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School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum Sequence

First Year - Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Hours
PHRD 4002 Principles of Drug Action I 5
PHRD 4004 Pharmaceutical Calculations 2
PHRD 4008 Pharmaceutics I 3
PHRD 4010 Introduction to Pharmacy 1
PHRD 4012 Pathophysiology I 2
PHRD 4020 Integrated Lab Sequence I 1
PHRD 4033 Drug Information Retrieval 3
  Total 17

First Year - Spring Semester
PHRD 4014 Top Drugs and Medical Terminology 1
PHRD 4027 Principles of Drug Action II 3
PHRD 4029 Pharmaceutics II 3
PHRD 4031 Pharmacy Practice Ethics and Law I 2
PHRD 4035 Pathophysiology II 3
PHRD 4037 Microbiology and Immunology 4
PHRD 4047 Parenterals 1
PHRD 4049 Integrated Lab Sequence II 1
  Total 18

First Year - Summer
PHRD 4050 Community Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience 4
  Total 4

Second Year - Fall Semester
PHRD 4052 Research Methods and Literature Evaluation 3
PHRD 4054 Introduction to Communication 1
PHRD 4056 Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics 3
PHRD 4058 Neurology and Psychiatry Module 5
PHRD 4070 Integrated Lab Sequence III 1
PHRD 4074 Endocrine Module 3
  Electives 2/3*
  Total 18/19

Second Year - Spring Semester
PHRD 4077 Health Care Systems 3
PHRD 4079 Self Care/Patient Assessment I Module 4
PHRD 4081 Infectious Diseases Module 6
PHRD 4083 Gastrointestinal, Nutrition and Hepatic Module 2
PHRD 4099 Integrated Lab Sequence IV 1
  Electives 2/3*
  Total 18/19

Second Year - Summer
PHRD 5000 Institutional Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience 4
  Total 4

Third Year - Fall Semester
PHRD 5002 Pharmacy Practice Ethics and Law II 2
PHRD 5004 Advanced Communication 2
PHRD 5006 Professional Pharmacy Management 3
PHRD 5008 Self Care/Patient Assessment II Module 2
PHRD 5010 Cardiovascular Module 6
PHRD 5020 Integrated Lab Sequence V 1
  Electives 3
  Total 19

Third Year - Spring Semester 
PHRD 5025 Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes 2
PHRD 5027 Bone and Joint Module 2
PHRD 5029 Special Populations Module 2
PHRD 5031 Respiratory Module 2
PHRD 5033 Renal/Urology Module 2
PHRD 5035 Hematology/Oncology Module 3
PHRD 5037 Eye, Ears, Nose, Throat and Dermatology Module 2
PHRD 5049 Integrated Lab Sequence VI 1
  Electives 2
  Total 19

Fourth Year 
PHRD 6000 Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice Experience 6
PHRD 6002 Advanced Institutional Pharmacy Practice Experience 6
PHRD 6004 Advanced Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Experience 6
PHRD 6006 Advanced Adult Medicine Pharmacy Practice Experience 6
PHRD 6008 Advanced Specialty Pharmacy Practice Experience 6
PHRD 6010 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Elective Experience I 6
PHRD 6012 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Elective Experience II 6
  Total 42

  Total Professional Hours
160
  Total for Degree (including Pre-Pharmacy curriculum) 255

Additional Information

* Students are required to take a total of 5 credit hours of electives in the second year, but may take 6 credit hours of electives if desired.

Syllabi which has been provided may be obtained by clicking on the course number above.


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