2nd Sem. SY 2016-2017 UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM OF STUDIES

 

TH 119 CHRISTIAN UNDERSTANDING OF GOD
Fr. Brendan Lovett, MSSC
Monday/Thursday 8:00 - 9:30 am
This course treats the Christian understanding of God as expressed in the doctrine of Trinity. It includes the implications for feminist and liberational concerns. Pre-requisite: TH 114, SC 102

TH 115 SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
Dr. Jose de Mesa
Monday 9:00 - 4:30 (Jan. 9 - March 6, 2017)
This course clarifies the understanding and role of Systematics in the whole field of doing theology. It aims to provide a theological explanation and appreciation of the mysteries of the Christian faith and the relationships between the doctrines of original sin and redemption, grace and creation. Pre-requisite: PH 103, TH114.

CA 102 CATECHETICS II
Ms. Arche Ligo
Monday 9:00 - 12:00 nn
This course provides methods and techniques of teaching catechetics, preparing catechetical materials, lesson planning, and syllabus making. It includes a workshop for audiovisual catechesis. Pre-requisite: CA 101.

TH 120 FUNDAMENTALS OF MORAL THEOLOGY
Fr. Carlos Ronquillo, CSsR
Monday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
This course challenges students to a more conscious living of the moral challenges of the Christian faith. It looks at some biblical-historical perspectives of Christian morality and attempts to discover the specificity of a truly Christian ethic. Pre-requisite: TH 114, PH 103

SC 252 BIBLICAL LANGUAGE
Sr. Nimfa Ebora, PDDM
Monday 1:30-4:30
This course provides an introduction to elementary Greek for the purpose of enabling students to make batter use of the various tools of biblical research. Note: International students may take this course in lieu of Filipino I or II.

SC 105 INTRODUCTION TO PAULINE LITERATURE
Dr. Nicole Tilman
Tuesday 8:30 - 11:30 am
This course provides an introduction to the life of Paul and his importance to the early Church community. It will study Pauline letters as "conversations in context". Pre-requisite: SC 102

TH 140 THEOLOGY OF MISSION
Fr. Edward Luc Mees, MDJ
Tuesday 9:00 - 12:00 nn
This course introduces the students to the main themes of contemporary theology of mission. It offers a theological reflection on the nature of mission and on the tasks of mission today. Pre-requisites: PH 103, TH 114, SC 101, SC 102.

TH 129 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN AND RELIGION
Dr. Patricia McAuliffe
Tuesday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
This course provides a framework for analyzing socio-economic, political and religio-cultural aspects of women’s realities especially in Asia, the historical roots of the “woman question” and its societal and theological implications. It will introduce the students to Christian feminism and its development in the fields of theology, ethics, spirituality, and religion. Pre-requisite: GS 101.

EN 102 COMMUNICATION ARTS II
Prof. Josepha Monsalud
Tuesday 2:00 - 5:00 pm
This course aims to improve writing and reading comprehension skills. It involves sentence/paragraph analysis in view of understanding articles and other selections using contemporary and relevant materials in Theology and Scripture studies. Pre-requisite: EN 101

HS 125 ASIAN CHURCH HISTORY
Dr. Marina Altarejos
Wednesday 8:30 - 11:30 am
This course studies the development of the Church in Asia. It also explores the cultural factors that conditioned and influenced the Asian people's acceptance and understanding of the Christian mesage. Pre-requisite: HS 123

SC 103 SYNOPTIC AND ACTS
S. Ma. Anicia Co, RVM
Wednesday 8:30 - 11:30 am
This course provides an introductory overview of each of the Synoptic Gospels and Acts with emphasis on the literary integrity of each. Pre-requisite: SC 102.

SC 106 PROPHETS
Sr. Helen Graham, MM
Wednesday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
This course provides an introductory survey of the historical and sociological setting of the prophetic literature of ancient Israel from the schism to the period of dispersion and restoration. Selected passages from the various prophetic books are treated. Pre-requisite: SC 101.

SA 132 RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS AND SOCIETY
Sr. Emelina Villegas, ICM / Prof. Carolina Dionco
Wednesday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
This course provides a critical analysis of religious institutions as cultural institutions, affected by and as affecting the milieu of action both on the national and international levels. The focus of the discussion is the impact of the culture of religious and institutions in the transformation of society. Eexposure-immersion is integrated in the course.

EN 105 WORLD LITERATURE
Prof. Rosario Garcia
Thursday 8:30 - 11:30 am
This course is intended to introduce the students to the important works of renowned writers from the different parts of the world written in different periods in history. Emphasis is given on Afro-Asian Literature.

TH 141 MARIAN THEOLOGY
Dr. Miguel Lambino
Thursday 9:00 - 12:00 nn
This course offers a new interpretation of the figure of Mary, one taht will free her from past images. In the light of contemporary Scripture scholarship and new theological insights, it reflects on Mary as a woman of faith, a disciple and a female symbol of authentic religious power. Pre-requisite: SC 102

P.E. 102 ASIAN FOLK AND CONTEMPORARY DANCES
Ms. Minifred Gavino / Ms. Leah Tolentino
Thursday 9:00-11:30
This course introduces students to traditional and contemporary Asian dances. It is designed to allow students to discover the richness of their culture and appreciate the role of dance in community building.

TH 121 SACRAMENTS AND LITURGY
Prof. Rosario Garcia
Thursday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
This course discusses the role of liturgy in the life and mission of the church especially in Asia. The communitarian dimension of the sacraments is stressed as a person enters the Church, assumes full communitarian responsibility and concretizes that responsibility in sacramental sign.

SC 253 READINGS IN SCRIPTURE:VATICAN II AND INTERPRETATION OF SCRIPTURE (in place of SC 109 PENTATEUCH)
Sr. Helen Graham, MM
Thursday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
This is an elective course that aims to orient students to a dialogical approach inspired by Nostra Aetate and succeeding documents from Vatican II to ackowledge the Jewish cultural matrix, out of which, our Scripture arose. It will also explore the implications of such an approach to interfaith or interreligious dialogue. Pre-requisite: SC 101, SC 102

TH 126 SOCIAL TEACHINGS OF THE CHURCH
Fr. Enrico Martin Adoviso
Thursday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
This course introduces the student to the social teachings of the Church and provides a framework for analyzing the Christian response to social problems in the context of evangelization. It includes a discussion of the most recent encyclical, Laudato Si, issued by Pope Francis.

HS 115 LIFE AND WORKS OF RIZAL
Prof. John Ray Ramos
Friday 8:30 - 11:30 am
This course is a study of Dr. Jose P. Rizal's life and writings in the context of the formation of the Filipino nation. This course is mandated by the Philippine government through Republic Act 1425.

TH 117 ECCLESIOLOGY
Br. Ramon Gabriel Coronel, MJ
Friday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
The course considers the origin of the Church and its relationship to the Reign of God. It focuses on Church as mission and as a community in dialogue with the world. Pre-requisite: TH 114, SC 102

TH 222 CONTEMPORARY MORAL ISSUES (In place of PY 129 CHRISTIAN SEXUAL ETHICS)
Fr. Carlos Ronquillo, CSsR
Friday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
This elective course clarifies paths to the moral resolution of the problems met in trying to live out the demands of faith, hope, and love in contemporary local and global situations. Pre-requisite: TH 120

PH 101 LOGIC
Dr. Nicole Tilman
Saturday 8:30 - 11:30 am
This course deals with the fundamentals, concepts, patterns, methods and principles of correct reasoning. It will familiarize students with logical structures and symbolisms so as to help them to critically evaluate arguments, to attain clearness, consistency, and validity in the process of reasoning, to work methodically, and become acquainted with recent works.

 

 







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