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Curriculum

Academic Year 2019-2020

PDF Version of the Curriculum-at-a-Glance

%IPPEs: 8
%APPEs: 27

Class of 2020: 144.5 didactic hours + 54 APPE hours = 198.5
Class of 2021: 147.5 didactic hours + 54 APPE hours = 201.5
Class of 2022: 147.5 didactic hours + 54 APPE hours = 201.5

Interprofessional courses listed in italics

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Year 1 - 51 Credit Hours Hrs
Fall 16.3
YPHP 500 Introduction to Pharmacy Practice 0.3
YPHS 501 Pharmaceutics I: Introduction to Pharmaceutical Sciences 3
YPHS 504 Biochemical Principles for Pharmacy I 2
YPHS 510 Fundamentals in Physiology I 4
HIPS 515A Foundations for Interprofessional Practice 1
YPHP 506 Pharmacy Skills Lab I 3
YPHP 511 Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery 1
YPHP 502 Introduction to Drug Information Resources 1
YPHP 515A Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) I 1
Winter 16.8
YPHP 500B Introduction to Pharmacy Practice 0.3
YPHS 502 Pharmaceutics II: Dosage Forms 2
YPHS 512 Biochemical Principles for Pharmacy II 2
YPHP 519 Pathophysiology I 2
YPHS 511 Fundamentals in Physiology II 3
YPHS 503A Pharmaceutical Calculations  1.5
HIPS 515B Foundations for Interprofessional Practice 1
YPHP 507 Pharmacy Skills Lab II 
3
YPHP 515B IPPE I 2
Spring 17.8
YPHP 500C Introduction to Pharmacy Practice 0.3
YPHP 520 Pathophysiology II  2
YPHS 514 Fundamentals of Pharmacology 2
YPHS 503B Pharmaceutical Calculations 1.5
YPHS 506 Medicinal Chemistry 2
YPHP 510 Self-Care and Nonprescription Medications 3
YPHP 505 Research and Statistics 2
YPHP 508 Pharmacy Skills Lab III 2
YPHP 515C IPPE I 3
Year 2 - 50 Credit Hours Hrs
Fall 16.3
YPHP 620 Pharmacotherapy I 4
YPHS 625 Pharmacology I 2.5
YPHS 610 Advanced Medicinal Chemistry I 1.5
YPHS 620A Life-Long Learning
YPHP 606 Pharmacy Skills IV 3
YPHP 625 Applications of Drug Information 1
YPHP 504 Health Care Systems 2
YPHS 509A Pharmaceutical Compounding 0.3
YPHP 615A Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) II 2
Winter 17.8
YPHP 621 Pharmacotherapy II 4
YPHS 626 Pharmacology II 2
YPHS 611 Advanced Medicinal Chemistry II 1.5
YPHS 600 Basic Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) 3
YPHS 620B Life-Long Learning
YPHP 607 Pharmacy Skills Lab V 3
YPHS 709 Epidemiology 2
YPHS 509B Pharmaceutical Compounding
0.3
YPHP 615B IPPE II 2
Spring 15.8
YPHP 622 Pharmacotherapy III 4
YPHP 604 Clinical PK/PD 2
YPHS 627 Pharmacology III 2.5
YPHS 612 Advanced Medicinal Chemistry III  1
YPHS 620C Life-Long Learning 1
YPHP 608 Pharmacy Skills Lab VI 3
YPHS 509C Pharmaceutical Compounding 0.3
YPHP 615C IPPE II 2
Year 3 - 38.5 Credits Hrs
Fall 11
YPHP 715A Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) III – Begins In Summer
YPHP 710 Pharmacotherapy IV 3
YPHP 716A Interprofessional Case Collaborations (A) 1
YPHP 709 Health Care and Pharmacy Law 3
YPHP 703 Pharmacy Management and Leadership 2
YPHS 720A Life-Long Learning
YPHP 706 Pharmacy Skills Lab VII 2
YPHP 715B IPPE III
Electives (minimum of 6 hours)  
Winter 10
YPHP 711 Pharmacotherapy V 4
YPHP 716B Interprofessional Case Collaborations 1
YPHP 713 Pharmacogenomics 1
YPHS 720B Life-Long Learning
YPHP 707 Pharmacy Skills Lab VIII 2
YPHP 714 Pharmacoeconomics 2
YPHP 715C IPPE III -
Electives (minimum of 6 hours)  
Spring 11.5
YPHP 712 Pharmacotherapy VI 3
YPHP 716C Interprofessional Case Collaborations 1
YPHP 719 Gateway to Clinical Practice 2
YPHS 720C Life-Long Learning 1
YPHP 708 Pharmacy Skills Lab IX 1
YPHP 715D IPPE III 3.5
Electives (minimum of 6 hours)  
Year 4 - 54 Credit Hours Hrs
YPHP 801-806 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences 6 APPE's - 9 each
YPHP 800 Practical Approaches to Professional Development

Note: courses in italics represent interprofessional courses 

Year 3 Elective Courses Hrs
Fall  
YELP 703 Advanced Diabetes Management 1
YELS 700 Marijuana: Pharmacology, Politics, & Medical Uses 1
Winter  
YELP 706 Community Pharmacy Practice & Management 2
YELP 700 Deconstructing Landmark Clinical Trials 2
MFPM600 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Healthcare (IP course) 1
YELS 701 Structure-Activity Relationships of Drugs 1
Spring  
YELP 705 Advanced Pharmacoeconomics 2
YELS 702 Advanced Topics in Infectious Diseases & Microbiology 2
YELP 701 Critical Care and Medical Emergencies 2
YELP 708 Lifestyle Medicine for Healthcare Professionals 1
YELP 702 Toxicology 2
Online Courses Hrs
YELS 704 Basic Medical Spanish (Winter) 1*
YELS 705 Advanced Medical Spanish (Spring) 2

*Does not count towards required elective credit

Other elective options for students

  • Effective Leadership for Pharmacists (online course through Lake Forest Graduate School of Management) – 3 credit hours (2 credits will apply towards required elective credit) –Fall quarter
  • PHA 6935 Veterinary Pharmacy (online course through the University of Florida) – 3 quarter hours (2 credits will apply towards required elective credit)
  • Teaching/Research independent study – 1 or 2 quarter hours, depending on the activity (approval form required)