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Course Syllabus

DR. AURELIO M MENDOZA MEMORIAL COLLEGE-IPIL
Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay Province

COURSE CODE : HIST 1
COURSE TITLE : PHILIPPINE HISTORY
COURSE CREDIT : 3 UNITS

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The course introduces the students to the development of the Philippines as a
nation from Pre-Colonialism to the formation of its government as a Republic. It will
have a general survey of the significant events that shaped the Filipino nation while
at the same time traces our national and cultural heritage. Thus, it will be presented
in sequential and chronological order. The course is also a study of the significant
historical stages that formed the economic, political, social and cultural
development of the country through an analysis of the relationship of past events
with the present condition of the nation.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
At the end of the semester, the students will be able to:
1. Analyze and conceptualize the history and formation of the cultural heritage of
the Filipino people.
2. Critically understand the significance of the different stages of our history.
3. Intelligently explain the relationship of past events to our present condition.
4. Appreciate the accomplishments and sacrifices of our fellow Filipinos for the
welfare of the nation.
5. Develop a deep sense of pride and identity as a Filipino through patriotism which
will lead to action in making a significant contribution in nation building.
COURSE OUTLINE:
Time table Topic

Week 1 Syllabus and class orientation

Week 1 The Philippines as a unique nation

Week 2 The Philippine territory and its people

Week 3 Pre-Colonial Philippines

Week 4 – 5 The Spanish Era

Week 6 – 7 Revolts and struggles for freedom

Week 8 Mid-Term

Week 9 Film Showing

Week 10 – 11 The Philippine Revolution

Week 12 The birth of a Nation

Week 13 The American Rule

Week 14 The Japanese occupation

Week 15 – 16 The Republic of the Philippines

Week 17 Finals
COURSE METHODOLOGY:
Descriptive and analytical approaches thru:
1. Quizzes 3. Reporting (Individual)
2. Discussion, lectures and recitations 4. Film showing with reviews
and reactions
COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
1. Quizzes (10%)

 There will be a short quiz at the beginning of each class based on the previous lesson/s. Class Participation and Attendance (15%)  Students are expected to participate during class discussions or submit assigned tasks as the case may require it. Grading System: Quizzes 10% Class Participation 15% Report 20% Research Paper 15% Exams 40% ——————– Total 100% ROMEL G TORRES Visiting Lecturer . No one is allowed to read his/her report in the class directly from the book. 3. Report (20%)  Specific topic will be given to each student for their individual report. 5. 3 tardies equals one absence and 45 minutes late is considered absent. 15 minutes late (1 tardy). Exams (40%)  Two major exams (Mid-Term and Finals) will be given to assess what the students have learned. Research Paper (15%)  Choose and identify a particular event in our history. Explain its significance and relate its effects and contribution to our present condition as a nation. 4.  4 absences (automatic failure according to CHED rules). 2. Prepare your report. 4 pages minimum.