General Academic Strand (GAS)
While the other strands are career-specific, the General Academic Strand is great for students who are still undecided on which track to take. You can choose electives from the different academic strands under this track. These subjects include Humanities, Social Sciences, Applied Economics, Organization and Management, and Disaster Preparedness.
How many students take this strand?
This is the highest senior high enrolment in the Academic track.
* As of September 2016
Some subjects offered are Humanities, Social Sciences, Applied Economics, Organization and Management, and Disaster Preparedness.
Making a Da Vinci in you? Humanities can be any of the specialized subjects in the Humanities and Social Sciences (HumSS) Strand. This could be Creative Writing / Malikhaing Pagsulat; Introduction to World Religions and Belief Systems; Creative Nonfiction; Trends, Networks, and Critical Thinking in 21st Century Culture.See: curriculum
Want to become the next President? Social Science subjects can be Philippine Politics and Governance; Community Engagement, Solidarity, and Citizenship; Disciplines and Ideas in the Social Sciences; Disciplines and Ideas in the Applied Social Sciences.See: curriculum
Gearing up to be the new Mareng Winnie? Applied Economics will discuss basic economic problems of the country; analyze market structures; and study strategies to minimize negative impact and maximize positive impact of businesses in the community.See: curriculum
Thinking of managing an enterprise? Organization and Management introduces students to analytical tools like Political Economic Social and Technological (PEST) and Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) that can be used when starting business ventures.See: curriculum
Seeing yourself as Mang Tani? Through Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction, students will analyze disasters from different perspectives; explain and differentiate disasters; and identify areas that are exposed and prone to destructive calamities.See: curriculum
If you are still looking for the right strand or if you already have made a decision, you can take electives from the specialized subject of any other Track or Strand to help you with your choice.
Other academic Strands
Other High School Tracks
Physical education and recreation
Design, performative, and creative industry