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Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University

Mid-La Union Campus


COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM


Mission
Provides relevant quality instruction, research and extension.

Vision
A premier and globally competitive university

Goals
1. Provide general education instructional resources in the undergraduate programs through
balanced integrated physical, intellectual , moral and social developments of students;
2. Foster interests in the arts and sciences through the offering of programs in the field of
liberal arts; and
3. Respond to the local and global challenges by providing opportunities for faculty and
students in research and relevant extension and linkages activities.
Objectives of the BS Psychology Program
BS Psychology students are expected to be able to:
1. Demonstrate theoretical knowledge in psychology, specifically in understanding of
theories, concepts, and skills in psychology;
2. Demonstrate knowledge of the methods of psychological inquiry;
3. Apply psychological theories and methods accurately in an employment context;
4. Demonstrate understanding of the ethical dimensions of the use of psychological theories
and methods; and
5. Undertake further training for developing skills and acquiring higher level competencies.

PHILO 102 PHILOSOPHY OF MAN


COURSE SYLLABUS
Name of Faculty: Arvella M. Albay MTWTh, 10:30 12:00; 8:00 9:00; CIT BUILDING
I.
Course Description
:

Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University


Mid-La Union Campus
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

This course examines Mans search for meaning within the totality of his
Phenomenological experiences. Looking at various theories of different philosophers
regarding man, the course will attempt to provide an introduction to philosophy, the
science of the ultimate whys and wherefores of all things, with man as the key point,
the starting, the central and the predominant theme of discussion.
II.

Course Objectives

At the end of the semester, the students will be able to: 1) Have a basic understanding
of the importance of Philosophy in everyday practical living; 2) Understand man from
different theories of various philosophers; 3) Have a sense of awareness about
themselves as human beings in relation to his surroundings and society; and 4)
Develop a critical and reflective thinking.
III.Course Credits:
Three (3) units
IV. Pre requisite:
Philo 101 - Logic
V. Contact Hours/week:
5 hours
VI. Course Outline and Timeframe (Tentative Schedule)
WK
Topics
1
A. Introduction to Philosophy
B. The Philosophical Act
2
C. The Human Person
3
D. Greek Wisdom on the Human Person
4
E. The Human Person: As Eastern Philosophers See Him
5
F. The Human Person as Moral
MIDTERM EXAMINATION
6
G. The Human Person as Knowing
7-8
H. The Human Person and Fellowman
9
I. The Human Person and Freedom
10
J. The Human Person and Happiness
11
K. The Human Person and Death
12
L. The Human Person and the Absolute
13-15
M. THE FILIPINO CONCEPT of MAN
FINAL EXAMINATION

VII. Course Requirements:


A.
Quizzes (10%)

B.

C.

There will be a short quiz at the beginning of each class based on the previous
discussion.
Reflection paper (15%)
Reflection papers entitled:
1. Listening to the Body Talk Due on midterm minimum of 3 pages.
2. Philosophies worth living for (What have I learned from the Subject) - Due
on finals. Minimum of 5 pages. Beware of plagiarism. Plagiarism is copying
another persons work and claiming it as your own. You will automatically
receive a failing mark once caught of committing plagiarism. Make a
reflection paper on your own. 5 points deduction per day of late.
Report (20%)
Specific topic will be assigned to students who will be reporting in pairs. Reports
will be taken from the main textbook / reference.

Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University


Mid-La Union Campus
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

D.

Exams (40%)
Two major exams (Mid-Term and Finals) will be given to assess what the students
have learned.
E.
Class Participation and attendance (15%)
Students are expected to participate during class discussions through recitations or
submission of assigned tasks as the case may require it. 4 absences (automatic
failure according to CHED rules), 15 minutes late (1 tardy), 3 tardiness equals one
absence and 45 minutes late is considered absent.
VIII. Grading System:
Quizzes
10 %
Class Participation
15 %
Reflection Paper
15 %
Report
20 %
Exams
40 %

Total
100%
1.
Midterm Grade = 60% Class standing + 40% Midterm Exam
2.
Final Term Grade = 60% Class Standing + 40% Final Exam
3.
Final Grade = 40% Midterm Grade + 60% Final Term Grade
IX. Consultation Hours:
Monday :
8:00 10:30 AM
Wednesday:
3:00 5:00 PM
Thursday:
1: 00 5:00 PM
X.
References:
Dy, Manuel Jr. B. Philosophy of Man: Selected Readings. 3rd Edition. Katha Publishing
Co. Inc. 2012
Montemayor, Felix M. (2005). Introduction to Philosophy through the Philosophy
of man. Revised edition. National Bookstore.
Cruz, Corazon L. Philosophy of Man. Revised edition, National Bookstore
Prepared by:

Recommending Approval:

Approved:

ARVELLA M. ALBAY
Instructor

VANESSA SOBREPENA
Chair,BS Information Technology Dept.

EDUARDO C. CORPUZ
Dean, CIT