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Grad Catalog 01-03

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and
Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree
Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields
of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of
Graduate Studies
Committees

APPENDIX
Course
Abbreviations

 

    

Pharmacy

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Pharmacy: PHR

380D. Structure-Activity Relationships and Mechanisms of Action.
Study of structure-activity relationships as the basis for investigation of mechanisms of drug-receptor interactions. Model compounds are selected from enkephalins, morphine-like analgesics, cholinergics, and adrenergics. Pharmacy 340D and 380D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

280E. Oral Communication Skills for Scientists.
Designed to enhance oral communication skills. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Pharmacy 280E and 380V may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy, neuroscience, or a biological science. Additional prerequisite for international students: Completion of the University's English Certification Program or consent of instructor.

380F. Biomedical Pharmacology I.
Drug classifications, mechanisms of drug action, drug side effects/adverse reactions in humans, the use of drugs in research. Neuroscience 380F and Pharmacy 380F may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and a background in physiology and organic chemistry.

180J, 280J, 380J. Advanced Pharmaceutics: Laboratory Problems.
Three, six, or nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

180M, 280M, 380M. Advanced Pharmaceutics.
The equivalent of one, two, or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

380N. Biomedical Pharmacology II.
Fundamental concepts of pharmacology, including molecular mechanisms of drug action, absorption, distribution and elimination, tolerance, dependence, mutagenesis, teratogenesis, and carcinogenesis. Pharmacy students must take this course on the letter-grade basis. Neuroscience 380N and Pharmacy 380N may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Pharmacy 380F or consent of instructor.

380Q. Advanced Pharmaceutical Processing.
Didactic and laboratory exposure to pharmaceutical processes used in the design, development, and optimization of drug delivery systems. Emphasis on equipment and machinery used in pharmaceutical manufacturing of these dosage forms, with discussion of other issues, such as technology transfer and scale-up. Six lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy.

381C. Microbial Transformations in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Application of microorganisms for conducting specific type-reactions of general application; emphasis on methodology, transformations by structural classes, and specific reactions. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

381D. Product Development.
Applications of physical-chemical principles to the formulation and development of stable and bioavailable drug delivery systems. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the College of Pharmacy.

381E. Advanced Hospital Pharmacy.
An in-depth analysis of the operation and administration of the institutional pharmacy and its relationship to the total functioning of the hospital. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

381G. Advanced Manufacturing Pharmacy.
Physical-mechanical properties of compacts, drugs, and polymers. Properties of biodegradable and nonbiodegradable polymers in pharmaceutical formulations. Process validation and pilot plant scale-up. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

181J, 281J, 381J. Advanced Pharmacy Administration: Laboratory Problems.
Three, six, or nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

181M, 281M, 381M. Advanced Pharmacy Administration.
One, two, or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

381N. Managed Health Care Systems.
Examination of the classic and contemporary literature on managed health care systems, with emphasis on pharmacy-related issues. Attention to the advantages, disadvantages, and effects of these systems on patients, providers, and payers. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

381P. Health Care Administration.
Introduction to the United States health care system and its relationship to pharmacy; comparison with health care in other countries. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

381V. Communication Skills for Translational Scientists.
Oral and written communication skills for scientists conducting translational research at the interface of basic and clinical science. Subjects include effective interaction on multi‚disciplinary research teams and the preparation of translational research proposals. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy, and completion of a PharmD degree or consent of instructor.

381W. Molecular Biology in Translational Research.
Molecular biology methods at the interface of clinical and basic pharmaceutical sciences, especially those used in translational research in drug discovery and development, including clinical trials. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy, and completion of a PharmD degree or consent of instructor.

382C. Chemistry of Natural Products.
Chemical and biosynthetic relationships among steroids, terpenoids, and alkaloids. Pharmacy 332C and 382C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

382L. Drug Literature Evaluation.
Prepares the student for efficient utilization, critical evaluation, and clinical application of the current drug literature. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

382N. Computer-Assisted Kinetics.
Quantitative and simulation treatment of kinetics through computer technology. Topics include protein binding and utilization of program packages such as NONLIN, RSSL, CSMP, SAAM 23, and AUTOAN. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Pharmacy 352C (or 452C) or the equivalent.

382R. Recent Advances in Pharmaceutics.
Presentation of topics of current research interest in physical pharmacy, biopharmaceutics, and pharmacokinetics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

382S. Advanced Biopharmaceutics.
Provides the student with a more comprehensive background in biopharmaceutics and mathematical techniques used in pharmacokinetics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Pharmacy 352C (or 452C) or the equivalent.

382T. Principles of Neuroscience I.
A proseminar covering the core material on essential topics in neuroscience from the molecular to the systems level. Only one of the following may be counted: Biology 381C, Biomedical Engineering 382T, Kinesiology 382T, 688QA, Neuroscience 382T, Pharmacy 382T, 688QA, Psychology 382T, 688QA, Zoology 382T, 688QA. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

382V. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.
Applications of protein, oligonucleotide, and related molecules as therapeutic agents: stability, formulation, kinetics, dynamics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and the following coursework: Chemistry 339K, and Pharmacy 342C (or 442C), 142P, 352C (or 452C), and 152P; or the equivalent; or consent of instructor.

182W. Ethics in Science and Clinical Practice.
Ethical considerations in the conduct of clinical research, including institutional review boards, adherence to protocol, Food and Drug Administration and related site reviews, protection of human subjects through informed consent and confidentiality, and the use of genetic banks in research. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy, completion of a PharmD degree, and consent of instructor.

183C. Basic Pharmacology Concepts.
A systematic presentation of pharmacologic agents based on drug-group classification; emphasis on pharmacological mechanisms of action and toxicity. Covers basic pharmacological principles. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

383D. Neuropharmacology.
An advanced survey of neurotransmitters and systems in the brain. Emphasis is on pharmacological analysis at the molecular level to determine mechanisms of action of drugs that act on the brain. Only one of the following may be counted: Neuroscience 383D (or 483D), Pharmacy 473M, 383D (or 483D). Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

283L. Clinical Skills Laboratory.
Introduction to patient assessment techniques and to the skills needed to provide innovative patient care services. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

383M. Pharmacogenetics.
The study of those combined genetic and pharmacological factors that give rise to many unexpected, untoward, and idiosyncratic drug reactions. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

383N. Solution Theory and Disperse Systems.
The theory and technology of solutions and heterogeneous systems; applications of scientific principles to the design of pharmaceutical products; a study of factors influencing physical chemical characteristics, stability, and biopharmaceutical activity of solutions and coarse dispersions; review of recent literature. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

383P. Advanced Pharmacokinetics.
Study of the kinetics of absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of drugs in the intact organism. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Pharmacy 352C (or 452C) or the equivalent.

383R. Rate Processes in Pharmaceutical Systems.
A study of decomposition and stabilization of drug molecules in solutions and in solid dosage forms; principles of kinetics and diffusion as applied to pharmaceutical systems. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

283S. Clinical Toxicology.
An advanced study of toxicological, pharmaceutical, and pharmacological principles underlying the management of chemical poisoning. Includes analysis of selected cases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

383T. Principles of Neuroscience II.
Continuation of Pharmacy 382T; a proseminar covering the core material on essential topics in neuroscience from the molecular to the systems level. Only one of the following may be counted: Biology 381D, Biomedical Engineering 383T, Kinesiology 383T, 688QB, Neuroscience 383T, Pharmacy 383T, 688QB, Psychology 383T, 688QB, Zoology 383T, 688QB. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Pharmacy 382T (or 688QA), and consent of instructor.

383V. Research Design and Methods.
A practical approach to classical and experimental design. Hypothesis generation, experimental design that uses translational research methods (such as incorporating basic and clinical science), grantsmanship, and protocol development. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy and completion of a PharmD degree.

383W. Biopharmaceutical Analysis.
Analytical methods for the isolation and identification of drugs and their metabolites, specific genes, and proteins in biological fluids. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy, completion of a PharmD degree, and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 184U.

284K. Advanced Toxicology.
An organ system approach to advanced topics in general toxicology. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Required of pharmacology majors. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and some background in pharmacology or consent of instructor.

384N. Social Issues in Pharmacy.
In-depth analysis of the social and behavioral issues that affect medication use, using the content, theories, and methodologies associated with patient compliance research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

384Q. Advanced Pharmaceutical Biochemistry.
The analysis of biochemical processes and cellular structures that serve as targets for drug design and therapeutic intervention. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

284R. Advances in Molecular Pharmacology.
A molecular pharmacological perspective on recent advances in cloning, sequencing, expression, function, and regulation of cell surface receptors. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and Pharmacy 183C, 382T (or 688QA), or consent of instructor.

384S. Introduction to Epidemiology and Pharmacoepidemiology.
Principles of epidemiology; descriptive, analytic, and clinical epidemiology; epidemiologic perspective for health care management; epidemiology and the public policy process; pharmacoepidemiology. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; with consent of instructor, may be taken by students in the professional pharmacy curriculum.

184U. Biopharmaceutical Analysis Laboratory.
Analytical methods for the isolation and identification of drugs and their metabolites, specific genes, and proteins in biological fluids. One hour of prelaboratory lecture and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy, completion of a PharmD degree, and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 383W.

184W. Behavioral and Neurochemical Analyses of Drug Self-Administration.
Behavioral and neurochemical changes associated with the intake of alcohol, cocaine, and other abused substances. Uses classic studies and recent published articles. One lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

185D. Responsible Conduct of Science.
Ethical considerations in the conduct of science, including issues of animal welfare, data analysis, fraud, publications, misconduct, intellectual property, grants, peer review, and mentor responsibility. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Neuroscience 185D and Pharmacy 185D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

385L. Clinical Pharmacokinetics.
In-depth analysis of pharmacotherapeutic regimens, using complex mathematical models. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy, and completion of a PharmD degree.

385M. Advanced Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics.
Continuation of Pharmacy 385L. Advanced pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic concepts and their application. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy and completion of a PharmD degree.

386E. Enzymes and DNA as Chemical Targets for Drug Action.
Chemical and biochemical approaches for studying the interaction of small molecules with enzymes and DNA. Emphasis on chemical aspects of these problems, with some discussion of techniques in molecular biology useful in studies of drug-receptor interactions. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

386F. The Organic Chemistry of Drug Design and Drug Action.
The chemical aspects of drug design, development, and action, with emphasis on the molecular mechanisms involved. Pharmacy 366F and 386F may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy, chemistry, or biochemistry, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

386H. Advanced Macromolecular/Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
The analysis of macromolecular structures that serve as targets for drug design and therapeutic intervention. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

186J, 286J, 386J. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry: Laboratory Techniques.
Modern laboratory techniques used in medicinal and natural products chemistry. Three, six, or nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

186K, 286K, 386K. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry.
The equivalent of one, two, or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

386M. Pharmaceutical Distribution.
An introduction to the discipline of marketing as it applies to the practice of pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Designed to help students develop analytical skills, strategic thinking, and creativity that can be used to accomplish marketing objectives. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

386S. Molecular Biology of the Nervous System.
Study of the structure and function of macromolecules in the brain. Neuroscience 386S and Pharmacy 386S may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and a course in biochemistry or consent of instructor.

286T. Advanced Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Bioorganic Chemistry: Theory and Applications.
Problem-based applications of nuclear magnetic resonance to biological chemistry. Advanced study of NMR spectroscopy, including physical principles, pulse methods, and experimental design. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, two semesters of organic chemistry, one semester of physics, and consent of instructor.

186U. Advanced Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Laboratory.
Students use high-field nuclear magnetic resonance instrumentation and computer routines to learn techniques and problems in state-of-the-art three-dimensional macromolecular structure determination. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and credit or registration for Pharmacy 286T, advanced nuclear magnetic resonance training, or consent of instructor.

286V. Advanced Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Bioorganic Chemistry: Macromolecular Applications.
Expansion of nuclear magnetic resonance concepts discussed in Pharmacy 286T, with emphasis on problems in three-dimensional structure determination in biological macromolecules (carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids). Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Pharmacy 286T or consent of instructor.

386W. Stereochemical Aspects of Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry.
Methods for preparing stereochemically defined compounds for drug development; emphasis on regioselective and stereoselective reactions, use of stereochemically defined compounds from nature, and preparative separation technology. Pharmacy 368P and 386W may not both be counted. Prerequisite:Graduate standing and Pharmacy 385E, 285F, and 185P.

387C. Advanced Institutional Pharmacy Management.
Management principles, practices, and problems as they apply to the provision of pharmacy products and services within a health care organization. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

387E. Advanced Drug Metabolism.
Biotransformation mechanisms in biological systems, including oxidative, conjugative, and other reactions. Covers physiological systems prominent in the metabolism of therapeutic agents and other xenobiotics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

287F. Advanced Pharmaceutical Literature Review and Interpretation.
Evaluation and critical review of current literature in the pharmaceutical sciences and other relevant fields. Students give presentations and participate in discussions. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

287G. Written Communication Skills for Scientists.
Designed to enhance written communication skills. Includes training in the composition of research grant applications. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Pharmacy 280E (or 380E).

687K. Methods in Pharmacology.
Nine laboratory hours a week for two semesters. Neuroscience 687KA and Pharmacy 687KA may not both be counted; Neuroscience 687KB and Pharmacy 687KB may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For 687KA, graduate standing and Pharmacy 280E (or 380E); for 687KB, Pharmacy 687KA.

487P. Pathophysiology I.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of functional changes that accompany disease states. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

387R. Pathophysiology II.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of functional changes that accompany disease states. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

587S. Pathophysiology III.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of functional changes that accompany disease states. Five lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

387T. Pathophysiology IV.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of functional changes that accompany disease states. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

387U. Pathophysiology V.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of functional changes that accompany disease states. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

387V. Pathophysiology VI.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of functional changes that accompany disease states. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

287W. Pathophysiology VII.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of functional changes that accompany disease states. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

388C. Introductory Bioorganic Chemistry.
Survey of high-field NMR techniques and their applications in bioorganic chemistry. Applications include biosynthesis of natural products, enzyme mechanisms, and drug-DNA interactions. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Chemistry 391.

388D. Advanced Bioorganic Chemistry.
Topics include biosynthesis of natural products, mechanisms of enzymes, and drug-DNA interactions. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

188J, 288J, 388J. Advanced Pharmacology: Laboratory Problems.
Three, six, or nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

188K, 288K, 388K. Advanced Pharmacology.
The equivalent of one, two, or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

488U. Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics of Psychiatric Disorders.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of diagnostic criteria, altered physiologic states, and therapeutic principles of psychiatric illnesses. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

389C. Pharmacy Association Management.
An introduction to the principles involved in managing pharmacy associations. Pharmacy 329C and 389C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

689D. Pharmacy Association Management Residency.
Experience working in a pharmacy association, including active involvement in some managerial aspect of the association. Twenty laboratory hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 629D and 689D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

189E. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics of Musculoskeletal Disorders.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic regimens used in the treatment of diseases involving the musculoskeletal system. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

289F. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics of Neurological Disorders.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic principles used in treating neurological diseases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

189G. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics of Endocrine Disorders.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic regimens used in treating endocrine disorders. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

189H. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics of Gastrointestinal Disorders.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic regimens used in treating gastrointestinal disorders. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

289J. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics of Cardiovascular Disorders.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of contemporary pharmacotherapeutic regimens used in treating cardiovascular diseases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

189L. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics of Renal Disorders.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic regimens used in treating renal diseases and associated disorders. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

189M. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics of Pulmonary Disorders.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic regimens used in treating pulmonary diseases. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

289P. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics of Infectious Diseases I.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic principles used in treating infectious diseases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

189Q. Seminar in Alcohol Studies.
Presentations and discussion of current research topics in alcohol studies. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

389S. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics of Hematology/Oncology.
Provides the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic principles used in treating hematologic and malignant diseases. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

390J. Pharmacy Administration Data Analysis.
Statistical analysis of research data using the computer and various statistical software programs. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Pharmacy 390K.

390K. Experimental Design and Research Methodology in Pharmacy Administration.
Principles and procedures of experimental design and research methodology; preexperimental, true, and quasi-experimental designs, reliability, validity, data collection, methods and simulation techniques. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

490N. Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology.
Discussion of the mechanisms of selected drugs and toxicants. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Pharmacy 284K.

390P. Experimental Design and Statistics in Pharmacology.
Classical and experimental design and analysis of variance as it relates to pharmacology and neuroscience research. Practical aspects of design and analysis. Nonlinear regression and its use in model fitting and hypothesis testing. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Neuroscience 390P and Pharmacy 390P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

290R, 390R. Special Problems in Pharmacotherapy.
Individual supervision of research problems in the clinical pharmacy sciences, including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, efficacy, safety, and pharmaceutical care. For 290R, five laboratory hours a week for one semester; for 390R, nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

291K, 391K, 491K. Clinical Laboratory Rotation I.
Analysis of pharmacotherapeutic practices, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in the context of patient care. Six, nine, or twelve laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the supervising professor.

291L, 391L, 491L. Clinical Laboratory Rotation II.
Analysis of pharmacotherapeutic practices, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in the context of patient care. Six, nine, or twelve laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; Pharmacy 291K, 391K, or 491K; and consent of the supervising professor.

291M, 391M, 491M. Clinical Laboratory Rotation III.
Analysis of pharmacotherapeutic practices, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in the context of patient care. Six, nine, or twelve laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. With consent of the graduate adviser, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; Pharmacy 291L, 391L, or 491L; and consent of the supervising professor.

693. Research in Pharmacy.
The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be counted toward the master's degree. Prerequisite: For 693A, graduate standing; for 693B, Pharmacy 693A.

Topic 1: Research in Medicinal Chemistry.

Topic 2: Research in Pharmaceutics.

Topic 3: Research in Pharmacology.

Topic 4: Research in Pharmacy.

Topic 5: Research in Pharmacy Administration.

Topic 6: Research in Toxicology.

493D. Computer-Assisted Drug Design.
Overview of theory and application of methods useful for computer-assisted drug design, such as molecular orbital calculations, molecular mechanics and dynamics, conformational search, CoMFA, and three-dimensional searching. Hands-on experience with professional-level software and hardware. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, and an undergraduate course in physical chemistry.

393Q. Health-Related Quality of Life Measurement.
Terms, concepts, procedures, methods, problems, and strengths associated with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

693R, 993R. Postdoctoral Residency Internship.
Pharmacy practice, research, and/or administration. At least forty hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. May not be counted toward any degree. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, admission to the College of Pharmacy Residency Training Program, and completion of a PharmD degree.

393T. Pharmacoeconomics.
Terms, concepts, procedures, methods, problems, and strengths associated with pharmacoeconomics. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Pharmacy 393T and 394F may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

394D. Interfacial Phenomena in Pharmaceutics.
Phase interfaces, monolayers, bilayers, and nonlamellar surfactant assemblies in terms of thermodynamics, dynamic properties, stability, permeability, and measurement methods. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and a course in physical chemistry.

395D. Pathophysiology.
Structure, function, and mechanisms of disease production in human organ systems. Nursing 396C and Pharmacy 395D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

396C. Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry.
An organic chemistry approach to drug synthesis based on chemical structures desired or needed for biological intervention. Focus on synthetic methodology useful in carbocyclic and heterocyclic chemistry. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and one of the following: Chemistry 386J, Pharmacy 396M, an upper-division course in organic chemistry, or consent of instructor.

396M. Medicinal Chemistry: General Principles, Pharmacological Classification, and Mechanism of Action.
Introduction to medicinal chemistry, covering drug classes according to their pharmacological classification, structural class, and mechanism of action. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and undergraduate coursework in organic chemistry and biochemistry.

196S. Seminar in Pharmacy.
The equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy.

196T. Seminar in Toxicology.
Presentations and discussion of current research topics in toxicology. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and admission to the Toxicology Training Program or consent of instructor.

697. Hospital Pharmacy Residency.
Not less than 1,920 hours of satisfactorily supervised work in an approved hospital pharmacy. A report of the activities of the internship must meet the approval of the student's supervisory committee. Pharmacy 697A and 698KA may not both be counted; Pharmacy 697B and 698KB may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For 697A, graduate standing in pharmacy and a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy; for 697B, Pharmacy 697A (or 698KA).

397C. Pharmacy and Health Care Economics.
The economist's approach to pharmacy and health care issues, its insights and disadvantages. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

397D. Human Resource Management.
The elements of supervising pharmacists and technicians in pharmacy environments. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

397E. Financial Management for Pharmacy Managers.
Concepts, principles, and theoretical foundations of financial statements, with emphasis on the pharmacy manager's understanding of accounting procedures and the use of financial statements. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

397F. Analytical Methods in Pharmacy Management.
How computers are used to establish a database, analyze the data, and develop managerial projections based on the data analyses. Emphasis on developing budgets, managing inventory, monitoring productivity and workload, and managing the development of projects and systems. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

397G. Advanced Community Pharmacy Management.
Management principles, practices, and problems as they apply to the provision of pharmacy products and services in the community pharmacy setting. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

397J. Advanced Problems in Pharmacy Management.
The application of problem-solving techniques to a current problem in community or institutional pharmacy management. Students develop a proposal and a report addressing an identified problem. Twelve laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

397K. Communication Skills for Pharmacy Managers.
Written and oral communication skills and techniques for pharmacists at the managerial level. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

397M. Drug Design and Synthetic Strategy.
A multiperspective approach to modern concepts in drug design and synthetic strategy, including the use of computers and artificial intelligence, with appropriate examples. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and Chemistry 386J, Pharmacy 396M, or consent of instructor.

698. Thesis.
The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in pharmacy and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Pharmacy 698A.

398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in pharmacy, admission to the Option II program for the Master of Science in Pharmacy degree, and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in Pharmacy.
Teaching under close supervision of the faculty; weekly group meetings with the appropriate instructor; individual consultations; semester reports. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

399R, 699R, 799R, 899R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 799W, 899W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 399R, 699R, 799R, 899R, or 999R.


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