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Bachelor of Science in Biology

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Program Outcomes


Joint Degree Option


Career Opportunities


​Program Description


The Bachelor of Science in Biology program boasts of a curriculum, which specializes in Medical Biology, trains students to be digital savvy, and prepares them for biomedical research in the areas of Cell Physiology, Molecular Genetics, Developmental Biology, Medical Microbiology and Bioinformatics. The graduates can also take the Microbiology certification exam or pursue a career in Medicine with the BS Biology program as their competitive pre-medical course.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Produce biology graduates who are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills for employment in various sectors such as health, environment, wildlife, food, pharmaceuticals, life science research or entrepreneurship.

  • Prepare students for higher studies in biology, allied life science courses or medicine.

Program Student Outcomes

A. Common to all baccalaureate programs in all types of institution

  • Articulate the latest developments in their specific field of practice.

  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing using both English and Filipino languages.

  • Work effectively and independently in multi-disciplinary and multi­cultural teams.

  • Demonstrate professional, social, and ethical responsibility, especially in practicing intellectual property rights and sustainable development.

  • Preserve and promote "Filipino historical and cultural heritage" (based on RA No. 7722).

B. Common to the Science and Mathematics Discipline

  • Demonstrate broad and coherent knowledge and understanding in the core areas of physical and natural sciences.

  • Apply critical and problem solving skills using the scientific method.

  • Interpret relevant scientific data and make judgments that include reflection on relevant scientific and ethical issues.

  • Carry out basic mathematical and statistical computations and use appropriate technologies in (a) the analysis of data; and (b) in pattern recognition, generalization, abstraction, critical analysis and problem solving.

  • Communicate information, ideas problems and solutions, both, orally and in writing, to other scientists, decision makers and the public.

  • Relate science and mathematics to the other disciplines.

  • Design and perform safe and responsible techniques and procedures in laboratory or field practices.

  • Critically evaluate input from others.

  • Appreciate the limitations and implications of science in everyday life.

  • Commit to the integrity of data.

C. Specific to Bachelor of Science in Biology

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the basic principles governing the science of life.

  • Utilize techniques/procedures relevant to biological research world laboratory or field settings.

  • Apply basic mathematical and statistical computations and use of appropriate technologies in the analysis of biological data.

  • Extend knowledge and critically assess current views and theories in various areas of the biological sciences.

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