Electives

EXTERNAL FACULTY ELECTIVES COURSES

The offer and capacity for External Faculty Elective Courses in every semester are subject to the availability of courses offered by the respective academy/faculty/centre. The total credit hours for External Faculty Elective Course required vary from faculty/program undertaken by the student.

(Kindly refer to the guidebook of the respective academy/faculty/centre)

The Section for Co-curricular Studies, External Faculty Electives and TITAS (SKET) offers the following External Faculty Elective Courses:

1. GLEX2304 – Indigenous Society and Current Issues (2 credit hours)

Synopsis of Course Contents
The indigenous society in Malaysia is part of the multicultural society in Malaysia. In line with the development of the country, the indigenous society is increasingly faced with challenges. Thus, this course aims to increase the level of students’ awareness of the needs, problems and dilemmas affecting indigenous society in a modern world. The course brings together several disciplines.

2. GLEX2311 – Introduction to Social Psychology (2 credit hours)

Synopsis of Course Contents
This course focuses on the basic concepts and theories for social psychology. This is to enable the students to develop an in-depth understanding between social cognition and social behavior, the implicit processes in both social thought and behavior and issues pertaining to social diversity. This course explains the role of social background in affecting the psychological development such as perception, cognitive and emotion of an individual. Besides, this course will also discuss how one’s attitudes and behaviors are formed; the social influence on intrapersonal relationship within self and interpersonal relationship with the society. Finally, the course will explain how pro-social and anti-social behavior is developed. Students will be exposed to group socialization; understanding methods of social cooperation thus helping to strengthen their self- esteem and self-efficacy.

3. GLEX2312 – Introduction to Peace and Humanities (3 credit hours)

Synopsis of Course Contents
This course focuses on the relationship between man and the environment and the responsibility man has towards the environment and society he lives in. The course also examines the origins and nature of conflicts within and between societies. Such understanding further facilitates the students to discuss the roles of international bodies such as the United Nations in providing aid and development for peaceful resolution of conflict. This course exposes students to sociological concepts by examining the work of some of the key thinkers as conceptual toolkit for understanding both conflict and stability in social order. Finally, this course enable students to explore the different peace philosophies and thoughts of different thinkers, leaders and philosophers around the globe enabling students to develop an international perspective and to become responsible global citizens for a peaceful humanistic to future.

4. GNEK2009 – PALAPES Army (Reserved Officer Training Corps) Level 2 (2 credits)


Synopsis of Course Contents
This course aims to provide advance knowledge and skills in weapon handling, marching, map readings and tactics.

5. GNEK3009 – PALAPES Army (Reserved Officer Training Corps) Level 3 (2 credits)


Synopsis of Course Contents
This course aims to provide application of knowledge and skills in weapon handling, tactic, marching and map readings.

6. GNEK2042 – PALAPES Navy (Reserved Officer Training Corps) Level 2 (2 credits)

Synopsis of Course Contents
This course will expose students to knowledge and skills regarding parade, navigation and weapons in advance level.

7. GNEK2042 – PALAPES Navy (Reserved Officer Training Corps) Level 3 (2 credits)

Synopsis of Course Contents
This course will expose students to the application of the knowledge and skills regarding communication, parade, navigation and weapons.

8. GNEK 2051 – Voluntary Reserved Police Unit (SUKSIS) Level 2 (2 credits)

Synopsis of Course Contents

Students are introduced to the basics of the art of self-defence alongside the Weapons Act and Fixed Decree KPN ‘A’ 105. Students will also be guided in the usage of weapons like M-16.

9. GNEK 3051 – Voluntary Reserved Police Unit (SUKSIS) Level 3 (2 credits)

Synopsis of Course Contents

Students will demonstrate self-defence skills and be introduced to the Dangerous Drugs Act 1985, Road Transport 1987 and Domestic Security Act 1960. Students will do practical training at the police stations and lockups. At the end of the course students will be commissioned as Volunteer Corps Inspector at a commission appointment and presentation ceremony for SUKSIS

Last Update: October 02, 2017