First Year
Fall Semester (AUG – JAN)
CreditsFirst Year
Spring Semester (FEB – JUL)
Credits
Foundations of the Biological Sciences I: Physiology, Pathophysiology and Patient Assessment Lab* (PHRM 501)4Foundations of the Biological Sciences II: Physiology, Pathophysiology and Patient Assessment Lab* (PHRM 507)4
Foundations of the Biomedical Sciences I: Immunology, Virology, Infectious Disease and Medicinal Chemistry (PHRM 502)4Foundations of the Biomedical Science II: Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry and Therapeutics (PHRM 508)
Pre-requisites: 501 and 502
5
Foundations of the Pharmaceutical Sciences I: Principles of Pharmaceutics/physical pharmacy/calculations (PHRM 503)
4Foundations of the Pharmaceutical Sciences II: Biopharmaceutics/Dosage forms/basic techniques lab (PHRM 509)
Pre-requisites: 503
4
Foundations of Public Health I: Social and Behavorial Determinants of Health (PHRM 630) 3Foundations of Public Health II: Determinants of Health Care (PHRM 504)
3
Introduction to Professional Practice I: Communication, Management (PHRM 505)3Introduction to Professional Practice II: Health Care Ethics and Pharmacy Law (PHRM 511)2
Foundation Skills I (PHRM 514)1Foundation Skills II (PHRM 515)1
Total Classroom Blended courses19Total Classroom Blended courses19
IPE (January)3IPE or IPPE I (June - August)3
Total Fall Semester22Total Spring Semester22
Second Year
Fall Semester (AUG – JAN)

Second Year
Spring Semester (FEB – JUL)
Principles of Clinical Sciences: Pharmacotherapeutics I** (PHRM 632)
Pre-requisites: 501, 502 and 507
5Advances in the Pharmaceutical Sciences I: Scientific Basis of Drug Interactions & pharmacogenomics (PHRM 636)
Pre-requisites: 635
3
Principles of Pharmacy Practice I (Compounding & Dispensing Lab)
(PHRM 633)
Pre-requisites: 503 and 509
5Principles of Clinical Sciences: Pharmacotherapeutics II** (PHRM 637)
Pre-requisites: 501, 502 and 507
5
Principles of the Pharmaceutical Sciences I: Fundamentals of Biotechnology, controlled & targeted drug delivery systems (PHRM 634) 2Principles of Pharmacy Practice II
(Compounding & Dispensing Lab) (PHRM 638)
Pre-requisites: 503 and 509
4
Principles of the Pharmaceutical Sciences II : Clinical Pharmacokinetics (PHRM 635)
Pre-requisites: 503
3Foundations of Public Health II: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (PHRM 510)4
Didactic Elective (PHRM 639/640)3Didactic Elective (PHRM 645/651)3
Foundation Skills III (PHRM 660)1Foundation Skills IV (PHRM 661)1
Total Classroom Blended courses19Total Classroom Blended courses20
IPPE II or III(January)3IPPE II or III (June - August)3
Total Fall Semester22Total Spring Semester23
Third Year
Fall Semester (AUG – JAN)
Third Year
Spring Semester (FEB – JUL)
APE Public Health (core)5APPE Internal Medicine (core)5
APPE Community (core)5APPE Ambulatory Care (core)5
Pharmacy Capstone Project (PHRM 712)2Grand Rounds (PHRM 834) 1
Didactic Elective (PHRM 709/710/711)3Didactic Elective (PHRM 776/653/654)3
Grand Rounds I (PHRM 833)1APPE Elective I4
Pharmacy Capstone Project (PHRM 713)3
Total Practice Education Courses16Total Practice Education Courses21
Fourth Year
Fall Semester (AUG – JAN)
Fourth Year
Spring Semester (FEB – JUN)
APPE Hospital (core)5APPE Elective III4
APPE Elective II4APPE Elective IV4
Emerging Issues in Pharmacy Practice (PHRM 655)2
Total Practice Education Courses9Total Practice Education Courses10

Incoming Students: The Pharm.D. degree requires a minimum of 145 credits to be completed. 

* Physiology and Pathophysiology sequence will include topics from functional anatomy, physiology, Pathophysiology and Patient Assessment techniques

** Pharmacotherapeutics sequence include topics in pharmacology, medicinal chemistry and clinical therapeutics

IPPE- Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience, IPE-Professional Introductory Practice Experience, APPE-Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience, APE- Professional Advanced Practice Experience. (These professional Experiences may not be directly in a pharmacy or clinic setting but will deal with public health, advocacy and professional experiences that should be part of the pharmacists knowledge, and skills requirements but are not currently under the direct supervision of a pharmacist).