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Pharm.D. Program

Curriculum

In Fall 2018, the Pharm.D. Entry Level program will introduce its new curriculum (see below) for incoming students.  The curriculum for students currently enrolled and graduating through 2021 is shown below as Curriculum (Eff Fall 2011). These courses are representative of the overall requirements of the program at the time of publication and are subject to change. The curriculum will be revised, as needed, to meet the demands of the profession.  

Curriculum (Effective Fall 2018)

First Year

Course Course Name Cr Hours
PHRC 4810 Patient Care Basics 2
PHRC 4820 Biochemical Basis of Drug Therapy 2
PHRC 4830 Fundamentals of Pharmacodynamics 3
PHRC 4840 Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery 4
PHRC 4850 Pharmaceutical Calculations 1
PHRC 4861 Essentials of Professional Practice I 2
PHRC 4871 Evidence-Based Practice I 1
PHRC 4881 Leadership and Professional Development I 1
PHRL 4811 Pharmacy Skills Development I 1
PHRC 4891 Integrated Pharmacy Applications I 2
PHRC 4910 Nonprescription Drugs and Self Care 3
PHRC 4921 Individualized Drug Therapy I: Applied Pharmacokinetics 3
PHRC 4922 Individualized Drug Therapy II: Special Populations 2
PHRC 4931 Integrated Disease Management I 3
PHRC 4962 Essentials of Professional Practice II 2
PHRC 4972 Evidence-Based Practice II 2
PHRC 4982 Leadership and Professional Development II 1
PHRC 4912 Pharmacy Skills Development II 1
PHRC 4992 Integrated Pharmacy Applications II 2
Total: 35
SUMMER Course Course Name Cr Hours
PHRC 4990 IPPE: Community Pharmacy 4
PHRE  Elective(s) (Option) (1-4)
Total: 4 (1-4 opt)

Second Year

Course Course Name Cr Hours
PHRC 5800 Patient and Physical Assessment 2
PHRC 5832 Integrated Disease Management II 4
PHRC 5833 Integrated Disease Management III 4
PHRC 5864 Essentials of Professional Practice IV 2
PHRC 5873 Evidence-Based Practice III 2
PHRC 5883 Leadership and Professional Development III 1
PHRL 5813 Pharmacy Skills Development IIII 1
PHRC 5893 Integrated Applications III 2
PHRC 5910 Immunology and Clinical Microbiology 2
PHRC 5934 Integrated Disease Management IV 5
PHRC 5935 Integrated Disease Management V 3
PHRC 5964 Essentials of Professional Practive IV 2
PHRC 5974 Evidence-Based Practice IV 2
PHRC 5984 Leadership and Professional Development IV 1
PHRL 5914 Pharmacy Skills Development IV 1
PHRC 5994 Integrated Pharmacy Applications IV 2
PHRE Elective(s)  1-4
Total: 40
SUMMER Course Course Name Cr Hours
PHRC 5990 IPPE: Health Systems 4
PHRE  Elective (Option) (1-4)
Total: 4 (1-4 opt)

Third Year

Course Course Name Cr Hours
PHRL 6810 Sterile Products Laboratory 1
PHRC 6836 Integrated Disease Management VI 1
PHRC 6837 Integrated Disease Management VII 4
PHRC 6838 Integrated Disease Management VIII 1
PHRC 6865 Essentials of Professional Practice V 4
PHRC 6875 Evidence-Based Practice V 2
PHRC 6885 Leadership and Professional Development V 1
PHRL 6815 Pharmacy Skills Development V 1
PHRC 6895 Integrated Pharmacy Applications V 2
PHRE Elective 1-2
PHRC 7700 Integrated Care 4
PHRC 77XX APPE* 6
PHRC 77XX APPE* 6
Total: 35

Fourth Year

Course Course Name Cr Hours
PHRC 7710 APPE: Internal Medicine 6
PHRC 7720 APPE: Ambulatory Care 6
PHRC 7730 APPE: Advanced Hospital 6
PHRC 7740 APPE: Community Pharmacy 6
PHRC 7750 APPE: Elective I 6
PHRC 7760 APPE: Elective II 6
PHRC 7770 APPE: Elective III 6
PHRC 7780 APPE: Elective IV  6
PHRC 7790 APPE: Elective V (Optional) (6)
PHRC 7801 Curricular Review I  1
PHRC 7802 Curricular Review II  1
PHRC 7803 Curricular Review III  1
*Total: 39 (+6 opt) (two of the above APPEs will be scheduled at the end of P3 Yr)
Total Curriculum Credit Hours: 160 (+6 optional)

IPPE = Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience
*APPE = Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience, two APPEs are taken at the end of the third year.

Competency Based Educational College Outcomes

First Year

Course Course Name Cr Hours
PHRC 4000 Medical Terminology 0
PHRC 4110 Pharmaceutics I 3
PHRC 4120 Pharmaceutics II 2
PHRL 4130 Pharmaceutics Compounding Lab 1
PHRC 4200 Pharmacy Calculations 1
PHRC 4210 Pharmacodynamics I 3
PHRC 4220 Pharmacodynamics II 3
PHRC 4250 Pharmacokinetics 4
PHRC 4300 Pharmacy & the US Health Care System 2
PHRC 4410 Physiology & Pathophysiology I 4
PHRC 4420 Physiology & Pathophysiology II 4
PHRC 4550 Intro to Drug Info Resources and Health Informatics 2
PHRC 4580 Intro to Professionalism and Leadership I 1
PHRC 4680 Intro to Professionalism and Leadership II 1
PHRC 4700 Biochemistry 4
Total: 35

Second Year

Course Course Name Cr Hours
PHRC 5000 Physical Assessment 2
PHRC 5150 Non Prescription Therapies 3
PHRC 5230 Pharmacodynamics III 4
PHRC 5240 Pharmacodynamics IV 4
PHRC 5300 Social & Behavioral Pharmacy 2
PHRC 5330 Communication in Patient Care 2
PHRC 5350 Research Design & Statistics 3
PHRC 5380 Pharmacy Law 2
PHRC 5410 Pharmacotherapy I 3
PHRC 5420 Pharmacotherapy II 5
PHRC 5570 Biomedical Literature Evaluation 2
PHRC 5580 IPPE: Community I 1.5
PHRC 5680 IPPE: Community II 1.5
PHRC 5700 Microbiology 3
PHRL 5710 Patient Care Management Lab I 1
Total: 39

Third Year

Course Course Name Cr Hours
PHRC 6250 Pharmacodynamics V 3
PHRC 6350 Pharmacy Management 3
PHRC 6370 Pharmacoeconomics/Outcomes Research 2
PHRC 6380 Public Health and Pharmacy Practice 2
PHRC 6430 Pharmacotherapy III 6
PHRC 6440 Pharmacotherapy IV 6
PHRC 6540 Pharmacy Practice Seminar 1
PHRC 6580 IPPE: Health System 2
PHRC 6680 IPPE: Pharmacy Service 2
PHRL 6720 Patient Care Management Lab II 1
PHRL 6730 Patient Care Management Lab III 1
PHRE Electives 6
Total: 35

Fourth Year (rev AY18/19)

Course Course Name Cr Hours
PHRC 7710 APPE: Internal Medicine 6
PHRC 7720 APPE: Ambulatory Care 6
PHRC 7730 APPE: Advanced Hospital 6
PHRC 7740 APPE: Community Pharmacy 6
PHRC 7750 APPE: Elective I 6
PHRC 7760 APPE: Elective II 6
PHRC 7770 APPE: Elective III 6
PHRC 7780 APPE: Elective IV  6
PHRC 7790 APPE: Selective V (Optional) (6)
PHRC 7801 Curricular Review I  1
PHRC 7802 Curricular Review II  1
PHRC 7803 Curricular Review III  1
Total: 51 (+6 optional)
Total Curriculum Credit Hours: 154

IPPE = Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience
APPE = Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

Competency Based Educational College Outcomes

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