Department of Food Technology

Bachelor of Science in Food Technology (4 years)

Center of Excellence

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Program Description

This four-year program equips students with necessary competencies in the scientific handling and processing of foods, both in commercial and small-scale industries. The holistic formation of students includes the development of proper work and research ethics.

Program Outcomes

  1. Provide future food technologists with adequate and functional theoretical and practical know-how and understanding of food processing operations;
  2. Expose the students to recent trends and advances in food science and technology that will facilitate effective food processing operations, that addresses industry and community needs;
  3. Establish and maintain favorable local, national, international linkages for purposes of research collaboration, information update, and technology  exchange; and
  4. Develop food technologists endowed with Christian values who are ready to serve the food needs, problems and concerns of target communities.

First Year - First Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
CHEM 100 General Inorganic Chemistry 3 6 5
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
NS 201 Biological Science 3 0 3
PHIST Philippine History 3 0 3
PSY 1 General Psychology 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 31 0 31

First Year - Second Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry 1 3 0 3 CHEM 100
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
FT 100 Introduction to Food Technology 3 0 3 CHEM 100
MATH 102 Trigonometry 3 0 3 MATH 101
MATH 103 Probability and Statistics 3 0 3 MATH 101
MCR-PRS Microbiology and Parasitology 3 6 5 NS 201
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 33 0 33

Second Year - First Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
CHEM 303 Qualitative Chemistry 3 6 5 CHEM 100
CHEM 600 Biochemistry 3 6 5 CHEM 200
ENG 4 Oral Communication in Context 3 0 3 ENG 1, ENG 2
FT 102 Food Microbiology 3 6 5 CHEM 200, FT 100, MCR-PRS
FT 113 Post Harvest Handling and Technology 3 0 3 FT 100
MATH 104 Analytic Geometry 4 0 4 MATH 101, MATH 102
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2
PE 3 Physical Education 2 0 2
NSTP National Service Training Program 3 0 3
TOTAL 33 0 33

Second Year - Second Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
CHEM 304 Quantitative Chemistry 3 6 5 CHEM 303
FT 104A Food Chemistry 1 3 6 5 CHEM 600, FT 100
FT 114A Food Processing 1 2 3 3 CHEM 600, FT 102
MATH 108 Differential Calculus 5 0 5 MATH 104
PHYS 101 Mechanics, Sounds, and Thermodynamics 2 3 3 MATH 102
SCL 3 The Social Teachings of the Church 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5
SEN EVA Sensory Evaluation 2 3 3 FT 100, MATH 103
PE 4 Physical Education 2 0 2
NSTP National Service Training Program 3 0 3
TOTAL 25 21 32

 

Third Year - First Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
COMP 1A Basic Computer 1 2 3 3
FT 104B Food Chemistry 2 3 6 5 FT 104A
FT 105 Food Analysis 3 6 5 CHEM 304, FT 104A
FT 114B Food Processing 2 2 3 3 FT 114A, SEN EVA
HE 7A Basic Nutrition 3 0 3 CHEM 600
MATH 109 Integral Calculus 5 0 5 MATH 108
PHYS 205 Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics 2 3 3 PHYS 101
TOTAL 20 21 27

Third Year - Second Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
CHEM 401 Physical Chemistry 3 6 5 CHEM 304, MATH 109, PHYS 205
FT 114C Food Processing 3 2 3 3 FT 114A, FT 114B
FT 115 Food Quality Assurance 2 3 3 FT 105, FT 114A, FT 114B
FT 116 Food Safety 3 0 3 FT 105, FT 114A, FT 114B
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
PHL 2 Logic 3 0 3
RES-FST Methods of Research in Food Science and Technology 3 0 3 FT 104A, FT 104B, FT 105, FT 114A, FT 114B
TOTAL 20 15 25

Third Year - Third Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
PRACT-FT Practicum Training in Food Industry (Off Campus) 0 0 6 FT 114A, FT 114B, FT 114C, FT 115, FT 116
TOTAL 4

 

Fourth Year - First Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
BA 1 Management Principles 3 0 3
FT 108 Food Engineering 2 3 3 CHEM 401, FT 104A, FT 104B, FT 114A, FT 114B
FT 111 Food Packaging and Labeling 2 3 3 FT 104A, FT 104B, FT 115, FT 116
FT 117 Food Laws 2 0 2 FT 114A, FT 114B, FT 114C, FT 115, FT 116
HECO/TLR Health Economics with Taxation and Land Reform 3 0 3
HUM 1 Art, Man, and Society 3 0 3
RT Introduction to Research and Thesis 1 9 4 FT 114A, FT 114B, FT 114C, FT 115, FT 116
SCL 9 Marriage and Family 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5, SCL 3
TOTAL 19 15 24

Fourth Year - Second Term
Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
BA 5 Marketing Principles 3 0 3 BA 1
EDUC 206 Principles of Teaching 3 0 3
FT 118 Environmental Management for Food Industries 3 0 3 FT 117
LIT 102A Philippine Literatures 3 0 3
PD Professional Deontology 3 0 3
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
RTW Research and Thesis Writing 0 0 3 FT 117, RT
SEM FD Seminar on Foods 2 0 2 FT 117, RT
TOTAL 14 12 18

Career Opportunities

Food Sales Representative Product Development Specialist Food Consultant
Food Quality Assurance Food Application Specialist Sensory Specialist
Food-Based Entrepreneur Food Sales Representative Food Technology Consultant/ Researcher in Food Companies

Administration
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ASST. PROF. ELIZABETH H. ARENAS, MS

Chairperson

Faculty Members

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Rank: Assistant Professor 3

Degrees

Master in Food Science (University of the Philippines – Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines)

Bachelor of Science in Food Technology (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

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Rank: Associate Professor 1

Degrees

Master of Science in Chemistry (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

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Rank: Associate Professor 3 / Professorial Lecturer 1

Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy in Food Technology (With Distinction) (Ghent University – Ghent, Belgium)

Doctor in Applied Biological Sciences (With Distinction) (Ghent University – Ghent, Belgium)

Master of Science in Agricultural Engineering, major in Crop Processing, minor in Farm Machinery (University of the Philippines – Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines)

Master of Science in Advanced Studies in Agricultural Development (Ghent University – Ghent, Belgium)

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering, major in Crop Processing/Post Harvest (Visayas State College – Leyte, Philippines)

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Rank: Instructor 5

Degrees

Master of Applied Science in Food Technology (University of New Southwales – Sydney, Australia)

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Adamson University – Manila, Philippines)

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Rank: Instructor 3

Degrees

Master of Science in Food Science (National Taiwan University – Taiwan, Republic of China)

Bachelor of Science in Food Technology (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

LADINES, EVELYN O.

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Rank: Instructor 2

Degrees

Master in Food Science (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Bachelor of Science in Food Technology (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

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Rank: Assistant Professor 2

Degrees

Master of Science, major in Food Science (University of the Philippines – Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines)

Bachelor of Science in Food Technology (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

 

History

Asst. Prof. Elizabeth H. Arenas, MS

2016-Present

Assoc. Prof. Evelyn O. Ladines, MS