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Republic of the Philippines

BULACAN AGRICULTURAL STATE COLLEGE


San Ildefonso, Bulacan

COURSE OUTLINE
First Semester, A. Y. 2010-2011

I. Course Code: Humanities 100

II. Course Title: Introduction to Humanities

III. Course Description:


This course deals with the understanding, enjoyment and expression of feelings and
ideas through the different forms of arts. It includes theories and principles of aesthetics and
exposes the students to some activities essential to the appreciation of art.

IV. Credit Unit: 3 units

V. Pre-requisite: none

VI. Contact Hours: (3-hour lecture/week=54 hours)

VII. Course Objectives:


At the end of the semester, the students shall be able to:
1. Acquire comprehensive understanding of the vision, mission, goals and objectives of
the college.
2. Internalize the vision, mission, goals and objectives of the college to achieve
excellence in education.
3. Develop his ability to perceive, understand and appreciate what the artist intends to
put into a particular creation/work of art.
4. Develop student's creative self-expression.
5. Encourage his worthy use of leisure hours by exploring new forms of arts and
preserving Filipino heritage.
6. Develop a critical and analytical mind through art appreciation.
7. Enrich student's life along arts and culture, the essence of fine and beautiful living.

VIII. Course Contents:


A. Preliminaries:
1. College and the Institute
1.1 History of the Institute and BASC
1.2 Vision, mission, goals and objectives of BASC
1.3 Definition of Humanities
1.4 Roles of Humanities in Man's Life
B. Arts
1. Definition, nature and importance of arts
2. The subject of Art
3. Functions of Art
4. Ways of presenting the art subject
5. Sources of art subject

C. Visual Arts
1. Painting
1.1 Definition
1.2 Elements of Painting
1.3 Evolution of Painting
1.4 Painters and their contributions

2. Architecture
2.1 Meaning and Importance of Architecture
2.2 Structural materials
2.3 Evolution and types of Architecture
3. Sculpture
3.1 Definition
3.2 Features of a Sculpture
3.3 Evolution of Sculpture
D. Performing Arts
1. Music
1.1 Definition
1.2 Elements of Music
1.3 Medium of Music
1.4 Kinds of Music
1.5 Historical Development
2. Dance
2.1 Definition
2.2 Art of Dancing
2.3 Origin and Function
2.4 Kinds of Dances
2.5 Philippine Folk Dance
3. Literature
3.1 Definition
3.2 Concept of Literature
3.3 Functions and Values of Literature
4. Literary Types of Literature
4.1 Short Story and its Elements
4.2 Narrative Poetry and its Elements
4.3 Drama and its Elements
4.4 Essay and its Elements
4.5 Novel and its Elements

IX. References:
Estolas, Josefina V., Clarita Javier and Nieves Pada-Payno. Introduction to
Humanities. Mandaluyong City, Echanis Press, Inc., 1995.
Sanchez, Custodiosa A., Paz Abad and Loreto Jao. Introduction to Humanities
(Revised Edition). Q.C. Rex Printing Company Inc., 2002.
Zulueta, Francisco M. The Humanities. Valenzuela. M.M. 24 K Printing Co.,
Inc., 1994.

X. Course Requirements and Basis for Computing Grades

1. Class Participation/Recitation
2. Activities, group dynamics, projects, reaction and research papers
3. Quizzes/Long Test
4. Midterm/ Final Examination

Computation of Grades
 Midterm/Finals 30%
 Projects, reaction and research papers, activities 25%
 Quizzes/Long test/Assignment 20%
 Class Participation/ Recitation 15%
 Attendance 10%
100%

XI. Consultation Hours: 10:30-11:30 am and 2:30-3:30 pm Monday

XII. Class Policies


1. College rules on attendance and proper class decorum will be strictly enforced.
2. Wearing of I.D. and prescribed uniform is a must.
3. Dropping must be done before the midterm examination; otherwise a failing grade
will be incurred.
4. Cut -off grade in quizzes, exams, etc. is 50%.
5. A student is considered late when he/she comes to class 15 minutes after the start of
the class.

Prepared by:

Jeryl C. Tumale
Instructor I