Program Description

The College offers an undergraduate degree in Social Sciences following a major-minor scheme. A student of B.A. in Social Sciences can choose to major in Economics, History, or Social Anthropology, and minor in Philosophy, Political Science, or Psychology.


Program Content and Structure

Once admitted to the program, the student must take the following courses:


RGEP 30 Units
Economics 42 Units
(3 units in the Nat Sci/Math domain have equivalencies)  
History 45 Units
Social Anthropology 45 Units
   
Core Courses 22 Units
Soc Sci 100: Historical and Philosophical Development of the Social Sciences 3 Units
Soc Sci 101: Fundamental Statistics for the Social Sciences 4 Units
Soc Sci 171: Ethical Issues in the Social Sciences 3 Units
Soc Sci 180: Epistemological Issues in the Social Sciences 3 Units
Soc Sci 197: Ontology of the Social
3 Units
Soc Sci 198: Special Topics 3 Units
Soc Sci 199: Seminar on Social Science Methodology 3 Units
   
Concentration 48 Units
39 Units
Econ 11: Introductory Economics 3 Units
Econ 101: Macroeconomics 4 Units
Econ 102: Microeconomics 4 Units
Econ 106: Elements of Mathematical Economics 3 Units
Econ 121: Monetary Economics 3 Units
Econ 131: Introduction to Quantitative Economics 4 Units
Econ 141: International Economics 3 Units
Econ 151: Public Economics 3 Units
Econ 191: Development Economics 3 Units
Econ 200: Bachelor's Thesis 3 Units
The students must choose two (2) of the following electives: 3 Units
Econ 109, 110, 116, 142, 152, 161, 171, 181, 189, 194, 195, 198  
History 39 Units
Hist 100: Introduction to World Civilizations 3 Units
Hist 102: Modern Europe 3 Units
Hist 112: Economic History of the Philippines 3 Units
Hist 113: Political History of the Philippines 3 Units
Hist 114: Cultural History of the Philippines 3 Units
Hist 117: History of the Cordillera and Northern Luzon 3 Units
Hist 119: History of Indigenous Peoples/Ethnic Minorities in Southeast Asia 3 Units
Hist 151: History of East Asia 3 Units
Hist 154: History of Southeast Asia 3 Units
Hist 199: Historical Methodology 3 Units
Hist 200: Bachelor's Thesis 3 Units
The students must choose two (2) of the following electives 3 Units
Hist 110, Hist 115, Hist 116, Hist 120, Hist 140, Hist 141, Hist 168, Hist 198  
Social Anthropology 45 Units
Soc Anth 101: Introduction to Social Anthropology 3 Units
Soc Anth 104: Rural Communities in Transformation 3 Units
Soc Anth 128: Social Inequality 3 Units
Soc Anth 140: Socialization and Group Interaction 3 Units
Soc Anth 151: Institutional Studies I 3 Units
Soc Anth 152: Institutional Studies II 3 Units
Soc Anth 153: Social and Cultural Perspectives in Development 3 Units
Soc Anth 165: Human Ecology 3 Units
Soc Anth 190: Social and Anthropological Theory I 3 Units
Soc Anth 200: Bachelor's Thesis 3 Units
Anthro 104: Human Evolution 3 Units
Anthro 113: Introduction to Philippine Archaeology 3 Units
Anthro 170: Language and Culture 3 Units
The students must choose any Anthro/Socio elective from 3 Units
Socio 102, 119, 125, 126, 198; Anthro 119, 123, 126, 133, 141, 161, 182, 3 Units
198, 199; Soc Anth 145 3 Units
   
Other Required Courses
Economics  
Math 11, 14, 100 10 Units
History  
Math 11, Foreign Language 1.1, Foreign Language 1.2 9 Units
Social Anthropology  
Math 11 3 Units
   
Minor Courses 24 Units
Philosophy  
Philo 11: Logic 3 Units
Philo 110: Ancient Philosophy 3 Units
Philo 111: Medieval Philosophy 3 Units
Philo 112: Modern Philosophy 3 Units
Philo 113: Contemporary Philosophy 3 Units
Philo 150: Epistemology 3 Units
Philo 130: Metaphysics 3 Units
and one Philo elective from Philo 125, 126, 170, 171, 177, 198  
Political Science  
Pol Sci 11: Introduction to Political Science 3 Units
Pol Sci 14: Philippine Government and Politics 3 Units
Pol Sci 150: Philippine National and Local Administration 3 Units
Pol Sci 160: Society, Politics, and Government 3 Units
Pol Sci 178: Government and Politics in Southeast Asia 3 Units
Pol Sci 182: International Politics 3 Units
Pol Sci 192: Ancient & Medieval Political Theory 3 Units
and one Pol Sci elective from Pol sci 151, 152, 153, 161, 163, 171, 172, 177, 3 Units
179, 183, 185, 186, 190, 193, 194, 197, and 198. 3 Units
Psychology
Psych 101: General Psychology 3 Units
Psych 140: Behavior Analysis 3 Units
Psych 150: Personality 3 Units
Psych 155: Abnormal Behavior 3 Units
Psych 180: Social Psychology 3 Units
and three Psych electives from Psych 115, 135, 145, 160, 162, 163, 172,  
181, 182, 195 or any upper division courses in the Social Sciences  
recommended by the discipline  
   
P.I. 100 3 Units
TOTAL  
BASS (Econ) 140 Units
BASS (Hist) 142 Units
BASS (Soc Anth) 142 Units

Retention Policy

A 2.75 average for all upper level courses (major and minor courses) shall be required of all college majors. Students who fail to meet the 2.75 average requirement for these upper level courses shall be put on probation the following semester. Failure to reach the required average even after this probation period shall mean disqualification from the program.

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