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