PS 201 The Philippines in Asia & the Pacific
Systematic analysis of the Philippines as a complex society within the context of developments in the Asia Pacific region. 3u.
PS 202 Theories & Perspectives in Philippine Studies. 3u.
PS 204 Philippine Social Organizations
Evolution of social units in the Philippines, i.e., kinship system, sodalities, social institutions & the continuing differentiation of social categories. 3u.
PS 211 Philippine Prehistory Society & Culture
Systematic analysis of the beginnings & growth of Philippine society & culture; interpretation of artifactual materials, linguistic data including oral traditions, & generic social institutions. 3u.
PS 213 Acculturation in the Philippines
Process of culture change in the Philippines & the Filipino responses to external social & cultural influences. 3u.
PS 214 Philippine Ethnic Relations
General survey of ethnic & racial groups in the Philippines, their origins & lifeways. 3u.
PS 215 Philippine Language & Culture
Semantic study of native classification & categories; & structural analysis of Filipino world view. 3u.
PS 219 Seminar: Philippine Society & Culture
Discussion of current issues & problems concerning Philippine society & culture. 3u.
PS 221 Philippine Arts
Interpretative study of Philippine folklore as well as the performing & visual arts. 3u.
PS 222 Theories of Development
Critical assessment of theories of development, viewed in the Philippine context. 3u.
PS 224 Philippine Industrialization & Urbanization
Critical evaluation of Philippine urbanization & industrialization trends & their impact on the urban sector & Philippine society in general. 3u.
PS 225 Philippine Rural Development
Critical review of development patterns in rural areas & their impact on peasant & other rural lives & on Philippine society in general. 3u.
PS 229 Special Problems in Philippine Development. 3u.
PS 230 Philippine Organization: Structures & Processes
Structural features & management processes of the Philippine bureaucracy; techniques & methods for analysis, reorganization & design. 3u.
PS 231 Philippine Leadership: Formal & Informal Organization
Analysis of organizational leadership behavior in the Philippines. 3u.
PS 233 Issues in Philippine Development
A critical review & assessment of specific social, political, economic, & cultural issues in Philippine development. 3u.
PS 236 National & Local Perspectives in Philippine Development
Interactions & dynamics between national/macro & local/micro concerns in development. 3u.
PS 237 The Philippines & Global Futures
Analysis of global megacrises & catastrophes such as pandemics, wars, environmental disasters, food, water, & energy crises, etc., their impact on possible Philippine futures, and how the Philippines may prepare to respond. 3u.
PS 249 Design & Evaluation of Development Projects
Focus is on the socio-economic, political, & cultural impact of development. 3u.
PS 264 Seminar: Philippine External Relations
The interrelations of nations in their ideological environments as demanded by the concerns or directions of the Philippines; analysis of the structure, classification, history & evolution of bloc factions; their relationships & implications to the conduct of Philippines external relations. Regional & bloc choices may vary from time to time, depending on availability of instructors & interests or requirements of PSP students. 3u.
PS 269 Special Problems in Philippine External Relations
The structure, elements, features, geography, history & evolution of a selected country as system, viewed from the peculiar needs of the Philippines; analysis of selected present political, economic & social conditions, international commitments & relations; their relations & implications to the conduct of Philippine external relations. Country selected for the study will depend on student’s approved program of studies, but in no case will a country be taken more than one semester by any student. 3u.
PS 279 Seminar I: Current Issues & Problems in Philippine External Relations
Content of the course varies from semester to semester depending on needs of students & interests of faculty, & pressures of actual conditions affecting Philippine external relations. Discussions will focus on current issues & problems in/or affecting Philippine external relations. 3u.
PS 280 International Law & External Relations
Legal aspects of external relations as applied to the Philippine conditions & requirements; an examination of recent developments in Philippine external relations with emphasis on long-range strategies pursued by Philippine diplomacy; special case studies drawn from actual & potential problem areas. 3u.
PS 282 Theory of International Relations of the Developing Country
A theoretical & systematic analysis of the basic factors in the international relations of the developing country; a review of theories & trends of international relations with emphasis on multidisciplinary, comparative, behavioural & quantitative approaches; concepts of balance of power, nationalism & internationalism & their implications for the conduct of Philippine external relations. 3u.
PS 284 Seminar: International Organizations
The structure, elements, features, history & evolution of international organizations as affecting the Philippines & its external relations, analysis of selected present international institutions & organizations that figure in Philippine external relations. 3u.
288.1 Readings in Philippine Society & Culture. 3u.
288.2 Readings in Philippine Development Studies. 3u.
288.3 Readings in Philippine Foreign Relations. 3u.
299 Research Methods II. Procedures & techniques of research for Philippine Studies. 3u.
300 Master’s Thesis. 6u.
301 Perspectives in Philippine Studies
Historical, political & socio-cultural perspectives of Filipino & foreign scholars in Philippine studies. 3u.
302 Theory in Philippine Studies
Selected works in Philippine studies: theory & practice. 3u.
330 Filipino Perspectives on Philippine Development
An in-depth historical review & critical examination of various visions & perspectives concerning Philippine development, as propounded by Filipino writers, political leaders & activists. 3u.
398 Directed Readings. 3u.
399 Research Methods in Philippine Studies. Prereq: PS 301, PS 302. 3u.
400 Doctoral Dissertation. 12u.