BS Biology

College of Science

BS BIOLOGY MAJOR IN MEDICAL BIOLOGY

College of Science

BS BIOLOGY MAJOR IN MEDICAL BIOLOGY

College of Science

PROGRAM RECOGNITIONS

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This is the best choice if you are planning a career in medicine, graduate degrees in applied health sciences and biomedical research. It provides a firm foundation in biology with focus on human anatomy and physiology, histology, medical microbiology and parasitology and immunology.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Medical Doctor
Research Scientist
Science Educator
Product Specialist

PROGRAM CURRICULUM (NEW)

FIRST YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
BIO 101 Concepts in Biological Sciences I 3 0 3
BIO 101L Concepts in Biological Sciences I (Laboratory) 0 6 2
ENG 1 Introduction to College English 3 0 3
FIL 1 Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino 3 0 3
MATH 101 College Algebra 3 0 3
PHIST Philippine History 3 0 3
PHL 2 Logic 3 0 3
THY 1 Contextualized Salvation History 3 0 3
PE 1 Physical Education 2 0 2
ROTC Reserve Officers’ Training Corps 3 0 3
TOTAL 26 6 28

 

First Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
BIO 102 Concepts in Biological Sciences II 3 0 3 BIO 101, BIO 101L
BIO 102L Concepts in Biological Sciences II (Laboratory) 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L
ENG 2 Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study 3 0 3 ENG 1
FIL 2 Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik 3 0 3 FIL 1
MATH 102 Trigonometry 3 0 3 MATH 101
PSY 1 General Psychology 3 0 3
SA Socio-Anthropology 3 0 3
THY 2 Church and Sacraments 3 0 3
PE 2 Physical Education 2 0 2
ROTC Reserve Officers’ Training Corps 3 0 3
TOTAL 26 6 28

 

SECOND YEAR (2 TERMS)
Second Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CHEM 100 General Inorganic Chemistry 3 0 3
CHEM 100L General Inorganic Chemistry (Laboratory) 0 6 2
ENG 3 Academic Writing Skills 3 0 3 ENG 1, ENG 2
MATH 108C Calculus 3 0 3 MATH 101, MATH 102
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2
PHLSCI Philosophy of Science 3 0 3 PHL 2
ZOO 201 Invertebrate Zoology 3 0 3 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L
ZOO 201L Invertebrate Zoology (Laboratory) 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L
PE 3 Physical Education 2 0 2
NSTP National Service Training Program 3 0 3
TOTAL 23 12 27

 

Second Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
BOT 201 Systematic Botany 3 0 3 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L
BOT 201L Systematic Botany (Laboratory) 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L
CHEM 300 Analytical Chemistry 3 0 3 CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
CHEM 300L Analytical Chemistry (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
ENG 4 Oral Communication in Context 3 0 3 ENG 1, ENG 2, ENG 3
LIT 101A World Literatures 3 0 3
MICR 200 General Microbiology 2 0 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
MICR 200L General Microbiology (Laboratory) 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
PE 4 Physical Education 2 0 2
NSTP National Service Training Program 3 0 3
TOTAL 19 18 25

 

THIRD YEAR (2 TERMS)
Third Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
BIO 301L Biological Techniques (Laboratory) 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
CHEM 200 Organic Chemistry 3 0 3 CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
CHEM 200L Organic Chemistry (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
COMP 102 Computer Applications 2 0 2
COMP 102L Computer Applications (Laboratory) 0 3 1
LIT 102A Philippine Literatures 3 0 3
MATH 600 Biostatistics 3 0 3 MATH 101
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
SPN 1 Elementary Spanish 3 0 3
ZOO 302 Histology 2 0 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L
TOTAL 19 15 24

 

Third Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
BIO 601 Biology Research I 2 0 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, BOT 201, BOT 201L, CHEM 100, CHEM 100L, CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, ENG 1, ENG 2, ENG 3, ENG 4, MATH 101, ZOO 201, ZOO 201L
CHEM 600 Biochemistry CHEM 100, CHEM 100L, CHEM 200, CHEM 200L
CHEM 600L Biochemistry (Laboratory) CHEM 100, CHEM 100L, CHEM 200, CHEM 200L
PHYS 201 General Physics 4 0 4 MATH 101, MATH 102
PHYS 201L General Physics (Laboratory) 0 3 1 MATH 101, MATH 102
SCL 3 The Social Teachings of the Church 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5
SPN 2 Intermediate Spanish 3 0 3 SPN 1
ZOO 301 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 3 0 3 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L
ZOO 301L Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (Laboratory) 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L
TOTAL 18 12 22
FOURTH YEAR (2 TERMS)
Fourth Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
BIO 201 Cell and Molecular Biology 3 0 3 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, CHEM 600, CHEM 600L
BIO 201L Cell and Molecular Biology (Laboratory) 0 3 1 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, CHEM 600, CHEM 600L
BIO 205 Fundamental Genetics 3 0 3 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, CHEM 600, CHEM 600L, MATH 600
BIO 205L Fundamental Genetics (Laboratory) 0 3 1 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, CHEM 600, CHEM 600L, MATH 600
BIO 602 Biology Research II 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, BIO 601, BOT 201, BOT 201L, CHEM 100, CHEM 100L, CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, ENG 1, ENG 2, ENG 3, ENG 4, MATH 101, MATH 600, ZOO 201, ZOO 201L
SCL 9 Marriage and Family 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5, SCL 3
ZOO 303 Comparative Vertebrate Embryology 3 0 3 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, ZOO 301, ZOO 301L
ZOO 303L Comparative Vertebrate Embryology (Laboratory) 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, ZOO 301, ZOO 301L
15 18 21

 

Fourth Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
BIO 203 Principles of Ecology 3 0 3 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, BOT 201, BOT 201L, ZOO 201, ZOO 201L
BIO 203L Principles of Ecology (Laboratory) 0 3 1 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, BOT 201, BOT 201L, ZOO 201, ZOO 201L
BIO 603 Biology Research III 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, BIO 601, BIO 302, BOT 201, BOT 201L, CHEM 100, CHEM 100L, CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, ENG 1, ENG 2, ENG 3, ENG 4, MATH 600, ZOO 201, ZOO 201L
ETAR Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform 3 0 3
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
ZOO 401 General Animal Physiology 3 0 3 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, CHEM 600, CHEM 600L, PHYS 201, PHYS 201L
ZOO 401L General Animal Physiology (Laboratory) 0 3 1 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, CHEM 600, CHEM 600L, PHYS 201, PHYS 201L
TOTAL 12 12 16

 

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