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Pharm.D. & M.S. in Pharmacology/Toxicology

PHARM.D. & M.S. in PHARMACOLOGY/TOXICOLOGY

(Students must apply for and pass the comprehensive examination.  The exam is taken in the semester when the remainder of core courses are being completed).

4-YEAR PLAN
5-YEAR PLAN


4-YEAR PLAN

Fall P-3 semester (1st professional year)

Spring P-3 semester (1st professional year)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

PHM 310: Pathophysiology/Immunology

3

Completion of first two years

PHM 320: Molecular Biology

2

PHM 313

PHM 311: Pharmaceutics I (Pharmaceutical Calculations)

2

Completion of first two years

PHM 321: Principles of Pharmacology/Medicinal Chemistry/Toxicology

2.5

PHM 310

PHM  312: Pharmaceutics II (Basic Theories in Pharmaceutics)

2

Completion of first two years

PHM 322: Introduction to Pharmacy Law and the Integrated Pharmaceutical Care Laboratory

1

PHM 311

PHM 313: Biochemistry

3

Completion of first two years

PHM 323: Pharmaceutics III (Biopharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics)

3

PHM 312

PHM 314: Pharmacy Profession and the Health Care System

3

Completion of first two years

PHM 324: Biostatistics

2

3rd Year Standing

PHM 315: Pharmacy and Society

2

Completion of first two years

PHM 325: Introduction to Pharmacy Practice

3

3rd Year Standing

PHM 300: P-3 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

0.5

Completion of first two years

PHM 326: Principles of Physical Assessment and Medication Administration

2

3rd Year Standing

Term credit total

15.5

 

Term credit total

15.5

 

Summer P-3 semester (1st professional year)

 

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

 

PHM 400: Community Practice, Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

4

Completion of 300 level courses

 

Term credit total

4

 

 


Red: PTM graduate courses that replace Pharm.D. core courses

Blue: PTM graduate courses that replace Pharm.D. electives

Green: Additional PTM courses required for the M.S. degree

NOTE: 21 credits are included within the Pharm.D. curriculum; shared credit degree students will need to take and pay for an additional 9 credits.

 

Fall P-4 semester (2nd professional year)

Spring P-4 semester (2nd professional year)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

PHM 410: Human Genetics

2

PHM 320

PHM 420: Principles of Health Behavior and Patient-Provider Communication (replaces PHA 607: Behavioral Pharmacy)

3

 

PHM 411: Modular Organ Systems Therapeutics (MOST) Sequence I

3

PHM 321

PHM 421: Pharmaceutics IV (Dosage Forms and Principles of Compounding)

3

 

PHM 412: MOST Sequence II

3

PHM 321

PHM 422: Compounding Laboratory I

1

 

PHM 413: MOST Sequence III

2.5

PHM 321

PHM 423: Pharmacy Practice Laboratory II

1

 

PHM 414: Drug Information and Literature Evaluation (1 credit replaces PHA 010)

3

PHM 324

PHM 424: Modular Organ Systems Therapeutics Sequence IV

2.5

 

PTM 802: Experimental Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology

3

 

PHM 425: Modular Organ Systems Therapeutics Sequence V

3.5

 

PTM 704: Autonomic Pharmacology

3

 

PTM 020: Seminar in Pharmacology/Toxicology

3

 

      PTM 709: Advanced Pharmacology
   

Term credit total

19.5

 

Term credit total

20

 

Summer P-4 semester (2nd professional year)

 

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

 

PHM 500: Institutional Practice Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

4

4th Year Standing

 

Term credit total

4

 

 


Red: PTM graduate courses that replace Pharm.D. core courses

Blue: PTM graduate courses that replace Pharm.D. electives

Green: Additional PTM courses required for the M.S. degree

NOTE: 21 credits are included within the Pharm.D. curriculum; shared credit degree students will need to take and pay for an additional 9 credits.


Fall P-5 semester (3rd professional year)

Spring P-5 semester (3rd professional year))

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

PHM 510: Health Care Informatics

2

5th Year Standing

PHM 521: Practice Management (1 credit counts toward PHA 604)

2

5th Year Standing

PHM 511: Pharmaceutics V (Dosage Forms and Principles of Compounding)

3

PHM 311, 312

PHM 522: Public Health & Patient Safety

3

5th Year Standing

PHM 512: Compounding Laboratory II

1

PHM 511 is co-requisite

PHM 523: Pharmacogenomics

2

PHM 410

PHM 513: Pharmacy Practice Laboratory II

1

PHM 423

PHM 524: Clinical Pharmacokinetics

2

PHM 323

PHM 514: Practical Applications of the Biological Sciences

1

PHM 410

PHM 525: Pharmacy Law and Ethics

3

5th Year Standing

PHM 515: Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacoepidemiology (2 credits count toward PHA 604)

2

PHM 324

PHM 528: MOST Sequence VIII

3.5

PHM 321

PHM 516: MOST Sequence VI

2.5

PHM 321

PHM 529: MOST Sequence IX

3

PHM 321

PHM 517: MOST Sequence VII

2.5

PHM 321

PTM Elective course I

3

 

PTM 705: Biochemical Pharmacology
3        
PTM 910: Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals
3
       

Term credit total

21

 

Term credit total

22.5

 

Summer P5 semester (3rd professional year) + 
P-6 (4th professional year)

 

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

 

PHM 610: Acute Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing

 

PHM 611: Ambulatory Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing

 

PHM 612: Community Practice Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing

 

PHM 613: Institutional Practice Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing

 

PHM 614: Internal Medicine Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing

 

Selective I Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing

 

Selective II Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks) 

5

6th Year Standing

 

PHM 615: Senior Seminar

5

 

 

PTM Elective course II (Fall or Spring semester of P-6)

3

 

 

PTM Elective courses III and IV OR PTM 060: Research and Thesis (Electives III and IV taken in Fall or Spring; PTM 060 can be completed during summers) 6    

Term credit total

49

 

 

Red: PTM graduate courses that replace Pharm.D. core courses

Blue: PTM graduate courses that replace Pharm.D. electives

Green: Additional PTM courses required for the M.S. degree

NOTE: 21 credits are included within the Pharm.D. curriculum; shared credit degree students will need to take and pay for an additional 9 credits.



5-YEAR PLAN

Fall P-3 semester (1st professional year)

Spring P-3 semester (1st professional year)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

PHM 310: Pathophysiology/Immunology

3

Completion of first two years

PHM 320: Molecular Biology

2

PHM 313

PHM 311: Pharmaceutics I (Pharmaceutical Calculations)

2

Completion of first two years

PHM 321: Principles of Pharmacology/Medicinal Chemistry/Toxicology

2.5

PHM 310

PHM  312: Pharmaceutics II (Basic Theories in Pharmaceutics)

2

Completion of first two years

PHM 322: Introduction to Pharmacy Law and the Integrated Pharmaceutical Care Laboratory

1

PHM 311

PHM 313: Biochemistry

3

Completion of first two years

PHM 323: Pharmaceutics III (Biopharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics)

3

PHM 312

PHM 314: Pharmacy Profession and the Health Care System

3

Completion of first two years

PHM 324: Biostatistics

2

3rd Year Standing

PHM 315: Pharmacy and Society

2

Completion of first two years

PHM 325: Introduction to Pharmacy Practice

3

3rd Year Standing

PHM 300: P-3 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

0.5

Completion of first two years

PHM 326: Principles of Physical Assessment and Medication Administration

2

3rd Year Standing

Term credit total

15.5

 

Term credit total

15.5

 

Summer P-3 semester (1st professional year)

 

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

 

PHM 400: Community Practice, Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

4

Completion of 300 level courses

 

Term credit total

4

 

 

 

Fall P-4 semester (2nd professional year)

Spring P-4 semester (2nd professional year)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

PHM 410: Human Genetics

2

PHM 320

PHM 420: Principles of Health Behavior and Patient-Provider Communication (replaces PHA 607: Behavioral Pharmacy)

3

 

PHM 411: Modular Organ Systems Therapeutics (MOST) Sequence I

3

PHM 321

PHM 421: Pharmaceutics IV (Dosage Forms and Principles of Compounding)

3

 

PHM 412: MOST Sequence II

3

PHM 321

PHM 422: Compounding Laboratory I

1

 

PHM 413: MOST Sequence III

2.5

PHM 321

PHM 423: Pharmacy Practice Laboratory II

1

 

PHM 414: Drug Information and Literature Evaluation (Compensates for PHM 324 replacing PHA 010)

3

PHM 324

PHM 424: Modular Organ Systems Therapeutics Sequence IV

2.5

 

PHA 653: Seminar in Social and Administrative Sciences

3

 

PHM 425: Modular Organ Systems Therapeutics Sequence V

3.5

 

 

 

 

PTM 020: Seminar in Pharmacology/Toxicology

3

 

Term credit total

16.5

 

Term credit total

17

 

Summer P-4 semester (2nd professional year)

 

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

 

PHM 500: Institutional Practice Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

4

4th Year Standing

 

Term credit total

4

 

 

Red: PTM graduate courses that replace Pharm.D. core courses

Blue: PTM graduate courses that replace Pharm.D. electives

Green: Additional PTM courses required for the M.S. degree

NOTE: 15 credits are included within the Pharm.D. curriculum; shared credit degree students will need to take and pay for an additional 21 credits.

Fall P-5 semester (3rd professional year)

Spring P-5 semester (3rd professional year)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

PHM 510: Health Care Informatics

2

5th Year Standing

PHM 521: Practice Management (1 credit counts toward PHA 604)

2

5th Year Standing

PHM 511: Pharmaceutics V (Dosage Forms and Principles of Compounding)

3

PHM 311, 312

PHM 522: Public Health & Patient Safety

3

5th Year Standing

PHM 512: Compounding Laboratory II

1

PHM 511 is co-requisite

PTM 925: Pharmacogenomics

3

PHM 410

PHM 513: Pharmacy Practice Laboratory II

1

PHM 423

PHM 524: Clinical Pharmacokinetics

2

PHM 323

PHM 514: Practical Applications of the Biological Sciences

1

PHM 410

PHM 528: MOST Sequence VIII

3.5

PHM 321

PHM 515: Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacoepidemiology

2

PHM 324

PHM 529: MOST Sequence IX

3

PHM 321

PHM 516: MOST Sequence VI

2.5

PHM 321

PTM 709: Advanced Pharmacology

3

PHM 517: MOST Sequence VII

2.5

PHM 321

 

 

PHM 525: Pharmacy Law and Ethics

3

 

 

 

 

Term credit total

18

 

Term credit total

19.5

 

Summer P5 semester (3rd professional year) + P-6 (4th professional year)

 

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

 

PHM 610: Acute Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing 

 

PHM 611: Ambulatory Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing 

 

PHM 612: Community Practice Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing

 

PHM 613: Institutional Practice Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing

 

PHM 614: Internal Medicine Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing

 

Selective I Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks)

5

6th Year Standing

 

Selective II Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (5 weeks) 

5

6th Year Standing

 

PHM 615: Senior Seminar

5

 

Term credit total

40

 


Red: PTM graduate courses that replace Pharm.D. core courses
Blue: PTM graduate courses that replace Pharm.D. electives
Green: Additional PTM courses required for the M.S. degree

NOTE: 15 credits are included within the Pharm.D. curriculum; shared credit degree students will need to take and pay for an additional 21 credits.


Fall P-7 semester (5th professional year)

Spring P-7 semester (5th professional year)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Course Number & Title

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

PTM 704: Autonomic Pharmacology

3

PTM Elective I

3

PTM 705: Biochemical Pharmacology

3

PTM Elective II

3

PTM 910: Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals

3

PTM Elective IV OR PTM 060: Research and Thesis

3

PTM Elective III OR PTM 060: Research and Thesis

3

Term credit total

12

 

Term credit total

9

 





CONTACT

LIU Pharmacy
Arash Dabestani, PharmD, MHA, FABC, FASHP
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