Semesters

TRIENNIAL ACADEMIC CURRICULUM IN PHILOSOPHY

List of Academic Study Programmes currently offered The DBCIPH is planning to offer a B.A in Philosophy after a three year Undergraduate Degree Program as stated below. It is a three year honors degree program.

First Semester (First Year)


Subject Staff
1 OFS01 Introduction to Philosophy REV. FR. ABRAHAM SAVARIMUTHU SDB
2 OS12 Introduction to Liturgy REV. FR. THOMAS ELLICHERAIL SDB
3 OCS01 Methodology of Scientific Research REV. FR. SUSITH MILROY SDB
4 OS03 Philosophy of Education REV. FR. TERRANCE VIRANTHA SDB
5 OFS10 History of Ancient Philosophy REV. FR. SUSITH MILROY SDB
6 OS26 Latin I REV. FR. THOMAS ELLICHERAIL SDB
7 OS21 English II MR. STAN FERNANDO & REV. FR. JUDE MUTHUSELVAN SDB
8 OFS08 Logic REV. FR. ABRAHAM SAVARIMUTHU SDB
9 OS14 Introduction to the Study of Salesian Sources - (Salesian Studies) REV. FR. CHALANA KALANGA SDB

Second Semester (First Year)


Subject Staff
1 OFS02 Philosophy of Being – Metaphysics/Theoretical Phil. DR. JULIAN JACKERS SDB
2 OFS09 Philosophy of Knowledge REV. FR. ABRAHAM SAVARIMUTHU SDB
3 OS09 History of Religions: Buddhist Philosophy/Hinduism/Islam DR. CLAUDE PERERA OMI
4 OFS11 History of Medieval Philosophy DR. JULIAN JACKERS SDB
5 OCS02 Relation between Philosophy and Theology (Fides et Ratio) REV. FR. THOMAS ELLICHERAIL SDB
6 OS16 History of the Salesian Congregation I (1815-1888) - (Salesian Studies) REV. FR. CHALANA KALANGA SDB
7 OFS05 Philosophical Anthropology DR. JAYALATH BALAGALLAGE OP
8 OS27 Latin II REV. FR. THOMAS ELLICHERAIL SDB
9 OCS03 Informatics I – II MR. STAN FERNANDO
10 OS13 Social Doctrine of the Catholic Church REV. FR. DIXON FERNANDO

Third Semester (Second Year)


Subject Staff
1 OS11 Introduction to the Old & New Testaments REV. FR. VAJIRA SILVA TOR
2 FEX01 Comprehensive Written and Oral Exams REV. FR. SUSITH MILROY SDB
3 OFS06 Moral Philosophy REV. FR. THUSHARA SAMPATH SJ
4 OFS03 Theoretical Philosophy - II DR. JAYALATH BALAGALLAGE OP
5 OS21 English II MR. STAN FERNANDO & REV. FR. DIXON FERNANDO SDB
6 OS19 The Memoirs of the Oratory - (Salesian Studies) REV. BRO. AMAL RAJ SDB
7 OFS12 History of Modern Philosophy DR. ANTON MEEMANA
8 OS27 Latin II REV. FR. THOMAS ELLICHERAIL SDB
9 OS09 History of Religions: Hinduism REV. FR. ABRAHAM SAVARIMUTHU SDB

Fourth Semester (Second Year)


Subject Staff
1 OFS04 Philosophy of Science - Cosmology REV. FR. ABRAHAM SAVARIMUTHU SDB
2 OS07 General Psychology DR. SEBASTIAN PEIRIS SDB
3 OFS07 Political Philosophy REV. FR. ABRAHAM SAVARIMUTHU SDB
4 OFS13 History of Contemporary Philosophy DR. ANTON MEEMANA
5 OS01 Economy, Ethics and Finance PROF. NILANTHA RAMANAYAKA
6 OS17 History of the Salesian Congregation II (1888-2000) - (Salesian Studies) REV. FR. CHALANA KALANGA SDB
7 OS04 Philosophy of Language DR. JULIAN JACKERS SDB
8 OS27 Latin II REV. FR. THOMAS ELLICHERAIL SDB
9 OS21 English II MR. STAN FERNANDO
10 OS09 History of Religions: Islam MR. A. R. M. MAHROOF

Fifth Semester (Third Year)


Subject Staff
1 OFS02.2 Advanced Module Theoretical Philosophy - I: De Unitate Intellectus Contra Averroistas (Study of Philosophical Texts by Seminar Series) REV. FR. SUSITH MILROY SDB
2 OFS03.2 Advance Module Theoretical Philosophy - II: De Civitate Dei Contra Paganos (Study of Philosophical Texts by Seminar Series) DR. JAYALATH BALAGALLAGE OP
3 OFS07.2 Advance Module History of Ancient Philosophy: De Anima (Study of Philosophical Texts by Seminar Series) REV. SR. BENITAS FELISITA SBV
4 OFS10.2 Advance Module History of Contemporary Philosophy: Albert Camus (Study of Philosophical Texts by Seminar Series) DR. CLAUDE PERERA OMI
5 OS07 Applied Psychology REV. FR. ABRAHAM SAVARIMUTHU SDB
6 OS17 Don Bosco the Educator – The Preventive System & Preparation for Practical Training REV. FR. THOMAS ELLICHERAIL SDB
7 OS11 Human Resource Management PROF. NILANTHA RAMANAYAKA
8 OS30 Modern European Languages (Intermediate Level) REV. BRO. GABRIEL GARNIGA SDB
9 OCS04 IT - Hardware (NVQ 3) MR. RAMESH ASHOK PEIRIS

Sixth Semester (Third Year)


Subject Staff
1 OFS05.2 Advance Module Philosophical Anthropology: Jacques Maritain (Study of Philosophical Texts by Seminar Series) DR. JAYALATH BALAGALLAGE OP
2 OFS06.2 Advance Module Moral Philosophy: St. Thomas Aquinas (Study of Philosophical Texts by Seminar Series) REV. FR. THUSHARA SAMPATH SJ
3 OFS09.2 Advance Module Philosophy of Knowledge: René Descartes (Study of Philosophical Texts by Seminar Series) DR. SEBASTIAN PEIRIS SDB
4 OFS11.2 Advance Module History of Medieval Philosophy: John Duns Scotus (Study of Philosophical Texts by Seminar Series) DR. ANTON MEEMANA
5 OFS13.2 Advance Module History of Modern Philosophy: Emmanuel Kant & Martin Heidegger (Study of Philosophical Texts by Seminar Series) DR. JULIAN JACKERS SDB
6 OS30 Modern European Languages (Intermediate Level) REV. BRO. GABRIEL GARNIGA SDB
7 OCS04 IT - Programming (NVQ 3) MR. RAMESH ASHOK PEIRIS
8 OS21 English II MR. STAN FERNANDO
9 OS22 Writings of Don Bosco: Savio, Magone & Besucco REV. FR. CHALANA KALANGA SDB
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