Department of Communication Arts and Humanities

SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE of ARTS and SCIENCES Department of Communication Arts and Humanities 2006 – 2007 AB English COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH PLUS COURSE TITLE : Remedial English COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is a non-credit English course for students who do not pass the Placement Examination in the English Language (PEEL) as their prerequisites for English 1. This makes use of conversational English situations as springboards for the discussion of grammatical items like sentence patterns, subject verb agreement, pronoun antecedent and mistakes made by Filipino students. COURSE CREDIT : NONE COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 1 COURSE TITLE : Study and Thinking Skills COURSE DESCRIPTION : This course helps the learner develop the basic communicative and thinking skills necessary for academic studies focusing on language and reading competence. It equips him with varied skills as tools for learning other courses and prepares him for life- long learning. COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 1A COURSE TITLE : Conversational English COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three-unit course is designed to provide students with the necessary information and training on actual conversation using the English language. This is focused to conversation techniques and situations that will develop students’ conversational skills in a variety of social settings. COURSE CREDIT : 3 units

COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 2 COURSE TITLE : Writing in the Discipline COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three unit course reinforces the learner’s writing skills to meet the demands of academic writing across the disciplines with particular stress on words, phrases, clauses and sentence effectiveness. To serve the student’s writing needs, provisions for practice in the theories and principles of organizing, developing and refining paragraphs and compositions are also taken up. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 1 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 3 COURSE TITLE : Speech Communication COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is a course on effective oral communication skills with focus on the correct articulation of the American English sounds and the application of effective speech-making and speech delivery principles. This course helps the students build self-confidence and mastery of performance skills in varying speaking situations to be proficient in oral communication and be globally competent. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 4 COURSE TITLE : Research Methodology COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three unit course endeavors to equip students with necessary knowledge and skills in the research process. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 1 AND ENGLISH 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 5 COURSE TITLE : Advanced Grammar and Structure of the English Language COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is an advanced three-unit course in English grammar that emphasizes intensive analysis of the syntactic structures of English and their proper usage as aid in the achievement of proficiency of the language. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 5T COURSE TITLE : Children’s Literature COURSE DESCRIPTION : This course is a study of the world’s literature for children and adolescents. It helps the students become familiar with the content, form and scope of children’s literature, select appropriate materials for specific learning, develop effective presentation techniques such as storytelling, dramatization, choral reading and singing. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 1 AND ENGLISH 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 6 COURSE TITLE : Business Communication COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is a three-unit course which provides students with an adequate theoretical background of the essentials of business correspondence. It further gives the students a thorough training in practical Business English through the different terms & communications used in business transactions. Students are exposed in the preparation of business reports, memoranda, business proposals, minutes of the meeting, economic briefs, and executive summaries. Formal styles of communications are also covered in the course. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 7 COURSE TITLE : Developmental Reading COURSE DESCRIPTION : This course intends to give the college student a background of the nature and psychology of the reading process. It includes the acquisition and refinement of reading skills with emphasis on the different stages of the developmental reading processes and the relevance of foundation disciplines such as psychology, sociology, linguistics, anthropology and others. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 8 COURSE TITLE : English as a Second Language and for Specific Purposes COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three-unit course is specially designed for future English teachers. It emphasizes the refinement of the Communication skills to detecting and correcting errors in communication as actual classroom situations are simulated so that students can be helped in achieving communicative and linguistic competencies. It also covers the three broad field of languages; Review of the Principles of applied linguistics, techniques, and procedures. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 3 AND ENGLISH 5 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 9 COURSE TITLE : Essays and Biographies COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is a three-unit course that studies various forms and types of essays and the representative biographical styles and sketches. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : LITERATURE 3 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 10 COURSE TITLE : Advanced English Phonology COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is a three-unit course on the methodology of teaching English phonology through proper linguistic techniques as shown by students in individual teaching demonstration. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 3 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units

COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 11 COURSE TITLE : Public Speaking COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is a three-unit course on theory, practice and criticism of public speaking. It includes the writing and delivery of different types of speeches. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 3 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 12 COURSE TITLE : Argumentation and Debate COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is a course on principles and practices of conviction and persuasion, formulation of the proposition, analysis of issues, research and case building. It emphasizes the acquisition of correct attitudes and art of reasoning well in academic pursuits in everyday life, presents a clear & concise explanation of argumentation & provides models for good argumentation, particularly as it applies to academic debates, knowledge in reasoning and in rendering sound judgment, and in debate as a whole. The course requires the staging of at least one debate. It also provides integration of formal and informal logic and fallacies & arguments in a clearly presented & theoretical sensible fashion. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 11 AND PHILO 1 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 13 COURSE TITLE : Introduction to Linguistics COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is a course for those who intend to teach the English Language. It covers the four basic elements of language: phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 5 AND ENGLISH 8 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units

COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 14 COURSE TITLE : Research Paper I (Research Proposal) COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three-unit course entirely focuses on research activities of English major students in compliance to their research subject for oral culminating in their oral defense of the thesis. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 4 AND MATH 5 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 15 COURSE TITLE : Research Paper II (Thesis Writing) COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three-unit course entirely focuses on research paper writing of English major students in compliance with their research subjects for oral defense in their thesis. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 14 AND SENIOR STANDING COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 16 COURSE TITLE : Creative and Expository Writing COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three-unit course is a combined study of creative writing and expository writings. The first part focuses on understanding poetry and an overview of fiction. The second part centers in the typical expository writing. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 4 AND ENGLISH 5 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units

COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 17 COURSE TITLE : Drama COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three-unit course concentrates on analysis of drama as a piece of literature taking into account the characters, the setting, the scenes and acts, and how these elements contributes to the development of the plot. Students are also taught the fundamentals of acting, directing and play production through workshops, culminating in the presentation of a group showcase. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : LITERATURE 3 AND HUMN 12 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 18 COURSE TITLE : Journalistic and Technical Writing COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three-unit course gives an overview of the different media of mass communication to include their crucial roles and impacts on society. It also features the varied forms of journalistic writing. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 16 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : ENGLISH 19 COURSE TITLE : Practical Application of Communication Skills to Office Work COURSE DESCRIPTION : This course is a one semester supervised work and learning experience. This provides the interns the opportunity to practice their oral and written communication skills under the direction of an intern adviser who is a faculty member of the Department of Communication Arts and Humanities. This will also expose the learners to the actual use of English language in communicating with clients, officemates and other people in the work place. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : SENIOR STANDING COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : LITERATURE 1 COURSE TITLE : Philippine Literature COURSE DESCRIPTION : This primary objective of this course is to make the students “better Filipinos” through adequate appreciation of Philippine Literature which reflects the tradition of the race and the high idealism of our people. It focuses on the literatures of all regions of the Philippines from the beginning of Philippine history to the present. It is the study of literary forms or genres as exemplified by selected literary text from the various regions of the Philippines written in native or foreign language at different periods in Philippine literary history. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : LITERATURE 2 COURSE TITLE : World Literature COURSE DESCRIPTION : This course gives an overview of World Literature with a close up study of its masterpieces. Its scope includes some earliest or ancient forms down to the contemporary of the Literature of the East and the West and other continents. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : LITERATURE 1 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : LITERATURE 3 COURSE TITLE : Understanding Fiction and Poetry COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is a three-unit integrated course in understanding and appreciating fiction (short story and novel) and poetry. Part I covers the study of fiction. The elements common to both genres include plot, setting, characters, theme, points of view but also educative values; it also differentiates real poetry from mere versification. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : ENGLISH 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : LITERATURE 4 COURSE TITLE : Survey of English Literature COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is a survey of the historical background of England and the representative literary works of the English people starting from the Ango-Saxon era thru the periods of the Chivalry, Renaissance, Humanism, Reformation, the Elizabethan period, the Age of Classicism, Romanticism, the Victorian Era and the Twentieth-Century Literature. It further looks into the biographical background of the major writers of each period and their contributions to the development of the English Literature. The significant works of the prominent writers of each period are discussed, analyzed, appreciated and evaluated. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : LITERATURE 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units

COURSE NUMBER : LITERATURE 5 COURSE TITLE : Survey of American Literature COURSE DESCRIPTION : This is a three-unit course which survey the American Literature from the founding of the colonies to the contemporary period, stressing movements and minds who have laid the groundwork for the development of the literature of the United States. COURSE DESCRIPTION : LITERATURE 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : LITERATURE 6 COURSE TITLE : Afro-Asian Literature/Third World Literature COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three-unit course is intended to expose the students to the literatures produced by nations in Africa and Asia to enable them to make comparison with that of the Philippines as an Asian nation. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : LITERATURE 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : LITERATURE 7 COURSE TITLE : Shakespeare COURSE DESCRIPTION : This study of the life and works of William Shakespeare is designed to familiarize the students with Shakespeare’s works and their aesthetic value and dramatic power. Reading and discussion of the sonnets, at least three chronicle plays, three comedies and three tragedies of the great dramatist from the study. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : LITERATURE 3 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : LITERATURE 8 COURSE TITLE : Mythology and Folklore COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three-unit course consists of readings in mythology with emphasis on Greek, Roman, Scandinavian and Philippine Myths. The higher deities and lower creatures are identified, described and recognized for their symbolic values to Filipino customs and mores and their influences in various fields of discipline. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : LITERATURE 2 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : LITERATURE 9 COURSE TITLE : Literary Theories and Criticism COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three-unit course integrates the study of literary theories and literary criticism. The first half deals with the different theories on literature in general and some of its aspects in particular. The second part is on the different approaches to literary criticism: moral, psychological, sociological, formalistic, and archetypal. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : LITERATURE 3 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : PER DEV COURSE TITLE : Ethical Foundation with Values Education COURSE DESCRIPTION : This three-unit course provides the student with the opportunity to develop his discovering and appreciating his self image and self worth. This course also exposes the learner to a variety of activities that will help improve his emotional quotient, self-esteem, multiple intelligences and social graces. COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : HUMN 12 COURSE TITLE : Art Appreciation COURSE DESCRIPTION : This course exposes the learners to the different forms of art. It involves the study of designs, methods, mediums, styles, elements and organization of art. This will develop the learners skill to evaluate and to critique works of art. It also provides the students actual experiences in simple cartooning, sketching, drawing, coloring, painting, carving, singing, dancing, acting, playing of musical instruments and writing and delivering literary pieces. This will also give the students opportunity to appreciate work of art in the context of political, cultural, historical and social developments. COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMER : SPANISH 1 COURSE TITLE : Spanish Grammar and Composition COURSE DESCRIPTION : This course is an analytical study of basic Spanish grammar and the application of this in communication through speaking, reading and writing. COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : SPANISH 2 COURSE TITLE : Conversational Spanish COURSE DESCRIPTION : Spanish 2 is an application of Spanish grammar in sentences, composition, dialogues, conversations, common expressions and sayings and oral and written communications. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : SPANISH 1 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : FILIPINO 1 COURSE TITLE : Sining ng Pakikipagtalastasan COURSE DESCRIPTION : Ang kursong ito na may kreditong tatlong yunit ay nagbibigay pokus sa Filipino bilang isang Wikang dinamiko na gagamitin sa komunikasyong pasalita at pasulat. Lilinangin ang limang makrong kasanayan sa pakikinig, pagsasalita, pagbasa, pagsulat at mapanuring pagiisip sa pamamagitan ng iba’t ibang tektsto at konteksto. COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : FILIPINO 2 COURSE TITLE : Pagbasa’t Pagsulat sa Iba’t-ibang Disiplina COURSE DESCRIPTION : Ang tatlong yunit na kursong ito ay magbibigay – pokus sa pagbasa at pagsulat bilang kasangkapan sa pagkatuto. Ituturo sa kursong ito ang mga stratehiya sa pagbasa ng iba’t ibang genre ng mga tekstong nakasulat. Lilinangin din ang mga kasanayan sa pag-unawa lalo na ang kritikal na pag- unawa, gayundin ang kasanayan sa pagsulat ng iba’t ibang sulating akademik. Magiging batayang paksa ang ukol sa humanidades, agham panlipunan at agham at teknolohiya. COURSE PRE-REQUISITE : FILIPINO 1 COURSE CREDIT : 3 units COURSE NUMBER : FILIPINO 3 COURSE TITLE : Retorika COURSE DESCRIPTION : Malikhaing pagsusulat kaugnay sa apat na paraan ng pagpapahayag: paglalarawan: pagsasalaysay; paglalahad;pangangatwiran na mag pokus sa iba’t- ibang estilo ng wika. Ang kursong ito ay lilinang ng kasaysayan sa pagpapahayag ng pasalita at pagsulat ng mag-aaral bilang isang indibidwal, bahagi ng komunidad na kanyang ginagalawan, mamamayan ng isang bansa at ng global na komunidad. Inaasahan pahahalagahan ang kultura, historikal, moral at balyus na konsern sa tulong ng mga nilalaman sa kurso. COURSE CREDIT : 3 units