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Course of Study

A minimum of 212-214 total credits are required (depending on admission status; see notes for courses OS 1 and PH 1) for the Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

Pharmacy Preprofessional Studies

Preprofessional Science Course Requirements

All courses (32 credits) from the following table are required.

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
BIO 3 Life: Its Origin, Maintenance and Future 4.00
BIO 4 Life: Its Origin, Maintenance and Future 4.00
BIO 131 Human Anatomy 4.00
CHM 3 General and Inorganic Chemistry 4.00
CHM 4 General and Inorganic Chemistry 4.00
CHM 121 Organic Chemistry 4.00
CHM 122 Organic Chemistry 4.00
PHY 27 Physics for Pharmacy 4.00

Preprofessional Mathematics Course Requirements

Both courses (8 credits) from the following table are required.

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
MTH 30 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 4.00
MTH 40 Calculus I 4.00

Preprofessional English Composition Course Requirements

Both courses (6 credits) from the following table are required.

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
COS 50 Idea Of The Human 3.00
ENG 16 English Composition 3.00

Preprofessional English Literature Course Requirements

Two courses (6 credits) from the following table are required.

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
ENG 61 European Literatures I 3.00
ENG 62 European Literatures II 3.00
ENG 63 American Literatures 3.00
ENG 64 Non-Western Literatures 3.00

Preprofessional Philosophy OR History Course Requirements

Two courses (6 credits) are required. Both courses must be in the same discipline.

Philosophy

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
PHI 61 Philosophical Explorations I 3.00
PHI 62 Philosophical Explorations II 3.00

History

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
HIS 1 History of Civilizations to 1500 3.00
HIS 2 History of Civilizations Since 1500 3.00

Preprofessional Economics Course Requirement

One course (3 credits) from the following table is required.

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
ECO 1 Introduction to Economics 3.00
ECO 2 Introduction to Economics 3.00

Preprofessional Speech Course Requirement

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
SPE 3 Oral Communication 3.00

Preprofessional Psychology Course Requirement

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
PSY 3 General Psychology 3.00

Orientation Seminar

This is required of all incoming students entering the University with fewer than 24 credits.

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
OS 1 The University: Discovery and Change 1.00

Preprofessional Pharmacy Orientation Course Requirement

This course is not required for students transferring into the first professional year of the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program.

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
PH 1 Pharmacy Orientation Seminar 1.00

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Professional Grade Point Average

A 2.33 or above GPA is required in all professional coursework in the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program.

Pharmacy Professional Studies Required Courses

3rd Year Professional Phase

All courses in the following table are required.

COURSE TITLE CREDITS
PH 100 Pharmaceutical Care/Health Care 3.00
PH 101 Social Behavioral Aspects of Pharmaceutical Care/Ethics 2.00
PH 102 Public Health in Pharmacy Practice 3.00
PH 111 Pharmacotherapeutics I 4.00
PH 120 Pharmaceutics I 3.00
PH 121 Pharmaceutics II 3.00
PH 130 Medical Physiology and Pathophysiology 5.00
PH 131 Biochemical Foundations of Therapeutics 4.00

PH

132

Medical Microbiology/Immunology

3.00

PH

133

Pharmacology/Medicinal Chemistry I

4.00

PH

300

Visitation Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

0.50


 

4th Year Professional Phase (All courses in the following table are required.)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS

PH

200

Communication Skills in Pharmaceutical Care

2.00

PH

201

Pharmacy Law and Ethics

3.00

PH

210

Pharmacotherapeutics II

4.00

PH

211

Physical Assessment and Drug Administration

2.00

PH

212

Pharmacotherapeutics III

4.00

PH

220

Pharmaceutics III

4.00

PH

221

Pharmaceutics IV

4.00

PH

230

Pharmacology/Medicinal Chemistry II

4.00

PH

231

Pharmacology/Medicinal Chemistry II/Pharmacotherapeutics II Recitation

0.00

PH

232

Pharmacology/Medicinal Chemistry III

3.00

PH

311

Institutional Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

2.00

PH

312

Community Pharmacy Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

5.00

 

5th Year Professional Phase (All courses in the following table are required.)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS

PH

400

Practice Management/Pharmacoeconomics

3.00

PH

410

Pharmacotherapeutics IV

4.00

PH

412

Clinical Pharmacokinetics

3.00

PH

413

Pharmacotherapeutics V

4.00

PH

414

Drug Information and Literature Evaluation

4.00

PH

420

Pharmaceutics V

3.00

PH

421

Self Care

3.00

PH

430

Iatrogenic Diseases

3.00

 

6th Year Professional Phase (Required Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences) (All courses in the following table are required.)

COURSE TITLE CREDITS

PH

600

Community Pharmacy Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

5.00

PH

602

Ambulatory Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

5.00

PH

603

Drug Information Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

2.50

PH

604

Internal Medicine Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

5.00

PH

606

Institutional Practice Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

5.00

PH

607

Pharmacy Grand Rounds

0.00

PH

608

Acute Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

5.00

Professional Electives

Three courses (9 credits) of didactic elective courses selected from courses ranging in the PH 240-270 series, PH 440-470 series and/or PH 599 are required.

Two courses (10 credits) of elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences selected from courses ranging in the PH 620-699 series are required.

 

Additional Requirement

Completion of the Brooklyn Campus computer literacy requirement.