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Pharm.D. Program

Pharm.D. Curriculum

The courses below are representative of the overall requirements of the program at the time of publication, and are subject to change. The curriculum is revised, as needed, to meet the demands of the profession.  

First Year

Course Course Name Credits
PHRC 4810 Patient Care Basics 1
PHRC 4820 Biochemical Basis of Drug Therapy 3
PHRC 4830 Fundamentals of Pharmacodynamics 2
PHRC 4840 Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery 4
PHRC 4850 Pharmaceutical Calculations 2
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 4
PHRC 4931 Integrated Disease Management I 4
PHRC 4962 Essentials of Professional Practice II 2
PHRC 4972 Evidence-Based Practice II 2
PHRC 4982 Leadership and Professional Development II 1
PHRL 4912 Pharmacy Skills Development II 1
PHRC 4992 Integrated Pharmacy Applications II 2
Total: 38

Second Year

Course Course Name Credits
PHRC 4990 IPPE: Community Pharmacy 4
PHRC 5800 Patient and Physical Assessment 2
PHRC 5832 Integrated Disease Management II 4
PHRC 5833 Integrated Disease Management III 4
PHRC 5863 Essentials of Professional Practice III 2
PHRC 5873 Evidence-Based Practice III 2
PHRC 5883 Leadership and Professional Development III 1
PHRL 5813 Pharmacy Skills Development III 1
PHRC 5893 Integrated Applications III 2
PHRC 5910 Fundamentals of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases 2
PHRC 5934 Integrated Disease Management IV 3
PHRC 5935 Integrated Disease Management V 5
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)  4
Total: 44

Third Year

Course Course Name Credits
PHRC 5990 IPPE: Health Systems 4
PHRL 6810 Sterile Products Laboratory 1
PHRC 6836 Integrated Disease Management VI 4
PHRC 6837 Integrated Disease Management VII 3
PHRC 6838 Integrated Disease Management VIII 3
PHRC 6865 Essentials of Professional Practice V 3
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
PHRC 6920 Seminar 1
PHRC 7700 Integrated Care 4
PHRE Elective(s)  2
PHRC 77XX APPE* 6
Total: 37

Fourth Year

Course Course Name Credits
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 7801 Curricular Review I 1
PHRC 7802 Curricular Review II 1
PHRC 7803 Curricular Review III 2

*Total: 40

(*one APPE is scheduled at the end of Yr 3 and not repeated in Yr 4)

Total Curriculum Credit Hours: 159

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

Competency Based Educational College Outcomes

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