COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
SUBJECT: PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT AND THE NEW CONSTITUTION
COURSE CODE: POL. SCI. 002
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course provides students with a working knowledge of the structure, functions, and workings of the government of the Philippines as embodied in the fundamental law of the land, the constitution of the Republic of the Philippines incorporating a deeper understanding and appreciation of the development of the constitution.
PRE – REQUISITE: NONE
COURSE CREDIT: 3 units
GENERAL OBJECTIVES: 1. Explain the structural ad functional organizations of the Philippine government under the new constitution. 2. Discuss the basic principles underlying the constitution. 3. Understand the workings of government and how its people should help support it. 4. Ignite the sense of duty and commitment as citizens of the Republic
TEXTBOOK: De Leon, Hector. The New Constitution ©2002
REFERENCES: Muñoz, Mauro & Delilah. Philippine Governance and Constitution
Zulueta, Foundations and Dynamics of Political Science
|COURSE CONTENT | | | | | |Specific Objectives |Content/Outline |Period Covered |Strategies/ Activities |Evaluation | |1. |Discuss the basic concepts of politicial |Chapter 1 - Political science, Politics and Political | |Concept Diagnosis |Recitation | | |science, politics, political organizations, |Organization | | | | | |state, government and constitution. | | | | | |2. |Understand the rights and obligations of the |Chapter 2 - Nation, State and Government |2nd week |Class Discussion |Paper | | |state. | | | | | |3. |Relate the doctrine of parens patriae to the |A. Definitions | |Lecture |Quizzes | | |responsibility of parents to their children. | | | | | | | |B. Distinction of nation from state | | | | | | |C. Rights and Obligations of the State | | | | |4. |Explain the doctrine of the state immunity from |D. Parens Patriae | | | | | |suit. | | | | | |5. |Understand the fundamental powers of the state |E. Doctrine of state immunity | | ...