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About UST-CS

About the College

The College of Science boasts of its almost 80-year existence at the sprawling grounds of the University of Santo Tomas. Designed to be a premier portal of learning, knowledge, and discovery in the sciences, the College has been a mentor to graduates with professional competence, imbued with Thomasian values and ideals.

Innovation is at the center of the College's thrusts and goals. It continually adapts its curricular offerings, programs, and facilities to be relevant to the needs of the fast-changing global community, thus moving towards becoming a world-class hub of learning.

 

Mission of the College

We are committed to the integral formation of morally upright, competent, and compassionate scientists who have passion for Truth, and whose selfless service to God and neighbor is manifested in their responsiveness to national and global concerns.

 

Vision of the College

We envision the UST College of Science as a distinguished and internationally recognized center of learning in the sciences with a strong tradition of excellence in instruction, research and community service.

   

History of the College

The College of Science was established in 1926 as the College of Liberal Arts. It initially offered four-year programs for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees and two-year courses in Preparatory Law and Preparatory Medicine. Through the succeeding years, it expanded its offerings in response to the needs of national development and introduced innovative degree programs including Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (1931), Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (1941), Bachelor of Science major in Zoology (1947), Bachelor of Science major in Psychology (1948), and Bachelor of Science major in Mathematics and Physics (1952).

Read more: History of the College

 

Goals of the College

The specific goals of the College are:

  • Sufficient, safe and state-of-the-art learning and research facilities
  • Active involvement of faculty members and students in research
  • Highly qualified, competent and ethical faculty members and staff
  • Globally competitive students imbued with Christian values
  • Dynamic and relevant curricula
  • Strong adherence to work ethics among members of the College of Science community
   

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