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Degree Requirements

A minimum of 69 credits are required for the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics degree.

Students must complete a minimum of 69 credits of course work including a minimum of four semesters of PHS 998 Ph.D. Research and Thesis, submit a satisfactory dissertation proposal, submit a satisfactory written dissertation and successfully defend (orally) their dissertation.

Pharmaceutics Ph.D. Course Requirements.

All courses listed in the table below are required.

BIO

692

Molecular Biology

3.00

CHE

621

Advanced Organic Chemistry I

3.00

MTH

610

Differential Equations I

3.00

MTH

611

Differential Equations II

3.00

PHS

701

Physical Chemistry I

3.00

PHS

702

Physical Chemistry II

3.00

PHS

880

Thermal Physics and Applications to the Chemistry of Pharmaceutical Systems I

3.00

PHS

901

Basic Pharmaceutics

3.00

PHS

972

Methods of Pharmaceutical Analysis

3.00

PHS

987

Advanced Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics

3.00

PHS

990

Mathematical Modelng

3.00

PHS

991

Solubility and Complex Equilibria

3.00

PHS

992

Transport Phenomena and Drug Delivery I

3.00

PHS

993

Kinetics and Mechanisms of Drug Degradation

3.00

PHS

994

Drug Stabilization

3.00

PHS

996

Intrafacial Phenomena

3.00

Seminar in Pharmaceutics

Students must register for PHS 021 for a total of three semesters, one credit for each semester

PHS

021

Seminar In Pharmaceutics

1.00


 

Research

Students must register for a minimum of four semesters of PHS 998 (Minimum total of 12 credits)

PHS

998

Ph.D. Research & Thesis

3.00


 

Students may choose from the elective courses listed below. Additional courses may be substituted for elective credit upon the approval of the program advisor.

CHM

581

Computational Chemistry

3.00

CHM

606

Advanced Physical Chemistry

3.00

PHS

070

Special Problems

3.00

PHS

769

Transdermal Drug Delivery

3.00

PHS

881

Thermal Physics and Applications to the Chemistry of Pharmaceutical Systems II

3.00

PHS

886

Computational Methods of Data Analysis

3.00

PHS

931

Advanced Physical Pharmacy I

3.00

PHS

932

Advanced Physical Pharmacy II

3.00

PHS

934

Principles of Industrial Pharmacy I

3.00

PHS

935

Principles of Industrial Pharmacy II

3.00

PHS

936

Dosage Form Design

3.00

PHS

937

Pharmaceutical Engineering

3.00

PHS

950

Cosmetic/Dermatological Formulations and Technology I

3.00

PHS

951

Cosmetic/Dermatological Formulations and Technology II

3.00

PHS

955

Integrated Dosage Form Development

3.00

PHS

958

Aerosol Science and Technology

3.00

PHS

960

Properties/Applications of Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Raw Materials

3.00

PHS

982

Science and Technology of Controlled Release Systems

3.00

PHS

989

Special Topics in Pharmaceutics

3.00

PHS

995

Transport Phenomena and Drug Delivery II

3.00