Pharmaceutical Sciences B.S.

Bachelor of Science - Pharmaceutical Sciences

College of Health - Skaggs School of Pharmacy

Degree Specific Credits: 115

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.00

Catalog Year: 2020-21

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 Courses

50

Biology

General and Organic Chemistry

Physics

Mathematics

Communication & Social Sciences

Upper-Division Core Courses

65

Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

Clinical Sciences

Social, Behavioral, & Administrative Sciences

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE)

Total Hours

115


Lower-Division Core Courses

Biology

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

BIOH 112

Human Form and Function I

3

BIOH 113

Human Form and Function II

3

BIOB 260

Cellular and Molecular Biology

4

Total Hours

10

Minimum Required Grade: C-

General and Organic Chemistry

Code

Title

Hours

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 223

Organic Chemistry II

3

Total Hours

18

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Physics

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

PHSX 205N
& PHSX 206N

College Physics I
and College Physics I Laboratory

5

Total Hours

5

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Mathematics

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

M 162

Applied Calculus

4

Complete one of the following courses:

4

STAT 216

Introduction to Statistics

PSYX 222

Psychological Statistics

SOCI 202

Social Statistics

Total Hours

8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Communication & Social Sciences

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

COMX 111A

Introduction to Public Speaking

3

or THTR 120A

Introduction to Acting I

PSYX 100S

Intro to Psychology

3

or SOCI 101S

Introduction to Sociology

ECNS 201S

Principles of Microeconomics

3

Total Hours

9

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

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

PHAR 329

Microbes & Medicines

4

PHAR 331

Pharmaceutics

4

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 371

Integrated Studies I

1

PHAR 372

Integrated Studies II

1

PHAR 381

Pharmaceutical Biochemistry

4

PHAR 421

Medicinal Chem I

3

PHAR 422

Medicinal Chem II

3

PHAR 443

Pharmacol & Toxicol I

4

PHAR 444

Pharmacology & Toxicol II

4

Total Hours

38

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Clinical Sciences

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

PHAR 432

Clinical Pharmacokinetics

3

PHAR 451
& PHAR 471

Therapeutics I
and Integrated Studies III

4

PHAR 452
& PHAR 472

Therapeutics II
and Integrated Studies IV

4

Total Hours

11

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Social, Behavioral & Administrative Sciences

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

PHAR 300
& PHAR 360

Pharmacy Practice I
and Pharmacy Practice Lab I

5

PHAR 310

Pharmacy Practice II

2

PHAR 311

Healthy People

1

PHAR 350

Drug Info

1

PHAR 412
& PHAR 463

Pharmacy Practice III
and Pharmaceutical Care Lab III

3

PHAR 460

Pharmaceutical Care Lab II

1

Total Hours

13

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE)

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

PHAR 480

Community Pharmacy IPPE

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-