Pharm.D. Curriculum

Dr. Katie Vogel Anderson teaches in the MDL classroom

The curriculum and courses listed for entering class of 2018 and beyond, have been approved by the College of Pharmacy faculty.


1st Professional Year

Fall Semester

BLOCK 1 COURSES

2 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5103: Principles of Patient-Centered Care

1 CREDIT HOUR

PHA5727: Principles of Systems-Based Practice

BLOCK 2 COURSES

3 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5439: Principles of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacology I

3 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5560: Pathophysiology & Patient Assessment I

COURSES ACROSS BLOCKS 1 & 2

0.5 CREDIT HOUR

PHA5021C: Personal & Professional Development I

Spring Semester

BLOCK 3 COURSES

1 CREDIT HOUR

PHA5515: Principles of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacology II

3 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5561: Pathophysiology & Patient Assessment II

BLOCK 4 COURSES

3 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5244: Principles of Evidence-Based Practice

COURSES ACROSS BLOCKS 3 & 4

0.5 CREDIT HOUR

PHA5022C: Personal & Professional Development II

4 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5132: Principles of Drug Therapy Individualization

1 credit hour

PHA5162L: Professional Practice Skills Lab II

Summer Semester


2nd Professional Year

Fall Semester

BLOCK 5 COURSES

2 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5755: Principles of Medical Microbiology, Immunology & Virology

4 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5782C Patient Care II: Introduction to Infectious Disease and Hematology/Oncology

BLOCK 6 COURSES

BLOCK 7 COURSES

6 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5878C Patient Care III: Introduction to Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disease

COURSES ACROSS BLOCKS 5, 6 & 7

0.5 CREDIT HOUR

PHA5023C: Personal & Professional Development III

1 CREDIT HOUR

PHA5163L: Professional Practice Skills Lab III

BLOCK 8 COURSES

Spring Semester

BLOCK 9 COURSES

BLOCK 10 COURSES

6 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5784C Patient Care IV: Gastrointestinal and Renal Disorders

BLOCK 11 COURSES

6 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5787C: Patient Care V: Endocrinology and Women’s and Men’s Health

COURSES ACROSS BLOCKS 9, 10 & 11

0.5 CREDIT HOUR

PHA5024C: Personal & Professional Development IV

1 CREDIT HOUR

PHA5164L: Professional Practice Skills Lab IV

BLOCK 12 COURSES

Summer Semester


3rd Professional Year

Fall Semester

BLOCK 13 COURSES

2 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5223: Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety

BLOCK 14 COURSES

COURSES ACROSS BLOCKS 13 & 14

0.5 CREDIT HOUR

PHA5025C: Personal & Professional Development V

BLOCK 15 COURSES

Spring Semester

BLOCK 16 COURSES

6 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5789C: Patient Care VII: Brain and Behavior

BLOCK 17 COURSES

4 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5876C: Patient Care VIII: Complex Patients

COURSES ACROSS BLOCKS 16 & 17

0.5 CREDIT HOUR

PHA5026C: Personal & Professional Development VI

BLOCK 18 COURSES


4th Professional Year

6 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5761: General Medicine Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

6 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5762: Hospital Practice Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

6 credit hours

PHA5763: Ambulatory Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

6 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5764: Community Practice Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

6 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5765 or PHA5766: Patient Care Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

6 CREDIT HOURS

PHA5767 Non-Patient Care Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience