BS Chemistry

College of Science

BS CHEMISTRY

College of Science

BS CHEMISTRY

College of Science

PROGRAM RECOGNITIONS

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The BSc Chemistry program at the University of Santo Tomas is a dynamic community rooted in academic rigor that pivots around the participation of faculty and students in active researches encompassing modern aspects of analytical, biological, inorganic, and organic chemistry. The vibrancy of research collaborations, supporting students in the realization of their academic and professional goals, is braced by over 14 faculty members engage in active researches and participate in wide- ranging collaborations extending throughout national and international universities and research institutes.

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree is designed to prepare students for direct entry into the job market as professional chemists or do advanced degrees. The chemistry curriculum, which is comparable to that offered in major international universities, is a rigorous program consisting of a full spectrum of chemistry courses and supporting courses in biological sciences, mathematics and physics to augment their fundamental understanding of molecular structure to innovatively solve problems in order to improve the human condition globally.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Industrial Quality Control
Environmental Management
Molecular Diagnostics
Drug Discovery and Development
Researcher
Academician

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

FIRST YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
CHEM 101 General Inorganic Chemistry I 3 0 3
CHEM 101L General Inorganic Chemistry I (Laboratory) 0 6 2
ENG 1 Introduction to College English 3 0 3
MATH 101 College Algebra 3 0 3
MATH 102 Trigonometry 3 0 3
PHIST Philippine History 3 0 3
PSY 1 General Psychology 3 0 3
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
THY 1 Contextualized Salvation History 3 0 3
TOTAL 24 6 26

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
BIO 100 General Biology 2 0 2
BIO 100L General Biology (Laboratory) 0 3 1
CHEM 102 General Inorganic Chemistry II 3 0 3 CHEM 101, CHEM 101L
CHEM 102L General Inorganic Chemistry II (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 101, CHEM 101L
ENG 2 Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study 3 0 3 ENG 1
HUM 1 Art, Man, and Society 3 0 3
LIT 102A Philippine Literatures 3 0 3
MATH 108B Mathematical Analysis 3 0 3 MATH 101, MATH 102
SA Socio-Anthropology 3 0 3
THY 2 Church and Sacraments 3 0 3 THY 1
TOTAL 24 9 26
SECOND YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry I 3 0 3 CHEM 102, CHEM 102L
CHEM 201L Organic Chemistry I (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 102, CHEM 102L
ENG 3 Academic Writing Skills 3 0 3 ENG 1, ENG 2
FIL 3 Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino 3 0 3
MATH 109B Mathematical Analysis II 4 0 4 MATH 101, MATH 102, MATH 108B
MICR 201 General Microbiology with Industrial Applications 2 0 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, CHEM 102, CHEM 102L
MICR 201L General Microbiology with Industrial Applications (Laboratory) 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, CHEM 102, CHEM 102L
PHL 2/102 Logic 3 0 3
PHYS 103 Mechanics and Molecular Forces 3 0 3 MATH 101, MATH 102
PHYS 103L Mechanics and Molecular Forces (Laboratory) 0 3 1 MATH 101, MATH 102
TOTAL 21 15 26

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
CHEM 202 Organic Chemistry II 3 0 3 CHEM 201, CHEM 201L
CHEM 202L Organic Chemistry II (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 201, CHEM 201L
CHEM 301 Analytical Chemistry I 3 0 3 CHEM 102, CHEM 102L
CHEM 301L Analytical Chemistry I (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 102, CHEM 102L
ENG 4 Oral Communication in Context 3 0 3 ENG 1, ENG 2, ENG 3
FIL 2 Pagbasa at Pagsulat Tungo sa Pananaliksik 3 0 3 FIL 1
MATH 110B Mathematical Analysis III 4 0 4 MATH 101, MATH 102, MATH 108B, MATH 109B
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2
PHYS 203 Heat, Electricity, and Magnetism 3 0 3 PHYS 103, PHYS 103L
PHYS 203L Heat, Electricity, and Magnetism (Laboratory) 0 3 1 PHYS 103, PHYS 103L
TOTAL 22 15 27
THIRD YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CHEM 103 Inorganic Chemistry 3 0 3 CHEM 202, CHEM 202L
CHEM 302 Analytical Chemistry II 3 0 3 CHEM 301, CHEM 301L
CHEM 302L Analytical Chemistry II (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 301, CHEM 301L
CHEM 402 Physical Chemistry I 3 0 3 CHEM 202, CHEM 202L, CHEM 301, CHEM 301L, MATH 110B, PHYS 203, PHYS 203L
CHEM 601 General Biochemistry 3 0 3 CHEM 202, CHEM 202L
CHEM 601L General Biochemistry 0 6 2 CHEM 202, CHEM 202L
ETAR Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform 3 0 3
FL 1 Foreign Language 1 3 0 3
PHYS 208 Wave, Optics, and Modern Physics 3 0 3 PHYS 203, PHYS 203L
PHYS 208L Wave, Optics, and Modern Physics 0 3 1 PHYS203, PHYS 203L
TOTAL 21 15 26

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CHEM 206 Advanced Organic Chemistry 3 0 3 CHEM 102, CHEM 102L
CHEM 303 Advanced Analytical Chemistry 2 0 2 CHEM 302, CHEM 302L
CHEM 303L Advanced Analytical Chemistry (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 302, CHEM 302L
CHEM 307L Chemometrics (Laboratory) 0 3 1 CHEM 302, CHEM 302L
CHEM 403 Physical Chemistry II 3 0 3 CHEM 402
CHEM 403L Physical Chemistry II (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 402
CHEM 503 Professional Exposure, Jurisprudence, and Practicum 3 0 3 CHEM 202, CHEM 202L, CHEM 302, CHEM 302L
CHEM 602 Advanced Biochemistry 3 0 3 CHEM 601, CHEM 601L
CHEM 602L Advanced Biochemistry (Laboratory) 0 3 1 CHEM 601, CHEM 601L
THS 1 Thesis I 2 0 2 CHEM 302, CHEM 402, CHEM 402L, ENG 3
TOTAL 16 18 22
FOURTH YEAR (2 TERMS)
Fourth Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CHEM 104 Inorganic Chemistry II 3 0 3 CHEM 103, CHEM 403, CHEM 403L
CHEM 104L Inorganic Chemistry II (Laboratory) 0 3 1 CHEM 103, CHEM 403, CHEM 403L
CHEM 404 Physical Chemistry III 3 0 3 CHEM 403, CHEM 403L
CHEM 405L Computational Chemistry (Laboratory) 0 3 1 CHEM 403, CHEM 403L
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
PHLSCI Philosophy of Science 3 0 3 PHL 2
SCL 3 The Social Teachings of the Church 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5
THS 2 Thesis II 0 6 2
TOTAL 15 12 19

Fourth Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CHEM CORR Correlation Course 6 0 6 CHEM 104, CHEM 104L, CHEM 206, CHEM 303, CHEM 303L, CHEM 404, CHEM 405L, CHEM 602, CHEM 602L
THS 3 Thesis III 0 6 2 THS 2
TOTAL 9 6 11

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