B.S. Pharmaceutical Sciences Curriculum, Core Courses


Curriculum

 

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Biological Sciences (24 Required Credits)
  Fall Semester
Credits
 Spring Semester
Credits
BIO 101 General Biology I  4 BIO 102 General Biology II 4
PSC 311 Biochemistry 3 PSC 312 Molecular Biology 3
PSC 321  Physiology/Pathophysiology I 4 PSC 322 Physiology/Pathophysiology II 4
PSC 431 Foundations of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2      
  Total 13   Total  11
Physical Sciences and Mathematics (30 Required Credits)
Fall Semester
     
CHE 101  General Chemistry I  4 CHE 102 General Chemistry II 4
CHE 211 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHE 221 Organic Chemistry II 4
PHY 212 College Physics I OR Physics for Life Sciences 4 MAT 121 Calculus I 4
PSC 341* Pharmaceutics I 3 PSC 369* Molecular Foundations of Drug Action I 3
  Statistics  3      
  Total 18   Total  15
*NOTE: Students are required to take either PSC 341 or PSC 369.  
Communications and Humanities (12 Required Credits)
Fall Semester
Credits
Spring Semester
Credits
HUM 110 The Pre-Modern World 3 HUM 120 The Modern World 3
HUM 210 The Contemporary World  3   General Psychology OR Introduction to Sociology 3
  Total 12   Total  12
Interdisciplinary/Research (12-15 Required Credits)
Fall Semester
Credits
Spring Semester
Credits
PSC 110 Scientific Reasoning and Analysis I 2 PSC 111 Scientific Reasoning and Analysis II 2
PSC 112 Scientific Reasoning and Analysis III 2 PSC 115 Survey of Pharmaceutical Sciences 1
PSC 410* Thesis I  3 PSC 411* Thesis II 3
  Capstone* 3   Directed Elective* 3
  Total 10   Total 9
*NOTE: Student can take either Thesis I and Thesis II OR Capstone plus Directed Elective  
   

Electives: 43 Minimum Credits

General Education Electives (8 credits minimum)
Humanities Electives (9 credits minimum)
Directed Electives (28 credits minimum)*
*A Directed Elective is defined as "any math or science course which helps a student achieve their career goals."