TOPIC GUIDE

Senior High School Department
3rd Trimester, A.Y. 2017-2018

Subject Title: Disciplines and Ideas in the Social Sciences
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Grading System:

 Written Works – 30 %
- Long Test – 30% (2 Long Tests)

 Performance Tasks – 40 %
- Reporting
- Critical Analysis Papers (4 Papers using Dominant Approaches and Ideas in the Social
Sciences)
- Individual Participation

 Trimester Examination – 30 %
- Term Paper (1 Paper using Multidisciplinary Approach in addressing a Social Issue)

Schedule:

Week Date Topic Assessment
1 January 10 – 13 Orientation

A. Defining Social Sciences as the Study of
Society

2 January 16 – 20 B. Social Science Disciplines: History,
Methods, and Areas of Inquiry

3 January 23 – 27 C. Empirical –Analytical Approaches in the Long Test # 1 (A & B)
Social Sciences
1. Rational Choice Theory *Orientation for
2. Symbolic Interactionism Reporting

4 January 30 – 3. Structural Functionalism CA Paper # 1 (C.1.2.)
February 3
4. Institutionalism
5. Human-Environment System
Approach

5 February 6 – D. Historical-Hermeneutic Approaches in the CA Paper # 2 (C.3.4.5.)
February 10 Social Sciences
1. Psychoanalysis *Orientation for Final
2. Hermeneutic Phenomenology Paper

6 February 13 – 17 E. Interdisciplinary Approach in the Social CA Paper # 3 (D)
Sciences
1. Marxism
2. Feminist Theory

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Senior High School Department
3rd Trimester, A.Y. 2016-2017

Institute of Philippine Culture’s Study on Philippine Values 1. Inc. (2016) Disciplines and Ideas in the Social Sciences. 2016-2017 . Isabelo de los Reyes 4.. and Mendoza. Social Acceptance 2. Indigenous Social Sciences Reporting (H) March 3 1. The Padayon Series.Y. Apolinario Mabini Reporting (F & G) 3. A. Reciprocity 8 February 27 – H. Professions of Social Scientists 2. Economic Security and Social Mobility 3. Sikolohiyang Pilipino 2. Filipino Social Thinkers CA Paper # 4 (E) 1. Pantayong Pananaw I. Topic Guide Page| 2 Senior High School Department 3rd Trimester. Claro Mayo Recto G. Quezon City: Phoenix Publishing House. Cecile C. Social Science in the Real World 1. Ross D. 7 February 20 – 24 F. Jose Rizal 2. Pilipinolohiya 3. Fadrigon.. Diana J. Applications and Intersections of the Approaches in Addressing Social Problems 9 March 6 – 10 Research and Writing Long Test # 2 10 March 13 – 17 Research and Writing 11 March 20 – 24 Research and Writing 12 March 27 –31 Submission of the Term Paper Required Textbook: Dela Cruz.