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Department of Social Sciences| COURSE SYLLABUS | 2nd SEMESTER, S.Y. 20__-20__



Class Schedule:
Consultation Hours:


This course is intended to enhance the ability of the students to understand andexposed themselves in the
creative output of a human being. This will also cultivate the student’s critical thinking and apply their own
interpretation, analysis and appreciation of the arts as a medium of humanities. It is also a comprehensive
study of the visual, performing, literary and the emergent arts from the individual, local and global context.

II. LEARNING OUTCOMES: At the end of the term, the students will be able to:

• Expose to the different seven art forms, analyze how it shaped their culture, identity as individual and share
their experiencesto the member of their community.
• Enhancement of the students’ ability to use their creativity to become a productive and transformed


1. Identify basic rules in creating performances per art form and how it can be use as instrument for
2. discover the importance of art in general to human life.

3. Apply their creative experiences in Art Appreciation into their activity as a student and member of their
own community

4. Identify process of creation in performing arts and apply it in generating a specific art form
5. Combinetheories, practical experiences visual senses in performing arts.
6. Design improvisational and unique performance for their specific activity inside the class.

AFFECT AND ATTITUDES [TNR10, All Caps, Bold, Italicized]

7. Justify level of commitment in sharing their belief that every activity in art appreciation could be a useful
instrument for the development ofindividual’s personality.


At the end of the semester, students are to perform different activities such as:

1. after the visual arts lecture/discussions students must submit themselves in Basic elements in visual arts exercises
a. Drawing
b. Color mixing and painting
c. Fruit carving and the like
d. Handy crafts making
e. Exhibits

2. In the literature and the combine Literary exercises

a. Poem writing
b. Scriptwriting
3. Performances(they can choose)
a. Dance presentation
b. Music video presentation
c. Mini classroom concert
d. Poetry reading performance
e. role playing


Grading Rubric for Oral Test/ Recitation

CATEGORY 4 3 2 1
Exceeds Meets Needs Unacceptable
Expectations Expectations Improvement
Shows maximum Shows satisfactory Shows minimal Shows unsatisfactory
Understanding understanding of understanding of understanding of or no understanding of
of the Topic the topic. the topic. parts of the topic. the topic.

Demonstrates full Is at ease with Is uncomfortable Does not have grasp of

knowledge by expected answers with information information and
answering all class to all questions, and is able to cannot answer
questions with without answer only questions about
explanations and elaboration Has rudimentary subject
elaboration somewhat clear questions Does not clearly define
Provides clear purpose and Attempts to define subject and purpose;
purpose and subject; some purpose and provides weak or no
Content subject; pertinent examples, facts, subject; support of subject;
examples, facts, and/or statistics provides weak gives insufficient
and/or statistics; that support the examples, facts, support for ideas or
supports subject; includes and/ or statistics, conclusions
conclusions/ideas some data or which do not
with evidence evidence that adequately support
supports the subject; includes
conclusions very thin data or
Information and Information and Information and Information and
central ideas are central ideas are central ideas are central ideas are
appropriate and somewhat limited and inappropriate and have
Quality of
clarity of topic is appropriate and sometimes unclear. little or nothing to do
exhibited all often clearly relate with the topic.
throughout. to the topic.

Logically organized Fairly organized Moderately Illogically organized

reasoning is reasoning is organized reasoning reasoning that is
evident and is easy evident and can is evident but is unclear and difficult to
to follow. It has be easily followed quite vague and follow due to poor
of Ideas
effective and with basic difficult to follow transitions.
smooth transitions. transitions. due to ineffective
No grammatical Almost no Some grammatical Many grammatical
error is found. grammatical error errors are apparent. errors are apparent
Grammar and
Extensive use is found. Good use Limited use of with very limited use of
of vocabulary is of vocabulary is vocabulary is vocabulary.
present. present. present.
Grading Rubric for Oral Presentation/ Dramatization/ Role Play/
CATEGORY 4 3 2 1 Unacceptable
Exceeds Meets Needs
Expectations Expectations Improvement
Content Shows maximum Shows satisfactory Shows minimal Shows unsatisfactory or no
understanding of understanding of understanding understanding of the topic.
the topic. the topic. of parts of the

Props Student uses Student uses 1 Student uses 1 The student uses no props
several props prop that shows prop which OR the props chosen
(could include considerable makes the detract from the
costume) that show work/creativity and presentation presentation.
considerable which make the better.
work/creativity and presentation better.
which make the
presentation better.

Preparedness Student is Student seems The student is Student does not seem at all
completely pretty prepared but somewhat prepared to present.
prepared and might have needed prepared, but it
has obviously a couple more is clear that
rehearsed. rehearsals. rehearsal was

Grading Rubric for Essay/Academic/Concept Review Paper/Case Study/Application Activity

CATEGORY 4 3 2 1
Exceeds Meets Needs Unaccept
Expectations Expectations Improvement able
Content Shows maximum Shows satisfactory Shows minimal Shows
understanding of the understanding of the understanding of unsatisfactory or no
topic. topic. parts of the understanding of
topic. the topic.

Organization Academic paper is Academic paper is Academic paper Academic paper is

logically organized with reasonably organized is somewhat illogically organized
wellarticulated with understandable reasonably with unclear
paragraphs and paragraphs that can organized but paragraphs that are
subheadings that are be easily followed paragraphs are difficult to follow due
easy to follow and has with basic transitions. vague and to poor transitions.
effective, smooth and difficult to follow
logical transitions. due to ineffective
Quality of Information and central Information and Information and Information and
Information ideas are appropriate central ideas are central ideas are central ideas are
and clarity of purpose somewhat limited and inappropriate and
is exhibited throughout appropriate and often sometimes have little or
the paper. clearly relates to the unclear. nothing to do with
topic. the topic.
Integration of The paper The paper The paper The paper does not
Knowledge demonstrates demonstrates that demonstrates demonstrate that
that the writer fully the writer, for the that the writer, to the writer has fully
understands and has most part, a certain extent, understood and
applied concepts understands and has understands and applied concepts
learned in the course. applied concepts has applied learned in the
Concepts are learned in the concepts learned course.
integrated into the course. Some of the in the course.
writer’s own insights. conclusions,
The writer provides however, are not
concluding remarks supported in the
that show analysis and body of the paper.
synthesis of ideas.

Week Topics Learning Experience / Assessments / Resources

1-2 Module 1. Overview of LEARNING EXPERIENCE:(LO # 3, 5, 6)
1.1 What is Humanities? - discuss the difference between human and human being
1.2 Scope, importance and its - discuss the importance of art in human life
Nature? - Connect the relationship/relativity between art and nature
1.3 The Development of
- Identify the seven art forms as the basis of studying art appreciation
What is Art? Its Nature & Value - Identify mediums in the arts
- Apply the criteria of judging beauty in the arts
1.4 How Important Art is?
1.5 Factors Affecting an - Role playing focus on student’s expectation about the subject
1.6 Relationship of Art and - Quiz/Recitation/application activity
1.7Functions of the Arts Lecture/Discussion, Power-point slides,
(Contextual, Physical, Social,
Personal Socio-Cultural)
1.8 Art as a Fulfillment of
Personal & Psychological Needs
of Man
1.9 Kinds of arts according
to Medium (visual arts,
auditory, combined arts)
2.0 Medium of the Arts

Definition of Medium
2.1 The Artist and His
2.2 Work of a creative artist
2.3 Process of creation

3-4- The Seven Art Forms LEARNING EXPERIENCE:(LO #2,3,4,5)

5-6 - Identify different elements of visual art and discuss connection to
Module 2.The Visual Arts human experiences
- Identify different methods in presenting the art subject and its sources
•The Elements of Arts - Discuss how to organize details in the elements of an art piece
(Line, Shape, Texture, Color, Space) (painting, sculpture)
Principles of Design - Discuss the basic of psychology of color in visual art paralleled to
Methods of presenting the Art subject human experience
Organization in the Visual Arts - Differentiate Drawing, Printmaking/ Commercial Arts, Photography
Classification of Visual Arts s) - Propose poetry writing as class activity
Different kinds of Visual Arts FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT: drawing and painting, fruit carving,
Module 3. Literature and the GRADED ASSESSMENT: Long Test, Quiz, graded recitation,activity
Combined Arts presentation, individual and group literary exercises, group dance presentation
a. Meaning of Literature? LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND RESOURCES: Lecture/discussion,
b. Elements of Literature Powerpoint slides,
c. Classification of Literature
d. Uses of Literature
e. Kinds of literature and its elements
Module 4.Dance LEARNING EXPERIENCE: (LO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,)
a.Definition and Nature of Dance - Define the meaning of dance and its elements
b.Components of Dance - Explain and discuss importance of dance to human lifeand its therapeutic
c.Kinds of Dance in the phils approach to human
d.Importance of Dance - Discuss the importance of indigenous rituals and the history in dance in the
e. Historical Background of dance Phillipines
in the Philippines -
f. Prominent Dance groups and FORMATIVEASSESSMENT:Performance
dance music (Local and foreign) GRADED ASSESSMENT: Quiz, recitation
Resources: Lectures,Video presentation, Power-point slides, Field Study

7 Midterm Exams: February 2018

8-9 Module 5. Music LEARNING EXPERIENCE:(LO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,)
- Define the meaning of music and its importance to human life
a. Definition and Nature of Music
- Explain anddiscuss therapeutic approachin music
a. Properties of Music - Discuss thoroughly chronological development of music in the Philippines
b. Kinds of Music -
c. Importance of Music FORMATIVEASSESSMENT:listening to different genre in music,Musical
Instrument Orientation/Performance
d. Historical Background of
Music in the Philippines GRADED ASSESSMENT: Quiz, recitation
e. Prominent Singers and Songs Resources: Lectures,Video presentation, Power-point slides, Field Study
(local and foreign)
Module 6. Cinema LEARNING EXPERIENCE:(LO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,)
- Discuss history and the new trends in cinema in the Philippines
a. Definition and Nature of - Enumeratepopular personality that popularized cinema in the history of arts
Cinema and culture in the Philippines
b.Components and elements of - Compare Filipino commercial films to independent films and their
Cinema importance
c. Kinds of Cinema/Movie - Discuss components of film aesthetics
d.Importance of Cinema FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT: film reviews,
e.Historical Background of GRADED ASSESSMENT:Quiz, Group Music video
cinema in the Philippines LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND RESOURCES:Video presentation, Lecture
d.Prominent films, film makers,
actors and actresses (Local and

12-13 Module 7. Theater LEARNING EXPERIENCE: (LO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,7)

14-15 - Apply the fundamental rules of in theater production
•Definition and Nature of Theatre - Discuss how history of Philippine theater evolved
Play - Enumeratedifferent countriesinfluenced our culture in theater
•Components of Theatre Play performances
•Kinds of Theatre Play - Define the idea of theory of the oppressed
•Importance of Theatre Play - Discuss components of film aesthetics
•What is drama? And Theater FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT: group presentation (skit)
GRADED ASSESSMENT:Quiz, long test Group Music video
•Philippine drama, theater and its LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND RESOURCES:Video presentation, lecture,
theater production reviews, Field Study
Theater in the contemporary years
Community theater/Augusto
Boal’s theory of the Theater of
the Oppressed
Module 8. Architecture LEARNING EXPERIENCE: (LO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,)
- Identify different influences of the architectural design in the
a. Meaning of Architecture? Philippines
b. Different architectural design - Discuss the importance of architectural/cultural heritage preservations
in the Philippines and its - Respect the cultural values infused to the architectural design in the
influences Philippines influence by other country
c. Historical background of - Apply the fundamental rules of in theater production
Philippine Architecture - Discuss the evolution of architecturaldesign ion the Philippines
. Architectural Design in Marikina FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT: group activity
and its influences GRADED ASSESSMENT:Quiz,
presentation, Tour in some historical site/place in Marikina

18 FINAL EXAMS: 16 – 18 April 20__


Requirement Points Description %

50 pts 1st LT There will be 2 long tests, each of which will consist of a combination
50 pts 2nd LT of multiple choice, identification, modified true or false, matching
Long Tests (Total of 100 type, fill-in-the blank, and 1 or 2 essay questions. They will cover 30%
points) information from the text and from class lectures, demonstrations, and
Over the course of the semester, there will be activities, and
demonstrations in which active participation is expected. Participation
Group in these activities is important since it will be graded. Group activities
Activities 100 points in different art form will be applied in a creative manner. Guidelines 20%
for the activities shall be provided.
There will also be announced quizzes which will cover the previous 20%
Quizzes and 100 points meeting's lecture as well the assigned chapter of the day. Recitations
Recitation shall also be graded and students shall be asked to recite in class also
from the previous meeting’s lectures and/or assigned topics for the
. Students will be asked to formulate small performancecombined with
other art forms. The objective of the project is to foster self-reflection,
critical thinking skills, confidence development, creativity and the
Group 100 points practical application of experiences from the class. 30%

Total 100%

MIDTERMS (50%) FINALS (50%) Grading Scale

Attendance 10% Attendance 10%
Quizzes 20% Quizzes 20% 1.00 ----- 96 - above
Activities 30% Activities 30% 1.25 ----- 93 - 95
1.50 ----- 90 - 92
Exam 40% Exam40%
1.75 ----- 87 - 89
TOTAL 100% TOTAL 100% 2.00 ----- 84 - 86
*The breakdown of percentages for both 2.25 ----- 81 - 83
midterm and final grades is only a 2.50 ----- 78 - 80
sample. Instructors are free to change 2.75 ----- 76 - 77
how each 50% is broken down. 3.00 ----- 75
Notes: 5.00 ----- Below 75
*Minimum grade for Major Subject is 2.00 = 84 (indicate if applicable) INC ----- Incomplete
* Transmutation Formula WP ----- Withdrawal from a
course with permission
(Score/Highest possible score) x 50+50 UD ----- Unofficially Dropped


1. Attendance: [indicate specific policies on attendance, classroom behavior and requirements. For
example:]Students are expected to attend class regularly. Students are responsible for all assignments or
announcements given in class. It is expected that all students will be present for all exams and quizzes. Make-up
exams are not given (because these are announced) and missed classroom activities cannot be made up, unless there
is compelling reason to have an excused absence authorized and recognized by the school. Please take note of the
a. Maximum number of cuts (stated in student handbook) + 1 more cut = Failure due to Absence
b. 1 late = arriving 15 minutes after class starts
c. 3 Lates = 1 cut
It is the responsibility of the students to keep track of their absences and incidents of tardiness. They should exercise
wise use of their allotted cuts. Students should not expect a warning upon reaching the maximum number of
allowable cuts.
2. Classroom behavior: Students are expected to be prompt, attentive, honest, and polite. Electronic devices such as
phones and music players should be set aside. The professor has the right to confiscate these devices and file the
necessary corrective action.
3. Requirements: Submit all requirements on time and make sure that it is properly formatted and labeled. Late
submission will be accepted but shall incur 10% deduction for every day the submitted requirement is late.


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Prof Edwin Maestro Prof. Ma. Cristina Balmores Prof. Ma. Rosario Quejado, Ed.D
Instructor III Dept. Head Dean
Social Sciences General Education CASEC