Nov 30, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023

Pharmaceutical Studies, B.S.


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The interdisciplinary Pharmaceutical Studies Program offers students a strong background in chemistry, biology, and business. This selection of courses has been optimized to best prepare students for a variety of fields in the area of pharmaceutical science including pharmacy school, graduate school, and employment in sales/marketing.

Students in the Pharmaceutical Studies Program will select one of two possible tracks: Sales or Pharmacy school.

The program does not require a minor due to number of hours and its interdisciplinary nature.

BELL Core Requirements: 53 Hours (minimum)


Technical Requirements


Technical Requirements are courses identified by the program as required courses and will count in the BELL Core  or as General Electives.

Tracks (choose one): 13 Hours


General Electives: 20 Hours (minimum)


Total Required for the Program: 128 Hours


Pharmacy School (3 + 4 PharmD): 13 Hours


The interdisciplinary Pharmaceutical Studies Program offers students a strong background in chemistry, biology, and business. This selection of courses has been optimized to best prepare students for a variety of fields in the area of pharmaceutical science including pharmacy school, graduate school, and employment in sales/marketing.

Students in the Pharmaceutical Studies 3+4 Program will work through a rigorous curriculum that will complete all Major, BELL Core, and WELL Core requirements by the end of their third year of study. Students will be required to complete 16 credit hours during the first and second summers of undergraduate study.  Students will earn their BS in Pharmaceutical Studies after successfully completing the first 18 hours of the PharmD degree within the Belmont College of Pharmacy

The program does not require a minor due to number of hours and its interdisciplinary nature.
 

3 + 4 PharmD Requirements: 18 Hours


18 Hours that will be completed with the fall semesters courses in the College of Pharmacy.  To ensure that all graduate school admission requirements have been met, check with all graduate schools’ minimum curriculum admission requirements to be sure that all course requirements have been met.  

PHM 4895 Pharmaceutics 1 (4 Hours)

PHM 4895 Pharmacodynamics 1 (3 Hours)

PHM 4895 Biochemistry for Pharmacy (4 Hours)

PHM 4895 Human Anatomy and Physiology for Pharmacy (3 Hours)

PHM 4895 Pharmaceutical Care 1 (3 Hours)

PHM 4895 The Dean’s Hour (1 Hour)

General Electives: 2 Hours (minimum)


Total Required for the Program: 128 Hours


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