Th. . Goethe. the Scriptures (the Bible. the Koran).30 pm Dr.) from the cal of Muhammad to the formation of the early Muslim community in Medina where the first khilafah (Caliphate/Islamic State) was established. literature. The course aids students in understanding their place in society and the part gender plays in that place.30-7. Cervantes. LITERATURE AND WRITING IS 141. Selections from 20th century world literatures. fragmentation) and recent debates on race. It covers the formative period (622-661 C. parenting. poverty and changing work patterns. Its major thrust is towards exposing the various components of the sports business to students who are considering a career in sports marketing.