Pharmaceutical Sciences B.S.

Bachelor of Science - Pharmaceutical Sciences

College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences - Skaggs School of Pharmacy

Degree Specific Credits: 115

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.00 

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Note: The B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences is restricted to students admitted to the Doctor of Pharmacy program. To be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist, students must obtain the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. See the Doctor of Pharmacy catalog page for more information. 

For students seeking an undergraduate degree to prepare for research rather than clinical practice, please see the B.S. in Chemistry, concentration in Pharmacology

General Education Requirements

 

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

Lower-Division Core Courses50
Biology
General and Organic Chemistry
Physics
Mathematics
Communication & Social Sciences
Upper-Division Core Courses65
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences
Clinical Sciences
Social, Behavioral, & Administrative Sciences
Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE)
Total Hours115
 

Lower-Division Core Courses

Biology

Complete all of the following courses:
BIOH 112Human Form and Function I3
BIOH 113Human Form and Function II3
BIOB 260Cellular and Molecular Biology4
Total Hours10
 

Minimum Required Grade: C-

General and Organic Chemistry

Complete all of the following courses:
CHMY 141N
CHMY 142N
College Chemistry I
and College Chemistry I Lab
5
CHMY 143N
CHMY 144N
College Chemistry II
and College Chemistry II Lab
5
CHMY 221
CHMY 222
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
5
CHMY 223Organic Chemistry II3
Total Hours18
Minimum Required Grade: C-

Physics

Complete all of the following courses:
PHSX 205N
PHSX 206N
College Physics I
and College Physics I Laboratory
5
Total Hours5

 Minimum Required Grade: C-

Mathematics

Complete the following course:
M 162Applied Calculus4
Complete one of the following courses:4
Introduction to Statistics
Psychological Statistics
Social Statistics
Total Hours8

 Minimum Required Grade: C-

Communication & Social Sciences

Complete all of the following courses:
COMX 111AIntroduction to Public Speaking3
or THTR 120A Introduction to Acting I
PSYX 100SIntro to Psychology3
or SOCI 101S Introduction to Sociology
ECNS 201SPrinciples of Microeconomics3
Total Hours9

 Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Rule: Students must be admitted to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program and complete all required coursework for the first two years including the first IPPE. Students enrolled in the professional pharmacy curriculum are assessed a supplemental fee. This fee does not apply to Pre-Pharmacy students. Refer to the fees section of the catalog for details.

In addition, students must demonstrate proficiency in pharmaceutical calculation by successfully completing a competency assessment prior to entering the second professional year.

Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

Complete all of the following courses:
PHAR 329Microbes & Medicines4
PHAR 331Pharmaceutics4
PHAR 341
PHAR 361
Pharmaceutical Pathophysiology I
and Pharm Sci Lab I
5
PHAR 342
PHAR 362
Pharmaceutical Pathophysiology II
and Pharm Sci Lab II
5
PHAR 371Integrated Studies I1
PHAR 372Integrated Studies II1
PHAR 381Pharmaceutical Biochemistry4
PHAR 421Medicinal Chem I3
PHAR 422Medicinal Chem II3
PHAR 443Pharmacol & Toxicol I4
PHAR 444Pharmacology & Toxicol II4
Total Hours38

 Minimum Required Grade: C-

Clinical Sciences 

Complete all of the following courses:
PHAR 432Clinical Pharmacokinetics3
PHAR 451
PHAR 471
Therapeutics I
and Integrated Studies III
4
PHAR 452
PHAR 472
Therapeutics II
and Integrated Studies IV
4
Total Hours11

 Minimum Required Grade: C-

Social, Behavioral & Administrative Sciences

Complete all of the following courses:
PHAR 300
PHAR 360
Pharmacy Practice I
and Pharmacy Practice Lab I
5
PHAR 310Pharmacy Practice II2
PHAR 311Healthy People1
PHAR 350Drug Info1
PHAR 412
PHAR 463
Pharmacy Practice III
and Pharmaceutical Care Lab III
3
PHAR 460Pharmaceutical Care Lab II1
Total Hours13

 Minimum Required Grade: C-

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE)

Complete all of the following courses:
PHAR 480Community Pharmacy IPPE3
Total Hours3

 Minimum Required Grade: C-