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List of GE Courses
Updated per 129th UPD UC | 02 December 2013

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Course Code and Number Course Title Course Description Credit Units
Araling Kapampangan 10d Mekeni Abe: Pangkalahatang Sarbey ng Kulturang Kapamapangan Isang pangkalahatang pagtingin sa kultura ng rehiyon ng Pampanga kaugnay ang kasaysayan, panitikan, sining at sosyolohiya na nakapaloob dito. 3
Eng 1a Basic College English Basic grammar, usage & composition skills in English. 3
Phil Stud 12d Suroy-suroy sa Wika, Panitikan at Kultura sa mga isla ng Luzon, Visayas at Mindanao. Mga panimulang pag-aaral sa mga wika, panitikan at kultura sa Pilipinas at ang kaugnayan at ambag nito sa kaliningang pambansa sa kapuluan. 3
Art Stud 1 Art & Society Critical exploration of the arts in dynamic interaction with society. 3
Art Stud 2 Art Around Us: Exploring Everyday Life 3
Comm 3 Practical Speech Fundamentals Speaking & listening skills & their applications in various communication situations. 3
CW 10 Creative Writing for Beginners A workshop exploring the potentials of creative writing as expression, as discipline & as a way of thinking about the society in which we live. 3
Eng 10b College English The writing & critical reading of forms of academic discourse essential to university work. 3
Eng 11 Literature & Society The study of various literary genres as a dynamic interaction between the individual & social & cultural forces. 3
Eng 12 World Literatures The study of representative/landmark texts from the literatures of the world. 3
Eng 30c English for the Professions Principles & uses of writing in English in the various disciplines/professions. 3
EL 50c European Cultures & Civilizations Europe’s contributions to world cultures civilizations, & languages. 3
Fil 25 Mga Ideya at Estilo Mapanuring pag-aaral ng mga ideya at estilo sa mga piling sanaysay sa agham at sining mula sa Pilipinas at iba pang bansa. 3
Fil 40d,e Wika, Kultura at Lipunan Ang relasyon ng Filipino sa kultura at lipunang Pilipino. 3
Humad 1d Panitikan, Tao at Lipunang Filipino Ang pag-aaral ng iba’t-ibang anyong pampanitikan bilang malikhaing pahayag ng mga indibidwal na karanasan at mga pagpapahalaga at mithiin ng lipunang Filipino. 3
Kom 1 Kasanayan sa Komunikasyon Paglinang sa kakayahang magpahayag sa wikang Filipino na nakatuon sa mabisa at mapanuring pagbasa, pakikinig at pagsulat. 3
Kom 2 Kasanayan sa Komunikasyon Paglinang sa kasanayan sa paggamit ng wikang Filipino sa higit na mapanuring pag-iisip at masinop na pananaliksik. 3
MPs 10d Ang Hiwaga at Hikayat ng Panulat sa Filipino Malikhaing pagbasa at masining na pagsulat ng mga natatanging anyong pampanitikan, kasama ang mga makabagong anyong teknolohikal. 3
Pan Pil 12d Text Mo/Text Ko: Panimulang Pag-aaral ng Panitikang Pilipino Mga Panimulang pag-aaral sa panitikan ng Pilipinas, mula sa tradisyunal na anyo hanggang sa mga teksto mula sa kulturang popular. 3
Pan Pil 17d Panitikan at Kulturang Popular Ang relasyon ng panitikan at popular na kultura sa kasalukuyan. 3
Pan Pil 19d,e Sexwalidad, Kasarian at Panitikan Pag-aaral ng interaksyon ng panitikan at mga usapin sa sexwalidad at kasarian 3
Pan Pil 40d,e Panitikan at Lipunang Pilipino mula 1946 Hanggang sa Kasalukuyan Ang mga nangingibabaw na tema, anyo at kalakaran ng Panitikan ng Pilipinas pagkaraan ng Ikalawang Digmaang Pandaigdig. 3
Pan Pil 50d,e Panitikang Makabayan Ang mga namumukod na katangian ng panitikang makabayan at ang mga impluwensiya dito. 3
Theatre 10 Onstage, Offstage A window to the world of the theatre, its humanizing role in society & its relationship to the other arts. 3
Theatre 11d Dula at Palabas An introductory survey to Philippine Theatre from rituals to contemporary forms. 3
Theatre 12 Acting Workshop An introduction to the art & skill of acting for the theatre. 3
L Arch 1d,f Designing Eden: Introduction to Philippine Landscape Architecture Walking-through Philippine landscape architecture through sciences and arts. 3
FA 28d Arts in the Philippines Arts & Art Making the Filipino Way. 3
FA 30 Art Pleasures The fine art of enjoying art. 3
Film 10 Sineng Sine Film as art & social practice. 3
Film 12d Sine Pinoy Philippine cinema as art form & cultural product. 3
J 18 News in the New Century Reading & understanding the news towards developing a critical public voice. 3
BC 10 Radio & Television: On-Air/Off-Air Understanding the dynamics of broadcasting 3
MuD 1 Reading Dance An approach to understanding dance as art & as cultural phenomenon. 3
MuL 9d Musics of the Philippines An overview of indigenous musical traditions & musical idioms associated with cultures of various peoples of the Philippines. 3
MuL 13 World Music Cultures A study of music from representative regions of the world from the perspectives of music as a sonic object, as a social act & as thought & cognition. 3
SEA 30g Asian Emporiums: Networks of Culture & Trade in Southeast Asia An introduction to the world of monsoon Asia as formed by interaction among its peoples throughout the centuries. 3

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a Comm 1 & English 1 are equivalent courses and therefore only one (1) course will be credited towards the GE requirement.

b Comm 2 & English 10 are equivalent courses and therefore only one (1) course will be credited towards the GE requirement.

c Preferably junior standing

d May be taken to satisfy Philippine studies requirement.

e Mas mainam na nasa ikalawang taon

f Can be taken to fulfill GE requirement either AH, MST or SSP, can be credited only once.

g Can be taken to fulfill GE requirement either AH or SSP, can be credited only once.

Course Code and Number Course Title Course Description Credit Units
L Arch 1e,f Designing Eden: Introduction to Philippine Landscape Architecture Walking-through Philippine landscape architecture through sciences and arts. 3
FN 1 Food Trip Food and nutrition in daily living. 3
BIO 1 Contemporary Topics in Biology Recent developments in biology pertinent to concerns about the nature of life, health & related social issues. 3
Chem 1a Chemistry: Science that Matters Basic chemistry concepts relevant to everyday life. 3
Env Sci 1 Environment & Society Introduction to principles & concepts in the study of the natural environment within a societal framework. 3
Geol 1 Our Dynamic Earth The study of how the earth works, its place in the universe; & relationship between people & the physical environment. 3
Math 1b General Mathematics The development of mathematical literacy & appreciation through a synoptic view of the different branches of mathematics with historical notes & applications. 3
Math 2c Practical Mathematics Basic mathematics skills & applications in everyday life. 3
MBB 1 Biotechnology & You Historical events, processes, products, issues & concerns in modern biotechnology. 3
MS 1 Oceans & Us An appreciation course on the functional balance between the health of the oceans & the survival & improvement of our way of life. 3
Nat Sci 1a Foundations of Natural Science 1 Fundamental concepts, principles & theories of physics & chemistry. 3
Nat Sci 2 Foundations of Natural Science 2 Fundamental concepts, principles, & theories of earth & life sciences. 3
Physics 10a Physics & Astronomy for Pedestrians A “walk-through” course for people who want to enjoy physics & astronomy. 3
STS Science, Technology & Society The analysis from historical & futuristic perspectives of the nature & role of science & technology in society & of the socio-cultural & politico-economic factors affecting their development with emphasis on Philippine setting. 3
EEE 10 Everyday EEE: Kuryente, Radyo atbp. Electrical & Electronics Engineering in everyday life. 3
ES 10 Forces at Work Principles of engineering mechanics & their relevance to everyday life. 3
GE 1 Earth Trek A guided exploration into the tools & techniques of earth observation & measurement. 3
CE 10d DMAPS: Disaster Mitigation, Adaptation and Preparedness Introduction to principles and practices of natural disaster risk management by mitigation, adaptation, and preparedness strategies through civil engineering and related disciplines aiming for resilience. 3

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a This course cannot be taken by students in the College of Engineering except those under the BS Comp Sci program.

b Math 1 cannot be taken by BS Math students.

c Math 2 cannot be taken by students of degree programs which require at least Math 11.

d Can be taken to fulfill GE requirement either MST or SSP, can be credited only once.

e Can be taken to fulfill GE requirement either AH, MST or SSP, can be credited only once.

f May be taken to satisfy Philippine studies requirement.

Course Code and Number Course Title Course Description Credit Units
L Arch 1b,c Designing Eden: Introduction to Philippine Landscape Architecture Walking-through Philippine landscape architecture through sciences and arts. 3
Anthro 10 Bodies, Senses & Humanity Interaction of biology & culture in the shaping of humanity. 3
Geog 1 Places & Landscapes in a Changing World Overview of the diversity of interconnections of peoples & places in a globalizing world as mediated by cultures, politics & historical developments. 3
Kas 1a Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas Ang pagsulong na pulitikal, pang-ekonomiya, panlipunan at pagkalinangan ng Pilipinas. 3
Kas 2 Ang Asya at ang Daigdig Ang pamanang pangkalinangan ng Asya sa pagkaka-ugnay at ang kaugnayan nito sa kabihasnang pandaigdig. 3
Lingg 1 Ikaw at Wika Mo Mga pangunahing konsepto tungo sa pag-unawa, paggamit at pagpapahalaga sa wika bilang produkto ng talino ng tao sa kanyang pang-araw-araw na pakikipag-ugnayan, at higit sa lahat, sa konteksto ng sitwasyong pangwika sa Pilipinas. 3
Philo 1 Philosophical Analysis Application of basic concepts, skills & principles drawn from the Philosophy of Language, Symbolic Logic, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science & Ethics. 3
Philo 10 Approaches to Philosophy Overview of major philosophical traditions. 3
Philo 11 Logic Techniques of formal deduction within the scope of sentential & predicate logic. 3
Soc Sci 1 Foundations of Behavioral Sciences A survey of basic concepts, principles, theories & methods of the behavioral sciences (Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Political Science, Economics, including Linguistics Demography & Geography) & the dynamics of social change. 3
Soc Sci 2 Social, Economic & Political Thought A survey of social, economic & political thought from the classical to contemporary times. 3
Soc Sci 3 Exploring Gender & Sexuality A cross-cultural survey of gender & sexuality, applying perspectives from the different social sciences. 3
Socio 10a Being Filipino: A Sociological Exploration A sociological examination of the persistent issues of nationhood, selfhood & citizenship in Philippine society. 3
Archaeo 2 Archaeological Heritage: The Past is not a Foreign Land A survey of archaeological research & its role in the development of knowledge about the human collective past, the past of specific cultures, especially those of Southeast Asia, & the nature & role of heritage in the contemporary world. 3
Arkiyoloji 1a Ang Pilipinas: Arkiyoloji at Kasaysayan Tatalakayin ang kasaysayan ng Pilipinas, nakasentro sa kaalaman mula sa arkiyoloji. Ipaaalam din ang malawak na ugnayan ng sinaunang kasaysayan ng rehiyon sa kasaysayan ng Pilipinas. 3
Econ 11 Markets & the State Essential economic concepts & their use in analyzing real-world issues. 3
Econ 31b A Journey Through Time: Economic Ideas & Civilization A survey of the influence of economic ideas on historical events of the last century & a half. 3
SEA 30d Asian Emporiums: Networks of Culture & Trade in Southeast Asia An introduction to the world of monsoon Asia as formed by interaction among its peoples throughout the centuries. 3

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a May be taken to satisfy Philippine studies requirement.

b Preferably junior or senior standing.

c Can be taken to fulfill GE requirement either AH, MST or SSP, can be credited only once.

d Can be taken to fulfill GE requirement either AH or SSP, can be credited only once.

e Can be taken to fulfill GE requirement either MST or SSP, can be credited only once.