Curriculum

Doctor of Pharmacy

Curriculum

First Year

Semester 1

Courses

     Credit Hours     

PHAR 302 – Anatomy & Physiology

     4

PHAR 304 – Biochemistry   

     4

PHAR 312 – Medical Microbiology 

     4

PHAR 301 – Pharmaceutical Calculations

     2

PHAR 305 – Pharmacy in the US Healthcare System                                           

     2

PHAR 309 – Drug Information  

     1

PHAR 331 – Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab

     1

PHAR 315 – Introduction to Pharmacy Practice I

     0.5

PHAR 335 – Community Service I

     0

Semester 2

Courses  

Credit Hours

PHAR 306 – Anatomy & Physiology

4

PHAR 303 – Patient Counseling & Professional Communications

2

PHAR 310 – Immunology 

3

PHAR 308 – Clinical Biochemistry 

3

PHAR 314 – Biopharmaceutics

3

PHAR 307 – Pharmacy Marketing & Management

3

PHAR 332 – Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab 

1

PHAR 316 – Introduction to Pharmacy Practice II

0.5

PHAR 335 – Community Service I 

0

Summer (one month)                                  

Course 

Credit Hour

PHAR 505 – Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience I  

1

Second Year

Semester 3

Courses 

Credit Hours  

PHAR 412 – Principles of Pharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry

3

PHAR 417 – Pharmacology & Medicinal Chemistry II

4

PHAR 408 – Biology of Disease

5

PHAR 404 – Pharmaceutics I

3

PHAR 410 – Pharmacokinetics

2

PHAR 409 – Introduction to Pharmacy Practice III

0.5

PHAR 435 – Community Service II

0

Semester 4

Courses

Credit Hours

PHAR 421 – Pharmacology & Medicinal Chemistry III

4

PHAR 423 – Pharmacology & Medicinal Chemistry IV                  

3

PHAR 403 – Financial Mgmt. & Pharmacoeconomics

2

PHAR 405 – Nonprescription Drug Therapy

3

PHAR 406 – Pharmaceutics II with Lab

4

PHAR 419 – Introduction to Pharmacy Practice IV

0.5

PHAR 435 – Community Service II

0

Summer (one month)                                  

Course

Credit Hour

PHAR 507 – Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience II

1

Third Year

Semester 5

Courses

Credit Hours

PHAR 501/503 – Therapeutics I & II

6

PHAR 528 – Experimental Design & Biostatistics                      

4

PHAR 511 – Jurisprudence 

3

PHAR 508 – Top 300 Examination

1

PHAR 5XX – Electives  

3

PHAR 515P – Introduction to Pharmacy Practice V

0.5

PHAR 564 – Community Service III 

0

Semester 6

Courses  

Credit Hours

PHAR 545/547 – Therapeutics III & IV 

6

PHAR 509 – Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

4

PHAR 544 – Intro. to Clinical Research Design & Lit. Evaluation

2

PHAR 519 – Physical Assessment 

2

PHAR 5XX – Electives

3

PHAR 516P – Introduction to Pharmacy Practice VI

0.5

PHAR 564 – Community Service III

0

Fourth Year

Nine Month Rotations

Courses

Credit Hours

PHAR 6XX – Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (nine one-month)

36

PHAR 699 – Professional Presentation Seminar

1

PHAR 690 – Community Service IV   

0