Each honors student is required to complete:
PHR 167H Exploratory Research in Pharmacy (must be taken a minimum of twice)
|Second professional year|
|Fall courses||Spring courses|
|PHR 167H: Exploratory Research in Pharmacy||PHR 278H+" Honors Proposal|
PHR 167H: Exploratory Research in Pharmacy
|Note: Students are encouraged to take at least one 167H the previous summer.||
|Third professional year|
|PHR 479H+: Honors Thesis|
The course work in the honors program will satisfy all of the courses necessary to fulfill the professional elective requirement for the degree.
Comparison of credit hours required for earn a Pharm.D. degree and a Pharm.D degree with Special Honors
||Traditional Pharm.D curriculum||Honors Program Pharm.D. curriculum|
|Core Honors courses (two)||--||2 credits|
|Professional electives||min of 4-6 credits||
|Honors elective (one)||
|Honors Seminar, proposal and thesis project||--||6 credits*|
|Total additional credits||--||6-8 credits|
*honors course work satisfies the elective requirement for both degrees.
Although the number of credit hours for completion of the Honors Program is not significantly different from the traditional Pharm.D. degree, the course content will be less traditional and more exciting. The statement "Special Honors in Pharmacy" will appear on your transcript when you complete the Honors curriculum.
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
2409 University Ave. Stop: A1900