DESCRIPTION OF COURSES

 

Education

 

Education 601-School Finance & Business Administration of Education

Deal with the theory and practice of school finance, problems of financing public and private schools trends in educational expenditure school planning and local national educational support. 3 units

 

Education 602-Social Psychology

Intends to provide each student with a knowledge of traditional topics of social psychology-prejudice, attitude change, conformity, leadership, group dynamics and other topics which are crucial for effective and efficient performance when working with groups. 3 units

 

Educ 603-Administrative Behavior

Introduces the students to the concepts, terminology, principles and theories that are the substance of management. Topics to be covered the role of supervisors in any organizations interrelations of human, organizational, and social factors which determine how effectively he would meet the demands of his role. Looks at the management or leadership styles of Philippine managers. 3 units

 

Education 604/MBA 604/ /MAN 604-Methods of Research

Introduces the students to the various types and methods of research used in the investigation of solving of business problems. Focuses on problem identification and definition, theoretical and conceptual framework, objectives and hypotheses formulation, study designs, sampling, data collection, data processing and data analysis and interpretation and report writing. Also includes the use of computers in data management and statistical analysis, & report writing 3 units

 

Education 605-Public & Private School Legislation

Considers the legal basis of school administration and the state control of education, legal enactment's which have bearing on education, problems and cases, court decision. Rights and responsibilities of board of trustees, of school personnel, of parents and students. 3 units

 

Education 606-Educational Administration: Organization, Theory and Research

Considers the nature, foundation, scope and functions of educational administration, organization and administration of schools, the theories of administration, research and practice in educational administration. 3 units

 

Education 609-School Personnel Administration

Considers the nature, foundations, scope and functions of school personnel administration, organization and administration of school personnel, building and maintaining work teams, wages and work assignments, employee services and programs.

3 units

Education 610-Comparative Education

Considers and compares the purposes, educational practices, theories, kind, of quality of education in the different parts of the world; describe some features and educational systems in different parts of the world and how the approaches to educational problems found useful and practicable be applied to the solution of similar problems confronting educators in the Philippines; explore issues related to education in various societies. 3 units

 

Education 611-Behavioral Problems

Deals with the different approaches in the study of personality development and socialization of the school child. Also considers the methods used in the correction of behavior problems. 3 units

 

Education 614-Purposes and Programs of Institutions of the Tertiary Level

Deals with the examination and critique of the contemporary objectives and programs of institutions of higher learning in the country and abroad, particularly Christians institutions, with special attention to historical background and implications of current social conditions and need. 3 units

 

Education 615- Career English

Provide students with functional knowledge of English grammar and composition. It offers practical approach in the effective use of English as a tool for communication in the students chosen career for personal enrichment, societal development and establishment of international linkage to help understand, global issues, concerns and problems. 3 units

 

Education 620-Child Development

Deals with the theories and recent research findings on the factors influencing the development of the individual from conception to late childhood. 3 units

 

Educ 622- Seminar in Early Childhood Education

Presents an overview of the historical, philosophical and psychological bases of early childhood education and affords students to read research relevant to the field of study. 3 units

 

Educ 623- Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

Presents the objectives, scope and sequence of various subject areas in early childhood education, principles in planning program of activities and survey of equipment suitable for preschool programs. 3 units

 

Educ 624- Creative Experiences for Young Children

Equips teachers with activities in art, music, drama, & other physical activities to use with preschool children. 3 units

 

 

 

Educ 625-Administration & Supervision of Schools for Young Children

Deals with the administrative and supervisory aspects in the operation of programs for children below six years old. 3 units

 

Educ 626- Methods and Strategies of Teaching Young Children

Focuses on the recommended methods of guiding learning processes at the preschool level. 3 units

 

Education 632-Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Education

Deals with the basic philosophies which underlie educational system. The early theories of learning and the two major families of contemporary learning theory---S-R associationism and Cognitive/Field/Gestalt theories. These learning theories are then discussed and illustrated. How proponents of these theories would promote transfer of learning constitute the major part of the latter portion of the course, followed by a consideration of the principles of learning commonly accepted by psychologists. Implications of these principles to school practice are pointed out. 3 units

 

Education 640-Evaluation and Field Research in Supervision

Considers the field study and evaluation of major problems in supervision, such as evaluation of teacher performance, analysis and diagnosis of pupil achievement, etc.

3 units

Education 647-Supervision of Instruction

Studies of the principles and procedures applicable to supervision of instruction and in-service education of teachers. 3 units

 

Education 655-Research in Educational Administration

For those who are beginning to define a dissertation topic and those who have prepared proposals and desire constructive, critical evaluation of these. Guidance is offered in the review of literature, formulation of research proposals, design of the research. 3 units

 

Education 662-Decisions and Decision Making

Deals with the nature of decisions, decision-making process, types of decisions; and study/conduct of case studies involving administrative decisions. 3 units

 

Education 663-Educational Planning

Examines the concepts, issues and problems as well as the various types and approaches in planning educational development programs and services; identify various factors that impinge/influence the planning process; and the role, importance and status of planning in development education. It involves the formulation of development framework and perspective and preparation of an institutional development (IDP) and action plans (AP) to ensure the promotion of equality of educational opportunity and access to education, equity and justice, democratization of education and related services, and enhancement of human rights and dignity 3 units

 

 

Education 664-External Administration & Public Relations

Considers the nature of external administration, the principles, practices and program of public relations, including their administration and organization 3 units

 

Education 665-Seminar in Supervision

Participation and/or administration in private and public school administration. Required for a graduate student majoring in administration and supervision, but is not a school administrators or without field experience in administration who have finished at least 26 units for the MA. Student reports and have conferences with major adviser, does part-time observation at least 2 hours a day, five hours a week, at least 12 weeks (4 week in-campus and 8 weeks off-campus) for one semester). 3 units

Education 666-Field Research in Administration

Research methods intrinsic to school administration, includes project of population, cost-quality relations, wastage in education, analysis of services performed in educational surveys. Actual field research as designed in simple research proposals. For students who have completed Methods of Research, Administrative Behavior-Theory and Practice and Educational statistics. 3 units

 

Education 667-Seminar in Higher Education

A study of selected topics in higher education, such as changing factors in college entrance, access to higher education, innovations and problems in higher education and Christian/Spiritual education in higher education. It also considers the study of other topics and issues related to higher education that maybe decided by the instructor and the class on the basis of timeliness, importance and need of students. The discussion of these topics and issues brings to focus the role of institutions of higher learning in the propagation of morale and spiritual values needed in he development of an efficient/effective citizens/professionals. 3 units

 

Education 668-Internship in Administration/Educ 719-Practicum in Administration & Supervision

Participation and/or administration in private and public school administration. Required for graduate student who is majoring in Administration and Supervision and is not school administrators or without field experience in administration who have finished at least 26 units for the M.A. Student reports and have conferences with major adviser, does part-time observation at least 2 hours as day, five hours a week, at least 12 weeks (4 week in-campus and 8 weeks off-campus) for one semester. 3 units

 

Educ 670-Curriculum Development and Implementation (with empahsis on work-and Production-oriented Curricula)

 

Curriculum Development and Implementation- is designed to give a clear understanding of curriculum issues, theories, practices, and problems. Emphasis is placed on three major dimensions: Development of curriculum that will produce students nurtured with Christian values that will bring about new society of God fearing, people; social diagnosis for curriculum making and development: determination of curriculum objectives; criteria and procedures in content selection, patterns of curriculum organization, appraisal of curriculum patterns, and; work-and-production oriented curriculum and induction of curriculum change. Students are required to develop a curriculum integrated the three dimensions. 3 units

 

Group 600-Group Dynamics & Human Interpersonal Relations

Familiarized the students with theories on group process and dynamics and human interpersonal relations and gain first-had experience in the application of these theories in their professional and personal lives. Deals with organizational behavior, interpersonal relations skills, small and large group processes, group activities, structure learning experience, psychological and sociological factors affecting group development and communication skills.. 3 units

 

 

Mathematics

 

Mathematics 601- Geometry

This course present geometry as a mathematical system. It focuses on the axiomatic structure of Euclidean Geometry, Non-Euclidean Geometries such as Hyperbolic and Elliptic Geometry, Finite Geometries, and Projective Geometry. Approaches to the study of these geometries involved the study of theorems deduced from a set of axioms and the study of the invariant theory of Euclidean transformations. It also includes the techniques of proof. As a mathematical system, geometry makes one see the orderliness and the aesthetic symmetry of all objects, thus enabling one to deduce of the Ultimate Power behind all thins in the universe. 3 units

 

Mathematics 602- Computer Oriented Statistical Analysis

This course introduces the students to statistical data analysis using computer software packages such as MICROSTAT and SPSS. Analysis is geared towards applications to various fields of discipline. Emphasis is put on computer hands-on experience and analysis of computer outputs. 3 units

 

Mathematics 603-Advanced Calculus

This course serves as a bridge from elementary calculus to higher mathematical analysis. It provide a thorough treatment of the calculus of functions of one or several variables and of vector functions of vector variables; also provides a firm grounding in the fundamentals of analysis, embracing at least in the following topics: point set theory on the line and in Euclidean space, continuous functions and mappings, uniform covergence, with continuity, the Riemann integral, sequences, and infinite series. It also pays due attention to some topics important for applied mathematics. An important part of an advanced calculus course is the training entails in deductive reasoning from explicit assumptions and definitions by providing suitable motivation and enough guidance. This training will assure the diligent student the pleasure of success. With confidence thus gained the student may proceed to become an ever more independent learner. 3 units

 

 

Mathematics 604- Selected Topics in Mathematics for Teachers/Recent Trends

The course includes topics on the nature of mathematics, various mathematical systems such as number systems, modular systems, and other systems not involving numbers, algebraic structures, geometric structures, and concepts of statistics and probability. Recent trends in these different areas useful and needed by the teachers together with innovative methods and strategies are also included. This course makes one understand the value of mathematics in all aspects of human endeavor. Also incorporated in the teaching of this course is the value of honesty in both individual and group activities as well as in dispensing one's responsibility in mathematics classes while in the actual workplace. 3 units

 

Mathematics 605-Linear Algebra

A course on the standard topics of Linear Algebra with emphasis on systems of linear equations. This includes elementary row operations, matrices, echelon forms. Gaussian and Gauss-Jordan eliminations, matrix inverses, determinants, Cramer's rule, vector spaces and subspaces, dimensions, inner product spaces, orthogonality, linear transformations and eigenvalues. The course will include Christian values and develop students and others to become critical thinkers. 3 units

 

Mathematics 606-Set Theory

This course is a natural choice of a field where students can become acquainted with an axiomatic development of a mathematical discipline. The axioms are adopted as they arise both from intuition and mathematical practice. The course serves as the framework for mathematics by developing the beginnings of the theory of numbers. Specifically, the course includes sets, relations, functions, and orderings, natural, ordinal and ordinal numbers, and other topics/concepts that are fundamental to modern set theory. 3 units

 

Mathematics 607- Mathematical Statistics

This course includes probability models in the theory of statistics, probability distributions, probability densities, and sampling distributions with applications in statistical inference. 3 units

 

Mathematics 608-Number Theory

Study of numerical, analytical and geometric patterns, divisibility of numbers, special numbers, linear congruences, linear Diophantine equations, Pythagoeran triples, Fermat's theorem, primitive roots an quadratic residues. This course is designed for teachers of Mathematics. It emphasizes mathematical content and the methods and strategies by which such content can be made interesting and enjoyable to elementary and high school students. The presentation simulates actual ways of introducing number theories, and helping the gradate students taking the course construct meanings for themselves and feel how young students feel in mathematics. The discussion should consider Christian values and principles for the students to become more responsible and effective mathematics instructors. 3 units

 

 

Mathematics 609- Abstract Algebra

The course deepens one's knowledge of the structure of Algebra which is being studied through axiomatic approach. Given emphasis are details in proofs and the use of definitions, theorems and newly constructed systems. It focuses on the study of groups, subgroup, permutation groups, isomorphism and direct products. It includes the study of the classification properties of these various mathematical systems. This course enables one to discern the universality of all mathematical structures which reflect that single Intelligence responsible for the analogous patterns found everywhere in the universe.

3 units

 

Mathematics 610- Topology

A systematic survey of the standard topics of Elementary General Topology with emphasis on the space of real numbers. This includes sets, topological spaces, metric spaces, compactness, connectedness, quotient and product spaces. 3 units

Mathematics 611- Graph Theory

A systematic survey of some of the topics in Graph Theory. This includes graphs and subgraphs, trees, connectivity, Euler tours and Hamilton cycles, matchings, edge and vertex colourings, independent sets and cliques, planarity, directed graphs and networks. Emphasis is given to the applications of these topics in geometry, business, optimization, computer science and others. 3 units

 

Mathematics 618-Mathematical Analysis for Teachers

This course can be the most stimulating educational experience because it is the basis for much of mathematics and for many of the greatest accomplishments of the modern world. It includes a study of real numbers, functions and their graphs; limits and continuity of a function; the derivative and its applications; the differential and differentiation; and definite integral and applications. The development of the character of a Christian teacher is given emphasis particularly in making conclusions and generalizations. 3 units

 

Statistics 600-Statistics

Introduces the students to the concepts and applications of statistics in almost any field of study. It includes both descriptive and inferential statistical tools and analysis and interpretation of their results. Furthermore, emphasis is directed toward the development of skill in selecting the appropriate statistical tool to be used in a particular problem. Emphasizes Christian values by practicing high level integrity in the gathering, recording and utilizing the data. Provides students hands-on computer exercises on simple computer software on statistical data analysis, thereby preparing them for the statistical analysis portion of there theses. 3 units

 

Statistics 602-Advanced Statistics

This course is designed to give graduate students a deeper and more comprehensive understanding of statistical concepts and applications. The probability distributions studied include the normal (Gaussian), bionomial, Poisson, students' t, chi-square and F. Statistical topics include estimation, tests of statistical hypotheses, non-parametric methods, regression and correlations, analysis of variance. Data collected by students form an integral part of this course. A statistical software package and a statistical calculator are used. Upon completion of this course, the students should have developed sufficient self-discipline, self-confidence, and appreciation of statistics to enable them to do data analysis and interpretation. 3 units

 

Computer 600-Computer Science

Deals with the study of the applications of the computer in research with special emphasis on data management and statistical analysis. The study includes computer exercises. 3 units

 

 

 

English

 

MAEng 600-Introduction to Linguistics

An introduction to the study of language, grammar, and usage from the point of view of modern descriptive linguistics; with emphasis on the approach to English as a second language. 3 units

 

MAEng 601-The Development of the English Language

A study of modern English and its background, including grammatical structure, phonology, vocabulary, linguistic geography, problems of contemporary usage. 3 units.

 

MAEng 602-The History of The English Language

The relation of English to other Indo-European languages with special attention to the development of the grammar and sounds of English, structure, vocabulary, and dialects. 3 units

MAEng 603-English Communication Skills

A course designed to equip students skills for communication needed in a progressive career. It aims to provide students with opportunities to develop facility in listening, speaking, reading and writing necessary to communicate effectively.

3 units

 

MAEng 605-Literary Criticism

Practice in Literary analysis and judgement. 3 units

 

MAEng 606-World Literature

An advanced course aimed at giving new perspective in the field of world literature in English. 3 units

 

MAEng 607-English Literature

Seminar studies in English literature. 3units.

 

MAEng 608-American Literature

Seminar studies in American literature and culture. 3 units.

 

MAEng 609-Philippine Literature in English

Seminar studies in Philippine literature and culture, as presented in English directly and in translation. 3units.

 

MAEng 610-Literature for Children

Equip the students with the working knowledge about the Literature Program for children and adolescents; including Organization and Direction of Speech Choir, Chamber Theater, Dramatic Clubs; Workshop in Journalism and Composition Writing and their Importance in the Language Arts Curriculum. 3 units

 

 

MAEng 611- Survey of American Literature

A review of the important periods in the development of American Literature.

3 units

 

MAEng 612-Contemporary Poetry

This course in Contemporary Poetry (in English) is a study of the development of "modern poetry" -its beginnings, structure, content and form and the major writers from the various countries. This aims to develop appreciation for the relevant contributions of modern poetry as imaginative art, its insights into and resolutions of the personal and universal problems of man in the modern age. 3 units

 

MAEng 613-Critical Analysis of Short Stories

This course is a study of literary theories applied in short stories. It aims to provide students skills techniques and methodologies of analyzing and critiquing literary selections to better understand and appreciate different literary values of a specific genre "short stories." 3 units

 

MAEng 614-Problems of Language Instruction

A work seminar in the definition and analysis of general specific problems met by teachers of Filipino, Spanish, and English. 3 units

 

MAEng 615-Problems of Teaching English

This course is described in the catalogue thus: "A work seminar in the definition and analysis of general and specific problems met in the teaching English as a second language. Practice in the university speech laboratory and the use of visual aids and equipment.

This general objective is achieved by (1) comparing the communications signals of English and Visayan, the native tongue of most students in the Western Visayas; (2) helping the student perceive and produce the significant features of English speech; (3) explaining how the native speech may interfere with the learning of English; (4) suggesting measures for correcting improper speech due to improper articulation, voicing, and rhythm; (5) discussing external factors that affect language learning.

3 units

 

MAEng 616-The Teaching of Philippine Literature in English

A seminar in teaching Philippine Literature, including philosophy, sources of materials, selection of materials, methods of instruction, and interpretation. 3 units.

 

MAEng 623-Techniques in English Instruction

The course will cover approaches, methods and techniques in English instruction. The general principles underlying the methods and techniques will be discussed. There will also be teaching demonstration, preparation of lesson materials, reporting, field trip, as well as viewing and discussion of language teaching films and video tapes.

3 units

 

 

MAEng 624-The English Bibles as Literature

A study of the characteristics and the types of Biblical literature of the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha. 3 units.

 

MAEng 625-Guidance Techniques in Reading

The selection and use of printed materials for children and young people according to their needs in physical, mental, social and emotional development.

3 units.

 

MAEng 626-Problems and Methods of Teaching Literature

Basic approaches to the teaching of literature; methods of stimulating and guiding outside reading; survey of books for adolescents; examination of adolescents' reading problems and interests; examination of relevant research. 3 units

 

MAEng 627-The Structure of English

The study of English grammar according to linguistics principles. This course aims to help teachers orient their thinking concerning the description of the signals of communication English. The study includes the analysis of the word-forming habits and the word arrangements that are used in the language. Extensive drill work is given. Teachers are advised what to teach in the early years of study. 3 units

 

MAEng 628-Creative Writing

For graduate students interested in writing fiction or poetry. Students are introduced to models of poetry, short story, and novel. Then they are required to present to the class for study and criticism their own works. Especially helpful to English teachers. 3 units.

 

MAEng 629-Oriental Literature

Seminar studies in literature of the Orient, as presented in English translation.

3 units.

 

MAEng 648-Contrastive Linguistics

A study of the basic assumptions linguistics; introduction to the techniques of comparing the phonology, grammatical structure, and cultural aspects of language in contact, with special reference to English and Hiligaynon; principles involved in the preparation of lesson materials.

 

MAEng 729 - Thesis Writing 6 units

 

 

 

 

Guidance and Counseling

 

Guid 600- Principles of Guidance

Deals with a survey of the principles of guidance with special consideration of the study of the application of interview, observation, counseling and other techniques in the classroom, homeroom, dormitory, club, work, and committee work. 3 units

 

Guid 607-The Exceptional Child

Deals with a study of exceptional children including the Gifted, the Educable Mentally handicapped, the Trainable Mentally Handicapped, and those with physical disorders. 3 units

 

Guide 610-Counseling Theory

Covers the study of various counseling theories and attempts to develop as workable theory of counseling for the Filipino practitioner in guidance that will embody the people's sentiments, ideals and sociological characteristics. 3 units

 

Guid 614-Vocational Guidance

Deals with the study of the major occupational fields and the characteristics of people likely to succeed as practitioners in each occupation. The use of the variance theories of vocational guidance are explored in order to discover relationships between vocational choice and career success. 3 units.

 

Guid 615-Foundations and Organization of Guidance Services

Deals with a study of the various services and organizational structure necessary for a functional guidance program based on Filipino social and cultural factors.

3 units

 

Guid 616-Educational Testing and Measurement Practices

Deals with the basic concepts of measurement, evaluation and test construction. Specifically, it deals with the measures of central tendency, variability, correlation, the practical uses of the normal curve, how to interpret scores and to construct different kinds of tests according to principles. Enables the graduate student to organize course content, formulate objectives, construct table of specification, construct and analyze test items.

3 units

 

Guid 619-Special Problems in Guidance

A seminar in the discovery, definite and analysis of problems met by guidance counselors in their work. 3 units

 

Guid 620-Evaluative Techniques in Guidance

Deals with the different principles, procedures and techniques in evaluation as used in guidance services. This will orient the graduate students on these different evaluative techniques and how to use them effectively in assessing individuals for guidance purposes in order to help one to develop his potentials to the fullest 3 units

 

Guid 621-Personality Development and Mental Hygiene

Deals with the review and critical evaluation of the major theories of personality and their supporting evidences. This leads to the study of the psychology and the nature of the wholesome personality. Emphasis the nature and origin of common emotional and maladjustment's and their prevention; mental hygiene in relation to school functions and community life. 3 units

 

Guid 622- Psychology of Religion

Considers the major theories of the personality of psychology and their implication for a psychological understanding of religion. Gives special emphasis on the psychological sources of religion and the application of these insights in counseling doubt, conversion, grief, guilt, death, marriage, sickness, etc. 3 units

 

Guid 623-Advanced Adolescent Psychology

Introduces the students to the theories, concepts and principles of developmental psychology, which can be used to explain how, and why adolescents act as they do. The major emphasis is on the why as opposed to the what of adolescent behavior.

Traces the development of the adolescent-his physical and physiological aspects, and also the mental, emotional personal and social aspects. Also includes adolescent motivations & adjustments. 3 units

 

Guid 624-Fundamentals of Student Personnel Services

Considers the process and organization, implementation and evaluation of pupil personnel services; presents the functions of the personnel worker and relations to students, teachers, other school officials, parents and community agencies. 3 units

 

Guid 625-Guidance Techniques in Reading

Involves the selection and use of printed materials (chiefly books) for children and young people according to their needs in physical, mental, social and emotional development and the purposes of the school. Acquainted students with the standard book selection aids and with all types of books, and develops the ability to select and describes the materials according to their developmental uses, so that he will be enabled to help children and young people become mature readers and establish satisfying life-long reading habits. Highly recommended for teachers of English on all levels 3 units

 

Guid 719- Guidance Practicum 3 units

 

Guid 729- Thesis Writing 6 units

 

Engineering

 

MEngr 611-Team Coaching and Building

A course on the study of a team, how to set goals for a team, how team coaching is undertaken and how team building is done. Problems encountered by the team are also analyzed. 3 units

 

MEngr 612-Computer Programming

This course covers review of computer concepts and disk Operating Systems, study of Turbo C, algorithms, data structures, pointers and dynamic storage, recursive, searching and sorting algorithms and application programs. 3 units

 

MEngr 613-Advanced Mathematics

This course covers the following areas: vectors spaces linear independence, matrices decomposition theorems eigenvalues and eigenvectors, first order equations, higher-order-linear equations, initial and boundary value problems, power series solutions, systems of linear and non-linear ordinary different equations. Laplace transforms. Applications to engineering problems. 3 units

 

MEngr 621-Technical Communication Arts

This course is designed to help students increase their technical competence in oral and written English; increase their ability to analyze and understand current problems in science and engineering.

 

MEngr 622-Operations Research

This course involved the study of quantitative fundamentals, forecasting stock inventory control, governing simulation, linear programming, transportation, PERT/CPM, financial mathematics, investment appraisal and replacement analysis.

3 units

 

MEngr 623-Numerical Methods

This course covers the following areas: error analysis, solution of non-linear equation, direct and iterative methods of solving linear systems, approximations of functions, numerical differentiation and integration, numerical solution of ordinary differential equations with computer problems. 3 units

 

MEngr 624-Instrumentation and Measurement

This course covers measurement problems, measurement terminology, statistics for measurement and control, transducers, signal treatment and interfacing, measurement in dynamic system, data acquisition systems and projects in measurement and data acquisition system. 3 units

 

MEngr 711-Safety Engineering

This is a study of industrial health, safer workplace, occupational health, hazards of engineering work, office hazards, rural industries, building trends, electrical and mechanical field. Special project on identification of safety problems. 3 units

MEngr 712-Environmental Impact Assessment

This course covers the area of Ecology, basic EIA and elements of EIA including project requirements; baseline data, prediction and assessment of inputs and mitigating measures of impacts. Christian values are given emphasis in considering that man is created by God ass stewards of the environment and in a principle of prolife or procreation. It is the main objective of this subject that EIA is to be used as a tool in a way that technological development will be attained in an environmentally sound manner. The Philippine EIA System and Procedures will be covered by this course and a term paper or project is required at the end of the term. 3 units

 

MEngr 721-Project Management

The course covers instruction to management, project management and management code, phases of project management including environmental impact assessment, development and management. 3 units

 

MEngr 722-Special Problem

The students of this subject study the following topics: principle of problem solving, problem decision, skills and methods in problem solving identification of problems, data generation of problems, identification of solutions of problems, screening solutions to problems, applying solutions to problems. 3 units

 

Major Subjects

 

A. Chemical Engineering

 

Ch.E. 711-Advanced Chemical Engineering Principles

This course covers the following areas: ChE thermodynamics (under these are fundamental concepts of thermodynamics, general thermodynamics flow processes, thermodynamics flow processes, and thermodynamics cycles), and ChE kinetics with homogenous reactors. 3 units

 

Ch.E. 712-Stagewise Operations

This course covers introduction to stagewise operations, equipment used for multiphase contacting and methods for multi component multistage separations, and applications on stagewise operation. 3 units

 

Ch.E. 717-Transport Phenomena

The course covers the areas of momentum transport under which are viscosity, mechanism of equation of change of isothermal system than energy transport and finally mass transport. 3 units

 

 

Ch.E. 721-Optimization Methods in Chemical Engineering

The course covers the following areas: optimization, general procedures for solving optimization problems, procedure with one or more variables, economic analysis including minimum cost/unit production, max profit per unit time optimum, thickness of insulation economic pipe diameter, heat transfer, mass transfer, cyclic operations and other operations. Linear programming and simultaneous equations such as simplex method of solving linear programming. 3 units

 

B. CIVIL ENGINEERING

 

C.E. 711-Irrigation Engineering

The course deals with the following areas introduction to irrigation engineering, preliminary design of the irrigation system, preliminary survey, final design of irrigation system. It also covers final survey of main canal, lateral, sublateral and canal structures. The construction and impounding structures and canal structures and administration and operation of irrigation system. 3 units

 

C.E. 712-Foundation Engineering

The course deals with the review of soil mechanics, analysis of retaining wall, analysis of slope stability, design of shallow foundation and design of deep foundation. Also covered is the concepts related to foundation engineering. 3 units

 

C.E. 721-Highway Engineering

This subject covers introduction to highway engineering, factors affecting highway planning and design, construction of highways and highway maintenance.

3 units

C.E. 722-Reinforced Concrete

The subject covers the area of rigid frames, prestressed concrete and post tensioned concrete, flat slabs, yield line theory of slabs and concrete piles including its design and driving. 3 units

 

C. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

 

E.E. 711-Feedback Control Systems

This course covers: introductory concepts, transfer function & system response, control system characteristics, root focus analysis and design, frequency response analysis and design. 3 units

 

E.E. 712-Power System

This course deals with symmetrical components, analysis of unsymmetrical faults by three components method. It also covers sequence impedance and capacitance of transmission lines and transformers. Also included in the subject are change in symmetry, simultaneous faults and computer simulation methods. 3 units

 

 

 

E.E. 721-Power Electronics

Covers the following subject matter, introductory concepts, rectifies, static switches, AC voltage and motor controls, inventors, control of AC & DC motors, power semiconductors diodes, power transistor, thyristors and protection of decision & circuits.

3 units

 

E.E. 722-Advanced Electrical Machineries

This is a course on the:: basic principles for electronic machine analysis, theory of direct-current machine, reference frame theory, theory of symmetrical induction machine, synchronous machines (it includes linearized equations), reduced order equations, unbalanced operation of symmetrical induction machine synchronous machine, computer simulation and frame theory. 3 units

 

 

D. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

 

M.E. 711-Advanced Thermodynamics

This course covers the first and second law of Thermodynamics entropy irriversibility and availability, thermodynamics relative, chemical reactions, flow through nozzles and blade passages. 3 units

 

M.E. 712-Advanced Refrigeration Theory and Application

The coverage of this subject include: introduction, mechanical vapor, compression refrigeration cycle, multipressure systems, absorption refrigeration miscellaneous refrigeration processes and ultra-low temperature refrigeration eyogenic.

3 units

 

M.E. 714-Advanced Air Conditioning and Ventilation

The course deals with: psychometric charts and elementary applications, psychrometer & humidity, absorption refrigeration miscellaneous refrigeration processes, ultra low temperature refrigeration eyogenic. 3units

 

M.E. 721-Fuels and Thermal Power

The topics are covered in this course include: combustion processes IT diagrams, mix flume temperature, classification of primary and secondary fuels report presentation by individual student. 3 units

 

 

Business Administration

 

MBA 600/MPA 600-Human Resource Management

Exposes students to the range of personnel management issues that they will encounter as business managers. Topics include: job analysis, recruitment, training, supervision, communication, performance evaluation, compensation, employee motivation, common personnel problems (employee discipline, theft, substance abuse, etc.), the Labor Code and labor relations law, seniority & merit systems, sexual harassment discrimination, discharge of employees, workplace safety. Recommended preparation: Human Behavior in Organizations. 3 units

MBA 601/MPA 601-Human Behavior in Organization

Focuses on what can be learned from the social sciences to help managers meet the challenges of the 1990s. Topics include: organizations, corporate culture and socialization, groups and group conflict, communication skills and information processing, power and politics in organizations, decision making in organizations, leadership and group effectiveness, motivation and performance, individual and cultural differences, managing organizational change. 3 units

 

MBA 604a-Management (Business) Research)

This course introduces the students to the application of research for solving business problems. Students are provide a choice of undertaking Group Research on specific business problems or developing a Feasibility Study on a specific product, a new invention or an enterprise. The course covers the identification and formulation of the problem statement, preparation of survey instruments, sampling design, market research, environmental scanning, supply and demand analysis,. Forecasting and financial analysis.

 

MBA 611-Financial Accounting

Introduces financial accounting from the perspective of business decision making. Focuses on how business events are reflected in the financial accounting system and financial statements. Topics include: the basic accounting model, the accounting information system, transactions, adjustments, sales of goods/services, measuring cost of goods solds, creditor claims, leases, owners' claims, governments' claims, firms owing other firms, analyzing financial statements. Prerequisites: 6 units financial accounting in undergrad. 3 units

 

MBA 612-Philippine Financial System

Takes a detailed look at the Philippine financial systems, examining the institutions and markets, how they operate, interact, and are regulated. Topics include: overview of the Philippine financial system, structure and role of financial institutions, regulation of financial institutions, financial markets, interest rates, and monetary policy. 3 units

 

MBA 612a- Financial Systems (Regional/Global Perspectives) (

Takes a detailed look at the regional and global financial systems, examining the institutions and markets, how they operate, interact, and are regulated. Topics include: overview of the financial system, structure and role of financial institutions, regulation of financial institutions, financial markets, interest rates, and monetary policy.

 

MBA 613-Financial Management

Introduces students to the fundamental financial decisions made by profit and non-profit organizations. The principal objective of the course is to develop an understanding of how to use the basic tools of financial analysis. Topics include: concepts of financial management, financial analysis tools, net present value evaluation of investment proposals, measurement of project risk, alternative criteria for investment proposals and financing decisions, working capital in the operation of a firm, cash management, credit management inventory management, short-term lending and borrowing. Pre-requisites: Financial Accounting, Philippine Financial Systems. Recommended preparation: Quantitative Methods in Business. 3 units

 

MBA 615-Market Research and Segmentation

Covers the concept, tools, and techniques that are used to understand market demand, segmentation, and competitive position. Topics include markets and market demand, consumer behavior, buyer behavior, elements of market research (design, data collection, analysis), product positioning, differentiation of products, market segmentation, market targeting, marketing, communications, market share analysis. Recommended preparation: Methods of Research. 3 units

 

MBA 621-Quantitative Methods in Business

Covers the application of statistical tools and model building to solve business problems. Topics include: decision analysis tools, basic statistics, probability distributions, forecasting, sampling, regression analysis, and applications of calculus in the business environment. 3 units

 

MBA 622-Managerial Accounting (for non-thesis option MBA)

Explores the role of accounting information in the management process. Topics include: cost concepts, product costing, cost accumulation, cost allocation, estimating cost behavior, cost-volume-profit analysis, short-run decision, budgets, variances, divisional performance measures. Recommended preparation: Financial Accounting.

3 units

 

MBA 711-Managerial Economics

Covers the basic concepts and principles of microeconomic analysis, with emphasis on how to apply those tools in business settings. Topics include: consumer behavior, market demand, the nature of firms and costs of production, profit maximization and competitive supply, noncompetitive markets, pricing, asymmetric information. Recommended Preparations: Quantitative Methods in Business, Managerial accounting 3units

 

MBA 712-Computer Application in Business

A hands-on experience in the computer lab that covers the major business uses of computers: word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical analysis. Topics include: basic functions of computer hardware and software, basic DOS functions, use of word processing software, use of spreadsheet software, use of statistical analysis software, basis operation and maintenance of a local area network. (Only required for students who are not computer literate as indicated by appropriate course work or by skills in the use of word processing and spreadsheet software. 3 units

 

MBA 712a-Information Management

This course is designed to provide students with the Information Technology (IT) and Information Management (IM) concepts needed to effectively relate their use in business and management. Specifically, it aims to introduce the student to IT and IM as key management disciplines and show how they are linked to enterprise strategy. In addition, it introduces students to current technologies and their popular applications.

3 units

 

MBA 721-Business Policy and Strategy Implementation

Integrates and applies learning from all other courses in the MBA program. Develops a broad understanding of strategic management as practiced by general managers in today's businesses. Topics include: elements of strategic management, analysis of the business environment, establishing mission and objectives, strategy formulation, strategy implementation, strategic control and implementation of plans. Prerequisites: Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Financial Accounting, Market Research and Segmentation. 3 units

 

MBA 721a- Strategic Management

This is a course that aims to train students to become Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and to eventually enable them to possess the perspective of "Top Management." Accordingly, a simulation of a CEO's, as well as, top management's, roles and functions of charting the course of an enterprise, in today's "hyper competitive environment/business environment," shall be made. Thus, the students shall pass through a process of lectures, role playing, company exposures (preferably), and the case method- in order to achieve the primordial aim of the course.

 

The course also assumes that the study is already equipped with the basic management tools (i.e. financial management, personnel management, exposure to financial systems, organizational diagnostic skills, etc.) of making crucial management decisions that are needed to manage an enterprise - given its set of objectives. Hence, a student is already expected to analyze complex business problems that will lead to sound formulation of "strategic decisions" that would eventually be translated into a firm's "operating policies." Therefore, one may conclude that the course is highly "integrative by nature."

 

MBA 722-Marketing Management

Focuses on manipulating the marketing mix to provide a competitive advantage in market segments. Topics include: components of marketing strategy, designing a marketing strategy, implementing a marketing strategy, assessing marketing performance, product strategy in a global marketplace, pricing strategies, managing marketing channels, preparing the marketing plan, Prerequisite: Market Research & Segmentation. 3 units

 

MBA 723-Production and Operation Management

Examines the systems businesses have developed to manage the production of goods and services. Topics include: product/process design and selection, quality assurance, just-in-time manufacturing systems, synchronous production management, capacity planning, layout planning, overall production planning, inventory systems. Recommended preparation: Quantitative Methods in Business. 3 units

 

MBA 724a-Seminar in Management (with special Paper)

This course is designed to expose students to the different industries. Students are given the privilege to hear from industry experts/chief executive officer/about industry highlights and development. A special paper concerning industry problems, practices and other developments is prepared at the end of the semester. 3 units

 

MBA 729-Thesis Writing -Student will engage in independent research into a business problem or situation leading to the writing of a thesis. This research will be guided by a faculty advisor and approved by a thesis committee.

Student will complete the research begun in analyzing the data, write the thesis, and defend it. This research will continue to be guided by the faculty adviser and thesis committee 6 units

 

 

 

 

Public Administration

 

MPA 611-Theory and Practice of Public Administration - This course deals with ideas, issues, and trends in public administration and the role of the bureaucracy in national development.           3 units

 

MPA 612- Organization and Management - This course covers theories, processes, and techniques involved in the organization and management of the national government and its agencies.           3 units

 

MPA 613- Public Fiscal Administration- This course considers the nature of the development of public administration, conceptualizing public administration, administrative action; politic and public policy, administration responsibility, action and change, sources of capital, sources of debt, capital structuring the investment.           3 units

 

MPA 621-Research Methods in Public Administration

Deals with the various types and methods of research commonly used by administrators, educators and social scientists. It focuses on problem identification and definition, formulation of theoretical and conceptual framework and objectives and hypotheses; study design, sampling data collection, data processing and data analysis and the interpretation and report writing. 3 units

 

MPA 622-Seminar in Governmental Management

Integrating course for MPA students. Brings together the contents of the various courses in the public management track Organization and Management, Personnel, Fiscal, Local Government, Program Administration, etc.) and applies such theories and concepts to the analysis of public sector problems programs and projects. 3 units

 

MPA 711-Local Government Administration

Surveys the theory and practice of local government administration in the Philippines and international perspectives. The theoretical elements focus on the concepts and principles underlying the field of local government administration. The practical parts deal with the current issues, development trends, and special concerns of local government in the Philippines setting. 3 units

 

MPA 712-Public Administration and the Economy

Considers the economic ideas and examines their implication to the state in general and public administration in particular. 3 units

 

MPA 713-Project Development & Management

The systematic analysis, planning, implementation and evaluation of development projects.

This course introduces the students to the basic concepts, phases and methods of Project Development and Management. This concerns the "line operations" of agencies and are considered in their interactions with the environment of the Project, specially within the socio-economic context of national development. 3 units

 

MPA 714/MASoc 751-Sociology of Government and Politics

Analysis of government and politics as the bases of the social structure and their relationships with other basic social institutions; the study of the social bases of power and policy formulation as they affect the individual, groups and society. 3 units

 

MPA 721-Ecology of Administration

Deals with the interrelationships between and among public and private organizations and their social, political, economic and cultural environments.

3 units

 

MPA 722-Administrative Communication

The study of communication and behavior theories and their relevance to administration. Covers models and research findings on organizational structures, attitudes, motivation, perception, cognition, goals, social influences leadership, control and others as these affect communication structures and processes in organization. Examines the interaction of these factors in the administrative setting of public agencies in the Philippines. 3 units

 

MPA 723-Paper Proposal or Feasibility Study 3 units

MPA 729 - Thesis Writing 6 units

 

Social Work

 

MSSW 611-Socio Behavioral Theory I

Deals with the advanced study of human behavior and the social environment, the normal growth and development of the individual from the pre-natal stage to the old age period, the various phases of development seen from the psychological, sociological, and anthropological points of view, the personality structure and the dynamics of human behavior.

 

MSSW 612-Social Administration and Development

A study of the foundations of administrative behavior as a generalized concept, particularly in the context of organizations; the element of the administrative process such as decision-making, planning, organizing, communicating, coordinating, and evaluating. It will include theories and concepts of Social Work Administration for efficient and effective social service delivery in the context of development.

3 units

 

MSSW 613-Social Work Theory & Practice in the Philippines

A brief historical review of the development of social welfare and social work in the Philippines; examination of social work as a profession, its functions and scope; the philosophical and scientific bases of social work; the methods practiced in the Philippine setting; the steps in the problem-solving process; general tools in practice; the trends, field, and issues in social work. Also involved in-depth analysis of social work methods and processes focuses on commonalties and specifics geared towards charting the course of social work as a force for development. 3 units

 

MSSW 621- Socio Behavioral Theory II

Continuation of Socio-Behavioral Theory I. Deals with selected socio-behavioral theories aimed to provide essential knowledge of the interaction between man and society. Focuses on the nature of personality dynamics, personality adjustment and maladjustment, personality assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic methods and their application to social work and related disciplines. 3 units

MSSW 622-Advanced Social Work Methods I

Provides a background on the basic principles and theories in working with individuals, but the main focus is on the advanced and in-depth study and analysis of the case work methods and the analysis of Case studies on the different types of clients, their problems, the agencies, and the case work process involved will be analyzed.

3 units

 

MSSW 623-Field Instruction I

Covers institutional placement providing students with advanced practice in the major fields of social work, as well as learning skills in supervision, administration, education, research, and social planning. 3 units

 

 

MSSW 624-Theory & Practice in Community Organization

Course covers the theory and practice of community organization as a social work method in the Philippine setting as governed by the profession's values and beliefs. It presents CO as a process toward the ultimate goal of the improvement of people's capability to deal with community problems through their own efforts.

3 units

 

MSSW 660-Family Systems

Systematic study of family systems-types of families, family structures, developmental tasks of families and communication and interaction in families. Delves into development issues about families and family system. 3 units

 

MSSW 712-Advanced Social Work Methods II

Deals with the study of fundamental knowledge, skills, and techniques required of the social work practitioner in working with groups. Emphasizes the different social work interventions using of selected teaching methods: case studies, role-playing, etc. It also intends to provide students with advanced preparation for working with groups in a variety of social work setting, primary and secondary, traditional as well as emerging. The "developmental center" of social work will be fully explored. 3 units

MSSW 713-Field Instruction II

Adaptation of the perspective in Field Instruction I to specific situations (micro level) in the macro setting. 3 units

 

MSSW 729-Thesis Writing 6 units

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agricultural Economics

 

MAgEc 601 - Microeconomic Theory

The course deals with consumer choice theory, theory of the firm, market structures, general equilibrium and welfare theory. The theories studied will be also examined as to the extent of its Christian focus. 3 units

 

MAgEc 602 - Macroeconomic Theory

The course deals with theories of consumption and investment decisions, models of income and employment determination, theories of inflation, growth theory, and stabilization policy. The development of the character of a Christian worker/manager will be given attention in this course particularly those that can influence him in making investment decisions. 3 units

 

MAgEc 603 - Research Methods in Agricultural Economics

This course introduces to the students the various types and methods of research used in Ag. Economics. It focuses on problems identification, objectives and hypothesis formulation, study design, sampling, data collection, data processing, and analysis, interpretation and report writing. The use of statistics in data analysis and the use of computer in data management, analysis and word processing are introduced in this course. The course also inculcates Christian values and traits where students are prepared how to become hone and conscientious researcher/Ag. Economist.

3 units

 

MAgEc 604 - Production Economics

This is a major course of Agricultural Economics degree. It is a field of science applying the principles of economics to the use of capital, land, labor and management resources in the farming industry. Production economics is basically concerned with low farm resources are used or ought to be used. This course also deals with the application of linear programming in farm production decision-making. 3 units

 

MAgEc 605 - Advanced Farm Management

This course focuses with principles underlying management and their application to agricultural business, offices and programs; project planning and management and control of agricultural projects. Man's stewardship role in farm business will be also highlighted. 3 units

 

MAgEc 606 - Economic Analysis and Planning of Agricultural Projects

The course basically deals with the teaching students how to prepare and evaluate a feasibility study of an agricultural projects. Concept related to the different aspects of a feasibility study, such as marketing, technical and operational as well as financial and economic analysis involved are explored. Students will also be introduced to the application of computer software in the conduct of cost-benefit analysis.

3 units

 

MAgEc 607 - Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis

In this course the factors that influence price formation and variations in agricultural markets are explored. This course is a combination of theory and applications involving the use of computers. Training on the use of computers will be given as required. 3 units

 

MAgEc 608 - Agricultural Policy and Development

This course basically tackles the theories on government intervention in agricultural production and trade. Recent developments such as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade-Uruguay round, the creation of World Trade Organization, Asean Free Trade Agreement, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, etc. and their implications to the Philippine agricultural development thrusts. Christian values and principles will be also considered in designing and pursuing these agricultural policies. 3 units

 

MAgEc 609 - Resource Economics

Agricultural Economics and Resource Economics are two closely related branches of the science of economics because they both deal with major resources, i.e., land, air, and water. Hence, the study of Agricultural Economics is incomplete without Resource Economics.

In short, this course deals with the application of economic theory and principles toward understanding and correcting problems associated with the management of natural resources and the environment. Resource Economics is a multidisciplinary and technological characteristics of natural resources and that the institutional and instrumental means for implementing change involve legal processes. A solid grounding in economics is a prerequisite for the making of a "resource economist."

3 units

 

MAgEc 610 - Regional Planning

This is a minor course in the Master of Agricultural Economics program. Generally, it covers the process, content and administrative structure of regional development planning and implementation in the Philippines. Participatory approaches to as well as current in development planning are integrated into this course.

3 units

 

MAgEc 729 - Special Problems and Research

This course requires a descriptive or applied research in line with the major concentration of the students. 3 units

 

 

 

Sociology

 

MASoc 611/MASoc 621-Research Methods in Behavioral Science I & II

Introduces the students to the various types and methods of research commonly used by social scientists. Focuses on problem identification and definition, theoretical and conceptual framework, objectives and hypothesis formulation study designs, sampling, data collection, data processing and data analysis and interpretation and report writing. Includes the use of computer in data management, statistical analysis and report writing. 3 units

 

MASoc 612-Sociological Theories

Deals with the major sociological theories used that explain understanding the physical and social realities of the individual and the social system in the manner in which it changes. Also tries to relate these theories to an understanding of the Philippine social condition. 3 units

 

MASoc 627-Social Structure

Focuses attention on the composition of the social system on a general perspective. Emphasis is on social institutions and processes, social stratification and social change. Discussions include man as a special creation of God and how to develop him to create a better place of work and a more humane world. 3 units

 

MASoc 629- Rural Sociology

Deals with a systematic study of society and culture in rural areas, the change that takes place in these two, the causes and effects of this change as well as the strategies for the development of the rural areas. 3 units

 

MASoc 631- Sociology of the City

Deals with sociological theories and principles applied to the modern city, structure, growth, social and personal life in the city. 3 units

 

MASoc 633-Population and Change

Involves with the analysis of the demographic aspects of population in the Philippines; the factors influencing population growth, and its consequences; and population policies and programs. 3 units

 

MASoc 635-Social Institutions and Processes

Deals with the different social institutions like the family, school, church, local government and local economy. Emphasis is on the processes in these institutions and their implication to the agricultural economy. Adequate consideration is given to man's responsibility in harnessing God's creation and maximizing productivity and awareness in economic activity. 3 units

 

MASoc 637-Socio-cultural Change and Development

Covers theories, models and laws of social and cultural change, with emphasis on technology and social change, particularly problems and development related to the acceptance and diffusion of innovations in agriculture and other economic aspects of modernization. 3 units

 

MASoc 639-Filipino Society

Deals with the analysis of contemporary Philippine Society and Culture, with emphasis on a sociological perspective in diagnosing the country's problems as sit advances from the traditional rural society to a modern, urban social setting.

3 units

 

MASoc 641-Social Psychology

Includes the systematic study of human behaviors in social situations, the nature of individual society, the process of socialization, personality and social adjustments and social institutions. 3 units

 

MASoc 645-Community Organization and Social Welfare

Focuses attention on the principles and practices of community organizing in relation to social welfare. This also includes review of case studies in community organizing. 3 units

MASoc 647-Sociology of Education

Considers the social processes and interaction patterns in educational organizations, the relationship of such organizations to aspects of society, social class and power, and applications of these concepts to the analysis of educational systems.

3 units

 

MASoc 649-Demography: Theory and Methods

Deals with a systematic study of demographic theories and methods, population's characteristics, the changes that happen to the population and the causes and effects of these changes. 3 units

 

MASoc 651- Sociology of Government and Politics

Considers the nature of the environment and Asean heritage, evolution of Philippine government and politics, political economy of gender, corporations and communities in a developing country, urban policy in other countries and urban development corporations.

 

MASoc 653-Sociology of Religion

The course primarily focused on the role of religion in society. It deals with the forms and practices of religion in modern and secularizing society, cults, sects and churches as well as primitive religions and religious movements. Special attention is given to the sociological perspectives in the study of religion. 3 units

 

MASoc 655-Seminar in Development Issues

This follows a seminar format where students are required to present a development issue/s of their own choice.

 

MASoc 656-Cultural Anthropology

Deals with a systematic investigation of the evolution of man and his culture, the nature, structure and dynamics of man's culture. 3 units

 

MASoc 658-Administration and Supervision

Deals with the nature, principles, methods, processes and practice of community organization in relation to social welfare. Also includes issues and cases in community organizing. 3 units

 

 

 

 

 

Agronomy

 

MSAgro 602 - Field Plot Technique

Advanced study of analysis of variance, covariance, regression and correlation's methods of constructing and analyzing design for experimental investigation as applied to agricultural research. 3 units

 

MSAgro 615 - Advanced Studies in Crop Production

Study of the various methods of growing industrial crops and the commercial production of improved seeds of these crops. Emphasis will be given to the culture of new and improved varieties. (Agronomy 513a Sugar Cane, Agronomy 513b Rice, Agronomy 513c Corn). Pre-requisites: Agronomy 312,Agronomy 411 or equivalents, (2hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.) 3 units.

 

MSAgro 616 - Advanced Physiology of Field Crops

Cover the productivity and the morphology of crops. Physiological significance of internal water relations to crop yields, cultural and environmental manipulation for higher yields. 3 units

MSAgro 622a - Advanced Crop Protection Entomology

This is an advanced study on the control approaches of the major agricultural pests with emphasis on insects, mites, molluses and rodents. The course requires the preparation for reports and interactions based on the findings of the recent researches and actual farmer's practices. How each method should be handled to promote ecological balance, effectiveness in production and safety to man as a special creation of God is also a major concern in this course. 3 units

 

MSAgro 624 - Graduate Seminar

Review and discussion of current problems in Agronomy. 3 units

MSAgro 625 - Research Methods in Agronomy

A study of the various types of research and the description of the laboratory and field techniques and special equipment useful for conducting research in Agronomy. 3 units

 

MSAgro 626 - Advanced Plant Breeding

An advanced study on the development, evolution and maintenance of cultivar. This also has emphasis on the role of cellular and molecular biology in genetic improvement of plant species. Man is uniquely made by God, gifted with talents and faculties that will enable him to develop and improve production for the worlds survival and growth. 3 units

 

MSAgro 627 - Soil Conservation

A study of the principles and practices of controlling soil erosion with emphasis on the use of vegetative cover, mechanical structures, crop rotation and reforestation; and field trips to observe actual soil conservation practices.

3 units

MSAgron 628 - Physiology of Herbicides

Includes the physiological basis for crop-weed selectivity and behavior of herbicide. Herbicide groups and their general properties and uses. 3 units

MSAgro 630 - Advanced Soil Fertility

Soil fertility in relation to the physical and chemical properties of the soil and to crop production; source, manufacture and principles governing the use of organic and inorganic fertilizers; effect of fertilizers on soil properties; effect of soil pH on the availability of plant nutrients, principle's involved in the application of lime and soil amendments; and methods of assessing the fertility status of the soil. 3 units

 

MSAgro 631 - Advanced Plant Pathology

This course covers disease management based on pathogenesis, defense mechanism of plants to infection and resistance of pathogen to chemical and present trends in the development of disease resistance in plants. 3 units

 

MSAgro 632 - Plant Metabolism

This course covers advanced discussion of reaction mechanisms and interrelations of photosynthesis, respiration and nitrogen metabolism formation and utilization of energy. 3 units

 

MSAgro 633 - Environmental Physiology

This course focuses on the study of the relationship of crop plants to climate and other limiting factors of competition, adaptation, distribution and production. The topics are centered on the recent findings on how temperature, wind, light, rainfall and relative humidity influences crop production. With the present environmental condition affecting God's creation, man is task to find ways to maximize productivity to support the worlds population. 3 units

MSAgro 729- Thesis Writing 6 units

NURSING

 

MAN 601-Theoretical Framework in Nursing Integrated with Seminar on Problems in Nursing

A study of nursing as an evolving profession, re-assessment of the current concepts/theories in Nursing education and Nursing practice, Current trends through research utilization, concept formulation in structuring nursing knowledge, strategies of theory construction, formulation of paradigms, analysis and evaluation of the various nursing and related health disciplines; research abstracts, seminar on identified priority problem in nursing in the present-day practice,: self and course evaluation. Pre-requisite to all Nursing majors. 3 units

 

MAN 609-Nursing Administration (Education/Service)

This course involves a critical look of the major concepts, theories, principles and processes involved in administering a school of nursing management dilemma faced by a dean or principal or a college of nursing are critically appraised and analyzed. Topics covered includes: paradigm shift in the nursing profession in the Philippines, legal and foreign nursing educational management, current and prospective nursing education and nursing practice, fundamentals of administration for colleges of nursing and nursing service organization, quality assurance program, community participative action research (CO-PAR), evaluation of the instructional plan (intended learning outcomes) and educational plan (results of instruction). 3 units

 

MAN 621a-Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing I-a (Lecture)

A critical study of the different concepts, principles, approaches in the care/management of cases with specific medical-surgical problems such as in disruption in cell growth and structure (cancer), immune system; GI system; respiratory; cardiovascular, hematologic; urinary and reproductive systems. This course covers the pathophysiology of specific diseases, diagnostic testing, physical assessment and the holistic planning and management that will allow the graduate nurse to acquire advanced skills and refine existing ones to face the challenges in new direction of patient-centered care, guided by her/his Christian values and principles as she/he provides humanistic service to her clients. 3 units

 

MAN 621b-Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing I-b (Laboratory)

This course provides planned learning experiences designed to develop a broader knowledge, and advanced skills and develop a caring attitude for the enhancement of medical-surgical nursing practice. The course is also designed to develop the teaching skills and research skills through utilization of research findings and case study presentation. 3 units

 

MAN 622a -Advanced Community Health Nursing I-a (Lecture)

Entry discussion on the intended and actual learning outcomes-all instructional activities are reflected on the University's Vision/Mission etc., imperatives of graduate education in Community Health Nursing. Salient topics include: a critical outlook re-direction of nursing education to national development, the nature of advanced clinical content of CHN, the changing roles, functions and activities of the nurse in the Philippine restructured health care delivery system-its promotive, preventive, maintenance aspects of health care; insights for improvement of the nursing curriculum. 3 units

 

MAN 622b- Advanced Community Health Nursing I-b (Laboratory)

This is achieved in correlation with MAN 622-Ia with guidelines from the professor in charge and supported by the various cooperating agencies (both in the academe and service), periodic sessions and evaluations of field experiences are scheduled within the time-frame Pre-requisite to MAN 712 Ib 3 units

 

MAN 623a - Advanced Maternal Child Nursing I-a (Lecture)

This course provides the nursing graduates nursing educators and practitioners a comprehensive and in-depth discussion of the many facets of maternal and child nursing, while it promotes a sensitive, holistic outlook on nursing practice. It focuses on the care of the family from the pregnancy period, through pregnancy, labor, delivery and postpartal period and then, it follows the child in the family through adolescence. It also includes an analysis of the theories, concepts, principles, processes and philosophies of maternal and child health as family centered, community centered, research oriented and multi-disciplinary discipline. Personal, cultural and religious attitudes and beliefs which influence the meaning of illness and its impact on the child-bearing family are also integrated in this course. 3 units

 

MAN 623b- Advanced Maternal Child Nursing I-b (Laboratory)

This course will harness the teaching skills of nursing educators in teaching mater & child nursing in the undergraduate level and the clinical skills of nursing practitioners in the care of the family during the child-bearing experience. 3 units

 

MAN 624a- Advanced Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing I-a (Lecture)

This course deals with the concepts of psychiatric nursing basic to interpersonal relations and the therapeutic use of the nurse-patient relationship. It includes discussions on personality development, dynamics of human behavior, and psychoanalytic theory. It also deals with nursing interventions in mental illness, with focus on the individual family, groups and community. Adequate consideration is given to Christian ideas which strengthen personal faith and responsive to the global needs of the Information Age.

3 units

 

MAN 624b- Advanced Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing I-b (Laboratory)

The course is the Related Learning Experience (R.L.E.) portion of the theories taken up in the lecture. The course aims to expose the students to actual nurse-patient interaction and to the different psychopathologic conditions as manifested in an actual patient experience. In the end, the student also expected to strengthen Christian faith and promote knowledge acquisition responsive to global needs. 3 units

 

MAN 711a -Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing II-a (Lecture)

Continuation of MAN 621a 3 units

 

MAN 711b -Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing II-b (Laboratory)

Continuation of MAN 621b 3 units

 

MAN 712a- Advanced Community Health Nursing II-a (Lecture)

Orientation of the course expectations with emphasis on the University's Vision/Mission/etc. to be reflected in conceptualizing the roles, functions and activities of nurses, from the promotive/maintenance/preventive aspects to the curative/rehabilitative/restorative health care aspects of nursing the community, a critical analysis of health/demographic/eipidemiologic/soiciologic statistical data-its significance to people's health and survival; self and course evaluation. 3 units

 

MAN 712b-Advanced Community Health Nursing II-b (Laboratory)

This is fulfilled through the following :a critical analysis of a healthy community from the vulnerable diseases-prone community, strengths and weaknesses of the health program/projects; suggested insights for the improvement of nursing education and nursing practice. 3 units

 

MAN 713a- Advanced Maternal Child Nursing II-a (Lecture)

Continuation MAN 623a 3 units

 

MAN 713b-Advanced Maternal Child Nursing II-b (Laboratory)

Continuation of MAN 623b 3 units

 

MAN 714a- Advanced Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing II-a (Lecture)

This course deals with the prevention, care, and treatment of psychiatric disorders with emphasis on the nurse's role. It discusses issues and trends in the nursing care of individuals with mental health-psychiatric problems. It also discusses concepts, processes, and trends in mental health and psychiatric nursing interventions focusing on the group and/or family. It offers an introduction to issues and trends in the care of emotionally-disturbed children and other special populations (adolescents, the elderly, the physically and sexually abused). Adequate consideration is given to Christian influences which strengthen personal faith and the global needs of the Information Age.

3 units

 

MAN 714b- Advanced Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing II-b (Laboratory)

The course is the Related Learning Experience (R.L.E.) portion of the theories taken up in the lecture. The course aims to expose the students to the psychiatric intervention of special populations like the emotionally disturbed child and adolescent, the elderly, the physically and sexually abused. It also includes a discussion on the legal implications and current trends in mental health. In the end, the student is also expected to strengthen Christian faith and promote knowledge acquisition that answers the needs of globalization. 3 units

     

 MAN 726- Nursing Education Administration

A study of concepts, theories and principles of management and administration applied to nursing education. This course prepares nursing educators and nursing practitioners on how to manage or administer nursing education program in schools and colleges of nursing be it as a principal or a dean of the college.

 

MAN 727- Nursing Service Administration

This course consists of teaching-learning activities geared towards preparing graduate nurses in the management and administration of nursing service organization in any health care facility. It focuses on concepts, theories, principles processes and some common problems encountered by all nurse-managers and the different leadership styles, management schools and of though and differing decision-making styles used in resolving these problems.

 

MAN 730- Nursing Care Management

A study of concepts, theories and principles of nursing care with emphasis on the caring and humanistic nursing framework and the utilization of nursing process in the care of individual, family, groups, and community throughout and across the lifespan.

 

MAN 731-Dorology Nursing

A critical study of theories, approaches and management of pain in relation to the nursing card of patients undergoing medical problems and surgical interventions. Emphasis is placed on clinical and traditional approaches to pain relief and experimental investigation of the applicability of the theories to practice. Case studies of patients being managed in pain clinics will be focuses. 3 units

 

MAN 732-Oncology Nursing

A theoretical study of psychopathophysiology of cellular aberrations with emphasis on prevention, detection and treatment of cancer. Case studies and process recordings of the experiences of cancer patients are the major focus of this course.

3 units

 

MAN 733-Geriatric Nursing

A study of concepts, theories, principles of aging including the nursing care of the elderly. This course also provides learning experiences on occupational therapy and rehabilitations of the elderly affected with chronic debilitating disorders. 3 units

 

MAN 743-Public Health Nursing

This course shall focus on the theoretical framework of Public Health and Community Health Nursing. Emphasis shall be made on public health and other health related problems directly affecting the health status of the population. This course also include observations and discussions of programs implemented by local government health facility. 3 units

 

MAN 744- Communicable Disease Nursing

An analysis of the theories, concepts and principles of communicable disease prevention, treatment and management. Focus is made on the understanding of epidemiology, etiology and general pattern and control of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality both in local, national global situations. 3 units

 

MAN 745-Community Organizing and Participatory Action Research

Integration and analysis of concepts, theories and principles of community organizing and integration. Emphasis is made on core group formation, community participation and self-reliance and action research on how to solve common health needs (problems in the community). 3 units

 

MAN 749- Reproductive Disturbances/Disorders

Study of acute disease conditions in obstetrics and gynecology. This includes discussion of pathophysiology, medical management and nursing care of women afflicted with reproductive disorders through the child-bearing experiences. Activities include cross-sectional and longitudianal studies of women undergoing reproductive diseases. Students submits comprehensive case study and care plan for a chosen patient. 3 units

 

 

 

MAN 750- Family Planning/Contraceptive Technology and STD Nursing

This course shall focus on fertility management and responsible parenthood. This also covers an identification and analysis of current and traditional family planning methods on contraceptive technology. In connection with the methods of contraception, HIV/AIDS and Sexually transmitted diseases affecting men & women on all age groups will also be studied. 3 units

 

MAN 751-Pediatric Disorders/Anomalies

An in-depth discussion and analysis of common health and medical problems affecting children such as genetic disorders, congenital disorders, infections and other acute and chronic diseases. Emphasis shall be made on promotive, preventive curative and rehabilitative levels of care. Activities also include longitudinal can cross-sectional case studies of different age groups from infancy to adolescence. 3 units

 

MAN 763-Adult Psychiatric Nursing

The nursing care management of common psychiatric disorders such as mood, thought, personality, organic brain disorders affecting adult groups. This course also deals with levels of care such as promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative levels of care with emphasis on crisis intervention, psychological therapy, nurse patient interaction attitude psychtropic drugs and other approaches in the care of mentally ill patients. 3 units

 

MAN 764-Adolescent and Child Psychiatric Nursing

Nursing interventions in mental illness affecting adolescents and children using conceptual frames of reference (Freud, Sullivan, Erikson). Socio-psychological problems of adolescents and developmental disorders of children are explored with particular reference to emotional disorder. 3 units

 

MAN 765-Stress Management and Community Mental Health Program

Current trends and problems on stress with emphasis on community mental health nursing. Focus is on the study of concepts of stress in the workplace and concepts of community mental health and the role of the nurse in the promotion of mental health and prevention of mental illness in the community. 3units

 

MAN 729-Thesis Writing 6 units

 

Divinity Courses

 

B.S. 711 Old Testament Theology-. A systematic presentation of the major doctrines of the Old Testament. 3 units.

   

C.Ed. 723 Seminar on Modern Mission Trends. A survey of contemporary understanding of the biblical, historical and theological views and approaches of mission with special attention to current Asian and Philippine missiological enterprises. 3 units.

 

P.P.S. 604 Methods of Research. A theological type of research which appropriates reflective analysis and critical thinking in giving new conclusions to biblical and theological questions and issues. Students are guided in choosing a topic for and writing the first chapter of their thesis. 3 units.

 

P.P.S. 835 Clinical Pastoral Education. This is designed to develop skills in pastoral care and counseling in institutional ministry through supervised experience and instruction. This is offered every summer at Iloilo Mission Hospital. 3 units.

 

P.P.S. 836 Rural and Urban Development Ministries. A supervised study and exposure program designed to raise the awareness and develop the skills of students in confronting development and theological issues in the rural and urban setting. This program is assisted by church related development programs, institutions or organizations. (Prerequisite: P.P.S. 817 Contemporary Issues and the Church). 3 units.

 

T.S. 622 Systematic Theology. A lecture presentation with research work on the development of theology as a religious and academic discipline centering on the role of revelation and reason in the formation content and methodology. 3 units.

 

T.S. 721a Introduction to Ecumenics and Mission. A historical, biblical and theological study of the meaning and challenge of the ecumenical movement for unity of the people of God with a focus on the World Council of Churches as its contemporary expression. 3 units.

 

T.S. 812 Christology: Past & Present. A study through lecture and research on the historical and contemporary Christological understanding of the being and work of Jesus as the Christ. 3 units.

 

T.S. 823 Contemporary Theologies. A study of the meaning of the Christian faith in response to a contemporary situation with a special focus on liberation theology.

3 units.

 

Biblical Studies Major

 

B.S. 713 Biblical Criticism. A study of certain techniques such as textual, literary, and form criticisms as used in the examination of many kinds of biblical literature in order to establish as far as possible their original wording, the manner and date of their composition, their sources and authorship. 3 units.

 

B.S. 721 Old Testament Exegesis. A critical study of the message of some prophets with the aid of standard commentaries, with a view to understanding better the relevance of the prophets' message to their time and today. (Prerequisite: BS 435a Hebrew) 3 units.

 

B.S. 822 New Testament Exegesis. A critical study of some Pauline and Johannine passages, using commentaries and other exegetical tools. (Prerequisite: BS 535a Greek). 3 units.

 

B.S. 826 Introduction to Apocrypha. A course to introduce the student to the "deutero-canonical" books of the bible with the purpose of studying their background and contents. 3 units.

 

B.S. 824 Introduction to Biblical Archaeology. A study of sites and materials significant to the Old Testament and New Testament studies. 3. units.

 

Pastoral Ministry Major

 

P.P.S. 715 Pastoral Ministry in Conflict Situations. A study of the dynamics of conflict situation in church and society and the application of the art of pastoral care in relation to them. 3 units.

 

P.P.S. 716 Psychology of Personality. The course is designed to help students know and understand the different theories of personality. Integration of psychological knowledge with the students' theological orientation is important. 3 units.

 

P.P.S. 725 Pastoral Counseling. The course deals with the rudiments of various counseling skills which may, together with other skills, equip the student for full-robed ministry. In every area of course material, the specific goal will be to discover the relevance and the most helpful application of these skills in the Philippine context of ministry. 3 units

 

P.P.S. 814 Christian Apologetics. This is a study of the meaningful interrelationship of Christian theology with philosophical and scientific disciplines with special emphasis on the uniqueness of the Christian faith and its acceptability to the secular and non-Christian religious persuasion. 3 units.

 

P.P.S. 817a Contemporary Issues and the Church. A survey of contemporary socio-political issues and their implications and impact on the life and works of the church. 3 units.

 

T.S. 822 Pauline Theology. The course is a historical critical survey of Paul's theological positions expounded in his letters and their significance to the Christian formulations and expressions of faith. 3 units.

 

Christian Education Major

 

C.Ed. 612a Training Religious Educators for Children, Youth and Adults. This course is designed to offer varied experiences to would-be Christian education directors hoping to work with children, the youth and adults. Instruction and practice opportunities will be given in various ways under the guidance of a Christian education director. 3 units.

 

C.Ed. 715a Leadership Training in the Church. The course deals with the dynamics of leadership in a local church with special emphasis on designing and conducting a training scheme for a particular leadership training sessions in local churches.

3 units.

 

C.Ed. 724a Family Life Education in the Church. A course designed to survey the family life education program in the local church and develop a family life education curriculum responsive to the identified the needs of church family.

3 units.

 

C.Ed. 811a Curriculum Development/Teaching Practice. A curriculum designs tracing their development from their inception, taking into account the present trends, teaching needs and practices. 3 units.

 

C.Ed. 812 Kindergarten Administration and Supervision. A study of the philosophy and principle of administration and supervision of classes of all levels, development of curriculum and administration of personnel. 3 units.

 

C.Ed. 823 Christian Journalism. This is a survey and evaluation of religious writing for secular and church publication with practice in writing editing, and publishing different types of religious literature. 3 units.