Full Pharmacy Curriculum

Pre-Professional Year 1 (33 credits)

Fall Semester (17 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
ARA___ Appreciation of Arabic Literature 3
BIO201 General Biology I 4
CHM201 Chemical Principles 3
PED___ Physical Education 1
______ Liberal Arts Core (LAC)-Arts 3
______ LAC-Social Sciences 3

Spring Semester (16 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
CHM311 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM313 Organic Chemistry I, Lab 1
ENG202 Sophomore Rhetoric 3
PHA202 Medical Anatomy & Physiology 4
PHA204 Computer Application to Pharmacy 2
______ LAC-Literature 3

Pre-Professional Year 2 (31 credits)

Fall Semester (14 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
CHM312 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHM314 Organic Chemistry II, Lab 1
ENG203 Fundamental of Oral Communication 3
PHA209 Principles of Pathophysiology and Immunology 4
PHA211 Microbiological Basis of Disease 3

Spring Semester (17 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
ECO20_ LAC-Micro/Macroeconomics 3
PHA205 Statistics for Health Profession Majors 3
PHA208 Medical Biochemistry 4
PHA210 Systems Pathophysiology 4
______ LAC-Cultural Studies, History, Philosophy or Religion 3

Professional Year 1 (36 credits)

Fall Semester (18 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
PHA308 Pharmaceutical Analysis & Biotechnology 2
PHA309 Pharmaceutical Analysis & Biotechnology, Lab 1
PHA312 Medicinal Chemistry I 3
PHA314 Dosage Forms I 3
PHA315 Dosage Forms I, Lab 1
PHA320 Physical Assessment 2
PHA322 Professional Communication 1
PHA333 Pharmacy Management 3
PHA567 Professional Elective 2

Spring Semester (15 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
PHA313 Medicinal Chemistry II 3
PHA316 Dosage Forms II 3
PHA317 Dosage Forms II, Lab 1
PHA325 Pharmacy Practice & Ethics 2
PHA330 Pharmacology I 4
PHA340 Pharmacotherapeutics I 2

Summer Semester (3 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
PHA398 Pharmacy Practice Management I (IPPE) 3

Professional Year 2 (38 credits)

Fall Semester (18 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
PHA421 Drug Information & Literature Evaluation 2
PHA422 Pharmacokinetics & Biopharmaceutics 4
PHA430 Pharmacology II 4
PHA441 Pharmacotherapeutics II 3
PHA442 Pharmacotherapeutics III 3
PHA567 Professional Elective 2

Spring Semester (17 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
PHA435 Pharmacognosy & Evidence Based Herbal Medicine 2
PHA443 Pharmacotherapeutics IV 3
PHA444 Pharmacotherapeutics V 3
PHA445 Pharmacotherapeutics VI 3
PHA449 Dispensing and Pharmaceutical Care 3
PHA452 Toxicology 3

Summer Semester (3 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
PHA497 Introduction to Professional Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) 1
PHA499 Pharmacy Practice Management II (IPPE) 2

Professional Year 3 (36 credits)

Fall Semester (19 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
PHA523 or PHA567 Clinical Pharmacokinetics or Professional Elective 1
PHA550 Introduction to Pharmacogenomics 1
PHA557 Pharmacoeconomics 3
PHA560 Clinical Nutrition & Diet Therapy 2
PHA570 Professional Pharmacy Practice-Hospital/Drug Information Center Experience (IPPE) 6
PHA571 Professional Pharmacy Practice-Community Experience (IPPE) 6

Spring Semester (17 credits)

Number Course Name Cr.
PHA510 U.S. Pharmacy Law & Regulation 2
PHA512 Lebanese Pharmacy Law & Regulation 1
PHA515 Pharmacy Seminar 1
PHA567 Professional elective 1
PHA572 Professional Pharmacy Practice-Inpatient Care Experience (IPPE) 12

Professional Year 4 (27 credits)

The Professional Year 4 curriculum applies only to Pharm.D. students. The four required Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs) are conducted in the United States or its territories or possessions (District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands).

Required APPEs

Number Course Name Cr.
PHA670 Ambulatory Care 3
PHA671 Community Pharmacy 3
PHA672 Hospital/Health-System Pharmacy 3
PHA673 Impatient/Acute Care General Medicine 3

Elective APPEs 

They are selected from any of the following choices of course number PHA650:

Course Name Cr.
Academic Teaching 3
Cardiology/Coronary Care Unit 3
Critical Care 3
Emergency Medicine 3
Endocrinology 3
Family Medicine 3
Infectious Disease 3
Industrial Pharmacy 3
Internal Medicine 3
Nephrology 3
Neurology 3
Obstetrics/Gynecology 3
Oncology (Inpatient) 3
Oncology (Outpatient) 3
Pediatrics 3
Regulatory Affairs 3

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