Curriculum

The following is a representative current PharmD curriculum which is subject to change.

First Year

Autumn Quarter

  • CONJ 401 Human Anatomy/Physiology (4 cr.)
  • PCEUT 531 Pharmaceutical Formulation (4 cr.)
  • PHARM 500 Profession of Pharmacy (1 cr.)
  • PHARM 584 Pharmacy Practice I (3 cr.)
  • PHARM 558 Pharmacotherapeutics I (3 cr.)
  • ELECTIVES (3 cr.)

Note: MEDCH 400 (3 cr.) is a required course for students who do not pass the MedCh qualifying exam, but it counts as an elective.

Total (18 cr.)

Winter Quarter

  • CONJ 402 Human Anatomy/Physiology (4 cr.)
  • MEDCH 570 Medicinal Biochemistry (4 cr.)
  • PCEUT 532 Clinical Pharmacokinetics (4 cr.)
  • PHARM 585 Pharmacy Practice II (3 cr.)
  • PharmP 511 IPPE (1 cr.)
  • ELECTIVES (1 cr.)

Total (17 cr.)

Spring Quarter*

  • CONJ 403 Human Anatomy/Physiology (4 cr.)
  • MEDCH 561 Immunizing and Antimicrobial Agents (4 cr.)
  • PCEUT 533 Biopharmaceutics, Drug Delivery and Therapeutic Response (3 cr.)
  • PHARM 586 Pharmacy Practice III (3 cr.)
  • PharmP 512 IPPE (1 cr.)*
  • ELECTIVES (2 cr.)

Total (17 cr.)

*Summer: IPPE Experience

Second Year

Autumn Quarter

  • MEDCH 562 Medicinal Chemistry (3 cr.)
  • PHCOL 401 General Pharmacology (3 cr.)
  • PHARM 543a Pharmacy Law/Ethics (2 cr.)
  • PHARM 539 Principles of Professional Practice Management (3 cr.)
  • PHARM 537 Chemical Dependency Concepts (2 cr.)
  • PHARM 592 Pharmacy Practice IV (3 cr.)
  • PharmP 513 IPPE (1 cr.)
  • PharmP 521a IPE Foundations I (0-)
  • ELECTIVES (0 cr.)

Total (17 cr.)

Winter Quarter

  • MEDCH 563 Medicinal Chemistry (3 cr.)
  • PHCOL 402 General Pharmacology (3 cr.)
  • PHARM 509 Medical Literature Evaluation (1 cr.)
  • PHARM 543b Pharmacy Law/Ethics (3 cr.)
  • PHARM 593 Pharmacy Practice V (3 cr.)
  • PharmP 514 IPPE (1 cr.)
  • PharmP 521b IPE Foundations I (0-)
  • ELECTIVES (2 cr.)

Total (16 cr.)

Spring Quarter*

  • MEDCH 564 Medicinal Chemistry (3 cr.)
  • PHARM 557 Pharmacotherapeutics II (3 cr.)
  • PHARM 559 Pharmacotherapeutics III (4 cr.)
  • PHARM 563 Applied Pharmacotherapeutics I (2 cr.)
  • PHARM 594 Pharmacy Practice VI (2 cr.)
  • PharmP 531 IPPE (1 cr.)*
  • PharmP 521c IPE Foundations I (1)
  • ELECTIVES (2 cr.)

Total (18 cr.)

*Summer: IPPE Experience

Third Year

Autumn Quarter

  • PHARM 560 Pharmacotherapeutics IV (6 cr.)
  • PHARM 564 Applied Pharmacotherapeutics II (2 cr.)
  • PharmP 522a IPE Foundations II (0-)
  • PharmP 532 IPPE (1 cr.)
  • ELECTIVES (8 cr.)

Total (17 cr.)

Winter Quarter

  • PHARM 541 Pharmacy Health & Society (3 cr.)
  • PHARM 561 Pharmacotherapeutics V (7 cr.)
  • PHARM 565 Applied Pharmacotherapeutics III (2 cr.)
  • PharmP 522b IPE Foundations II (0-)
  • PharmP 533 IPPE (1 cr.)
  • ELECTIVES (3 cr.)

Total (16 cr.)

Spring Quarter

  • PCEUT 510 Drug Interactions (3 cr.)
  • PHARM 562 Pharmacotherapeutics VI (6 cr.)
  • PharmP 522c IPE Foundations II (1 cr.)
  • PharmP 541 IPPE Clinical Skills (1 cr.)
  • ELECTIVES (7 cr.)

Total (18 cr.)

Fourth Year

Fourth year students are required to complete 54 credits of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs) as specified in the APPE syllabus.