Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog
2016-17

Pharmaceutical Sciences - Courses

PHC 250 Apothecarial Adventures
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Honors seminar focusing on the pharmaceutical and pharmacotherapuetic sciences behind well known (and not so well known) drugs that are widely used by society.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


PHC 331 Case Studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Introduces pharmaceutical sciences as a scientific discipline; also explores pharmaceutical organizations, pharmaceutical resources, research ethics and scientific misconduct, elements of the scientific method, and contemporary issues facing the discipline.

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Co-Requisites: PHC 330



PHC 332 Introduction to Research
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Introduces research methods and hypothesis testing; the role of research methods in experimental design, execution, and data analysis; and consideration of the research process in research proposals.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


PHC 407 Selected Topics
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Covers selected topics, particularly the more recent advances in pharmaceutics.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)



PHC 409 Pharmacy Calculations
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Applies pharmaceutical mathematical concepts and techniques to contemporary pharmacy practice. Explores problem solving and covers descriptive and inferential statistical techniques, applying them to pharmaceutical study and practice.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


PHC 410 Physical Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Covers physical chemical properties of drugs, theory and practice applicable to design and evaluation of drug dosage forms, principles of solubility, solution equilibria, chemical kinetics, heterogenous systems, and solids.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PHC 409



PHC 411 Introduction to Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics I
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Examines factors influencing the absorption, distribution, excretion, and metabolism of drugs in humans; also studies the roles these processes play in therapeutic and adverse effects of drug products.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


PHC 413 Pharmaceutics Seminar
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Students, faculty, and visiting scientists discuss the latest developments in pharmaceutical research.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



PHC 414 Pharmaceutics Seminar
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Students, faculty, and visiting scientists discuss the latest developments in pharmaceutical research.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


PHC 417 Pharmacogenomics and Molecular Approaches to Personalized Medicine
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Introduction to the principles and concepts in pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine, as related to the application of this knowledge to patient care and preclinical and clinical pharmaceutical drug development.

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PHC majors only and senior level standing required.



PHC 420 Pharmaceutical Analysis
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Reviews modern methods used in analyzing drugs and drug products, focusing on HPLC.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


PHC 421 Pharmaceutical Principles
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Examines drug degradation kinetics, drug dosage formulation, solid drug dosage form dissolution kinetics, and pharmacokinetics.

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Co-Requisites: Student must register for PHC 421LEC and PHC 421LAB in the same term.



PHC 425 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology: From Bench to Bedside
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Overview of recombinant DNA techniques relevant to pharmaceutical biotechnology. Covers pharmaceutical chemistry, basic pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacokinetics, pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics of selected biopharmaceuticals.

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


PHC 426 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Virtual Laboratory
Pharmaceutical Sciences

A discussion-based course that incorporates a virtual, interactive software program to illustrate the biopharmaceutical drug discovery, research, and development process.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)



PHC 431 Important Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Examines classical and contemporary advances in the drug-development process, including drug analysis, drug delivery, biopharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics.

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


PHC 432 Methods of Scientific Communication
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Students learn how to communicate their research project results using the scientific poster and paper as a communication tool.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)



PHC 488 Faculty Research Seminar
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Faculty members of the department will present their research to facilitate research mentorships and laboratory selection.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)


PHC 497 Departmental Honors Thesis or Project
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Department honors or thesis project.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)



PHC 498 Undergaduate Research and Creative Activity
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Involves lab and/or literature research participation on current problems.

Credits: 1-8
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)


PHC 499 Independent Study
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Involves development and assessment, through literature review and discussions, of a topic of student interest.

Credits: 1-5
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)




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