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Academic Programs

Graduate Programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Master of Science (M.S) Program

Successful completion of 30 credits of graduate study, including

Program Requirements Course Code Credits
Drug Development PHC 502 3
PHC 597/598 2
Master’s Thesis Research PHC 599 1-6
Thesis

Specializations

Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
Course Course Code Credits
Advanced Medicinal Chemistry BPS 552 3
Drug Metabolism

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology or


General Pharmacology
BPS 530

BPS 535 or


BPS 587
3

3


3
Choose 6-7 credits from the following courses
Experimental Techniques in Biomedical Sciences

Chemistry of Natural Products


General Biochemistry I


General Biochemistry II


Intermediate Organic Chemistry


Interpretation of One-Dimensional and Two-Dimensional NMR Spectra


Advanced Organic Chemistry I


Advanced Organic Chemistry II
BPS 525

BPS 551


BCH 581


BCH 582


CHM 427


CHM 520


CHM 521


CHM 522

4

3


3


3


3


3


3


3

Master’s Thesis Research PHC 599 1-6
500-600 Level Elective Credits 4-7

 

Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
Course Course Code Credits
Choose 6 credits from the following courses
Statistical Methods in Research I or

Biostatistics II
STA 409 or

STA 411
3

3
500-600 BPS Level Elective Credits 500-600 BPS 6-9
Master’s Thesis Research PHC 599 6-9
500-600 Level Elective Credits

 

Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics
Course Course Code Credits
Principles, Methods, and Applications of Epidemiology PHP 540 3
Pharmacoepidemiology or

Pharmacoeconomic Analysis

PHP 550 or


PHP 580
3

3
Statistical Methods in Research I

Biostatistics II or


Statistical Methods in Research II
STA 409

STA 411 or


STA 412
6

3


1-3
Master’s Thesis Research PHC 599 1-6
500-600 Level Elective Credits 4-9

 

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Course Course Code Credits
Choose 9 credits from the following courses
General Pharmacology

Advanced Toxicology


Biochemical Pharmacology


Drug Metabolism


Pharmaceutical Biotechnology


General Biochemistry I
BPS 587

BPS 546


BPS 641


BPS 530


BPS 535 or


BCH 581
3

3


3


3


3


3
Choose 3 credits from the following courses
Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, and Biotechnologic Drugs

Cancer Chemotherapy and Toxicology


Experimental Techniques in Biomedical Sciences


Applied Toxicology


Cardiovascular Pharmacology


General Biochemistry II


Neural Bases of Drug Action
BPS 422

BPS 521


BPS 525


BPS 545


BPS 644


BCH 582 or


BPS 572
3

3


4


2


3


3


3
Choose 3 credits from the following courses
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics for Scientists

Medicinal Plants


Protein Molecular Modeling for Biomedical Sciences


Chemistry of Natural Products


Principles, Methods, and Applications of Epidemiology
BPS 503

BPS 533


BPS 555


BPS 551 or


PHP 540
3

3


3


3


3
Master’s Thesis Research PHC 599 6-9
500-600 Level Elective Credits 4-9

Doctor of Philosophy (PH.D) Program

Successful completion of 72 credits of graduate study, including

Program Requirements Course Code Credits
Drug Development PHC 502 3
Seminar I Seminar II PHC 693/694 3
Doctoral Dissertation Research PHC 699 1-12
A Qualifying Exam
Written Comprehensive Exam
Oral Comprehensive Exam
Dissertation

Specializations

Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
Course Course Code Credits
Applied Toxicology BPS 545  2
Choose 6 credits from the following courses
Drug Metabolism

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology


General Pharmacology
BPS 530

BPS 535 or


BPS 587
6

3


3
Choose 9-10 credits from the following courses
Experimental Techniques in Biomedical Sciences

Chemistry of Natural Products


General Biochemistry I


General Biochemistry II


Intermediate Organic Chemistry


Interpretation of One-Dimensional and Two-Dimensional NMR Spectra


Advanced Organic Chemistry I


Advanced Organic Chemistry II
BPS 525

BPS 551


BCH 581


BCH 582


CHM 427


CHM 520


CHM 521 or


CHM 522

4

3


3


3


3


3


3


3

500-600 Level Elective Credits (including up to 3 credits of BPS 520)
Minimum of 30 credit hours in courses other than those deemed to carry research, independent study, or directed study credits.

 

Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
Course Course Code Credits
Choose 4 credits from the following courses
Seminar I

Seminar II


Biostatistics II
PHC 693

PHC 694


STA 411 or


Equivalent
4

1


3
500 Level Statistics Course
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics for Scientists BPS 503 3
Minimum of 30 credit hours in courses other than those deemed to carry research, independent study, or directed study credits.
Pharmacokinetics students must successfully complete BPS 530 and BPS 670

 

Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics
Course Course Code Credits
Choose 3 credits from the following courses
Principles, Methods, and Applications of Epidemiology

Pharmacoepidemiology


Pharmacoeconomic Analysis


Epidemiologic Methods for the Health Sciences
PHP 540

PHP 550


PHP 580 or


PHP 640
3

3


3


3
Choose 6 credits from the following courses
Statistical Methods in Research I

Biostatistics II


Statistical Methods in Research II
STA 409

STA 411 or


STA 412
3

3


3
Choose 6 credits from the following courses
Applied Regression Analysis

Advanced Quantitative Methods In Psychology


Statistical Methodology in Clinical Trials


Applied Longitudinal Analysis


Multivariate Statistical Methods


Categorical Data Analysis Methods
STA 502

PSY 533


STA 535


STA 536


STA 541 or


STA 542
6

3


3


3


3


3
Doctoral Dissertation Research PHC 697

PHC 698


PHC 699 or


additional 500/600 level elective courses

 

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Course Course Code Credits
General Pharmacology BPS 587 3
Advanced Toxicology BPS 546 3
Drug Metabolism BPS 530 3
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology BPS 535 3
Biochemical Pharmacology BPS 641 3
General Biochemistry I BCH 581 3
BPS 520 3
Choose 6 credits from the following courses

Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, and Biotechnologic Drugs


Cancer Chemotherapy and Toxicology


Experimental Techniques in Biomedical Sciences


Applied Toxicology


Cardiovascular Pharmacology


General Biochemistry II


Biochemical Toxicology
BPS 501

BPS 422


BPS 521


BPS 525


BPS 545


BPS 644


BCH 582 or


BCH 642
6

2


3


4


2


3


3


3
Choose 3 credits from the following courses
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics for Scientists

Medicinal Plants


Protein Molecular Modeling for Biomedical Sciences


Chemistry of Natural Products


Principles, Methods, and Applications of Epidemiology
BPS 503

BPS 533


BPS 555


BPS 551 or


PHP 540
3

3


3


3


3

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