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Westmead International School

GulodLabac, Batangas City

College of Arts and Sciences

Course Title : Philippine History

Course Code : Socsci 4
Course Credits : 3 units
Pre-requite/s : NONE

Course Description :
The course is an introduction to the history of the Philippines.The course specifically provides an overview to the growing clamor for a more in depth, responsive and analytical discussion
and narration of our country's past in lieu of the fast changing times as we head towards the future.

Course General Objectives

At the end of the course, the students are expected to:

A. Cognitive
1. Provide the students with the theories and principles in the course of history
2. Provide the students with the knowledge on thedevelopment, organization and operation of the Philippine government;
3. Strengthen the students' awareness on the formal structure for political participation and their role as citizens of the country;
4. Provides the students with the understanding on the importance of public opinion and the emergence of the civil society;
5. Reinforce the students' understanding on the constitution as the basis of all political institutions and processes.

B. Affective
1. Appreciate the value of politics for the growth of individuals, group of individuals, government and society.
2. Imbibe and internalize the values of good governance.
3. Be more critical when state and government exercise their broad and major powers.

C. Psychomotor
1. Participate meaningfully in Philippine public affairs.
2. Advance and promote the ideas of democratic and pro people governance.
3. Apply the rule of law to protect the rights of everyone.
Contents Specific Objectives Suggested Teaching Evaluation Values
Strategies/ Methodologies/

Enrichment Activities


Part I. POLITICS (start of prelims)

Participative Discussions
A. Political History of the To learn and appreciate the importance of politics for the
Philippines positive development of the nation.
Students interactions

B. Understanding Politics To help shape and be active participant in good politics. Powerpoint Presentations

Internet Exercises
Graded Quizzes
C. Political Art and Political To develop critical but productive attitude toward Research Work
Science globalization.
Attendance Critical Thinking
D. Politics and Globalization
Oral Recitations Discipline

(PRELIMS) Graded Recitations Coordination

Part II. GOVERNANCE Graded Reporting Perseverance

A. Understanding Governance To apply wholeheartedly the essentials of good governance.

Final Examination Cooperation

To become effective agents of social change through e-

governance. Patience
B. E-Governance for Development

To be more critical of the affairs of the state and the Hardwork

C. Concept of State
To help develop good citizenship.
Social Awareness
D. People of the Philippines
To have knowledge of the Philippine territory.
Sound Judgment
E. Philippine Territory
To help promote and protect the nation’s sovereignty.

F. Philippine Sovereignty
To promote democracy as a way of life

G. Democratic Government and

Its Main Branches



To know and appreciate the importance of a constitution in
A. Constitution as Fundamental nation building.

To understand the powers of the state and government.

B. Powers of State and

Appreciate the merits and demerits of the doctrines in the

C. Doctrine of Separation of light of Philippine problems and needs.
Powers and Complimentary

D. Philippine State’s Policies and To have knowledge of the fundamental principles and
Principles policies guiding the operations and behavior of Philippine
government and Filipino people.


(Part II)
To exercise the rights and duties of the citizens with
A. Bill of Rights

To appreciate the ethical standard of public officials as

B. Public Accountability provided by law.

To know and understand state immunity as ademocratic

C. State Immunity

To know the limitations of the powers of local governments.

D. Local Government
Philippine history by Andres De los Santos
Philippine. History by Maria Christine Halili
1. Major exams Prepared by:
2. Regular Attendance
3. Quizzes _________________________________
4. Other bases of course grades (project, recitation) Mr. Hyman Jay H. Blanco,R.Cr
Grading System: Faculty Member, College of Criminology
(Prelims, Midterms, Semi Finals and Finals) Noted by:
TOTAL 100% _________________________________
Components of Class Standing: Atty. Sharon D. Aledo
Quizzes 50% Dean,College of Arts and Sciences
Attendance 25%
Classroom Activities 25%
- Recitation _________________________________
- Report ____ Dr. Marites D. Manlongat
TOTAL 100% VP for Academic Affairs