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Bachelor of Science in Biology in the Philippines

The Bachelor of Science in Biology (BS Biology) is a four-year degree program in the Philippines that deals with the study of living things.

If you have plans of applying to a medical school in order to be a doctor, this is one of the programs that you can use as a stepping stone. Although this is a known pre-med undergraduate program, there are also other career opportunities that you can find in universities, hospitals, laboratories etc as a graduate of BS Biology.

Some of the things that you may learn as a Biology student are the forms and structures of living things; their general characteristics; their origins; the places they live in; and their relationship with man, their environment, and with one another.

Most of the courses you will take in BS Biology have laboratory units. Some of them may include:

  • General Biology
  • Morphoanatomy (Plant)
  • Morphoanatomy (Animal)
  • Physiology (Plant)
  • Physiology (Animal)
  • Systematic Biology (Plant or Animal)
  • Developmental Biology (Plant or Animal)
  • Genetics
  • Ecology
  • Microbiology
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • General and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • General Physics (Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism)
  • Modern Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Trigonometry
  • Calculus
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Entomology (Elective)
  • Histology (Elective)
  • Immunology (Elective)
  • Theoretical Biology (Elective)
  • Evolution (Elective)
  • Freshwater Biology (Elective)
  • Marine Biology (Elective)
  • Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Elective)
  • Genetics (Elective)
  • Systematics (Elective)
  • Microbiology (Elective)


What Graduates Have to Say:



BS Biology graduates can find employment as a/an:

  • Research Assistant in government agencies
  • Researcher for industries involved in biotechnology, agriculture, food and nutrition, and pharmaceutics
  • Biological Laboratory Technician
  • College Instructor

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  1. My expertise in the field of interest is microbiology.

  2. I would like to apply as Microbiology Analyst. I’m flexible in any assigned task in performing laboratory assays, as evalauative antibacterial testing, plant extraction and bacterial cultures that may be used in research.

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