Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in Biological Sciences Education (4 years)

Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in Biological Sciences Education (4 years)

Description

This four-year program provides academic and clinical preparation for prospective teachers of secondary education through appropriate courses in general education, professional education, and field study/practice teaching. Students may major in the following: Biology-General Science, Biology-Chemistry, English, Filipino, Mathematics, Religious and Values Education, Social Studies, and Technology and Livelihood Education.

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. 

Competence

Compassion

Commitment

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 “College of Education” tab for the tuition fees.

Career Opportunities

Secondary Education Teacher

Tutor

Researcher

Textbook / Module Writer

Instructional Material Developer

Seminar Ttrainer / Facilitator / Speaker

Student Experience and Support

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy program provides not just theoretical input, but also practical applications of learned concepts and skills to best prepare students for the world of work. To do so, the program uses facilities such as laboratories for their learning experiences.

The University of Santo Tomas provides student services that cater to academic, spiritual, and wellness concerns of students. These support units are found in the different parts of the campus and can be accessed by Thomasians. When the University shifted to distance learning, the services also transitioned to online services to continue addressing the needs of Thomasians.

Program Curriculum

Effectivity: 2005-2006 until Freshmen Cohort of A.Y. 2017-2018

This program was replaced by Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in Science, in Academic Year 2018-2019.

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
ENG 101A
Communication Skills I
3
0
3
 
ENG 105
Developmental Reading
3
0
3
 
FIL 1
Sining ng Pakikipagtalastasan
3
0
3
 
MATH 1
Fundamentals of Mathematics
3
0
3
 
MATH 101
College Algebra
3
0
3
 
NS 201
Biological Science
3
0
3
 
PHIST
Philippine History
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Contextualized Salvation History
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
24
0
24
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
COMP 1A
Basic Computer I
1
6
3
 
ENG 101B
Communication Skills II
3
0
3
ENG 101A
FIL 2
Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik
3
0
3
FIL 1
MATH 2
Contemporary Mathematics
3
0
3
MATH 1
MATH 102
Trigonometry
3
0
3
MATH 101
NS 104
Earth Science
3
0
3
 
PSY 1
General Psychology
3
0
3
 
SEM ED
Seminar in Education
3
0
3
 
THY 2
Church and Sacraments
3
0
3
THY 1
TOTAL
 
25
6
27
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
BOT 100
Botany
3
6
5
 
CHEM 100
General Inorganic Chemistry
3
6
5
 
EDUC 206A
Principles of Teaching I
3
0
3
 
EDUC 212
Facilitating Learning
3
0
3
 
EDUC 217
Field Study I
1
0
1
 
EDUC 218
Field Study II
1
0
1
 
FIL 3
Retorika
3
0
3
FIL 1, 
FIL 2
PHL 5
Christian Ethics
3
0
3
THY 1, 
THY 2
PSY 2A
Child and Adolescent Psychology
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
23
12
27
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
BIO 201
Cell and Molecular Biology
3
6
5
 
CHEM 200
Organic Chemistry
3
6
5
 
EDUC 205A
Educational Technology I
3
0
3
 
EDUC 206B
Principles of Teaching II
3
0
3
EDUC 206A
EDUC 219
Field Study III
1
0
1
EDUC 217, 
EDUC 218
EDUC 220
Field Study IV
1
0
1
EDUC 217, 
EDUC 218
LIT 101
Introduction to Literary Types
3
0
3
 
ZOO 101
General Zoology
3
3
4
 
TOTAL
 
20
15
25
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
BIO 202
Organismic Biology
3
6
5
 
CHEM 600
Biochemistry
3
6
5
 
ENG 104
Oral Communication Skills
3
0
3
 
EDUC 205B
Educational Technology II
3
0
3
EDUC 205A
EDUC 214
Assessment of Student Learning I
3
0
3
 
EDUC 221
Field Study V
1
0
1
EDUC 217, 
EDUC 218, 
EDUC 219, 
EDUC 220
MCR-PRS
Microbiology and Parasitology
3
6
5
 
PGC
Philippine Government and Constitution
3
0
3
 
SCL 3
The Social Teachings of the Church
3
0
3
PHL 5, 
THY 1, 
THY
TOTAL
 
25
18
31
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
BIO 204
Genetics and Evolution
3
3
4
 
EDUC 213
Social Dimensions of Education
3
0
3
 
EDUC 215
Assessment of Student Learning II
3
0
3
EDUC 214
EDUC 222
Field Study VI
1
0
1
EDUC 217, 
EDUC 218, 
EDUC 219, 
EDUC 220, 
EDUC 221
HUM
Introduction to Humanities
3
0
3
 
NS 106
Earth and Environmental Science I
3
3
4
 
NS 108
Ecology
3
3
4
 
PHL 2
Logic
3
0
3
 
PHYS 201
General Physics
3
3
4
 
TOTAL
     

Special Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
ETAR
Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform
3
0
3
 
LIT 102
Filipino Literature in English
3
0
3
 
RC
Rizal Course
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
9
0
9
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
EDUC 208
Curriculum Development
3
0
3
EDUC 205A, 
EDUC 205B, 
EDUC 206A, 
EDUC 206B, 
EDUC 212, 
EDUC 213, 
EDUC 214, 
EDUC 215, 
EDUC 217, 
EDUC 218, 
EDUC 220, 
EDUC 221, 
EDUC 222
EDUC 224
Practice Teaching I
3
0
3
EDUC 205A, 
EDUC 205B, 
EDUC 206A, 
EDUC 206B, 
EDUC 212, 
EDUC 213, 
EDUC 214, 
EDUC 215, 
EDUC 217, 
EDUC 218, 
EDUC 220, 
EDUC 221, 
EDUC 222
HPHL SCI
History and Philosophy of Science
3
0
3
 
NS 107
Earth and Environmental Science II
3
0
3
 
STS
Science, Technology, and Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
15
0
15
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
EDUC 225
Practice Teaching II
3
0
3
EDUC 224
EDUC 226
Special Topics
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
6
0
6
 

Program Recognitions

CHEd Center of Excellence
Center of Excellence (COE) refers to a department within a higher education institution, which continuously demonstrates excellent performance in the areas of instruction, research and publication, extension and linkages and institutional qualifications.

ASEAN University Network – Quality Assurance Certified 

PACUCOA Level IV Accreditation (The Highest)
These are the programs that are highly respected in the Philippines and with prestige and authority comparable with excellence foreign universities. They are granted full autonomy for the program.

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