Pharmaceutics Curriculum

For detailed course descriptions and other information about the curriculum, see the University Catalog.

Master of Science (Thesis)

Only 6 credits at the 300–400 level can be applied towards the degree.  These credits are also listed to aid determination of equivalent prerequisite courses and to plan course loads.

Prerequisites/Co-Requisites:

MA101/MA102/MA201 Mathematical Analysis I-III or equivalent to Pre-Calculus, Calculus I-II

10 credits

PH 316/PH 317/PH 318 Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics I/ II/Pharmaceutics lab

8 credits

ST 310 Introduction to Biostatistics or equivalent

3 credits

CH 321 Physical Chemistry I or equivalent

4 credits

MA 320 Differential Equations or equivalent

3 credits

CH 361/CH 363  Analytical Chemistry/ Lab
or
BS 763/767 Cell Biology Methods/ Lab or equivalent

4-5 credits

PH 398 Research Methods in Pharmaceutics or equivalent

2 credits

Required:

PH750 Advanced Pharmaceutics

4 credits

PH890 Pharmaceutics Seminar

1/0 credits

PH897 Research in Pharmaceutics

2/0 credits

PH799 Master's Research

1-9 credits per semester

At least one program course from the list below required:

CH721 Chemical Kinetics

3 credits

PH803 Equilibrium Phenomena

3 credits

PH811 Drug Diffusion and Controlled Delivery

2 credits

PH875 Drug Dynamics

3 credits

PH880 Pharmaceutical Polymers

3 credits

The remainder of courses to meet 20 non-research credits are selected after consultation with the Research Advisor / Research Advisory Committee.

Master of Science (Non-Thesis)

Only 6 credits at the 300–400 level can be applied towards the degree.  These credits are also listed to aid determination of equivalent prerequisite courses and to plan course loads.

Prerequisites/Co-Requisites:

MA101/MA102/MA201 Mathematical Analysis I-III or equivalent to Pre-Calculus, Calculus I-II

10 credits

PH 316/PH 317/Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics I and II or equivalent

7 credits

ST310 Introduction to Biostatistics or equivalent

3 credits

CH321 Physical Chemistry I or equivalent

4 credits

MA320 Differential Equations or equivalent

3 credits

CH 361/CH 363 Analytical Chemistry/Lab
or
BS 763/767 Cell Biology Methods/Lab or equivalent

4-5 credits

Required:

PH750 Advanced Pharmaceutics

4 credits

PH890 Pharmaceutics Seminar

1/0 credits

At least two program courses from the list below required:

CH721 Chemical Kinetics

3 credits

PH803 Equilibrium Phenomena

3 credits

PH811 Drug Diffusion and Controlled Delivery

2 credits

PH875 Drug Dynamics

3 credits

PH880 Pharmaceutical Polymers

3 credits

The remainder of courses to meet 30 credits are selected after consultation with the Research Advisor.

Doctor of Philosophy

Only credits at the 700 or above level can be applied towards the degree.  The 300–400 level credits are listed to aid determination of equivalent prerequisite courses and to plan course loads.

Prerequisites/Co-Requisites:

MA101/MA102/MA201 Mathematical Analysis I-III or equivalent to Pre-Calculus, Calculus I-II

10 credits

PH 316/PH 317/PH 318 Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics I/ II/Pharmaceutics lab

8 credits

ST310 Introduction to Biostatistics or equivalent

3 credits

CH321 Physical Chemistry I or equivalent

4 credits

MA320 Differential Equations or equivalent

3 credits

CH 361/CH 363  Analytical Chemistry/Lab
or
BS 763/767 Cell Biology Methods/Lab or equivalent

4-5 credits

PH398 Research Methods in Pharmaceutics or equivalent

2 credits

Required:

PH750 Advanced Pharmaceutics

4 credits

PH890 Pharmaceutics Seminar

1/0 credits

PH897 Research in Pharmaceutics

2/0 credits

PH899 Doctoral Research

1-9 credits per semester

At least one program course from the list below required:

CH721 Chemical Kinetics

3 credits

PH803 Equilibrium Phenomena

3 credits

PH811 Drug Diffusion and Controlled Delivery

2 credits

PH875 Drug Dynamics

3 credits

PH880 Pharmaceutical Polymers

3 credits

 

The remainder of courses to meet 20 non-research credits are selected after consultation with the Research Advisor / Research Advisory Committee.