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Pharm.D. Curriculum

First Professional Year (P-1), Fall

Course ID Course Credits
PHPS 501 Biochemistry - Biomolecules 2
PHPS 503 Pharmaceutical Calculations 2
PHPS 504 Pharmaceutical Immunology 3
PHPS 505 Pharmaceutics I 3
PHPS 540 Drug Action I 2
PHPP 501 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiential (IPPE) I 1
PHPP 510 Pharmacy Self-Care I 2
PHPP 528 Pharmacy Communications and Culture 3
Total Credit Hours   18

First Professional Year (P-1), Spring

Course ID Course Credits
PHPS 502 Biochemistry - Metabolism 2
PHPS 506 Pharmaceutics II 3
PHPS 509 Pathophysiology 4
PHPS 541 Drug Action II 2
PHPP 502 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiential (IPPE) II 1
PHPP 508 Introduction to Biostatistics 3
PHPP 511 Pharmacy Self-Care II 2
Total Credit Hours   17

Second Professional Year (P-2), Fall

Course ID Course Credits
PHPS 511 Pharmacokinetics 3
PHPP 503 Introduction Pharmacy Practice Experiential (IPPE) III 1
PHPP 506 IPPE Retail Rotation 1
PHPP 514 Evidence-Based Medicine 3
PHPP 515 Integrated Therapeutics I 7
PHPP 527 Drug Information 2
Total Credit Hours   17

Second Professional Year (P-2), Spring

Course ID Course Credits
PHPP 504 Introduction Pharmacy Practice Experiential (IPPE) IV 1
PHPP 516 Integrated Therapeutics II 7
PHPP 519 Heath Care Systems 2
PHPP 520 Pharmacy Law and Ethics 3
PHPP 523 Wellness and Disease Prevention 2
Electives ¹ 2
Total Credit Hours   17

Third Professional Year (P-3), Fall

Course ID Course Credits
PHPP 505 Introduction Pharmacy Practice Experiential (IPPE) V 1
PHPP 517 Integrated Therapeutics III 7
PHPP 522 Pharmacy Practice Management and Marketing 2
PHPP 525 Complementary Medicine 3
Electives ¹ 3
Total Credit Hours   16

Third Professional Year (P-3), Spring

Course ID Course Credits
PHPS 591 Basic and Applied Toxicology 3
PHPP 518 Integrated Therapeutics IV 7
PHPP 521 Applied Pharmaceutical Care 3
PHPP 524 Pharmacoeconomics 3
Total Credit Hours   16

Fourth Year (P-4), Advanced Professional Practice Experiences: 36 weeks

Course ID Course Credits
PHPP 540 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential - Ambulatory Care 6
PHPP 541 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential - Community Practice 6
PHPP 542 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential - Medicine 6
PHPP 543 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential - Hospital Pharmacy 6
PHPP 544 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential - Elective I 6
PHPP 545 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential - Elective II 6
Total Credit Hours   36

¹ Students will be informed as to the availability of electives before the start of each semester.

Potential Electives

Course ID Course Credits
PHPP 550 History of Pharmacy 2
PHPP 553 Current Topics in Health Care 1
PHPP 554 Zoonotic diseases 1
PHPP 555 Veterinary Med 1
PHPP 556 Advance Topics in Hypertension 1
PHPP 557 Personal Finance 1
PHPP 559 Spanish for Health Care Professionals 1
PHPP 561 Pharmacy and Therapeutics 1
PHPP 564 Advanced Managed Health Care 1
PHPS 550 Genetics in Medicine 2
PHPS 553 Radioactivity in Pharmacy - An Introduction to Radiopharmaceutical Sciences 1
PHPS 554 Herbal Medicines 1
PHPS 555 Geographic Medicine and Global Health 1
PHPS 558 Drug Development and Regulation in the 21st Century 1
PHPS 559 Environmental Toxicology 1
PHPS 561 Emerging Trends in Drug Discover 1
PHPS 562 Discovery and Development of Blockbuster Drugs 1
PHPS 563 Current Advances in Neuropharmacology 1
PHPS 565 Genetics and Pharmacology of Malaria 1
PHPS 567 Pharmacogenetics 1
PHPS 568 Antibiotic Mechanisms and Applications 1
PHPS 569 Cancer Prevention 1