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Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Curriculum

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Courses for the Class of 2017 and beyond

First Year Required Courses
PHAR 500 Colloquia - Introduction to the Pharmacy Profession
PHAR 505 Immunization Certification
PHAR 510 Biochemistry I
PHAR 511 Biochemistry II
PHAR 512 Clinical Microbiology and Immunology
PHAR 514 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology I
PHAR 515 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology II
PHAR 519 Pharmaceutics I: Calculations
PHAR 520 Pharmaceutics I: Drug Delivery 
PHAR 521 Pharmaceutics II: Drug Delivery
PHAR 522 Pharmaceutics III: Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics
PHAR 523 Pharmaceutical Care I
PHAR 524 Pharmaceutical Care II
PHAR 530 Integrated Sequence I: Principles of Drug Actions and Autonomic Nervous Systems
PHAR 531 Integrated Sequence II: Musculoskeletal and Immune System Diseases
PHAR 532 Integrated Sequence III: Endocrine and Pulmonary Systems
PHAR 551 Health Care Systems and Medication Safety
PHAR 552 Biostatistics and Pharmacoepidemiology
PHAR 553 Drug Literature Evaluation
PHAR 570 Professional Practice I and IPPE
PHAR 571 Professional Practice II and IPPE
PHAR 572 Professional Practice III and IPPE
PHAR 650 Practice Management
Second Year Required Courses
PHAR 550 Pharmacy Law
PHAR 601 Pharmaceutical Care III
PHAR 602 Pharmaceutical Care IV
PHAR 603 Pharmaceutical Care V
PHAR 604 Pharmaceutical Care VI: Objective Structured Clinical Exams
PHAR 630 Integrated Sequence IV: Renal and Genitourinary Systems
PHAR 631 Integrated Sequence V: Cardiovascular Systems
PHAR 632 Integrated Sequence VI: Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Systems
PHAR 633 Integrated Sequence VII: Infectious Diseases
PHAR 634 Integrated Sequence VIII: Neurological Disorders
PHAR 635 Integrated Sequence IX: Psychiatric and Behavior Conditions
PHAR 636 Integrated Sequence X: Hematologic and Oncologic Disorders
PHAR 637 Integrated Sequence XI: Special Patient Populations/Conditions
PHAR 640 Pharmacogenomics and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
PHAR 652 Health Economics and Outcomes Assessment
PHAR 657 Public Health and Health Policy
PHAR 670 Professional Practice IV and IPPE
PHAR 671 Professional Practice V and IPE
PHAR 672 Professional Practice VI and IPE
Third Year Required Courses
PHAR 770 Advanced Patient Care - Community
PHAR 771 Advanced Patient Care - Institutional
PHAR 772 Advanced Patient Care - Primary/Ambulatory Care
PHAR 773 Advanced Patient Care - Medicine
PHAR 774 APPE Elective Rotation I
PHAR 775 APPE Elective Rotation II

Integrated Sequence courses include the following disciplines: medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and pharmacotherapy.

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) provide for up to 320 hours of pharmacy practice experiences in Community, Institutional/Hospital, and other pharmacy practice settings. 

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs) includes four required experiences in Community, Ambulatory Care, Hospital and Acute Care/Medicine and two elective experiences. Each of the six rotations lasts six weeks (240 hours) and provides a total of 1,440 pharmacy practice hours.

Download the three-year curriculum, broken down by term.