BS MICROBIOLOGY

College of Science

BS MICROBIOLOGY

College of Science

BS MICROBIOLOGY

College of Science

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Microbiology is the study of the various microorganisms like viruses, bacteria, algae, protozoan, and fungi, and their activities. In UST, the study of the microorganisms is done through an inquiry-based and discovery learning process. The University of Santo Tomas is the only institution of higher learning in the Philippines offering a degree in BS Microbiology.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Medical
Pharmaceuticals
Food industry
Fermentation
Academician
Researcher

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

FIRST YEAR (2 TERMS)
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
MATH 101 College Algebra 3 0 3
PHIST Philippine History 3 0 3
SA Sociology and Anthropology 3 0 3
SPN 1 Elementary Spanish 3 0 3
THY 1 Contextualized Salvation History 3 0 3
TOTAL 21 6 23

 

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
CHEM 100 General Inorganic Chemistry 3 0 3
CHEM 100L General Inorganic Chemistry (Laboratory) 0 6 2
ENG 2 Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study 3 0 3 ENG 1
LIT 101A World Literatures 3 0 3
MATH 102 Trigonometry 3 0 3 MATH 101
PHL 2 Logic 3 0 3
THY 2 Church and Sacraments 3 0 3 THY 1
TOTAL 21 12 25
SECOND YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CHEM 300 Analytical Chemistry 3 0 3 CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
CHEM 300L Analytical Chemistry (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
ENG 3 Academic Writing Skills 3 0 3 ENG 2
FIL 1 Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino 3 0 3
MATH 108C Calculus 3 0 3 MATH 101, MATH 102
MICR 210 Fundamentals of Microbiology 3 0 3 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
MICR 210L Fundamentals of Microbiology (Laboratory) 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
PSY 1 General Psychology 3 0 3
TOTAL 18 12 22

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CHEM 200 Organic Chemistry 3 0 3 CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
CHEM 200L Organic Chemistry (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 100, CHEM 100L
ENG 4 Oral Communication in Context 3 0 3 ENG 3
FIL 2 Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik
3 0 3 FIL 1
MATH 600 Biostatistics 3 0 3 MATH 101
MICR 220 Biology of Fungi and Algae 3 0 3 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 220L Biology of Fungi and Algae (Laboratory) 0 6 2 BIO 101, BIO 101L, BIO 102, BIO 102L, MICR 210, MICR 210L
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2
TOTAL 18 12 22
THIRD YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CHEM 600 Biochemistry 3 0 3 CHEM 100, CHEM 100L, CHEM 200, CHEM 200L
CHEM 600L Biochemistry (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 100, CHEM 100L, CHEM 200, CHEM 200L
ETAR Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform 3 0 3
MICR 221 Medical Bacteriology 2 0 2 MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 221L Medical Bacteriology (Laboratory) 0 6 2 MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 222 Analytical Microbiology 1 0 1 CHEM 300, CHEM 300L, MATH 600, MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 222L Analytical Microbiology (Laboratory) 0 6 2 CHEM 300, CHEM 300L, MATH 600, MICR 210, MICR 210L
PARA Parasitology 2 0 2 BIO 102, BIO 102L
PARA L Parasitology (Laboratory) 0 3 1 BIO 102, BIO 102L
PHLSCI Philosophy of Science 3 0 3 PHL 2
SPN 2 Intermediate Spanish 3 0 3 SPN 1
TOTAL 17 21 24

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
CHEM 401 Physical Chemistry 3 0 3 CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 300, CHEM 300L, MATH 108C
COMP 102 Computer Applications 2 0 2
COMP 102L Computer Applications (Laboratory) 0 3 1
LIT 102A Philippine Literatures 3 0 3
MICR 223 Microbial Genetics 2 0 2 CHEM 600, CHEM 600L, MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 223L Microbial Genetics (Laboratory) 0 3 1 CHEM 600, CHEM 600L, MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 224 Microbial Physiology 3 0 3 CHEM 600, MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 601 Microbiology Research I 2 0 2 BIO 200, BIO 200L, CHEM 300, CHEM 300L, ENG 4, MICR 210, MICR 210L
PHYS 201 General Physics 4 0 4 MATH 101, MATH 102
PHYS 201L General Physics (Laboratory) 0 3 1 MATH 101, MATH 102
TOTAL 22 9 25
FOURTH YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
MICR 225 Microbial Ecology 2 0 2 MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 225L Microbial Ecology (Laboratory) 0 3 1 MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 226 Food and Dairy Microbiology 2 0 2 MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 226L Food and Dairy Microbiology (Laboratory) 0 6 2 MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 227 Industrial Microbiology 2 0 2 MICR 222, MICR 222L, MICR 224
MICR 227L Industrial Microbiology (Laboratory) 0 6 2 MICR 222, MICR 222L, MICR 224
MICR 602 Microbiology Research II 0 6 2 MATH 600, MICR 220, MICR 220L, MICR 221, MICR 221L, MICR 222, MICR 222L, MICR 223, MICR 223L, MICR 601, PARA, PARA L
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
SCL 3 The Social Teachings of the Church 3 0 3 PHL 5, THY 1, THY 2
TOTAL 12 21 19

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
MICR 228 Immunology 3 0 3 MICR 221, MICR 221L
MICR 229 Chemistry of Microbial Metabolites 3 0 3 MICR 224
MICR 230 Virology 3 0 3 MICR 210, MICR 210L
MICR 603 Microbiology Research III 0 6 2 MATH 600, MICR 220, MICR 220L, MICR 221, MICR 221L, MICR 222, MICR 222L, MICR 223, MICR 223L, MICR 601, MICR 602, PARA, PARA L
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
SCL 9 Marriage and Family 3 0 3 PHL 5, THY 1, THY 2
TOTAL 15 6 17

 

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