PharmD four year plan

  • CSS = clinical skills series – courses will focus on the development of patient interaction skills and are offered as longitudinal courses presented over the semester.
  • IPPE/APPE = Introductory Pharmacy Practice Education/Advanced Pharmacy Practice Education – courses that are designated experiential and will take place off campus in a variety of pharmacy practice settings.
  • PDS = professional development series – courses teach students how to be professionals, expose them to career options, and teach them job seeking skills and are offered as longitudinal courses presented over the semester.
  • SSS = sequential science series – courses will be offered 1 at a time in a block or concentrated fashion. Once completed, the students will move to the next course in the sequence.
  • PTMM = Pharmacotherapy and Medication Management

* = courses offered in a concentrated modular format.

E=courses that are designated experiential and will take place off campus in a variety of pharmacy practice settings.

(Semester/credit hours are assigned with the general rule that 15 class hours are equivalent to one semester/credit hour, 3 laboratory hours are equivalent to one class hour, and 40 experiential hours are equivalent to one semester/credit hour).

  • Course Number
    Course Title
    Fall Credit Hours
    Spring Credit Hours
    PHAR 301*
    SSS1: Fundamentals of Drug Action and Drug Metabolism
    3
     
    PHAR 302*
    SSS2: Principles of Pharmacology and Toxicology
    3
     
    PHAR 310*
    SSS3: Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics
    3
     
    PHAR 320*
    SSS4: Health Care Delivery
    2
     
    PHAR 311
    Pharmaceutical Calculations
    2
     
    PHAR 330
    CSS1: Scientific Inquiry – Intro to Drug Information, Biostatistics 1 and IPE/PBL
    2
     
    PHAR 340
    CSS2: Communication, Concepts in Diversity, Immunizations and Self-Care
    2
     
    PHAR 350
    PDS1: Professional Development 1
    2
     
    PHAR 303*
    SSS5: Genetic Control of Cell Structure and Function, Genes, and Pharmacogenomics
     
    4.5
    PHAR 304*
    SSS6: Metabolism of Carbohydrates, Lipids and Amino acids
     
    3
    PHAR 305*
    SSS7: Anti-diabetic, Endocrine, GI and GU Pharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry
     
    3
    PHAR 321
    Pharmacy Law and Ethics
     
    2
    PHAR 370
    Introduction to the Industry
     
    2
    PHAR 331
    CSS3: Scientific Inquiry-Biostatistics 2, Clinical Trial Design and IPE/PBL
     
    2
    PHAR 341
    CSS4: Epidemiology, Health Disparity, Patient Advocacy Motivational Interviewing, and Self Care
     
    2
    PHAR 351
    PDS2: Professional Development 2
     
    1
     
    Total
    19
    19.5
  • Course Number
    Course Title
    Hours
    Fall Credit Hours
    Spring Credit Hours
    PHAR 410*
    SSS8: Pharmacokinetics
     
    3
     
    PHAR 401*
    SSS9: Cardiovascular/Renal Pharm. and Med. Chemistry
     
    3
     
    PHAR 402*
    SSS10: Neuropharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry
     
    3
     
    PHAR 420*
    SSS11: Pharmacy Management
     
    2
     
    PHAR 430
    Intro to Pharmacy Informatics
     
    2
     
    PHAR 431
    CSS5: Advanced Literature Evaluation
     
    1
     
    PHAR 440
    CSS6: IPE PBL, Patient Assessment, and Self-Care I
     
    2
     
    PHAR 450
    PDS3: Professional Development 3
     
    1
     
    PHAR 471E
    IPPE 1 – Community Pharmacy Practice
    128
    3
     
    PHAR 403*
    SSS12: Immunology/Oncology Pharm. and Medicinal Chemistry
     
     
    2
    PHAR 404*
    SSS13: Anti-Infectives Pharm. and Medicinal Chemistry
     
     
    1.5
    PHAR 405*
    SSS14: PTMM — Principles of Pharmacotherapy & Fluids, Electrolytes, Nephrology
     
     
    3
    PHAR 406*
    SSS15: PTMM — Cardiology
     
     
    4
    PHAR 411
    CSS7: Sterile Products
     
     
    1.5
    PHAR 421
    Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacovigilance
     
     
    2
    PHAR 441
    CSS8: IPE PBL, Patient Assessment, and Self-Care II
     
     
    2
    PHAR 451
    PDS4: Professional Development 4
     
     
    1
    PHAR 472E
    IPPE 2 -Patient Communication in Senior Chronic Care
    80
     
    2
     
    Total
    208
    20
    19
  • Course Number
    Course Title
    Hours
    Fall Credit Hours
    Spring Credit Hours
    PHAR 501*
    SSS16: PTMM — Gastroenterology
     
    3
     
    PHAR 502*
    SSS17: PTMM — Endocrinology and Urology
     
    3
     
    PHAR 503*
    SSS18: PTMM — Neurology and Psychiatry
     
    4
     
    PHAR 550
    PDS5: Professional Development 5: IPE Clinic
     
    1
     
    PHAR 571E
    IPPE 3 Health Systems Pharmacy Practice
    120
    3
     
    PHAR 504*
    SSS19: PTMM — Pulmonology and Ophthalmology
     
     
    1
    PHAR 505*
    SSS20: PTMM — Immunology and Rheumatology
     
     
    2
    PHAR 506*
    SSS21: PTMM — Infectious Disease
     
     
    4
    PHAR 507*
    SSS22: PTMM — Hematology/Oncology
     
     
    3
    PHAR 551
    PDS6: Professional Development 6: IPE Clinic
     
     
    1
    PHAR 572-575
    Certificate Experience Elective
    120
     
    3
     
    Didactive Elective
     
    6
    6
     
    Total
    240
    20
    20
  • Course Number
    Course Title
    Hours
    Fall Credit Hours
    Spring Credit Hours
    PHAR 600*E
    Advanced Community Practice APPE
    240
    6
     
    PHAR 601*E
    Advanced Health-System Practice APPE
    240
    6
     
    PHAR 602*E
    Ambulatory Care APPE
    240
    6
     
    PHAR 603*E
    Acute Care APPE
    240
    6
     
    PHAR 610*E, PHAR 620-631
    Direct Patient Care APPE
    240
     
    6
    PHAR 611*E, 620-631*E, PHAR 650-656*E, PHAR 672-676*E
    Elective APPE
    480
     
    12
    PHAR 640
    Pharmacy Capstone Seminar
     
     
    2
     
    Total
    1680
    24
    20

Upon the completion of study at KGI’s School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, the student will be proficient in the Professional Student Outcomes (PSOs). The PSOs are the academic knowledge, skills, and attitudes that a pharmacy graduate should possess.

Download the Professional Student Outcomes (PSOs) document.