Curriculum

Curriculum Overview (pdf file)

Requirements for Graduation

Credit Hours 

Pre-Pharmacy

64

First Three Years
     (includes 10 hours of Professional Electives)

108

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE)
     (includes 300 clock hours)

7.5

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE)
     (includes 1600 clock hours)

40

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

219.50

 First Year (P1)

First Semester - 18 Credit Hours  
Course Credit Hours
PHPR 550  Legal and Ethical Principles I 2
PHPR 560  Pharmacy and Health Care 3
PHPR 562  Introduction to Drug Information 2
PHPR 552  Pharmaceutical Care I 2
PHSC 550  Introduction to Pharmaceutical Sciences 4
PAMM 690 Biology of Disease 5
Second Semester - 17 Credit Hours  
Course Credit Hours
PHPR 502  Aseptic Technique 1
PHSC 520  Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 3
PAMM 550  Microbiology 3
MLS 552  App of Clinical Med Microbiology and Immunology 1
PAMM 509  Immunology

2

PHPR 556  Pharmaceutical Care II 2
PHSC 570  Pharmaceutical Sciences I 4
PHPR 572  Introduction to Contemporary Compounding 1

Second Year (P2)

 
Third Semester - 18 Credit Hours  
Course Credit Hours
PHAR 680  Pharmacology I

5

PHPR 659  Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery 0.5
PHPR 672  Pharmacotherapy I 5.5
PHSC 626  Medicinal Chemistry I 4
PHSC 670  Pharmaceutical Sciences II 3
Fourth Semester - 17 Credit Hours  
Course Credit Hours
PHAR 682  Pharmacology II  4
PHPR 674  Pharmacotherapy II  7
PHSC 628  Medicinal Chemistry II  3
PHSC 672  Pharmaceutical Sciences III  3

Third Year (P3)

 
Fifth Semester - 17.5 Credit Hours  
Course Credit Hours
PHPR 662  Pharmacy Practice Management 3
PHPR 622  Drug Literature Eval and Research Methods 3
PHPR 676  Pharmacotherapy III 8.5
Professional Electives 3
Sixth Semester - 20.5 Credit Hours  
Course Credit Hours
PHPR 554  Professional Development (completed P1-P3 years) 3
PHPR 650  Legal and Ethical Principles II 2
PHPR 678  Pharmacotherapy IV 8.5
Professional Electives 7

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (P1, P2 & P3)

 
Course Credit Hours

PHPR 602  Community Pharmacy Clerkship
(completed summer prior to P2 year)

3
PHPR 604  Institutional Pharmacy Clerkship
(completed summer prior to P3 year)
3
PHPR 606  Drug Information Clerkship
(completed in P3 year - May-March)
0.5
PHPR 608  Patient Care Activities
(completed in P1, P2 and P3 years)
1

Fourth Year (P4)

 
Acute Care Level I Options - 4 Credit Hours x 4 Weeks 
PHPR 720  Pediatrics  
PHPR 721  Internal Medicine - Family Medicine
PHPR 724  Internal Medicine - General  
PHPR 726  Psychiatric Pharmacy  
PHPR 728  Internal Medicine - Neurology
PHPR 729  Institutional Care  
Acute Care Level II Options - 4 Credit Hours x 4 Weeks 
PHPR 730  Cardiology  
PHPR 731  Critical Care  
PHPR 732  Infectious Disease
PHPR 733  Adult Oncology  
PHPR 734  Nephrology  
PHPR 735  Solid Organ Transplant  
PHPR 736  Pediatrics  
PHPR 737  Cardiology Heart Failure
PHPR 738  Emergency Services  
PHPR 739  Inpatient Antithrombotic Therapy Services
PHPR 747  Geriatrics  
PHPR 749  Burn and Wound Care  
Hospital / Health System Options - 4 Credit Hours x 4 Weeks 
PHPR 710  Institutional Pharmacy
PHPR 717  Geriatric
Ambulatory Care Level I Options - 4 Credit Hours x 4 Weeks 
PHPR 750  Adult Medicine  
PHPR 751  Family Medicine  
PHPR 752  Geriatric Medicine  
Ambulatory Care Level II Options - 4 Credit Hours x 4 Weeks  
PHPR 760  Adult Medicine  
PHPR 761  Family Medicine  
PHPR 766  Geriatric Medicine  
Community Pharmacy Options - 4 Credit Hours x 4 Weeks 
PHPR 700  Community  
Elective Options - 16 Credit Hours x 16 Weeks 
PHPR 701  Community
PHPR 780  Drug Information  
PHPR 781  Managed Care Pharmacy  
PHPR 783  Drug Utilization Review  
PHPR 784  Nuclear Pharmacy  
PHPR 786  Long Term Care Pharmacy  
PHPR 788  Clinical Research  
PHPR 792  Veterinary Pharmacy  
PHPR 793  Pharmacy Management  
PHPR 795  Pharmacy Practice Research  
PHPR 796  Pharmacy Regulation  
PHPR 797  Specialty Pharmacy
PHPR 798  International Studies  
PHPR 799  Special Circumstance