Introduction to Philippine Politics and Governance (1st Sem, S 21-22)

This course introduces the students to the basic concepts and vital elements of politics and governance from a historical-institutional perspective with special attention to the relevant provisions of the Constitution. In particular, it attempts to explain how the important features of our country’s political structures/institutions, processes, and relationships developed across time. In the process, the course helps the learners gain a better appreciation of their rights and responsibilities as individuals and as members of the larger sociopolitical community to strengthen their civic competence.