Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (4 years)

Program Curriculum (New)

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

This curriculum may still have minor changes once new guidelines are made available.

Program Schedule

First Term Second Term
First Year / /
Second Year / /
Third Year / /
Fourth Year / /
First Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ICS 2601 Computing Fundamentals 3 0 3
ICS 2602 Computer Programming I (Imperative) 3 6 5
ICS 2604 Values Education 2 0 2
IS 2631 Fundamentals of Information Systems 3 0 3
MATH_MW Mathematics in the Modern World 3 0 3
NSTP 1 NSTP 1 0 0 3
PE 1 PATH-PE 1 2 0 2
PURPCOM Purposive Communication 3 0 3
SCITECHS Science, Technology, and Society 3 0 3
THY 1 Christian Vision of the Human Person 3 0 3
TOTAL 25 15 30

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ICS 2603 Discrete Structures 3 0 3
ICS 2606 Computer Programming II (Object-Oriented) 3 3 4
IS 2632 Accounting Information Systems 4 0 4
IS 2633 Organization and Management Concept 3 0 3
LIWORIZ Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
NSTP 2 NSTP 2 0 0 3
PE 2 PATH-PE 2 2 0 2
THY 2 Christian Vision of Marriage and Family 3 0 3
UND_SELF Understanding the Self 3 0 3
TOTAL 24 12 28

 

Second Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
FIL 1 Filipino 1 3 0 3
GE ELEC I Elective I 3 0 3
ICS 2605 Data Structures and Algorithms 4 0 4
ICS 2607 Information Management 4 0 4
IS 2634 Business Process Design Management 3 0 3
IS 2635 Financial Management 3 0 3
PE 3 PATH-PE 3 2 0 2
THY 3 Christian Vision of the Church in Society 3 0 3
TOTAL 25 0 25

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ETHICS Ethics 3 0 3
FIL 2 Filipino 2 3 0 3
GE ELEC II Elective II 3 0 3
IS 2636 Web Programming I and Human Computer Interaction (Front End) 3 0 3
IS 2637 Project Management 3 0 3
PE 4 PATH-PE 4 2 0 2
READ_PH Readings in Philippine History 3 0 3
THY 4 Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World 3 0 3
TOTAL 23 0 23

 

Third Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CONTEM_W The Contemporary World 3 0 3
ELE 1 Professional Elective 1 3 0 3
ELE 2 Professional Elective 2 3 0 3
ICS 26010 Software Engineering I 3 0 3
IS 26310 Web Programming 2 (Back End) 3 0 3
IS 2638 Knowledge Management and Data Warehousing 3 0 3
IS 2639 Information Technology Infrastructure and Network Technologies 3 0 3
TOTAL 21 0 21

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 3 Professional Elective 3 3 0 3
ELE 4 Professional Elective 4 3 0 3
ICS 26013 Software Engineering II 3 0 3
ICS 26016 Emerging Technology 0 3 1
IS 26311 Enterprise Architecture and Information Systems Planning 3 0 3
IS 26312 Capstone Project I 0 9 3
IS 26313 Data Mining and Business Intelligence 2 3 3
LIT 1 Literature 1 3 0 3
TOTAL 17 15 22

 

Fourth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ART_APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
ELE 5 Professional Elective 5 3 0 3
ICS 26016 Technopreneurship 3 0 3
IS 26314 Operations Research 2 3 3
IS 26315 Evaluation of Business Performance, Security, and Audit 3 0 3
IS 26316 Capstone Project 2 0 9 3
TOTAL 14 12 16

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
IS 26317 Professional Issues in Information Systems 3 0 3
IS 26318 Information Systems Management and Acquisition 3 0 3
IS 26319 Field Trip and Seminar 0 3 1
IS 26320 Practicum (600) 0 0 6
TOTAL 6 3 13

 

Program Curriculum (Old)

Effectivity: A.Y. 2016-2017 until Freshmen Cohort of A.Y. 2017-2018

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems – Business Analytics Track (4 years)

Level II re-accredited status by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (until September 2020)

The Business Analytics specialization track aims to prepare students from the ITE programs for a career in Business Analytics by equipping them with the required competencies needed for entry- to higher-level positions. The program and the curriculum dedicated for specialized track on business analytics incorporate awareness of ethical norms in each subject as well as compliance to corporate code of ethics, policies, rules, regulations, best practices, applicable laws governing confidentiality, non-disclosure agreement, proper conduct in the course apprenticeship/on the job training phases of the program.

The Business Analytics specialization includes six (6) areas, namely Fundamentals of Business Analytics, Fundamentals of Enterprise Data Management, Fundamentals of Analytics Modelling, Analytics Techniques and Tools, Analytics Application and Analytics Internship, which include internship, industry immersion and integration.

Source: CHED CMO 12, Series of 2013

Course Structure

4 Years, 10 Terms

Year First Term (August – December) Second Term (January – May) Special Term (June – July)
1 / / none
2 / / /
3 / / /
4 / /
First Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ENG 1 Introduction to College English 3 0 3
ICS 101 Computing Fundamentals 3 0 3
ICS 111 Computer Programming I (Imperative) 3 3 4
MATH 101 College Algebra 3 0 3
MATH 102 Trigonometry 2 0 2
PHL 105 Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Information 3 0 3
THY 1 Contextualized Salvation History 3 0 3
VAL ED Values Education 1 0 1
TOTAL 21 3 22

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ENG 2 Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study 3 0 3 ENG 1
ICS 112 Computer Programming II (Object-Oriented) 3 6 5 ICS 101, ICS 111
IS 201 Fundamentals of Business and Management 3 0 3 ICS 101
IS 202 Business Process I (Marketing and e-Commerce) 3 0 3 ICS 101
MATH 102C Discrete Mathematics 3 0 3 MATH 101
PHYS 102 Physics I 2 0 2 MATH 101, MATH 102
PHYS 102L Physics I (Laboratory) 0 3 1 MATH 101, MATH 102
THY 2 Church and Sacraments 3 0 3 THY 1
TOTAL 20 9 23

 

Second Year - 3 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ENG 3 Academic Writing Skills 3 0 3 ENG 2
FIL 1 Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino
3 0 3
ICS 120 Human-Computer Interaction 2 3 3 ICS 111
ICS 121 Database Management System 3 3 4 MATH 102C
IS 203 Business Process II (Operations and HRIS) 3 0 3 IS 201, IS 202
LIT 102A Philippine Literatures 3 0 3
PHIST Philippine History 3 0 3
PHYS 104 Physics II 2 0 2 PHYS 102, PHYS 102L
PHYS 104L Physics II (Laboratory) 0 3 1 PHYS 102, PHYS 102L
TOTAL 27 9 30

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
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
ICS 113 Computer Programming III (Web) 3 3 4 ICS 112
ICS 123 Software Engineering I 3 0 3 ICS 121
IS 204 Accounting I 3 0 3 IS 203
IS 206 Business Process Modeling 3 0 3 ICS 120, IS 203
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2
PE 4 Physical Education 2 0 2
NSTP National Service Training Program 3 0 3
TOTAL 27 3 28

 

Special Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ICS 200 Social and Professional Practice 3 0 3
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
SA Socio-Anthropology 3 0 3
TOTAL 9 0 9
Third Year - 3 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ICS 124 Software Engineering II 3 3 4 ICS 123
IS 205 Accounting II 2 3 3 IS 204
IS 207 Project Management with MIS 3 0 3 ICS 123
IS 208 Knowledge Management and Data Warehousing 3 0 3 ICS 121, IS 206
IS-ELEC1A Fundamentals of Business Analytics 3 0 3 ICS 123
MATH 103 Probability and Statistics 3 0 3 MATH 101
PSY 1 General Psychology 3 0 3
SCL 3 The Social Teachings of the Church 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5
TOTAL 23 6 25

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
IS 209 Operations Research 3 0 3 IS 204, MATH 103
IS 210 Business Analytics (Data Mining) 2 3 3 ICS 113, IS 208, MATH 103
IS 211 Enterprise Architecture and Information Systems Planning 3 0 3 IS 206, IS 207
IS 212 Quality Assurance 2 3 3 ICS 124
IS 214 Business Data Communications and Networking 2 0 2 ICS 113
IS-ELEC2A Fundamentals of Enterprise Data Management 3 0 3 IS-ELEC1A
IS-ELEC3A Fundamentals of Analytics Modeling 3 0 3 IS-ELEC1A
SCL 9 Marriage and Family 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5, SCL 3
TOTAL 21 6 23

 

Special Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
IS 281 Practicum 0 250 4 IS 210, IS 211, IS 212
TOTAL 0 250 4
Fourth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
IS 213 Business Process Re-Engineering 3 0 3 IS 206, IS 212
IS 215 Quality Management System 2 0 2 IS 212
IS 282 Practicum II 0 250 4 IS 281
IS 291 Capstone Project I 0 6 2 IS 281
IS-ELEC4A Analytics Techniques and Tools 3 0 3 IS-ELEC2A, IS-ELEC3A
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
TOTAL 11 18 17

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
F-ELEC1 Free Elective I 3 0 3
F-ELEC2 Free Elective II 3 0 3
GE-ELEC Math Elective 3 0 3
ICS 299 Field Trip / Seminar 0 3 1 IS 292
IS 216 Technopreneurship 3 0 3 IS 213, IS 215
IS 292 Capstone Project II 0 6 2 IS 282, IS 291
IS-ELEC5A Analytics Application 3 0 3 IS-ELEC1A, IS-ELEC2A, IS-ELEC3A, IS-ELEC4A
TOTAL 15 15 18
List of Free Electives

F-ELECA – Foreign Language (German)

F-ELECB – Foreign Language (Nihonggo)

F-ELECC – Foreign Language (Spanish)

F-ELECD – Foreign Language (Mandarin)

F-ELECE – Foreign Language (French)

F-ELECH – Digital Drawing

F-ELECI – Geographic Information Systems

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems – Service Management Track (4 years)

Level II re-accredited status by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (until September 2020)

The specialization track in Service Management following the CHED policy for outcomes based education aims to prepare students, from all types of traditional courses, for a career in the IT-BPO industry by equipping them with the required competencies needed for entry¬ level positions and for further career development.

Course Structure

4 Years, 10 Terms

Year First Term (August – December) Second Term (January – May) Special Term (June – July)
1 / / none
2 / / /
3 / / /
4 / /
First Year - 2 Terms

First Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ENG 1 Introduction to College English 3 0 3
ICS 101 Computing Fundamentals 3 0 3
ICS 111 Computer Programming I (Imperative) 3 3 4
MATH 101 College Algebra 3 0 3
MATH 102 Trigonometry 2 0 2
PHL 105 Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Information 3 0 3
THY 1 Contextualized Salvation History 3 0 3
VAL ED Values Education 1 0 1
PE 1 Physical Education 2 0 2
ROTC Reserve Officers’ Training Corps 3 0 3
TOTAL 26 3 27

 

First Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ENG 2 Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study 3 0 3 ENG 1
ICS 112 Computer Programming II (Object-Oriented) 3 6 5 ICS 101, ICS 111
IS 201 Fundamentals of Business and Management 3 0 3 ICS 101
IS 202 Business Process I (Marketing and e-Commerce) 3 0 3 ICS 101
MATH 102C Discrete Mathematics 3 0 3 MATH 101
PHYS 102 Physics I 2 0 2 MATH 101, MATH 102
PHYS 102L Physics I (Laboratory) 0 3 1 MATH 101, MATH 102
THY 2 Church and Sacraments 3 0 3 THY 1
PE 2 Physical Education 2 0 2
ROTC Reserve Officers’ Training Corps 3 0 3
TOTAL 25 9 28
Second Year - 3 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ENG 3 Academic Writing Skills 3 0 3 ENG 1, ENG 2
FIL 1 Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino
3 0 3 FIL 1
ICS 120 Human-Computer Interaction 2 3 3 ICS 111
ICS 121 Database Management System 3 3 4 MATH 102C
IS 203 Business Process II (Operations and HRIS) 3 0 3 IS 201, IS 202
LIT 102A Philippine Literatures 3 0 3
PHIST Philippine History 3 0 3
PHYS 104 Physics II 2 0 2 PHYS 102, PHYS 102L
PHYS 104L Physics II (Laboratory) 0 3 1 PHYS 102, PHYS 102L
PE 3 Physical Education 2 0 2
NSTP National Service Training Program 3 0 3
TOTAL 27 9 30

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
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
ICS 113 Computer Programming III (Web) 3 3 4 ICS 112
ICS 123 Software Engineering I 3 0 3 ICS 121
IS 204 Accounting I 3 0 3 IS 203
IS 206 Business Process Modeling 3 0 3 ICS 120, IS 203
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2
PE 4 Physical Education 2 0 2
NSTP National Service Training Program 3 0 3
TOTAL 27 3 28

 

Special Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ICS 200 Social and Professional Practice 3 0 3
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
SA Socio-Anthropology 3 0 3
TOTAL 9 0 9
Third Year - 3 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ICS 124 Software Engineering II 3 3 4 ICS 123
IS 205 Accounting II 2 3 3 IS 204
IS 207 Project Management with MIS 3 0 3 ICS 123
IS 208 Knowledge Management and Data Warehousing 3 0 3 ICS 121, IS 206
IS-ELEC1B Fundamentals of Business Process Outsourcing 3 0 3 ICS 123
MATH 103 Probability and Statistics 3 0 3 MATH 101
PSY 1 General Psychology 3 0 3
SCL 3 The Social Teachings of the Church 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5
TOTAL 23 6 25

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
F-ELEC1 Free Elective I 3 0 3
IS 209 Operations Research 3 0 3 IS 204, MATH 103
IS 210 Business Analytics (Data Mining) 2 3 3 ICS 113, IS 208, MATH 103
IS 211 Enterprise Architecture and Information Systems Planning 3 0 3 IS 206, IS 207
IS 212 Quality Assurance 2 3 3 ICS 124
IS 214 Business Data Communications and Networking 2 0 2 ICS 113
IS-ELEC2B Fundamentals of Business Process Outsourcing II 3 0 3
SCL 9 Marriage and Family 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5, SCL 3
TOTAL 21 6 23

 

Special Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
IS 281 Practicum 0 250 4 IS 210, IS 211, IS 212
TOTAL 0 250 4
Fourth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
IS 213 Business Process Re-Engineering 3 0 3 IS 206, IS 212
IS 215 Quality Management System 2 0 2 IS 212
IS 282 Practicum II 0 250 4 IS 281
IS 291 Capstone Project I 0 6 2 IS 281
IS-ELEC3B Service Culture 3 0 3
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
TOTAL 11 18 17

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
F-ELEC2 Free Elective II 3 0 3
F-ELEC3 Free Elective III 3 0 3
GE-ELEC Math Elective 3 0 3
ICS 299 Field Trip / Seminar 0 3 1 IS 292
IS 216 Technopreneurship 3 0 3 IS 213, IS 215
IS 292 Capstone Project II 0 6 2 IS 282, IS 291
IS-ELEC4B Principles of Systems Thinking 3 0 3
TOTAL 15 9 18

 

List of Free Electives

F-ELECA – Foreign Language (German)

F-ELECB – Foreign Language (Nihonggo)

F-ELECC – Foreign Language (Spanish)

F-ELECD – Foreign Language (Mandarin)

F-ELECE – Foreign Language (French)

F-ELECH – Digital Drawing

F-ELECI – Geographic Information Systems

Career Opportunities

systems analyst project leader database administrator
database designer programmer web designer

Identity

Thomasian Graduate Attributes

Thomasian Graduate Attributes

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs):

SERVANT LEADER

— Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church and the environment.

— Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life

— Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR

— Express myself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction

— Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics

— Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER

— Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions

— Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues

— Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach

LIFELONG LEARNER

— Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal relevance and professional development

— Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization

— Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Application
Fees

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “Institute of Information and Computing Sciences” tab for the tuition fees.