Pharmaceutical Science B.S. - Non-Professional Concentration

Bachelor of Science - Pharmaceutical Sciences - Non-Professional Concentration

College of Health - Skaggs School of Pharmacy

Degree Specific Credits: 91

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.00

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Note: The Skaggs School of Pharmacy offers two concentrations in the B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences. This is the non-professional concentration that is open to all students whose primary career interests are in research and discovery, careers at pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and work in government institutions and agencies. This degree offers a broad pharmaceutical sciences background that will prepare students for work in disciplines critical to the discovery and development of new drugs and therapies as well as agencies regulating these disciplines. While it also meets pre-pharmacy requirements, it is not required for applying to the professional Doctor of Pharmacy program. Courses provided through the Doctor of Pharmacy program will have additional fees attached.

Note: Students enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy program who are interested in the B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences should look at the professional concentration in the B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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

41

Total Hours

91


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

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

CHMY 305E

Ethics and Writing in Science

3

PHAR 329

Microbes & Medicines

4

PHAR 331

Pharmaceutics

4

PHAR 341

Pharmaceutical Pathophysiology I

4

PHAR 342

Pharmaceutical Pathophysiology II

4

PHAR 381

Pharmaceutical Biochemistry

4

PHAR 421

Medicinal Chemistry I

3

PHAR 422

Medicinal Chemistry II

3

PHAR 432

Clinical Pharmacokinetics

3

PHAR 443

Pharmacology & Toxicology I

4

PHAR 444

Pharmacology & Toxicology II

4

PHAR 494

Seminar

1

Total Hours

41

Minimum Required Grade: C-