Skip to Search
Skip to Navigation
Skip to Content

University of Connecticut SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

A Tradition of Excellence: Preparing Leaders in Pharmacy and the Pharmaceutical Sciences Since 1925

Professional Curriculum

The following is the current coursework required of students enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program.  Students must have fulfilled pre-requisite coursework prior to admission to the program.

First Professional (P1) Year – Fall Semester

Course Number Credits Course Name
PHRX 3000 2 Cellular Biology
PHRX 3002 3 Foundations in Bioorganic Chemistry
PHRX 3006 1 Drug Information I
PHRX 3008 3 Pharmacy Communications
PHRX 3009 3 Principles of Drug Action
PHRX 3020 1 Pharmacy Practice Experience (PPE)
PHRX 3030 3 Pharmacokinetics/Biopharmaceutics
PHRX 3050 3 Public Health & Healthcare Policy
19

First Professional (P1) Year – Spring Semester

Course Number Credits Course Name
PHRX 3001 2 Immunology
PHRX 3003 2 Nutrition
PHRX 3007 2 Drug Information II
PHRX 3011 1 Correlated Pharmacy Problem Solving (CPPS)
PHRX 3021 2 PPE II
PHRX 3031 4 Foundations in Pharmaceutics I
PHRX 3032 1 Dosage Forms Preparation Laboratory
PHRX 3040 4 Neurology Module
18

Second Professional (P2) Year – Fall Semester

Course Number Credits Course Name
PHRX 4010 1 CPPS II
PHRX 4020 1 PPE III
PHRX 4030 3 Foundations in Pharmaceutics II
PHRX 4031 1 Dosage Forms Preparation Laboratory II
PHRX 4040 5 Psychiatry Module
PHRX 4041 2 Immunology Module
PHRX 4050 2 Pharmacy Practice Management
3 Professional Electives
 18

Second Professional (P2) Year – Spring Semester

Course Number Credits Course Name
PHRX 4000 1 Pharmacoeconomics
PHRX 4001 3 Current Topics in Pharmacy – W Course
PHRX 4011 1 CPPS III
PHRX 4021 2 PPE IV
PHRX 4042 2 Gastroenterology Module
PHRX 4043 3 Endocrine Module
PHRX 4044 1 Dermatology Module
PHRX 4051 2 Pharmacy Law & Ethics
3 Professional Electives
18

Third Professional (P3) Year – Fall Semester

Course Number Credits Course Name
PHRX 5010 1 CPPS IV
PHRX 5020 1 PPE V
PHRX 5040 4 Cardiovascular Module
PHRX 5041 2 Renal Module
PHRX 5042 2 Respiratory Module
PHRX 5046 2 Clinical Toxicology
PHRX 5047 3 Pharmacy Practice Laboratory
3 Professional Electives
18

Third Professional (P3) Year – Spring Semester

Course Number Credits Course Name
PHRX 5011 1 CPPS V
PHRX 5021 2 PPE VI
PHRX 5043 4 Infectious Disease Module
PHRX 5044 3 Hematology/Oncology Module
PHRX 5045 4 Special Populations
PHRX 5048 2 Patient Assessment
3 Professional Electives
19

Fourth Professional (P4) Year

Course Number Credits Course Name
PHRX 5100 4 Prof Exper in Community Pharm
PHRX 5101 4 Prof Exper Inst Pharm I
PHRX 5102 4 Prof Exp Ambulatory Care Pharm
PHRX 5103 4 Prof Exper in General Medicine
20 Professional Experience Electives
36

Fourth Professional (P4) Year Electives (Choose 5 from below list)

At least two of the elective courses must involve direct patient care (indicated by *).

Course Number Credits Course Name
PHRX 5104 4 Prof Experience in Cardiology*
PHRX 5105 4 Prof Exper Infectious Disease*
PHRX 5106 4 Prof Experience in Oncology*
PHRX 5107 4 Prof Experience in Psychiatry*
PHRX 5108 4 Prof Experience in Pediatrics*
PHRX 5109 4 Prof Experience in Geriatrics*
PHRX 5110 4 Prof Exper Community Practice II*
PHRX 5111 4 Prof Exper in Critical Care*
PHRX 5114 4 Prof Exp Emergency Medicine
PHRX 5115 4 Prof Exp Home Health Care
PHRX 5116 4 Pro Exp Inst Phar  II
PHRX 5117 4 Prof Experience Industry
PHRX 5118 4 Prof Experience Managed Care
PHRX 5119 4 Prof Exper in Nuclear Pharmacy
PHRX 5120 4 Professional Experience in Nutrition
PHRX 5122 4 Pro Exp Skilled Care Nurs Fac
PHRX 5123 4 Prof Experience in Surgery*
PHRX 5124 4 Pro Ex in Gen Med II*
PHRX 5125 4 Pro Exper Ambulatory Care II*
PHRX 5126 4 Pro Ex in Pharmacist-Directed Anticoag  Serv*
PHRX 5128 4 Professional Experience in Hospice Care*
PHRX 5129 4 Pro Ex in sub-acute Care and Chronic & Rehab Medicine
PHRX 5130 4 Professional Experience in HIV*
PHRX 5131 4 Professional Experience  Public Health
PHRX 5132 4 Professional Experience in Diabetes Care*
PHRX 5133 4 Professional Experience Clinical Toxicology
PHRX 5134 4 Professional Experience in Population Kinetics
PHRX 5135 4 Professional Experience in Investigational Drugs
PHRX 5136 4 Professional Experience in Drug Information
PHRX 5137 4 Professional Experience in Pediatrics II*
PHRX 5138 4 Professional Experience in Industry II
PHRX 5139 4 Professional Experience in Pharmacy Association
PHRX 5140 4 Professional Experience in FDA
PHRX 5141 4 Professional Experience in Oncology II*
PHRX 5142 4 Professional Experience in Diabetes Care II*
PHRX 5143 4 Professional Experience in Psychiatry II
PHRX 5144 4 Professional Experience in Geriatrics II
PHRX 5145 4 Professional Experience in Skilled Care Nursing Facility II
PHRX 5146 4 Professional Experience in Managed Care II
PHRX 5147 4 Professional Experience in International Pharmacy Practice
PHRX 5148 4 Professional Experience in Nephrology
PHRX 5149 4 Professional Experience in Critical Care II*
PHRX 5150 4 Professional Experience in Pain Management
PHRX 5151 4 Professional Experience in Management/Drug Information*
PHRX 5152 4 Professional Experience in Medication Safety
PHRX 5153 4 Professional Experience in Academia
PHRX 5154 4 Professional Experience in Organ Transplantation
PHRX 5155 4 Professional Experience in International Pharmacy Practice II*
PHRX 5156 4 Professional Experience in Nephrology II
PHRX 5157 4 Professional Experience in Community Practice lll
PHRX 5158 4 Professional Experience in Perioperative Surgery
PHRX 5159 4 Professional Experience in Burn Care
PHRX 5160 4 Professional Experience in Academia ll
PHRX 5161 4 Professional Experience in Pharmacy Informatics
PHRX 5162 4 Professional Experience in Hospital Administration
PHRX 5163 4 Professional Experience in Neurology
PHRX 5164 4 Professional Experience in Infectious Disease II
PHRX 5165 4 Professional Experience in Pharmacy Management
PHRX 5166 4 Professional Experience in Outcomes Research
PHRX 5167 4 Urban Service Track
PHRX 5195 4 Special Topics in Clinical Rotations
 PHRX 5199  4  Undergraduate Exp. Research
School of Pharmacy
69 N Eagleville Rd
Storrs, CT 06269
Contact Us