Bachelor of Science in Basic Human Studies

Bachelor of Science in Basic Human Studies

Description

This program is an innovative bachelor’s degree that serves as a preparatory program for the degree of Doctor of Medicine of the UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. An alternative name for the program is Learning-Enhanced Accelerated Program for Medicine (LEAPMed). In terms of course content, the program is more focused on human sciences than any existing premedical courses. At the end of two years and two special terms, the student will exhibit proficiency in basic human sciences and exemplify readiness to pursue medical studies.  Students will graduate with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Basic Human Studies (BSBHS) and will be eligible for admission to Medicine Proper at the UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. 

Identity​

Becoming Part of the Program

Identity​

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. 

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to: 

  1. demonstrate the ability to plan, organize, and initiate the implementation of healthcare programs, providing inspiration and motivation to the healthcare team in promoting the well-being of the community; 
  2. demonstrate dedication to promoting collaboration in the delivery of healthcare advocacies, with love for one’s heritage and respect for others;
  3. demonstrate the use of a system-based approach in the pursuit of excellent delivery of healthcare, adhering to ethical principles of relevance, equity, and quality; and 
  4. demonstrate personal growth through researches and review of literature to ensure quality healthcare delivery and patient safety. 
  5.  

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “Faculty of Medicine and Surgery” tab for the tuition fees.

Career Opportunities

This program prepares students for medical studies at the UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Graduates of BSBHS who opted not to pursue Medicine proper may be employed as clinical researcher, higher education lecturer, laboratory assistant, physician associate, secondary education teacher, pulmonary therapist, medical representative, and biotechnologist, among others.

Program Curriculum

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

Special Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
LIWORIZ
Life and Works of Rizal
3
0
3
 
PURPCOM
Purposive Communication
3
0
3
 
UND_SELF
Understanding the Self
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
9
0
9
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
ART_APP
Art Appreciation
3
0
3
 
BHS 3151
Introduction to Anatomy and Embryology 1
3
0
3
 
BHS 3152
Introduction to Biochemistry and Genetics 1
3
0
3
 
BHS 3153
Introduction to Human Physiology 1
3
0
3
 
BHS 3154
Introduction to Histology
3
0
3
 
BHS 3155
Biostatistics
3
0
3
 
NSTP 1
National Service Training Program 1
0
0
3
 
PATH-FIT
Fitness Exercises for Specific Sports
2
0
2
 
READ_PH
Readings in Philippine History
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Christian Vision of the Human Person
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
26
0
29
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
BHS 3156
Basic Neuroscience
3
0
3
 
BHS 3157
Introduction to Anatomy and Embryology 2
3
0
3
 
BHS 3158
Introduction to Biochemistry and Genetics 2
3
0
3
 
BHS 3159
Introduction to Human Physiology 2
3
0
3
 
BHS 31510
Behavioral Medicine
3
0
3
 
MATH_MW
Mathematics in the Modern World
3
0
3
 
NSTP 2
National Service Training Program 2
0
0
3
NSTP 1
PATH-FIT
Physical Activities towards Health and Fitness in Sports
2
0
2
 
STS
Science, Technology, and Society
3
0
3
 
THY 2
Christian Vision of Marriage and Family
3
0
3
THY 1
TOTAL
 
26
0
29
 
 

Special Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
CONTEM_W
The Contemporary World
3
0
3
 
ETHICS
Ethics
3
0
3
 
LIT 1
The Great Works
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
9
0
9
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
BHS 31511
Patient Care 1
2
0
2
 
BHS 31512
Laboratory Medicine
4
0
4
 
BHS 31513
General Medical Surgical Foundation 1
3
0
3
 
BHS 31514
Integration 1
2
0
2
 
BHS 31515
Research 1
3
0
3
 
BHS 31516
Basic Pharmacology
3
0
3
 
BHS 31517
Immunology
3
0
3
 
FIL 1
Kontekstuwalisadong Komunikasyon sa Filipino
3
0
3
 
PATH-FIT
Human Enhancement
2
0
2
 
THY 3
Christian Vision of the Church in Society
3
0
3
THY 1,
THY 2
TOTAL
 
28
0
28
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
BHS 31518
Patient Care 2
2
0
2
 
BHS 31519
Basic Microbiology and Parasitology
4
0
4
 
BHS 31520
General Medical Surgical Foundation 2
3
0
3
 
BHS 31521
Integration 2
2
0
2
 
BHS 31522
Research 2
3
0
3
 
BHS 31523
Kinesiology
3
0
3
 
BHS 31524
Pathology
3
0
3
 
FIL 2
Panimulang Pagsasalin
3
0
3
FIL 1
PATH-FIT
Physical Activities toward Health and Fitness in Dance
2
0
2
 
THY 4
Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World
3
0
3
THY 1,
THY 2,
THY 3
TOTAL
 
28
0
28
 

© Copyright 2020 . UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS. All Rights reserved.

Powered by: UST COMMUNICATIONS BUREAU

Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On InstagramVisit Us On Youtube