List of UP Diliman GE Courses

As of 11 May 2023

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Course Code and Number Course Title Course Description
Newly Instituted
ARTS 1Critical Perspectives in the ArtsA critical study of the experience, language, and context of art
Demo 1Population Studies in the Contemporary WorldDemographic perspectives in understanding population issues
Eng 13Writing as ThinkingA course in critical thinking, reading, and writing in English
ETHICS 1Ethics and Moral Reasoning in Everyday LifeThe nature and development, sources and frameworks of ethics and moral reasoning and their application to various issues and contexts
Fil 18Oryentasyong Filipino sa Akademikong PagsulatAkademikong pagsulat sa Filipino na may mapanuri, malikhain, at makabayang lapit
Fil 30Intelektuwalisasyon ng Filipino sa mga Pananaliksik sa Akademikong Disiplina Pag-aaral tungkol sa pananaliksik sa Filipino sa iba’t ibang disiplina at larangan sa kontekstong panlipunan at pangkultura
LIS 10Information and SocietyAppreciation of the role of information in human endeavors in the context of its creation, management, dissemination, and use in an increasingly information-driven society
MATH 10Mathematics, Culture and SocietyAppreciation of the beauty and power of mathematics through the examination of its nature, development, utility, and its relationship with culture and society
MuC 10The Philippine Choral ExperienceIntegrated approach to choral singing informed by literature
MuL 8Popular Musics of the WorldExploring popular music from around the world
PHILARTS 1Philippine Arts and CultureApproaches to Philippine Arts and Culture
PS 21Wika, Panitikan, at Kultura sa Ilalim ng Batas Militar sa PilipinasPagsusuri ng mga akdang pangwika, pampanitikan, at pangkultura sa ilalim ng Batas Militar sa Pilipinas
Speech 30Public Speaking and PersuasionPersuasion in various public speaking situations
SAS 1Self and SocietyUnderstanding the self by examining the interaction of biological, psychological and socio-cultural dimensions and appreciating human agency and the emergence of the self in different social contexts
DRMAPSDisaster Risk Mitigation, Adaptation, and Preparedness StrategiesIntroduction to principles and practices of natural disaster risk management by mitigation of, adaptation to, and preparedness for risk, through all related disciplines aiming for resilience
EL 50European Cultures and CivilizationsEurope’s contributions to world cultures, civilizations, and languages
Fil 25Mga Ideya at Estilo Ukol sa SanaysayMapanuring pag-aaral ng mga ideya at estilo sa mga piling sanaysay sa agham at sining mula sa Pilipinas at iba pang bansa
Math 2Mathematics in Everyday LifeBasic mathematical concepts and skills in everyday life
MuL 9Musics in the PhilippinesA survey of Philippine musics — indigenous music cultures, music in the colonial periods, and contemporary music developments
Soc Sci 1 Foundations of Social ScienceSocial science as an integrated discipline, its contribution to knowledge production, its distinctive research practice, and its relevance to social development
STS 1Science, Technology and SocietyAn introductory exploration of the past, present and future of science and technology in society (including their nature, scope, role and function) and the social, cultural, political, economic and environmental factors affecting the development of science and technology, and how society affects these, with emphasis on the Philippine setting
Anthro 10Bodies, Senses and HumanityInteraction of biology and culture in the shaping of humanity
Archaeo 2Archaeological Heritage: The Past is not a Foreign LandA survey of archaeological research and its role in the development of knowledge about the collective human past, and its contribution to heritage in the contemporary world
Arkiyoloji 1Ang Pilipinas: Arkiyoloji at KasaysayanAng kasaysayan ng Pilipinas nakasentro sa kaalaman mula sa arkiyoloji, at ugnayan ng sinaunang kasaysayan ng rehiyon sa kasaysayan ng Pilipinas
Art Stud 2Art Around Us: Exploring Everyday Life
Bio 1Contemporary Topics in BiologyRecent developments in biology and pertinent concerns on the nature of life, health and related social issues
Chem 1Chemistry: Science that MattersBasic chemistry concepts relevant to everyday life
CW 10Creative Writing for Beginners A workshop exploring the potentials of creative writing as expression, as discipline and as a way of thinking about the society in which we live
Econ 11Markets and the StateEssential economic concepts and their use in analyzing real-world issues
Eng 11Literature and Society The critical study of various literary genres as a dynamic interaction between the individual and social and cultural forces
Eng 12World LiteraturesThe study of representative/landmark texts from the literatures of the world
Eng 30English for the Professions Principles and uses of writing in English in the various disciplines/professions
Env Sci 1Environment and Society Introduction to principles and concepts in the study of the natural environment within a societal framework
FA 28Arts in the Philippines Art and art making the Filipino way
FA 30Art Pleasures The fine art of enjoying art
Fil 40Wika, Kultura, at LipunanAng relasyon ng Filipino sa kultura at lipunang Pilipino
Film 10Sining SineFilm as art and social practice
Film 12Sine PinoyPhilippine cinema as art form and cultural product
FN 1Food Trip Food and nutrition in daily living
GE 1Earth TrekA guided exploration into the tools and techniques of earth observation and measurement
Geog 1Places and Landscapes in a Changing WorldOverview of the diversity of interconnections of peoples and places in a globalizing world as mediated by cultures, politics and historical development
Geol 1Our Dynamic EarthThe study of how the earth works, its place in the universe; and the relationship between people and the physical environment
KAS 1Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas Ang pampulitika, pang-ekonomiya, panlipunan, at pangkalinangang pagsulong ng Pilipinas
Kas 2Ang Asya at ang DaigdigAng pamanang pangkalinangan ng Asya sa pagkakaugnay at ang kaugnayan nito sa kabihasnang pandaigdig
L Arch 1Designing Eden: Introduction to Philippine Landscape ArchitectureWalking-through Philippine landscape architecture through sciences and arts
Lingg 1Ikaw at Wika MoMga pangunahing konsepto tungo sa pag-unawa, paggamit, at pagpapahalaga sa wika bilang produkto ng talino ng tao sa kanyang pang-araw-araw na pakikipag-ugnayan, at higit sa lahat, sa konteksto ng sitwasyong pangwika sa Pilipinas
MBB 1Biotechnology and You Historical events, processes, products, issues, and concerns in modern biotechnology
MPs 10Ang Hiwaga at Hikayat ng Panulat sa Filipino Malikhaing pagbasa at masining na pagsulat ng mga natatanging anyong pampanitikan, kasama ang mga makabagong anyong teknolohikal
MS 1Oceans and UsThe functional balance between the health of the oceans and the survival and improvement of our way of life
MuD 1Reading DanceAn approach to understanding dance as art and as cultural phenomenon
Pan Pil 17Panitikan at Kulturang PopularAng relasyon ng panitikan at popular na kultura sa kasalukuyan
Pan Pil 19Sexwalidad, Kasarian at PanitikanPag-aaral ng interaksyon ng panitikan at mga usapin sa sexwalidad at kasarian
Philo 1Philosophical AnalysisApplication of basic concepts, skills and principles drawn from the Philosophy of Language, Symbolic Logic, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science and Ethics
Philo 10Approaches to PhilosophyOverview of major philosophical traditions
Philo 11LogicTechniques of formal deduction within the scope of sentential and predicate logic
Physics 10Physics and Astronomy for Pedestrians A “walk-through” course for people who want to enjoy physics and astronomy
SEA 30Asian Emporiums: Networks of Culture and Trade in Southeast AsiaAn introduction to the world of monsoon Asia as formed by interaction among its peoples throughout the centuries
Soc Sci 2Social, Economic and Political ThoughtA survey of social, economic and political thought from classical to contemporary times
Socio 10Being Filipino: A Sociological ExplorationA sociological examination of persistent issues of nationhood, selfhood and citizenship in Philippine society
Theatre 11Dula at PalabasAn introductory survey to Philippine theatre from rituals to contemporary forms
Theatre 12Acting WorkshopAn introduction to the art and skill of acting for the theatre
SOSC 3Exploring Gender and SexualityA cross-cultural survey of gender and sexuality, applying perspectives from the different social sciences