Courses Offered

COURSES OFFERED
SECOND SEMESTER
SY 2015-2016

As of 11 December 2015

 
IS 121.2
MUSIC APPRECIATION II
Instructor: MR. ALLAN PASTRANA
Schedule: 9:30-11:00 am, T/Th
Room: Rizal Library Music Room
This course which is a sequel to Music Appreciation I, seeks to delve deeper into the riches of the golden eras of orchestral writing: the Classical (1725-1825), the Romantic (1820-1900) Periods, or the 18th and 19th centuries in Western art music.  The symphonies and concertos of Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Tschaikovsky, among others, will be studied in depth.
 
IS 121.8
BASIC MUSIC RESEARCH & CRITICISM
Instructor: MR. JONATHAN COO
Schedule: 8:00-9:00 am, MWF
Room: Rizal Library Music Room
A course in musicology is an introduction to reliable and recently revised sources of music research for writing program notes.  It aims to develop good taste in listening to live and recorded music, an essential ingredient in music criticism.
 
IS 121.10
ART SONG AS CONDENSED OPERA
Instructor: MR. JONATHAN COO
Schedule: 10:00-11:00 am, MWF
Room: Rizal Library Music Room
An erudite music lover’s course on the fusion of music and poetry of the 19th Century, a survey of standard German, French and Russian art songs  that exemplify the concept of “Art Song as language.”
 
IS 121.15
THE BROADWAY MUSICAL OF THE 20TH CENTURY
Instructor: MR. ALLAN PASTRANA
Schedule: 11:00-12:30 pm, T/Th
Room: Rizal Library Music Room
A course that maps out how three centuries of opera comique gave birth to a popular genre (music theater) developed in England and the USA.
 
IS 124.6/FA 167.8
ASIAN VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE  & ARTFORMS
Instructor: ARCH. VINCENT PINPIN
Schedule: 3:30-5:00 pm, T/Th
Room: G312
A course for beginners to enhance their understanding and appreciation of Asian vernacular architecture and its related artforms (i.e. painting and sculpture).  Example will be drawn from a comparison of vernacular styles of Asian architecture, with emphasis on Filipino style, and its evolution vis-à-vis the arts.
 
IS 143.4/ HUM 142
INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE ARTS
Instructor: MR. PETER LORENZANA
Schedule: 3:30-5:00 pm, T/Th
Room: CTC 302
An introduction to the relationships that exist among the arts and such disciplines as philosophy, sociology, history, economics, and psychology, among others, as well as the precise ways in which art studies have been enriched by this interaction.
 
IS /HUM 146
GREAT BOOKS II (MIDDLE PERIOD)
Instructor: DR. JONATHAN CHUA
Schedule: 12:00-1:00 pm, MWF
Room: F116
The second part of the Great Books series. The course provides insights into the human reality through the reading of books that have endured the test of time. Selections include the works of Dante, Cervantes, Shakespeare, Goethe, Augustine, and Machiavelli, among others.
 
IS/ HUM 147
GREAT BOOKS III (MODERN PERIOD)
Instructor: DR. ROFEL BRION
Schedule: 5:00-8:00 pm, Thursdays
Room: F116
The course explores the traditional concerns of modern man (alienation, fragmentation) and recent debates on race, gender, class, and the canon of “great books”: selections from 20th century world literatures.
 
IS 161.6
PHILIPPINE MUSIC & CULTURE
Instructor: MR. JONATHAN COO
Schedule: 9:00-10:00 am, MWF
Room: Rizal Library Music Room
The course is a general survey of Philippine music from the native, tribal, and ethnic beginnings to Muslim, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese and American influences. Developments will be examined within the historical context, taking into account the multiple influences of social, cultural, political and other relevant forces. Philippine Culture of the 21st century will also be explored through the OPM and entertainment industry.
 
IS 161.8
YOUTH LEADERSHIP FOR ENGAGED CITIZENSHIP
Instructor: MS. GEORGINA  HERNANDEZ
Schedule: 5:00-8:00 pm, Wednesday
Room: F116
This course provides students an opportunity to discover their leadership capacity through an understanding of the core leadership pillars discussed in Chris Lowney’s Heroic Leadership. The key success elements – Self-Awareness, Ingenuity, Love and Heroism – are appropriated to the personal experiences of the students.
 
IS 161.9 
THE WRITINGS OF HORACIO V. DE LA COSTA, S.J.
Instructor: MR. EOS TRINIDAD
Schedule: 3:30-6:30 pm, Thursdays
Room: Faura AVR
This course examines the various facets of Fr. Horacio de la Costa, S. J., the first Filipino Jesuit provincial, an eminent Filipino historian, and an outstanding scholar whose voluminous writings, across various disciplines, offers a multi-layered series of readings in culture and history.
 
IS 162.4
FILIPINO FILM AND SOCIETY
PRE-REQ: FIL 14
Instructor: DR. NICANOR TIONGSON
Schedule: 5:00-8:00 pm, Tuesdays
Room: Faura AVR
The course examines the complex relationship between the Filipino feature film and Philippine society -- how historical, social, economic, cultural and political forces shape film and how film makes an impact on society. It also looks into the conduct and context of film production and exhibition.
 
IS 163.3
CULTURAL STUDIES OF TECHNOLOGY (HYPERMEDIA, THE WORLD WIDE WEB, AND THE CONTEMPORARY CRITICAL THEORY AND TECHNOLOGY)
Instructor: MR. PETER LORENZANA
Schedule: 5:00-8:00 pm, Tuesdays
Room: F114
This is an introductory course on the cultural studies of technology from a global perspective. It can be used as an elective by social science, humanities, or interdisciplinary studies major. In this one semester course, we shall explore the rhyzomatics of technology in history of the present and highlight the multi-linear and non-narrative form of the World Wide Web and other hypermedia technologies.
 
IS 163.15
MUSLIM-CHRISTIAN DIALOGUE and COOPERATION for NATION-BUILDING
Instructor: MS. MA. TERESA AFRICA
Schedule: 11:00-12:30 pm, T/Th
Room: Mateo Ricci 1 F-B
The course provides a framework of dialogue within which the ideals and values shared by Christianity and Islam can be applied to nation-building projects.
 
IS 165.1
INTRODUCTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF CREATIVE PROJECTS
Instructor: MR. AARON PALILEO
Schedule: 5:00-8:00 pm, Wednesdays
Room: K 203
The course introduces students into various frameworks and processes of creativity and innovation and taps into their own creative potentials. The students practice these frameworks and processes to allow them to translate their personal interests into productive outputs. They develop creative projects that combine their personal passions and philosophies with real world opportunities.
 
All subjects can be taken as
FREE ELECTIVES.
 
 
All subjects can be taken as
FREE ELECTIVES.