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B.S. BIOLOGY

B.S. BIOLOGY
Curriculum Year : 2013
First Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
600001 TH111E SEARCHING FOR GOD IN THE WORLD TODAY 3
4372 EN111B ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 1 3
4801 PI111 SINING NG PAKIKIPAGTALASTASAN 3
6601 MH111 COLLEGE ALGEBRA 3
4710 PE111 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1 2
060001 BI111 BOTANY LEC 3
060002 BI111L BOTANY LAB 2
5312 NSTP1 NSTP 1 3
Electives :
5308 CWT111 CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SERVICE
5302 CT111A CMT1
5309 LTS111 FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 1
6913 NS211 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 3
Total Units : 25
First Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
6801 PY211 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 3
060003 BI123 ZOOLOGY LEC 3
6306 CM112L BASIC INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB 2
6305 CM112 BASIC INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LEC 3
600002 TH121E RESPONDING TO GOD`S CALL BY BECOMING FULLY HUMAN 3 600001
4374 EN121B ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 2 3 4372
6605 MH112 PLANE TRIGONOMETRY 3
6578 MH125BL OFFICE AUTOMATION PROGRAM LAB 1
6577 MH125B OFFICE AUTOMATION PROGRAM LEC 2
5321 NSTP2 NSTP 2 3
Electives :
5310 CWT121 CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SRVCE 2
5304 CT121A CMT2
5311 LTS121 FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 2
4740 PE211B BASIC SWIMMING 2 4710
060004 BI123L ZOOLOGY LAB 2
Total Units : 30
Second Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
600003 TH211E CELEBRATING GOD`S PRESENCE AS A CHRISTIAN COMM 3 600002
060005 BI222 COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE ANATOMY LEC 3 060001, 060003
4738 PE225 ADVANCED SWIMMING 2 4740
4101 EC121 BASIC ECONOMICS WITH LRT 3
4807 PI211 PANITIKANG PILIPINO 3 4801
6281 CM212A QUALITATIVE CHEMISTRY LEC (BIO) 3 6305
6282 CM212AL QUALITATIVE CHEMISTRY L (BIO) 2 6306
6579 MH218C CALCULUS (BIO) 3 6605
4328 EN311A PHILIPPINE LITERATURE 3 4374, 4374
060006 BI222L COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE ANATOMY LAB 2 060002, 060004
Total Units : 27
Second Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
600004 TH221E TRANSFORMING THE WORLD WITH VINCENT DE PAUL 3 600003
4505 HU311 ART APPRECIATION 3
4405 HI312 PHILIPPINE HISTORY 3
4739 PE226 SCUBA DIVING 2 4738
7004 ZO211L ANIMAL TAXONOMY LAB 2 060004, 060002
7003 ZO211 ANIMAL TAXONOMY LEC 3 060001, 060003
6312 CM122L BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB 2 6282
6311 CM122 BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LEC 3 6281
4387 EN314 WORLD LITERATURE 3 4328
060007 BI223 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 3
Total Units : 27
Third Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
060009 BI314 DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY LEC 3 060001, 060003
060008 BI313 BIOINFORMATICS 3
6143 BI221 BIOSTATISTICS 3 6601
4991 PS221D POLITICS & GOV W/P.H. & P.C. 3
4403 HI311 RIZAL'S LIFE & WORKS 3
6162 BI322L BIOCHEMISTRY LAB 2 060002, 060004
6161 BI322 BIOCHEMISTRY LEC 3 060001, 060003
6907 NS321 METHODS OF RESEARCH & EVAL'N 3 060001, 060003
060010 BI314L DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY LAB 2 060002, 060004
4601 PH111 LOGIC 3
Total Units : 28
Third Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
6713 PC210 GENERAL PHYSICS WITH ENERGY 3 6605
6714 PC210L GEN. PHYSICS WITH ENERGY LAB 2 6605
6157 BI312A MICROBIOLOGY LEC 3 060001, 060001
6158 BI312AL MICROBIOLOGY LAB 2 060002, 060004
6144 BI320 THESIS 1 (THESIS PROPOSAL) 3 6907
060012 BI324L GENETICS LAB 2 060002, 060004
060011 BI324 GENETICS LEC 3 060001, 060003
6156 BI427 BIOETHICS 3
5008 SO311A SOCIETY & CULTURE W/ FP POP ED 3
Total Units : 24
Third Year, Summer
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
060023 BI332 INDUSTRY AND RESEARCH (PRACTICUM) 6
Total Units : 6
Fourth Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
6167 BI411B CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LEC 3 060001, 060003
6168 BI411BL CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LAB 2 060002, 060004, 060002
060013 BI415 PARASITOLOGY LEC 2 060001, 060003
060014 BI415L PARASITOLOGY LAB 1 060004, 060001
060017 BI416 THESIS 2 (EXPERIMENTATION) 3 6144, 6144
060015 BI428 ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY LEC 3 060003
060016 BI428L ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY LAB 2 060002, 060004
Total Units : 16
Fourth Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
6111 BI422 ECOLOGY & FIELD BIOLOGY LEC 3 060001, 060003
6112 BI422L ECOLOGY & FIELD BIOLOGY LAB 2 060002, 060004
060019 BI429 THESIS 3 (FINAL PAPER AND DEFENSE) 3 060017
6105 BI411 HISTOLOGY & MICROTECHNIQUES LEC 3 060001, 060003
6106 BI411L HISTOLOGY & MICROTECH LAB 2 060002, 060004
060020 BI423A IMMUNOLOGY 3
060021 BI422A MARINE BIOLOGY 3
060018 BI425B BIOSEMINAR WITH SCIENTIFIC WRITING 3
Total Units : 22

Professional Course Subjects


BI428L - ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY LAB
Course Code BI428L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Animal physiology introduces the physical and chemical principles governing the fundamental processes of the animal systems that include: respiration, circulation, digestion and metabolism, thermoregulation, osmo regulation, renal, nervous, muscular, skeletal, neural and glandular. As it emphasizes the physiological problems that animals undergo relative to their environment, it also points how animals get into the best solution to solve these problems so they could adapt to such environmental challenges. It also provides venue for observation and collection of data by experiencing a hands-on laboratory activity.

BI428 - ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY LEC
Course Code BI428
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Animal physiology introduces the physical and chemical principles governing the fundamental processes of the animal systems that include: respiration, circulation, digestion and metabolism, thermoregulation, osmo regulation, renal, nervous, muscular, skeletal, neural and glandular. As it emphasizes the physiological problems that animals undergo relative to their environment, it also points how animals get into the best solution to solve these problems so they could adapt to such environmental challenges. It also provides venue for observation and collection of data by experiencing a hands-on laboratory activity.

ZO211L - ANIMAL TAXONOMY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: ANIMAL TAXONOMY LAB
Course Code ZO211L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the general survey of the animal kingdom. Studying morphology, parasitology, habitat and life history of the different phyla. It provides training in classification of animal and special methods of collecting dissecting and preserving of animals

ZO211 - ANIMAL TAXONOMY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: ANIMAL TAXONOMY LEC
Course Code ZO211
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the general survey of the animal kingdom. Studying morphology, parasitology, habitat and life history of the different phyla. It provides training in classification of animal and special methods of collecting dissecting and preserving of animals

BI322L - BIOCHEMISTRY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: BIOCHEMISTRY LAB
Course Code BI322L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is a 5-unit semestral course in Basic Biochemistry designed for Biology majors. It entails the investigation of structure and function of molecules that make up living cells and organisms. Understanding the structure and function of a molecule enables the students to understand its interaction with other molecules and its function inside a living system. This course also encompasses the molecular aspects of the four major groups of biomolecules, i.e., proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids. Further discussions include the assembly of these molecules into different cellular structures and organelles.

BI322 - BIOCHEMISTRY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: BIOCHEMISTRY LEC
Course Code BI322
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is a 5-unit semestral course in Basic Biochemistry designed for Biology majors. It entails the investigation of structure and function of molecules that make up living cells and organisms. Understanding the structure and function of a molecule enables the students to understand its interaction with other molecules and its function inside a living system. This course also encompasses the molecular aspects of the four major groups of biomolecules, i.e., proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids. Further discussions include the assembly of these molecules into different cellular structures and organelles.

BI427 - BIOETHICS Credits: 3

Course Title: BIOETHICS
Course Code BI427
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the nature of human acts in relation to morality, values, rights, and duties as applied to the contemporary scientific and biological issues.

BI313 - BIOINFORMATICS Credits: 3

Course Title: BIOINFORMATICS
Course Code BI313
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to introduce future experimental biologists to bioinformatics concepts, principles, and techniques within the framework of basic use of web-based databases/tools. All student works will be done in a live development environment; i.e. students will have access to the computational resources on-line requiring a good internet connection. By the end of this course, students will possess a sufficient bioinformatics skill set and background particularly on primer designing, DNA sequence cleaning, DNA sequence alignment, use of CLUSTAL W, construction and interpretation of phylogenetic tree and others.

BI425B - BIOSEMINAR WITH SCIENTIFIC WRITING Credits: 3

Course Title: BIOSEMINAR WITH SCIENTIFIC WRITING
Course Code BI425B
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals in imparting to the senior students the skills in presenting scientific papers. These skills will be developed through the following: a) requiring students to attend scientific forum to see for themselves how scientific seminars are conducted; b) critiquing scientific papers to enable them to see the essential elements of good scientific manuscript; c) finally to conduct seminar with their thesis as their subject matter.

BI221 - BIOSTATISTICS Credits: 3

Course Title: BIOSTATISTICS
Course Code BI221
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Regression analysis and introduction to linear models. Topics: Multiple regression, analysis of covariance, least square means, logistic regression, and non-linear regression. This course includes emphasize on hands-on applications to data sets from the health sciences.

BI111L - BOTANY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: BOTANY LAB
Course Code BI111L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the study of the physical form and external structure of plants based on morphology and anatomy. A broad evolutionary overview of plant diversity from club mosses and ferns to conifers and flowering plants. It explores the principles and method of botanical nomenclature, biotic inventory, and description of new taxa, phylogenetic analysis and classification. It also delve into field identification, herbarium techniques with a particular emphasis on morphological characters.

BI411BL - CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LAB
Course Code BI411BL
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The primary emphasis of this course is the basic structure and function of the cell. We begin the semester by looking into the universal features of cells at the smaller picture – the basic types of organic molecules that make up a cell. Important cellular processes will be explored that includes membrane transport and signaling, gene expression, intracellular transport, structure and motility, energy conversions, and cell division. Laboratory exercises are performed to reinforce many of concepts covered in lecture. This will also lead the students to connect their skills and knowledge to new situations for scientific inquiry, experimental design, and problem solving which would introduce themselves with some of the basic molecular and biochemical techniques used for the study of cell and molecular biology. As a result, it would strengthen their skills in sharing various scientific presentations.

BI411B - CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LEC
Course Code BI411B
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The primary emphasis of this course is the basic structure and function of the cell. We begin the semester by looking into the universal features of cells at the smaller picture – the basic types of organic molecules that make up a cell. Important cellular processes will be explored that includes membrane transport and signaling, gene expression, intracellular transport, structure and motility, energy conversions, and cell division. Laboratory exercises are performed to reinforce many of concepts covered in lecture. This will also lead the students to connect their skills and knowledge to new situations for scientific inquiry, experimental design, and problem solving which would introduce themselves with some of the basic molecular and biochemical techniques used for the study of cell and molecular biology. As a result, it would strengthen their skills in sharing various scientific presentations.

BI222L - COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE ANATOMY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE ANATOMY LAB
Course Code BI222L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the study of the organ systems of the different vertebrate groups from a morphological and physiological point of view. It covers histologenesis, organogenesis, and divisions of various systems of vertebrate anatomy.

BI222 - COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE ANATOMY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE ANATOMY LEC
Course Code BI222
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the study of the organ systems of the different vertebrate groups from a morphological and physiological point of view. It covers histologenesis, organogenesis, and divisions of various systems of vertebrate anatomy.

BI314L - DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY LAB
Course Code BI314L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the study of processes and theories of the development of vertebrate. It covers gametogenesis, in the formation and development of the embryo.

BI314 - DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY LEC
Course Code BI314
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the study of processes and theories of the development of vertebrate. It covers gametogenesis, in the formation and development of the embryo.

BI422L - ECOLOGY & FIELD BIOLOGY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: ECOLOGY & FIELD BIOLOGY LAB
Course Code BI422L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course examines the relations and interactions between organisms and their environment, including other organisms. Anthropogenic impacts on the environment will be discussed together with examples from wildlife management, ecosystem services and management and environmental laws. This course is designed to develop student awareness, knowledge and concerns of the environment, its diverse values and processes, learning to preserve, conserve and utilize the environment’s sustainable resources for the benefit of the present and future generation. Ecology laboratory (B413L) is a co-requisite for this course. It will be a combination of natural history, lab exercises and field activities. In addition, being an Academic-Service Learning (ASL) subject, the students are required to submit a community-based accomplishment as part of the output that would be derived from the field work.

BI422 - ECOLOGY & FIELD BIOLOGY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: ECOLOGY & FIELD BIOLOGY LEC
Course Code BI422
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course examines the relations and interactions between organisms and their environment, including other organisms. Anthropogenic impacts on the environment will be discussed together with examples from wildlife management, ecosystem services and management and environmental laws. This course is designed to develop student awareness, knowledge and concerns of the environment, its diverse values and processes, learning to preserve, conserve and utilize the environment’s sustainable resources for the benefit of the present and future generation. Ecology laboratory (B413L) is a co-requisite for this course. It will be a combination of natural history, lab exercises and field activities. In addition, being an Academic-Service Learning (ASL) subject, the students are required to submit a community-based accomplishment as part of the output that would be derived from the field work.

PC210L - GEN. PHYSICS WITH ENERGY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: GEN. PHYSICS WITH ENERGY LAB
Course Code PC210L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This is non-calculus based covering the essentials of mechanics, waves, sound, heat, electricity, magnetism and light with an introduction to modern physics.

PC210 - GENERAL PHYSICS WITH ENERGY Credits: 3

Course Title: GENERAL PHYSICS WITH ENERGY
Course Code PC210
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This is non-calculus based covering the essentials of mechanics, waves, sound, heat, electricity, magnetism and light with an introduction to modern physics.

BI324L - GENETICS LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: GENETICS LAB
Course Code BI324L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The main target of this course is to give the students an in-depth knowledge in all fields of genetics: classical genetics, molecular genetics, population genetics and evolutionary genetics which pave a way to understanding the principles of heredity at the molecular, cellular and organismic level; The course defines genes as the basis of inheritance; discusses similarities and differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic gene expression, gene organization, and gene regulation. It also discusses recombinant DNA technology and several human heritable diseases e.g. cancer.

BI324 - GENETICS LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: GENETICS LEC
Course Code BI324
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The main target of this course is to give the students an in-depth knowledge in all fields of genetics: classical genetics, molecular genetics, population genetics and evolutionary genetics which pave a way to understanding the principles of heredity at the molecular, cellular and organismic level; The course defines genes as the basis of inheritance; discusses similarities and differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic gene expression, gene organization, and gene regulation. It also discusses recombinant DNA technology and several human heritable diseases e.g. cancer.

BI411L - HISTOLOGY & MICROTECH LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: HISTOLOGY & MICROTECH LAB
Course Code BI411L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the investigation of the biological tissues with the new elaborating methods of fixing, staining and sectioning of plant and animal tissues for microscopic research study. It also involves the histo-anatomical study of cells, tissues and organs of plants and animals as fundamental structural and functional units of living things with comparison and correlation to man.

BI411 - HISTOLOGY & MICROTECHNIQUES LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: HISTOLOGY & MICROTECHNIQUES LEC
Course Code BI411
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the investigation of the biological tissues with the new elaborating methods of fixing, staining and sectioning of plant and animal tissues for microscopic research study. It also involves the histo-anatomical study of cells, tissues and organs of plants and animals as fundamental structural and functional units of living things with comparison and correlation to man.

BI423A - IMMUNOLOGY Credits: 3

Course Title: IMMUNOLOGY
Course Code BI423A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The immune system plays a crucial role in our life defending us from invading microorganisms that might give rise to disease. The course in immunology deals with how the body defends itself against invading microorganisms and how this is related to health and disease. The course provides an in-depth knowledge in immunology and training in the methods used in the field which have a broad impact in the field of medicine. Thus, this course is very important for all biological students, in particular for those with interest in biomedical field

BI332 - INDUSTRY AND RESEARCH (PRACTICUM) Credits: 6

Course Title: INDUSTRY AND RESEARCH (PRACTICUM)
Course Code BI332
Credit Units 6 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Practical exposure of students to different industry and research institution partners.

BI422A - MARINE BIOLOGY Credits: 3

Course Title: MARINE BIOLOGY
Course Code BI422A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to provide an introduction to the biology of marine animals, including their physiology, ecology and behavior. The readings and lectures will illustrate many basic biological principles through study of the ocean environment and an examination of the plants & animals that live in the sea. We will also read about and discuss the major types of marine habitats including the deep sea, estuaries, and coral reefs.

NS321 - METHODS OF RESEARCH & EVAL'N Credits: 3

Course Title: METHODS OF RESEARCH & EVAL'N
Course Code NS321
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to provide the students with the methods, forms, and techniques of research work. It covers the study of skills, knowledge, and tools required to undertake research, together with an investigation of the different types of research procedures. Emphasis is given to the scientific investigation. The student will study actual research report and projects and to submit at least one written research paper of their own for oral presentation and defense as student thesis.

BI312AL - MICROBIOLOGY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: MICROBIOLOGY LAB
Course Code BI312AL
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to provide the students with the methods, forms, and techniques of research work. It covers the study of skills, knowledge, and tools required to undertake research, together with an investigation of the different types of research procedures. Emphasis is given to the scientific investigation. The student will study actual research report and projects and to submit at least one written research paper of their own for oral presentation and defense as student thesis.

BI312A - MICROBIOLOGY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: MICROBIOLOGY LEC
Course Code BI312A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to provide the students with the methods, forms, and techniques of research work. It covers the study of skills, knowledge, and tools required to undertake research, together with an investigation of the different types of research procedures. Emphasis is given to the scientific investigation. The student will study actual research report and projects and to submit at least one written research paper of their own for oral presentation and defense as student thesis.

BI415L - PARASITOLOGY LAB Credits: 1

Course Title: PARASITOLOGY LAB
Course Code BI415L
Credit Units 1 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed as an introductory course to the science of parasitology. This course gives an overview and introduction to the different groups of medically important parasites especially in the Philippine setting. It tackles the biology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and epidemiology of the different parasites endemic in the Philippines. The course also offers current advances on the molecular biology of medically important parasites in the Philippines.

BI415 - PARASITOLOGY LEC Credits: 2

Course Title: PARASITOLOGY LEC
Course Code BI415
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed as an introductory course to the science of parasitology. This course gives an overview and introduction to the different groups of medically important parasites especially in the Philippine setting. It tackles the biology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and epidemiology of the different parasites endemic in the Philippines. The course also offers current advances on the molecular biology of medically important parasites in the Philippines.

CM212A - QUALITATIVE CHEMISTRY LEC (BIO) Credits: 3

Course Title: QUALITATIVE CHEMISTRY LEC (BIO)
Course Code CM212A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course designed for Biology students covers the fundamental principles of solutions, rate of chemical reactions, chemical and ionic equilibrium. It includes calculations on methods of expressing concentration, dilution, reactions involving standard soultions, colligative properties, chemical equilibrium, pH and pOH values and various equilibrium constants. This course includes balancing of oxidation-reduction reactions. The laboratory component focuses on the analysis of inorganic ions, utilizing pre-established groupings in separating and identifying the components of a mixture.

PE226 - SCUBA DIVING Credits: 2

Course Title: SCUBA DIVING
Course Code PE226
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course was designed specifically for Biology students who are taking up Taxonomy and Ecology subjects as well as other water - related subjects. It aimed to exposed the students in the basic knowledge and skill of Scuba Diving as well as the wonderful and exciting world underneath the sea of which they can freely explore, analyze and acquire various knowledge though first - hand experiences. This course aimed to help the students to be more responsible individuals especially in protecting marine life and in disposing their waste materials.

BI320 - THESIS 1 (THESIS PROPOSAL) Credits: 3

Course Title: THESIS 1 (THESIS PROPOSAL)
Course Code BI320
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course provides necessary background in thesis writing, principles, thesis format, selection and evaluation of research problems and the preparation of a thesis proposal.

BI416 - THESIS 2 (EXPERIMENTATION) Credits: 3

Course Title: THESIS 2 (EXPERIMENTATION)
Course Code BI416
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The students work on the research aspect of the thesis such as gathering, interpreting, and analyzing of the data that are required in Thesis I. The outcome of this research investigation with its final paper is to be presented to the adviser and department panel for evaluation and oral defense in Bioseminar.

BI429 - THESIS 3 (FINAL PAPER AND DEFENSE) Credits: 3

Course Title: THESIS 3 (FINAL PAPER AND DEFENSE)
Course Code BI429
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The presentation of the result of the experiment to the thesis panel for criticism. All suggestions and corrections are incorporated in the final paper.

BI123L - ZOOLOGY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: ZOOLOGY LAB
Course Code BI123L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The laboratory section of the course is designed to allow students to become familiar with the form and function of major animal phyla through observation of living animals, study of prepared slides, examination of model specimens and museum mounts and dissection of preserved specimens. The laboratory will allow students to become familiar with animal classification and systematic. The beginning of each laboratory period will be devoted to a discussion of the form, function and classification of the animal groups covered in that laboratory exercise. The remaining portion of the laboratory exercise will be devoted to the examination of living and preserved specimens.

BI123 - ZOOLOGY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: ZOOLOGY LEC
Course Code BI123
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The General Zoology course is designed to introduce students to the study of zoology at the organismal and organ function levels. The lecture section of the course will review the general principles of modern zoological theory and provide the student with an introduction to the recent advances in zoology in the areas of systematics, evolution, reproduction, development, animal diversity, and animal ecology. The lectures will reinforce and occasionally expound on subjects covered by assigned reading in the textbook.

General Education subjects


PE225 - ADVANCED SWIMMING Credits: 2

Course Title: ADVANCED SWIMMING
Course Code PE225
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course requires scientific acquisition of knowledge and skills in managing the body in the different water types (swimming pool, river, sea). Basic and developmental skills for scientific swimming are introduced as well as games and other activities done on water. Life saving skills in water is likewise encouraged in the course.

HU311 - ART APPRECIATION Credits: 3

Course Title: ART APPRECIATION
Course Code HU311
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The study is primarily designed to assist student in better understanding of humanities; the origin, meaning and importance of arts; how arts is incorporated in our desire for understanding the nature and essence of human expression; how arts is a tool in achieving total human development and the development and richness of Philippine culture and arts.

EC121 - BASIC ECONOMICS WITH LRT Credits: 3

Course Title: BASIC ECONOMICS WITH LRT
Course Code EC121
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course provides a comprehensive coverage of all major topics in economics. Attention is given to establish students understanding of key economic principles with particular emphasis on the Philippine Economic system, its growth and development. The course covers the foundation of economics, demand and supply analysis, the concept of elasticity, the theory of production and the fundamental concept of micro and macroeconomics with the use of simple graphical and mathematical illustrations. Likewise, the course involves topics on taxation and agrarian reform with discussion on issues and problems related to its implementation.

CM112L - BASIC INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: BASIC INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB
Course Code CM112L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course designed for BS Biology and BS Psychology students covers measurements involving SI and English units and the basic principles that relate to matter and energy. It includes classification of substances, their physical and chemical properties, changes of matter and the energy change involved, atomic structure; periodic table, chemical bonding, nomenclature of compounds, formula writing, chemical equations, stoichiometry based on chemical formulas and solutions. The laboratory component of the course covers experiments that deal with basic laboratory techniques, measurement, matter and its changes. Laboratory activities that illustrate or demonstrate fundamental chemical laws and principles are also taken up. Moreover, experiments involving practical chemical applications and current environmental concerns are also included.

CM112 - BASIC INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: BASIC INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LEC
Course Code CM112
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course designed for BS Biology and BS Psychology students covers measurements involving SI and English units and the basic principles that relate to matter and energy. It includes classification of substances, their physical and chemical properties, changes of matter and the energy change involved, atomic structure; periodic table, chemical bonding, nomenclature of compounds, formula writing, chemical equations, stoichiometry based on chemical formulas and solutions. The laboratory component of the course covers experiments that deal with basic laboratory techniques, measurement, matter and its changes. Laboratory activities that illustrate or demonstrate fundamental chemical laws and principles are also taken up. Moreover, experiments involving practical chemical applications and current environmental concerns are also included.

CM122L - BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB Credits: 2

Course Title: BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB
Course Code CM122L
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course which is designed for students in the B.S. Biology program covers the fundamental principles about the theory of valency, atomic orbitals, molecular orbitals and hybridization especially in the carbon atom. It includes a discussion of different classes of organic compounds, their nomenclature, structure writing, properties, common uses and reactions. The laboratory component covers experiments dealing with the following topics: methods of purifying organic compounds; preparation, reactions and properties of hydrocarbons; alcohol, phenols, aldehydes, ketones, acids, amines, nitro compounds, carbohydrates, fats and oils, and proteins. Simple experiments in organic compound synthesis are also included.

CM122 - BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LEC
Course Code CM122
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course which is designed for students in the B.S. Biology program covers the fundamental principles about the theory of valency, atomic orbitals, molecular orbitals and hybridization especially in the carbon atom. It includes a discussion of different classes of organic compounds, their nomenclature, structure writing, properties, common uses and reactions. The laboratory component covers experiments dealing with the following topics: methods of purifying organic compounds; preparation, reactions and properties of hydrocarbons; alcohol, phenols, aldehydes, ketones, acids, amines, nitro compounds, carbohydrates, fats and oils, and proteins. Simple experiments in organic compound synthesis are also included.

PE211B - BASIC SWIMMING Credits: 2

Course Title: BASIC SWIMMING
Course Code PE211B
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course orients the students/novice, swimmers in basic swimming skills, such as floating, gliding and beginning propulsion. It involves also the evolution of swimming and the various strokes in such a way as to motivate the students to persistent practice. This course also encourages swimming as a source of lifelong pleasure and fitness.

BI111 - BOTANY LEC Credits: 3

Course Title: BOTANY LEC
Course Code BI111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course deals with the study of the physical form and external structure of plants based on morphology and anatomy. A broad evolutionary overview of plant diversity from club mosses and ferns to conifers and flowering plants. It explores the principles and method of botanical nomenclature, biotic inventory, and description of new taxa, phylogenetic analysis and classification. It also delve into field identification, herbarium techniques with a particular emphasis on morphological characters.

MH218C - CALCULUS (BIO) Credits: 3

Course Title: CALCULUS (BIO)
Course Code MH218C
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course covers the fundamentals of Analytic Geometry, Differential and Integral Calculus. The first part of the course involves the study of the coordinate systems, properties and graphs of lines, circles, and conics. The second part includes the study of limits, derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions and differentiation application. The third part deals with the concepts of Integration, Indefinite, definite integrals and areas of region.

TH211E - CELEBRATING GOD`S PRESENCE AS A CHRISTIAN COMM Credits: 3

Course Title: CELEBRATING GOD`S PRESENCE AS A CHRISTIAN COMM
Course Code TH211E
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description In this third of a series of “Faith Journey towards Social Transformation,” Theology III re-tells the story of the pilgrim people of God – the Church – beginning with Jesus of Nazareth and his work on the “reign of God, with his community of disciples, and the community’s journey through history. The course shows how the community of Jesus’ disciples today proclaims in the words and deeds the liberating message of Jesus by being relevant in its mission of evangelization in the context of the “Church of the Poor”. St. Vincent de Paul is an important figure in the missionary work of the church with the underprivileged sectors of society. From this understanding of a church that is in solidarity with humanity, especially the poor, the course explains the sacrament as celebrations of God’s active presence and as challenges for the Church to give witness to its being a sacrament of Christ’s saving grace and unity in the world. (Prerequisites: TH111E”Searching for God” and TH121E “Responding to God’s Call”; course equivalent in the 2008 curriculum – “Church and Sacraments”)

CWT111 - CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SERVICE Credits: 3

Course Title: CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SERVICE
Course Code CWT111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Civic Welfare Training Service refers to the program component or activities contributory to the general welfare and the betterment of life for the members of the community or the enhancement of its facilities, especially those devoted to improving health, education, environment, entrepreneurship, safety, recreation and moral of the citizenry and other welfare services; (Sec. 3, D of the Republic Act No. 9163) In this program, lectures and participatory discussions on the aforementioned topics are highlighted in order for students to be equipped with the necessary knowledge in preparation for the actual community involvement.

CWT121 - CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SRVCE 2 Credits: 3

Course Title: CIVIC WELFARE TRAINING SRVCE 2
Course Code CWT121
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Civic Welfare Training Service refers to the program component or activities contributory to the general welfare and the betterment of life for the members of the community or the enhancement of its facilities, especially those devoted to improving health, education, environment, entrepreneurship, safety, recreation and moral of the citizenry and other welfare services; (Sec. 3, D of the Republic Act No. 9163) In this program, the students are given the opportunity to plan, implement and experience the fundamental learnings acquired during their CWTS 1 program to the adopted community under the supervision of NSTP instructors.

CT111A - CMT1 Credits: 3

Course Title: CMT1
Course Code CT111A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps refers to the program component, institutionalized under Sections 38 and 39 of Republic Act No. 7077, designed to provide military training to tertiary level students in order to motivate, train, organize and mobilize them for national defense preparedness;” (Sec. 3, A of the Republic Act No. 9163) This program is designed to provide basic information through lectures and seminars on acquiring military discipline and general orientation on military science/trainings.

CT121A - CMT2 Credits: 3

Course Title: CMT2
Course Code CT121A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps refers to the program component, institutionalized under Sections 38 and 39 of Republic Act No. 7077, designed to provide military training to tertiary level students in order to motivate, train, organize and mobilize them for national defense preparedness;” (Sec. 3, A of the Republic Act No. 9163) In this program, students are introduced to naval operations and specific programs. They are also given opportunity to experience shipboard familiarization, drills and ceremonies.

MH111 - COLLEGE ALGEBRA Credits: 3

Course Title: COLLEGE ALGEBRA
Course Code MH111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description College Algebra is a basic course for first year college students. It starts with the real number system, four fundamental operations on algebraic expressions including special products and factoring. Then it covers concepts and operations on rational and radical expressions, solution sets of algebraic equations in one variable: linear, quadratic, polynomial of degree , fractional, radical equations, quadratic in form, concepts of inequalities, functions and relations ; decomposition of fractions into partial fractions; solution sets of systems of linear equations involving up to three variables.

EN111B - ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 1 Credits: 3

Course Title: ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 1
Course Code EN111B
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to develop the Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing skills of students to communicate and function effectively in various academic demands. Moreover, it provides knowledge and skills of academic listening and strategic reading to develop comprehension and critical thinking; and of academic speaking and writing to enhance meaningful discourse. It intends to strengthen the students’ academic language proficiency which will allow them to function across disciplines.

EN121B - ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 2 Credits: 3

Course Title: ENGLISH COMMUNICATION 2
Course Code EN121B
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course aims to prepare students for further studies by developing their communication and thinking skills. It puts emphasis on the students” mastery of academic reading and writing, especially reading with comprehension, synthesizing information, writing unified and coherent paragraphs and producing a well-organized term paper.

NS211 - ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Credits: 3

Course Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Course Code NS211
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to develop student awareness, knowledge and concerns of the environment, its diverse values and processes, learning to preserve, conserve and utilize the environment’s sustainable resources for the benefit of the present and future generation. It adopts the integrated approach to promote a holistic, dynamic and interactive view of solving problems and issues related to biological, physical, economic, social, technological and cultural components. Field survey, activities and environmental impacts are necessary to complete the course

LTS111 - FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 1 Credits: 3

Course Title: FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 1
Course Code LTS111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Literacy Training Service (LTS) refers to the program component designed to train the students to teach literacy and numeracy skills to school children, out-of-school youths and other segments of society in need of their services;”(Sec. 3, C of the Republic Act No. 9163) In this program, lectures and participatory discussions on the 3Rs, such as Reading, Writing and Arithmetic, and computer skills are emphasized in preparation for the students to act as trainers/teachers in the adopted community of the university. At the same time, educational strategies and methodologies are taught to equip them with the fundamental knowledge in teaching.

LTS121 - FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 2 Credits: 3

Course Title: FUNC'L LIT. & NUMERACY EDUC 2
Course Code LTS121
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description “The Literacy Training Service (LTS) refers to the program component designed to train the students to teach literacy and numeracy skills to school children, out-of-school youths and other segments of society in need of their services ;”( Sec. 3, C of the Republic Act No. 9163) In this program, application of literacy and numeracy skills by the students to the adopted community of the University is put to practical application where the students are given the opportunity to plan, implement, experience and actualize their learning under the supervision of NSTP instructors.

PY211 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY Credits: 3

Course Title: GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
Course Code PY211
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A broad coverage of the conceptual or the empirical foundations of Psychology in its main fields. The discussion of the theories, concepts, and empirical findings focuses on complex human behavior- how and why we think, feel and behave the way we do, how we act and interact with others and how and why we become the unique individuals that we are.

PH111 - LOGIC Credits: 3

Course Title: LOGIC
Course Code PH111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A systematic training in correct thinking, it embraces the study of rules governing each type of expression in the three operations of the mind, whereby ideas are formed; judgment, whereby propositions are organized and reasoning whereby syllogisms are developed. It includes the study of the fallacies and the essentials of Symbolic Logic.

BI223 - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY Credits: 3

Course Title: MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Course Code BI223
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to integrate the entire spectrum of information need by Biology students when they become future health professionals who must understand medical terminology. It deals with anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology combined with information about medical records in which the medical terms appear. It focuses on successful learning by applying information in the context in which it is used in a medical environment. As a whole, it provides the learner the acquired skills needed to become effective communicator in the highly technical world of medicine.

MH125BL - OFFICE AUTOMATION PROGRAM LAB Credits: 1

Course Title: OFFICE AUTOMATION PROGRAM LAB
Course Code MH125BL
Credit Units 1 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course is basically concerned with the concept of Computers. It also aims to develop students to be able to work in different computer environments. It allows also students to use of different automation tools in their field of specialization. The course will include discussions on the use of DOS and Windows environments, word processors, spreadsheet and presentation.

MH125B - OFFICE AUTOMATION PROGRAM LEC Credits: 2

Course Title: OFFICE AUTOMATION PROGRAM LEC
Course Code MH125B
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course is basically concerned with the concept of Computers. It also aims to develop students to be able to work in different computer environments. It allows also students to use of different automation tools in their field of specialization. The course will include discussions on the use of DOS and Windows environments, word processors, spreadsheet and presentation.

PI211 - PANITIKANG PILIPINO Credits: 3

Course Title: PANITIKANG PILIPINO
Course Code PI211
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Sumasaklaw ang kursong ito sa interaktibong pag-aaral sa iba’t ibang genre: sa anyong tuluyan at patula. Matutunghayan ang mga babasahing may kinalaman at sumasalamin sa mga tradisyon, gawi paniniwala at paraan ng pamumuhay ng tungo sa pagkilala, pagpapayaman at pagtangkilik ng mga babasahing Pilipino. Bibigyang-pansin ang mg kakayahan at kahusayan ng mga estudyante sa pag-unawa at pagpapalago ng mga araling pampanitikan na ipapaloob gamit ang wikang Filipino bilang midyum sa pagpapahayag at pagtatanghal ng kulturang Pilipino at makabagong kabihasnan sa tulong at patnubay ng Vincentian Mission at ang mga pagpapahalagang pangkatauhan na isinasanib sa talakayan upang mabisang maisabuhay ang mga kaalamang natutuhan na mailalapit pa rin sa pangagailangan ng lipunan, mga usaping pambansa at pakikipagsabayan sa global na komunidad.

HI312 - PHILIPPINE HISTORY Credits: 3

Course Title: PHILIPPINE HISTORY
Course Code HI312
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course discusses the history of the Philippines from its geographical as its historical setting, her regional traits and the highlight: The Philippines during the Pre – Spanish period, Spanish period, the American period, the Commonwealth period, The Japanese period, The Republican Era (from Roxas to the Arroyo Regime) The course would speak in details how the country force and was influence by the colonial rule and how this affect the country in the present. Included here are the heroes struggle in this three periods, the role of they played in nation building.

EN311A - PHILIPPINE LITERATURE Credits: 3

Course Title: PHILIPPINE LITERATURE
Course Code EN311A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to develop literary appreciation and competence in literature as provided with aesthetic experience of literary genres: short story, poetry, essay, and drama. This course emphasizes primarily the appreciation of Philippine literature, but which significantly serves as a vehicle to achieve the necessary competence in literature. In this manner, the students will realize the value of Philippine literature as a work of art which enhances their life and satisfies their aesthetics. Moreover, the students will consider literature as a representational work of art which best exemplifies and expresses the emotions in every slice of Filipino life in the most poignant manner.

PE111 - PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1 Credits: 2

Course Title: PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1
Course Code PE111
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course was designed for the students of Physical Education 1 to discover their strengths and weaknesses through diagnostic physical fitness testing and appropriate conditioning exercises. It also included a follow-up study of gymnastics such as the basic fundamental positions, free hand exercises, routines and stunts performances for self-testing activities. Different exercise programs were also provided to help strengthen the fitness level of the students.

MH112 - PLANE TRIGONOMETRY Credits: 3

Course Title: PLANE TRIGONOMETRY
Course Code MH112
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course aims to develop student’s understanding of trigonometric functions defined for any angle as well as circular functions; identities and equations; solutions of triangles; law of cosines; law of sines; inverse trigonometric functions; graphs of trigonometric functions; exponential and logarithmic functions.

PS221D - POLITICS & GOV W/P.H. & P.C. Credits: 3

Course Title: POLITICS & GOV W/P.H. & P.C.
Course Code PS221D
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course offers an academic and disciplinary understanding of politics. Basic concepts, principles and theories will be introduced as tools of analysis for further discussions on political actors, systems, institutions, processes and the over-all dynamics of Philippine politics, and how it translates-operates into governance. With the course’s aim to provide politico-civic knowledge to students, it thus offers the study of the 1987 Philippine Constitution; its historical evolution, essential provisions and manners of amendment. As part of the course integration, case studies and important readings/literatures on Philippine politics and governance will be introduced to correlate/apply basic concepts, principles and theories learned from the outlined topic selections.

CM212AL - QUALITATIVE CHEMISTRY L (BIO) Credits: 2

Course Title: QUALITATIVE CHEMISTRY L (BIO)
Course Code CM212AL
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course designed for Biology students covers the fundamental principles of solutions, rate of chemical reactions, chemical and ionic equilibrium. It includes calculations on methods of expressing concentration, dilution, reactions involving standard soultions, colligative properties, chemical equilibrium, pH and pOH values and various equilibrium constants. This course includes balancing of oxidation-reduction reactions. The laboratory component focuses on the analysis of inorganic ions, utilizing pre-established groupings in separating and identifying the components of a mixture.

TH121E - RESPONDING TO GOD`S CALL BY BECOMING FULLY HUMAN Credits: 3

Course Title: RESPONDING TO GOD`S CALL BY BECOMING FULLY HUMAN
Course Code TH121E
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is second in the series of the “Faith Journey towards Social Transformation.” Using the methodology of “see-discern-act/pray,” the course deals with what it means to be truly and fully human from a Christian perspective. This is our way of responding to the invitation of God- in-Jesus whose Spirit is ever-present and active in the world, as we have seen in Theology I. In particular, the course focuses on virtues or good habits in our personal and social living from the Christian understanding of the human person. The course tackles themes like “creation,” the human as image of God, “body and soul” , “male and female,” “freedom, grace and sin,” “the individual and the community,” “suffering and the goodness of God,” and “ultimate destiny.” As disciples of Jesus of Nazareth the virtuous person, and with St. Vincent de Paul as inspiration for a virtuous life, a special feature of this course is the retrieval and revitalization of Filipino and Asian virtues as resources for becoming good persons who are rooted in our cultures and socially involved in our communities. (Prerequisite: TH111E “Searching for God”; course equivalent in the 2008 curriculum – “Moral Theology with Social Teachings of the Church”)

HI311 - RIZAL'S LIFE & WORKS Credits: 3

Course Title: RIZAL'S LIFE & WORKS
Course Code HI311
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course would discuss the life of Jose Rizal from his early childhood period until his death this would include his 2 novels and his other works. The course aims to show how Rizal influences students to be as patriotic as our hero and to make Rizal as our symbol of pride and a role model in life.

TH111E - SEARCHING FOR GOD IN THE WORLD TODAY Credits: 3

Course Title: SEARCHING FOR GOD IN THE WORLD TODAY
Course Code TH111E
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The series of courses on “Faith Journey Towards Social Transformation”, using the methodology of “see-discern-act/pray”, begins with this course – “Searching for God in the World Today.” This course elaborates, first, the Christian theme of “Revelation” as the active presence of God in and through human experiences and who continually offers fullness of life and love (“salvation). The quest for God in the ordinary, everyday life and historical, social events is testified and narrated in the Hebrew and Christian Bible. The nucleus of God’s story with humanity and the whole creation is Jesus of Nazareth, who Christians profess, is the definitive and unique bearer of God’s offer of fullness of life. Through his proclamation of “the reign or Kingdom of God” in words and deeds, Jesus showed God’s unconditional love and commitment, especially to the “least, the last, and the lost.” This course also introduces the patron saint of Adamson University – St. Vincent de Paul; he discovered the face of God-in-Jesus among the poor and marginalized people. In the process of this course, we are invited to be mindful of God’s presence in our own lives, the lives of other people and of the community of seekers of faith. (course equivalent in the 2008 curriculum – “Jesus Fullness of Divine Revelation”)

PI111 - SINING NG PAKIKIPAGTALASTASAN Credits: 3

Course Title: SINING NG PAKIKIPAGTALASTASAN
Course Code PI111
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Sumasaklaw ang kursong ito sa interaktibong pag-aaral sa paggamit ng wikang Filipino sa iba’t ibang larangan tungo sa mataas na antas ng komunikasyon at kritikal na pagdidiskurso. Lilinangin ang apat na makrong kasanayan: pakikinig, pagsasalita, pagbasa at pagsulat gamit ang wikang Filipino bilang midyum ng tekstong gagamitin, pagpapahayag, pag-unawa at pagkilala sa kulturang Filipino alinsunod sa katuruan at gawa ni San Vicente de Paul.

SO311A - SOCIETY & CULTURE W/ FP POP ED Credits: 3

Course Title: SOCIETY & CULTURE W/ FP POP ED
Course Code SO311A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is an in-depth inquiry in the field of sociology. This is an attempt to understand and explain social behavior and the results of these interactions brought about by group life. Moreover, it includes the study of relevant sociological concepts in the analysis of the nature, processes and problems of the contemporary Philippine society and social change. Furthermore, population education and family planning will also be discussed to understand social issues and problems.

TH221E - TRANSFORMING THE WORLD WITH VINCENT DE PAUL Credits: 3

Course Title: TRANSFORMING THE WORLD WITH VINCENT DE PAUL
Course Code TH221E
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course is the last in the series of the “Faith Journey towards Social Transformation”. “Transforming the World with Vincent de Paul” is designed within the context whereby people face new challenges brought about by scientific and technological advancements, along with the issues and problems that these bring to persons, families, communities and societies. As we cannot put new wine into old wineskins, we need new perspectives and approaches to new challenges. These new ways of understanding and new solutions must still be grounded in the values of the Reign of God that Jesus Christ proclaimed, guided by the social tradition of the Catholic Church, and most especially in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul who promoted what we may call today “systemic change”. Social concerns include globalization and cultures, migration or contemporary human mobility, computer-mediated communications, governance, health and wellness, and the ecological system. Distinct from other courses in the university that teach philosophy-based ethics, this course offers the theological ethical social foundations and principles, particularly the option for the poor and the margins, towards a networked world embraced with charity and justice. (Prerequisites: TH111C “Searching for God”, TH121C “Responding to God’s Call”, and TH211C “Celebrating God’s Presence”; course equivalent in the 2008 curriculum – “Vincentian Studies”)

EN314 - WORLD LITERATURE Credits: 3

Course Title: WORLD LITERATURE
Course Code EN314
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description This course is designed to provide a survey of literary pieces by 20th century writers. It focuses on aesthetics and cultural issues in literary texts. It aims to develop in the readers’ appreciation for literature as art / artifact and as a socially-significant cultural discourse.

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