Curriculum

BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Curriculum

Freshman Year

Semester 1

Courses

Credit Hours

CHEM 111/111L – General Chemistry I

4

BIOL 111/111L – Basic Biology                                      

4

ENGL 101 – Academic Writing

3

PE 185 - Lifetime Wellness

2

PHAR 100 - Freshman Seminar

1

RELG 125 – Introduction to Christianity

3

CUC 100 – CU Connections

0.5

Total

17.5

Semester 2

Courses 

Credit Hours

CHEM 113/113L – General Chemistry II

4

BIOL 221/221L – Human Anatomy & Physiology

4

ENGL 102 – Academic Writing & Literature

3

MATH 122 – Calculus I

4

A/M/T 131 - Intro to Art, Music, or Theatre

2

CUC 100 – CU Connections

0.5

Total

17.5

Sophomore Year

Semester 3 

Courses

Credit Hours   

CHEM 227/227L – Organic Chemistry I

4

BIOL 334/334L – Microbiology & Immunology

4

PHYS 221 – General Physics I

4

HIST 1XX – Western Civilization I or II

3

LANG 201 - Foreign Language

3

CUC 200 – CU Connections

0.5

Total

17.5

Semester 4

Courses

Credit Hours

CHEM 228/228L – Organic Chemistry II

4

PHYS 222 – General Physics II

4

ENGL 20X – Literature I (Brit/Amer/World)

3

UNIV XXX - Humanities Elective

3

ECON 200 – Economics

3

CUC 200 – CU Connections

0.5

Total

17.5

Junior Year

Semester 5

Courses

Credit Hours

PHSC 323 – General Biochemistry

3

PHSC 325/325L – General Biochemistry Prelab/Lab

1

PHSC 210 – Laboratory Safety

1

PHSC 324 – Intro. to Biostatistics

3

PHSC 451 – Scientific & Technical Writing

1

PHSC 220/220L – Quantitative Lab Techniques

2

UNIV XXX - Humanities/Social Science Elective

3

Total

15.5

Semester 6

Courses

Credit Hours

PHSC 328 – Intro. to Pharmacology

4

PHSC 410 – Analytical Instrumentation

3

PHSC 411/411L – Analytical Instrumentation Prelab/Lab

1

PHSC 338 – Product & Process Validation

2

PHSC 326 – Molecular Biology

3

PHSC 327/327L – Molecular Biology Prelab/Lab

1

PHSC 334 – Scientific Literature Seminar I

1

Total

15

Senior Year

Semester 7 

Courses

Credit Hours

PHSC 418 – Industrial Pharmacy

3

PHSC 419/419L – Industrial Pharmacy Prelab/Lab

1

PHSC 438 – Pharmaceutical Methods & Bioprocessing

3

PHSC 439L – Pharmaceutical Methods & Bioprocessing Lab

1

PHSC 336 – Scientific Literature Seminar II

1

UNIV XXX – Social Science Elective

3

Total

12

Semester 8 

Courses

Credit Hours

PHSC 420 – Senior Internship*  

12-14

PHSC 416 – Senior Seminar

1

Total

13-15

Total credit hours earned= 131.5-133.5

*Internship sites may require a criminal background check before beginning the internship. Summer internships earn 12 credit hours rather than 14 credit hours.