Undergraduate Catalog


Doctor of Pharmacy

Major Requirements

Students receiving a Doctor of Pharmacy degree are required to complete the following courses:

Three hours each of general education courses from social science, foreign language/culture and fine arts

HPE 100Wellness: Strategies for Life

2

 

ENGL 272Introduction to Technical Communication

3

or

ENGL 282Introduction to Writing for the Sciences

3

 

MATH 141Calculus I

4

MATH 142Calculus II

4

MATH 223Applied Statistics and Data Analysis

3

required courses:

PHIL 221Health Care Ethics

3

BIOL 152Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

3

BIOL 152LIntroduction to Cell and Molecular Biology/Lab

1

BIOL 300Immunology

3

BIOL 302Cell Biology

3

BIOL 310Human Genetics

3

BIOL 310LHuman Genetics Lab

1

BIOL 322Human Anatomy & Physiology I

3

BIOL 322LHuman Anatomy & Physiology/Lab

1

BIOL 323Human Anatomy & Physiology II

3

BIOL 323LHuman Anatomy & Physiology II/Lab

1

BIOL 412Microbiology

3

BIOL 412LMicrobiology Lab

1

CHEM 130General Chemistry I/Lecture

3

CHEM 130LGeneral Chemistry I/Lab

1

CHEM 131General Chemistry II/Lecture

3

CHEM 131LGeneral Chemistry II/Lab

1

CHEM 310Organic Chemistry I/Lecture

3

CHEM 310LOrganic Chemistry I/Lab

1

CHEM 311Organic Chemistry II/Lecture

3

CHEM 311LOrganic Chemistry II/Lab

1

CHEM 400Biochemistry

4

NSCI 323Epidemiology and Biostatistics

3

PHYS 260Physics for the Health Sciences

4

PHAR 251Professional Practice Development

1

PHAR 350Introduction to Pharmacy I

3

PHAR 351Introduction to Pharmacy II

3

PHAR 361Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics I

4

PHAR 362Introduction to Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

4

PHAR 363Pharmacy Practice Skills

1

PHAR 370Physical Assessment for Pharmacy

2

PHAR 391Introduction to Pharmacy Practice Experience I

1

PHAR 392Introduction to Pharmacy Practice Experience II

1

PHAR 460Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, and Therapeutics of Immunology and Connective Tissue Disease

4

PHAR 463Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, and Therapeutics of Respiratory Disease

4

PHAR 466Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, and Therapeutics of Cardiovascular Disease

5

PHAR 469Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, and Therapeutics of Infectious Diseases

4

PHAR 473Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, and Therapeutics of Endocrinology and Metabolism

5

PHAR 476Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, and Therapeutics of Renal Disease

4

PHAR 491Introduction to Pharmacy Practice Experience III

1

PHAR 492Introduction to Pharmacy Practice Experience IV

1

PHAR 550Pharmacy Administration

5

PHAR 553Pharmacoeconomics

3

PHAR 560Pharmacology, Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders

4

PHAR 563Pharmacology, Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Hematology/Oncology

4

PHAR 569Pharmacology, Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Gastrointestinal Disease

4

PHAR 590Pharmacy Culminating Research Experience

2

PHAR 591Intermediate Practice Experience I

1

PHAR 592Intermediate Practice Experience II

1

PHAR 599Application of Pharmacy Practice

5

one of the following:

ENGL 106College Writing II: Academic Writing and Research

3

ENGL 107College Writing II Tutorial: Academic Writing and Research

3

ENGL 206College Writing II Advanced: Academic Writing and Research

3

one course from:

CSCI 150Introduction to Computers

3

CSCI 190Computer Concepts with Programming

3

COMM 110Principles of Speech

3

COMM 211Argumentation and Debate

3

or competency exam

36 hours from:

PHAR 701-709Pharmacy Practice Experience

4

In addition, Doctor of Pharmacy students are required to take an additional 14 semester hours of professional electives.

Dual Enrollment: Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Science in Health Informatics OR
Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Business Administration

Students interested in enrolling in courses in both pharmacy and the Master of Science in Health Informatics or the Master of Business Administration (MBA) must complete the primary and secondary eligibility criteria, apply to the health informatics or MBA program, meet the respective requirements for that program, and complete a Pharmacy/Health Informatics Contract or Pharmacy/MBA Contract each semester of dual enrollment.

Primary Criteria

  1. Be a seated UF Pharmacy student in good academic standing and
  2. The pharmacy student must have at least P5 pharmacy status or have a pharmacy status of P1-P4 and already possess at minimum a baccalaureate degree.

Secondary Criterion

  1. A pharmacy student who is in good academic standing as a P4 may take a maximum of two (2) health informatics or MBA courses during his/her P4 academic year.

Pharmacy/Health Informatics/MBA Contract

The following steps must be followed to complete the registration process for this contract:

  1. Student adds undergraduate and graduate courses, signature and date onto the form;
  2. Pharmacy advisor reviews, adds signature and date, registers student into pharmacy courses;
  3. Health Informatics or MBA Program Director reviews, adds signature and date, registers student into health informatics or MBA courses, form is forwarded to the Business Office.

Withdrawal from Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential Courses

Withdrawals from an advanced pharmacy practice experiential course will not be granted after the course begins, unless approval is granted by petitioning to the Director of Experiential Education. Either the student or the preceptor may request a withdrawal. Withdrawals may be granted by the Director of Experiential Education for two reasons:

  1. Unsatisfactory clinical education experience - According to the Director of Experiential Education, the experience does not meet the educational needs of the student or provide a safe learning environment.
  2. Exceptional change to personal circumstances - The student has experienced the birth or adoption of a child, has to care for an ill family member and/or has developed a serious health condition or other acceptable documented reason during the semester of the scheduled experience.

A student whose appeal is denied will receive the grade she/he earns for the course as assigned by the preceptor.