- Read "Oryentasyon at Kasaysayan ng Development Studies Program" by Prof Roland Simbulan. Prof Simbulan delivered this speech during the Partner Institutions Consultation of the Development Studies Program in July 2014. He holds the rank of Professor 12 and teaches Development Studies and Public Management in the undergraduate and graduate levels of the University.
- Compile and study 10 definition of Development Studies. Be able to identify and analyze common themes and points of differences in your compiled definitions.
- Study the course descriptions of all Development Studies introductory, core and elective subjects in the course catalogue of the University.
- Familiarize yourself with the following development terminologies: development community, development diplomacy, rights-based development, social development, development decade
Prepare for a long exam on our first session.