Pharmacy Course of Study


Please Note: The Graduate Catalog contains the most current pharmacy program information, including course descriptions.


First Professional Year

Pharmacy Course of Study - Year 1

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Course # Description Cr Course # Description Cr
PHAR 3117 Introduction to Pharmacy Profession 1 PHAR 3218 Introduction to Diversity 1
PHAR 3122 Pharmacy Calculations 2 PHAR 3226 State Pharmacy Law 2
PHAR 3123 Principles, Methods & Clinical Application of Epidemiology in Pharmacy Practice I 2 PHAR 3240 Biosystems II 4
PHAR 3142 Pharmaceutics I 4 PHAR 3242 Pharmaceutics II 4
PHAR 3144 Systems Pharmacology I 4 PHAR 3244 Systems Pharmacology II 4
PHAR 3148 Biosystems I 4 PHAR 4238 Self Care & Natural Products 3
     
  Total 17   Total 18

Second Professional Year

Pharmacy Course of Study - Year 2

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Course # Description Cr Course # Description Cr
PHAR 4112 Applied Pharmaceutics I 1 PHAR 3135 Health Care Delivery 3
PHAR 4135 Communication & Counseling Skills 3 PHAR 4212 Applied Pharmaceutics II 1
PHAR 4139 Introductory Practice Experience I 3 PHAR 4223 Principles, Methods & Clinical Application of Epidemiology in Pharmacy Practice II 2
PHAR 4144 Systems Pharmacology III 4 PHAR 4244 Systems Pharmacology IV 4
PHAR 4157 Applied Pathophysiology & Therapeutics I 5 PHAR 4257 Applied Pathophysiology & Therapeutics II 5
  Total 16   Total 15

Summer Session

Pharmacy Course of Study - Year 3 Summer Session

Two 4 Week Sessions

Course # Description Cr
PHAR 4339 Introductory Practice Experience II 3

Third Professional Year

Pharmacy Course of Study - Year 3

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Course # Description Cr Course # Description Cr
PHAR 4236 Populationi Based Health Care 2 PHAR 5125 Ethics in Pharmacy Practice 2
PHAR 5113 Critical Evaluation of Medical Literature I 1 PHAR 5213 Critical Evaluation of Medical Literature II 1
PHAR 5119 Introductory Practice Experience III 1 PHAR 5219 Introductory Practice Experience IV 1
PHAR 5137 Concepts in Pharmacy Practice I 3 PHAR 5236 Managing Practice and Personnel 3
PHAR 5144 Systems Pharmacology V 4 PHAR 5237 Concepts in Pharmacy Practice II 3
PHAR 5157 Applied Pathophysiology & Therapeutics III 5 PHAR 5267 Applied Pathophysiology & Therapeutics IV 6
PHAR 5225 Federal Pharmacy Law 2
  Total 18   Total 16

*In addition to these required courses, all students must also complete six credit hours of electives during the didactic years (P1-P3) of the curriculum..

Fourth Professional Year

Advanced Practice Experiences in the fourth year will consist of seven (7) six-week rotations. Required rotations will include internal medicine, ambulatory care, community practice, and hospital practice. Elective rotations could include pediatrics, drug information, infectious disease, ICU/critical care, emergency medicine, advanced hospital practice, managed care, psychiatry, geriatrics, hospice, nutrition, kinetics, or any other approved elective.

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