The courses to be offered to the graduate students are designed to provide high quality graduate education for students to prepare them for mid-level careers either in the academic teaching and research fields or in non-academic positions in both the public and private sectors. Below is a list of graduate courses offered by the Department under the current curriculum (as of 1962).

Area I: Philippine Government and Politics
Political Science 250: Seminar in Philippine Administrative Problems
Selected problems in the governmental processes in the Philippine bureaucracy. Prerequisite: Pol. Sci. 150 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 251: Seminar in Philippine Political Institutions
Types of political institutions evolved in the Philippines from the pre-Spanish period to the establishment of the Philippine Commonwealth in 1935. Prerequisite: Pol. Sci. 151 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 252: Seminar in Contemporary Philippine Legislation
Problems in Philippine legislation: legislative-executive relations. Prerequisite: Pol. Sci. 152 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 254: Problems in Philippine Local Government and Administration
Selected problems in the government and the administration of the local units and their relationships to the national government: role of the local units in socio-economic development. Prerequisite: Pol. Sci. 150 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 255: Problems in Philippine Constitutional Law
Selected problems in the Philippine constitutional law, with emphasis on current development: theory and cases. Prerequisite: Pol. Sci. 153 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 258: Special Problems in Philippine National and Local Politics and Administration
Directed readings on the issues, trends and problems in national administration and central: local government relations. Prerequisite: Pol. Sci. 150.
Political Science 301: Special Problems in the Philippine Government and Politics
Prerequisite: Pol. Sci. 150 or consent of instructor.
Area II: Political Dynamics
Political Science 260: Seminar in Political Dynamics
Interaction of individuals, groups, belief systems, political movements and government in policy formulation: techniques of influence and pressure and their impact on political systems: theory of political analysis. Field research may be required. Prerequisite: Pol. Sci. 160 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 261: Seminar in Political Parties, Elections and Interest Groups
Problems in Philippine political parties, elections, and interest groups, and their impact on the government.
Political Science 262: The Elite in Politics
The political elite and their role in the political system. Prerequisite: Pol. Sci. 160 or 161.
Political Science 264: Women and Politics
Changing political roles, status, attitudes, and behavior of women in contemporary society and of the political implications of changing female-male relationship. Prerequisite: Pol. Sci. 160.
Political Science 268: Political Economy
Directed readings in theories of political economy and their empirical application. Prerequisite: Pol. Sci. 160.
Political Science 313: Seminar in the Politics of Revolution
Nature of, and conditions bringing about, revolutions: leadership and ideology; stages of development and impact of revolutions on political development.
Area III: Comparative Politics
Political Science 270: Theories of Comparative Politics
Political Science 271: Government and Politics of Latin America
The political systems of selected states in Central America, the Caribbean, and South America.
Political Science 272: Government and Politics of West Asia
Government and politics of Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, UAR, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, etc.
Political Science 273: Government and Politics of African States
Government and Politics of selected African states.
Political Science 274: Government and Politics of European States
Political processes and institutions of selected European States including the interplay of local processes and institutions with supra-national political formation.
Political Science 277: Seminar in Governments and Politics of Asia
Selected problems in the government and politics of Japan, Taiwan, India, Pakistan and other selected Asian countries. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 177 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 279: Seminar in Local Government and Administration in Asia
Problems in organization, administration, national-local relations and autonomy of local units in Japan, India, Burma, Thailand, Indonesia and selected Asian countries. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 178 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 320: Special Problems in Comparative Government and Politics
Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 172 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 323: Constitutional Governments
Constitutional governments in theory and practice; selected cases. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 171 or 171 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 324: Socialist Political Systems
Theory and practice of major socialist political systems. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 172 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 325: The Developing States
The theory and practice of the government and politics of selected developing states. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 178 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 326: The Politics of the Developed States
A comparative investigation of political processes and institutions in selected developed states such as the United States, Japan, and Western Europe, particularly as these relate to political change. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 178 or consent of instructor.
Area IV: International Relations
Political Science 280: Problems in Philippine Relations
Selected problems in Philippine foreign relations, with emphasis on current developments. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 180 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 282: Comparative Foreign Policy
The determinants, goals, techniques, problems and machinery in the formulation and conduct of the foreign policy of the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Russia, the People's Republic of China, and other selected countries. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 172 or 182 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 283: International Political Economy
International political and economic system, particularly the capitalist world system, as the framework and determinant of public policy and the economic performance. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 182 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 285: Problems in International Law
Selected problems in international law, with emphasis on current developments. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 185.
Political Science 330: Seminar in the Foreign Policy of the Major Powers
Political Science 331: Special Problems in International Relations
Political Science 332: Regional Organizations and World Security
Development and trends toward regional organization and integration; regional blocs and organization within the framework of world order and security. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 182 or 183 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 333: Seminar in International Organizations
Selected problems of the United Nations and specialized agencies. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 183 or consent of instructor
Area V: Political Theory and Methodology
Social Science 203: Advanced Quantitative Methods
Quantitative models and methods in social science. Prerequisite: Social Science 103 and Pol. Sc. 199.
Political Science 210: Advanced Political Analysis
Critical analysis of epistemological and methodological issues in the study of politics. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 110 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 290: Seminar on Plato and Aristotle
The political theories of Plato and Aristotle: their influence on political science. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 192.
Political Science 291: Seminar on Medieval Thought
The political philosophy of Western and Eastern thinkers. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 192 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 293: Political Obligation
Analysis of classic theories of political obligation - Hobbes' Leviathan, Locke's The Treatises of Civil Government and Rousseau's Social Contract; critique of modern theories of political obligation. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Political Science 294: The Theory of Democracy
The theory of constitutionalism, republicanism, and democratic socialism.
Political Science 295: Socialist and Communist Political Theory
The development of socialist and communist political theories from Babeuf to present. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 192 or 193.
Political Science 296: The Political and Constitutional Ideas of the Philippine Revolution
Filipino political ideas from the propaganda period to the First Philippine Republic. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 195 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 297: Contemporary Political Thought
Political thought in the 20th century including aspects of critical theory, post-behavioralism, post-structuralism and post-modernism. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 196 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 299: Seminar In Political Science
Alternative approaches to the systematic study of politics and government, and critical analysis of recent concepts of political science. Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 199 or consent of instructor.
Political Science 299.1: Advance Research Method
Prerequisite: Pol. Sc. 199.
Political Science 343: Special Problems in Political Theory and Method
Political Science 300: Thesis
Political Science 400: Dissertation
International Studies
International Studies 201: The Nature and Scope of International Studies
International Studies 203: The Geographical Context of International Affairs
International Studies 209: Readings in International Relations
International Studies 261: Contemporary International Issues and Trends
International Studies 263: International Peace and Security
International Studies 267: Special Problems and Topics in International Security
International Studies 280: International Law and Organizations
International Studies 290: Theories of International Relations
International Studies 298: Practicum
Based on orientation program to provide students with work experience in a variety of selected international affairs institutions in the public and private sectors.
International Studies 299: Research Methods
International Studies 300: Thesis