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College of Development Communication

Social Science Electives


COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
Agricultural Extension
and
Rural Studies 141
(AERS 141)

Community Survey and Program Planning (3)


A survey of economic and social conditions in rural
communities; formulation of a program of education for the use
of agricultural teachers, extension agents, adult and education
workers.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: COI

Agricultural Extension
and
Rural Studies 142
(AERS 142)

Concepts and Processes in Agricultural and Natural Resources


Knowledge Systems (3)
Concepts and processes in the utilization and exchange of
knowledge in agriculture and natural resources.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: AEC 1 or DEVC 10

Agricultural Extension
and
Rural Studies 160
(AERS 160)

Rural Sociology (3)


Analysis of rural communities and rural institutions as they
respond to and are affected by technological, social, economic
and environmental policies and factors both within and outside
the rural sector.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: SOSC 1 or COI

NOTE: If you chose a course with COI as its prerequisite, verify first if you will be
allowed to enroll in that course from the faculty/department concerned.
COLLEGE OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
Management 101
(MGT 101)

Concepts and Dynamics of Management (3)


Principles and techniques of managing organizations; analysis
of actual management problems and situations.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: COI

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Social Science Electives


COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY
Human and Family
Development Studies 11
(HFDS 11)

Principles of Human Development (3)


Processes and factors affecting human development;
functional synthesis of principles of development.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: BIO 2 or BIO 3

Human and Family


Development Studies 13
(HFDS 13)

Child Psychology (3)


Behavior patterns and personality of the child in relation
to the processes of development.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: HFDS 11 or BIO 1 or BIO 3

Human and Family


Development Studies 21
(HFDS 21)

Family and Society (3)


The family in relation to individual members, society and
institutions; include structural patterns, relations and
formation.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: NONE
Family and Community Resource Management I (3)
Theories of decision-making and management of
resources of the family and the community.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: ECON 11

Human and Family


Development Studies 31
(HFDS 31)

Human and Family


Development Studies 111
(HFDS 111)

Personality Theory (3)


Theories and approaches in understanding personality
development; major methods in personality research.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: COI

Human and Family


Development Studies 112
(HFDS 112)

Behavior Change (3)


Analysis of human behavior; understanding basic
psychological processes and techniques in behavior
change and modification.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: COI

Human and Family


Development Studies 114
(HFDS 114)

Adulthood and Aging (3)


Developmental characteristics of adulthood and aging
related to biological, psychological, socio-cultural and
economic factors; current issues on aging and their
implications to program and policy formulation.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: HFDS 11 or COI
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Social Science Electives

Human and Family


Development Studies 121
(HFDS 121)

Human Sexuality (3)


Nature of human sexuality; physiological, social and
historical perspectives of contraception.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: COI

Human and Family


Development Studies 122
(HFDS 122)

Migration (3)
Theories of migration, determinants, problems and
adjustments; implications for development.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: SOC 140

Human Ecology 1
(HUME 1)

Introduction to Human Ecology (3)


Nature, scope and development of human ecology.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: NONE

Human Ecology 2
(HUME 2)

Man and his Environment (3)


Interrelationship of man with the earth, climate, land
forms and water; contemporary ecological problems
encompassing physical, biological, social and ethical
dimensions; implication to mans well-being and
behavior.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: BIO 1 and HUME 2 or COI

Human Ecology 103


(HUME 103)

Social Policies (3)


Social and resource policies based on analysis of problems
and approaches; introduction to cost-benefits in human,
social and economic terms.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: COI

Social Development Services


Social Development
Studies 101
(SDS 101)
Formerly SDS 10

Introduction to Social Development (3)


History, perspectives, trends, approaches, and
contemporary issues and problems of social development.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: HUME 1 or COI
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Social Science Electives


Social Development
Studies 131
(SDS 131)
Formerly SDS 11

Community Study in Human Welfare (3)


Analysis of communities as to social and physical
structures, functions, resources, technology, and levels of
living; implications on community and human welfare.
5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). (2)
PR: SDS 101 and STAT 1

Social Development
Studies 160
(SDS 160)
Formerly SDS 30

Design and Management of Training Programs (3)


Concepts and principles, formulation, implementation and
evaluation of training programs.
5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). (1)
PR: SDS 101 or COI

Social Development
Studies 135
(SDS 135)
Formerly SDS 31

Community Services and Programs (3)


Services and programs designed to assist the development
of the community; analysis of approaches and techniques
for bringing about development.
5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). (1)
PR: SDS 131

Social Development Studies


110
(SDS 110)
Formerly SDS 32

Consumer Education (3)


Problems on safety, labeling, and advertising of goods as
these relate to the consumer in the market; the effects of
social and economic policies on consumer behavior and
human welfare.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: ECON 11

Social Development
Studies 113
(SDS 113)

Filipino Values and Social Development (3)


Nature and concepts of values; approaches to values
development; application of Filipino values in the
management of social development programs.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: SDS 101 OR COI

Social Development
Studies 150
(SDS 150)
Formerly SDS 120

Techniques in Community Organizing (3)


Techniques and practices in organizing human-centered
development groups.
7 hrs (1 class, 6 lab). (1)
PR: SDS 101 or AERS 154

College of Development Communication

Social Science Electives


COLLEGE OF FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Social Forestry and Forest
Governance 101
(SFFG 101)

Principles and Concepts of Social Forestry (3)


Rationale for and approaches in Social Forestry and its
application for local community development.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: FOR 1 or COI

Social Forestry and Forest


Governance 149
(SFFG 149)

Gender Analysis and Planning (3)


Gender analysis and planning methods; implications for
national development with emphasis on agriculture,
forestry and natural resources.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: SFFG 101 or COI

Social Forestry and Forest


Governance 152
(SFFG 152)

Sociology of Natural Resources (3)


Relationship between social structure and natural
resources; application of sociological theories and findings
to problems of natural resource development.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: COI

Social Forestry and Forest


Governance 155
(SFFG 155)

Social Equity Issues in Social Forestry (3)


Social equity issues in forestry with emphasis on social
structure, land tenure, and gender.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: SFFG 152 or COI

Social Forestry and Forest


Governance 182
(SFFG 182)

Rural Institutions for Forestry and Natural Resource


Development (3)
Concepts and processes of institution building in forest
communities with emphasis on the dynamic role of
institutions in participatory forest and natural resources
management.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: SFFG 101 or COI

College of Development Communication

Social Science Electives


COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Humanities 160
(HUM 160)

Science and Technology in Literature (3)


A study of writers perception of science and technology i
selected literary pieces.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: ENG 4 or COI

History 140
(HIST 140)

The Revolutionary Tradition in Philippine History (3)


Philippine revolts, popular uprisings and nativistic
movements.
3 hrs (class)
PR: COI

History 151
(HIST 151)

American Colonialism and Imperialism in the Philippines


(3)
Philippine colonial history from the coming of the
Americans up to contemporary times with emphasis on
subsequent Philippine-American relations.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: COI

Political Science 10
(POSC 10)

Principles of Government and Politics (3)


The principles and concepts of political science especially
as they apply to the Philippines; the historical
development of political institutions from pre-Spanish
times to the present; special emphasis on the new
constitution.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: NONE

Political Science 112


(POSC 112)

Politics of Development (3)


The political implications of development; the process of
political growth in developing countries; the relationship
between the nature, organization, dynamics of government
and development.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: POSC 10 or COI

Political Science 141


(POSC 141)

Contemporary Ideologies (3)


Theoretical foundations of democracy, socialism,
communism, political elitism and nationalism relevant to
contemporary political problems.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: SOSC 2 or COI
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Political Science 161
(POSC 161)

Political Parties and Interest Groups (3)


The types and structures of political parties and interest
groups; their functions in the political system; their
strategy and tactics, particularly in aggregating and
articulating interests and controlling governmental power
and public policy.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: POSC 10

Political Science 165


(POSC 165)

Contemporary Philippine Politics (3)


Analysis of current issues and problems in Philippine
politics.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: POSC 10 or COI

Political Science 180


(POSC 180)

Global Politics (3)


3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: POSC 10 or COI

Psychology 101
(PSY 101)

Filipino Psychology (3)


Indigenous psychology based on Filipino culture and
society; concepts, theories and methodologies.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: COI

Psychology 140
(PSY 140)

Psychology of Learning (3)


A study of elementary principles of behavior derived from
experimental studies in the laboratory and fundamental
issues and controversies emanating from theoretical
positions and consequent empirical findings about human
and animal learning process.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: PSY 1

Psychology 148
(PSY 148)

Cognitive Psychology (3)


Principles and theories of human cognitive process.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR : PSY 1

Sociology 10
(SOC 10)

General Principles of Sociology (3)


Principles and basic concepts of Sociology; social groups
and institutions, collective behavior and social classes.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: NONE
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Social Science Electives


Sociology 100
(SOC 100)

Social Organization (3)


Structure, functions and dynamics of the different forms
of social grouping in human society.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: SOC 10 or COI

Sociology 105
(SOC 105)

Social Stratification (3)


Analysis of various systems of social differentiation;
theories of stratification, dimension and dynamics of
social classes and social mobility.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: SOC 10 or COI

Sociology 107
(SOC 107)

Gender Relations (3)


Structure, dynamics and issues on gender relations.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: SOC 10 or COI

Sociology 112
(SOC 112)

Sociology of Politics (3)


The analysis of social bases of power and policy
formation.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: SOC 10 or COI

Sociology 114
(SOC 114)

Sociology of Economic Life (3)


Analysis of the relationship between the economy and
other bases of the social structure; interdependence
between economic institutions and the individual and
society.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: SOC 10 or COI

Sociology 119
(SOC 119)

Industrial Sociology (3)


Formal and informal organization in the industrial setting,
analysis of work groups and other relations to the
community and the larger society.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: SOC 10

Sociology 120
(SOC 120)

Urban Sociology (3)


The development patterns, social structure, spatial
characteristics, institutions, processes, problems and
issues associated with urban areas; implications for policy
planning.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: SOC 10 or COI
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Social Science Electives


Sociology 129
(SOC 129)

Race and Ethnic Relations (3)


The nature and problems of ethnic contacts, the study of
intersocietal majority-minority relations, group conflicts,
prejudice and cooperation.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: SOC 10

Sociology 130
(SOC 130)

Social Psychology (3)


An empirical approach to the study of the individual in
small groups; person perception, group structure and
processes, attitudes and communication influences on
group behavior.
3 hrs (class). (1,2)
PR: SOC 10 or COI

Sociology 135
(SOC 135)

Attitudes and Persuasion (3)


Classic and contemporary approaches to attitude change
and persuasion.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: SOC 10 or COI

Sociology 160
(SOC 160)

Social Change (3)


Analysis of the social dynamics leading to change; the
impact of change on the affected structural components;
and the possible consequences, trends, and patterns of
change.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: SOC 10 or COI

Sociology 170
(SOC 170)

Social Problems (3)


Analysis of the problems of modern society, their social
consequences; forms and processes of social control.
3 hrs (class). (2)
PR: SOC 10 or COI

Sociology 180
(SOC 180)

Collective Behavior (3)


Analysis of spontaneous, transitory and noninstitutionalized group action social context, processes,
phases,; effects on society.
3 hrs (class). (1)
PR: SOC 10 or COI

College of Development Communication

Social Science Electives


COLLEGE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Community Education 11
(EDUC 11)
(NOW EDUC 111)

Educational Psychology (3)


Psychological principles and theories in teaching-learning
process.
3 hrs (class); (1,2)
PR: COI

Community Education 144


(EDUC 144)

Evaluation of Learning Outcomes (3)


Methods of evaluating learning outcomes; selection,
construction, administration of evaluative instruments and
interpretation of results.
3 hrs (class); (2)
PR: NONE

Community Education 102


(EDUC 102)

Theories and Principles of Education (3)


Significant theories and principles of education;
educational philosophies and their implications to
agricultural education in the Philippines.
3 hrs (class); (1,2)
PR: NONE

Community Education 122


(EDUC 122)

Principles and Strategies of Teaching (3)


Principles and concepts of teaching, selection and
organization of course content.
3 hrs (class); (1,2)
PR: COI

Agrarian and Rurban


Development Studies 1
(AGRS 1)

Fundamentals of Agrarian Reform (3)


Basic concepts of agrarian reform; problems and issues in
agrarian reform and rural development with emphasis on
the Philippine situation.
3 hrs (class); (1,2)
PR: NONE

NOTE: This list serves only as a guide. It should not limit your
choices. If you are interested in taking a course not specified in
this list, get its specifics and consult your adviser about
including it in your plan of study.

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