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CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
Red McCombs
School of Business

CHAPTER 4
College of Communication

CHAPTER 5
College of Education

CHAPTER 6
College of Engineering

CHAPTER 7
College of Fine Arts

CHAPTER 8
School of Information

CHAPTER 9
College of Liberal Arts

CHAPTER 10
College of
Natural Sciences

CHAPTER 11
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 12
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 13
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 14
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations

 

    

12. College of Pharmacy

Courses

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366F. The Organic Chemistry of Drug Design and Drug Action.
Mechanistic organic chemistry of drug design, development, and action: receptors, enzymes, enzyme inhibition and inactivation, and DNA. Study of representative types of drugs that exemplify particular principles and of the chemistry and biochemistry needed for an understanding of drug action. Pharmacy 366F and 386F may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For pharmacy students, Pharmacy 251C (or 351C), 352C (or 452C), and 152P; students should be familiar with organic structures and basic organic reaction mechanisms; for others, eight semester hours of coursework in organic chemistry and one semester of coursework in biochemistry, or consent of instructor.

166H. Pharmacotherapeutic Case Studies for Honors Students.
Students participate in ongoing pharmacy practice, clinical, pharmacy association, and research activities. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and Pharmacy 365E, 565F (or 265F and 365G), and 165P.

366P. Pharmacy Ethics and Professional Communications.
Ethical issues relating to the practice of pharmacy; professional communication skills in interacting with patients and other health care professionals. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 249.

168H. Medicinal Chemistry for Honors Students.
Expanded study of principles covered in the medicinal chemistry curriculum that concern synthetic, semisynthetic, and naturally occurring therapeutic agents. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and credit or registration for Pharmacy 365E, 565F (or credit for 265F and 365G), and 165P.

368P. 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. Pharmacy 368P and 386W may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P.

270C. Communication Skills for Health Professionals.
Designed for pharmacy, premedical, predental, and nursing students. Oral communication skills used by health professionals. Emphasis on developing personal and professional confidence through improving oral communication skills. Small and large group presentations. Two lecture hours a week for one semester.

271C. Drug Interactions.
Mechanisms, types, examples, and significance of drug interactions in pharmacy practice. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 365E and 565F (or 265F and 365G); and credit or registration for Pharmacy 366P.

372K. Hospital Pharmacy.
Basic principles, standards, and procedures involved in providing professional pharmaceutical services in hospitals. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

173H. Pharmacology and Toxicology for Honors Students.
Expanded study of principles covered in the pharmacology curriculum that concern mechanisms of action and toxicity of pharmacologic agents on body systems. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and credit or registration for Pharmacy 365E, 565F (or credit for 265F and 365G), and 165P.

375E. Pharmacotherapeutics IIA.
An integrated approach (pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics) to the pathogenesis and treatment of bacterial infections; the basis of microbial resistance; mechanism of action, structure-activity relationships, and chemical properties of antibiotics and synthetic antimicrobial agents; therapeutic treatment of bacterial infections on an organ basis. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C (or 351C), 352C (or 452C), 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 275F, 375G, and 175P.

275F. Pharmacotherapeutics IIB.
An integrated approach (pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics) to immunizations against bacterial and viral disease; the pathogenesis of fungal, viral, neoplastic, and antineoplastic agents; therapeutic treatment of infectious diseases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C (or 351C), 352C (or 452C), 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 375E, 375G, and 175P.

375G. Pharmacotherapeutics IIC.
An integrated approach (pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics) to the etiology and treatment of hyperglycemia; inflammatory diseases; problems related to contraception and pregnancy; and diseases involving thyroid hormone, male and female hormones, and growth-related anabolic steroids. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C (or 351C), 352C (or 452C), 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 375E, 275F, and 175P.

175P. Pharmacotherapeutics II Laboratory.
Problem-based laboratory that integrates the pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutic aspects of various diseases in order to prepare students to make sound therapeutic decisions. Subjects introduced in Pharmacy 375E, 275F, and 375G. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C (or 351C), 352C (or 452C), 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 375E, 275F, and 375G.

176P. Experiential Pharmacy Practice and Patient Counseling.
Medication use and dispensing in a practice environment. Counseling skills and techniques for a better understanding of disease states and positive medication outcomes. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 365E, 565F (or 265F and 365G), 165P, and 366P, and credit or registration for Pharmacy 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P.

177K, 277K, 377K. Advanced Study in Pharmaceutical Research.
For each semester hour of credit earned, three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. No more than three semester hours may be counted toward the professional pharmacy elective requirement. Prerequisite: Second-professional-year standing and consent of instructor and the dean.

278H. Pharmacy Honors Proposal and Tutorial Course.
Honors seminar; development of laboratory research proposal for approval by the Honors Program Committee. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program.

479H. Pharmacy Honors Thesis and Tutorial Course.
Honors seminar; laboratory research project conducted under the supervision of one or more faculty members. One lecture hour and nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 278H.

280U. Case Studies in Emerging Infections.
Case studies in the analysis and therapeutic control of recurring, cycling, and newly emerging infectious diseases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Second-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

280W. Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice and Drug Treatment of Mental Disorders.
Advanced study in the pathophysiology of selected psychiatric disease states and the clinical presentation, phenomenology, diagnosis, and treatment of these disease states. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 375E or consent of instructor.

181Q. Pharmacy Journal Club.
Principles of clinical research article preparation, review, publication, and presentation. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence; or consent of instructor.

281U. Case Studies in Diabetes Management.
Designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to serve as primary care providers in the area of diabetes management. Use of a case approach to discuss the management of patients with diabetes mellitus. Specific treatment modalities and management issues for the child, adolescent, adult, and elderly diabetic patient. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 375G and consent of instructor.

382U. Medicinal Herbs and Phytomedicine.
The emerging role of medicinal natural products in pharmacy; the role of the pharmacist in the therapeutic use of herbs as controlled products and for self-medication. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 365E and 375E.

183F. Basic Intravenous Admixtures.
Basic principles of injectable and other sterile dosage forms; methods of preparation and evaluation in the hospital pharmacy. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 366P and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 183G or 183J.

183G. Basic Intravenous Admixtures Laboratory.
Basic laboratory principles in the preparation and evaluation of injectable and other sterile dosage forms. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program, Pharmacy 366P, and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 183F.

283H. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics.
Advanced study of organ systems; pharmacotherapy and clinical pharmacokinetics. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. May be counted as a pharmacy honors elective. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program.

183J. Advanced Intravenous Admixtures Laboratory.
Advanced laboratory principles in the preparation and evaluation of injectable and other sterile dosage forms. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 183F.

183U. Multidisciplinary Pain Management.
Problem-based instruction to help health professions students acquire knowledge and skills in the care of patients with acute and chronic pain. Taught by faculty members in medicine, pharmacy, and nursing. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered in San Antonio only. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program.

384D. Antimicrobics: Mechanism of Action and Clinical Use.
Mechanisms of antimicrobial activity and the development of bacterial resistance, and their relationship to clinical therapy. Pharmacy 384D and 484H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 385E, 285F, and 185P.

284E. Pharmacy Law.
State and federal pharmacy laws. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 364D and third-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

484H. Antimicrobics: Mechanism of Action and Clinical Use for Honors Students.
Bacteriostatic and bacteriocidal mechanisms of antimicrobial agents, bacterial mechanisms of resistance, and the critical evaluation of drug therapy in various clinical settings. Designed to give students additional insight into the development of antimicrobial agents and the interactions of these agents with each other, the pathogen, and the patient. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 384D and 484H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and Pharmacy 385E, 285F, and 185P.

385E. Pharmacotherapeutics IIIA.
An integrated approach (pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics) to the etiology and treatment of sleep disorders; epilepsy; depression; psychosis; Alzheimer's disease; bipolar disease; dementia; attention deficit disorder, narcolepsy, and appetite suppression; movement disorder; anxiety disorders; and eating disorders. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C (or 351C), 352C (or 452C), 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 285F and 185P.

285F. Pharmacotherapeutics IIIB.
An integrated approach (pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics) to the etiology and treatment of drug abuse and addiction; preoperative surgical procedures and anesthesia, and pain management medications such as opiates and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C (or 351C), 352C (or 452C), 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 385E and 185P.

185G. Spanish for the Pharmacy Professional I.
Designed for students with no prior experience with Spanish. Basic medical communication skills in Spanish. One prelaboratory lecture hour and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence.

185H. Spanish for the Pharmacy Professional II.
Application of basic medical communication skills in Spanish to patient assessment and counseling. One prelaboratory lecture hour and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 185G and credit or registration for Pharmacy 392S.

185P. Pharmacotherapeutics III Laboratory.
Problem-based laboratory that integrates the pathology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutic aspects of bacterial diseases in order to prepare students to make sound therapeutic decisions. Subjects introduced in Pharmacy 385E and 285F. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C (or 351C), 352C (or 452C), 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 385E and 285F.

285Q. Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy.
Clinical management of disorders of fluid, electrolytes, and acid-base balance in patients with normal and abnormal homeostatic mechanisms; includes basic concepts of parenteral nutrition support. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence.

285V. Mexican Drugs and Products.
Analysis of Mexican pharmacy practice, drugs, and products; implications for the pharmacist in the United States. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence.

286C. Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease.
Further development of topics covered in Pharmacy 565F; discussion of such additional topics as assessment of cardiac function and nonmedical management of cardiovascular diseases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of the pharmacotherapeutics didactic sequence and laboratories.

386D. Nonprescription Pharmacotherapy.
Study of nonprescription drugs, with emphasis on the pharmacist's consultant role in product selection. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P.

386G. Spanish for the Pharmacy Professional.
Intermediate communication skills in Spanish. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence; and one year of college-level Spanish or consent of instructor.

286P. Pharmacy Practice Laboratory II.
Preparation for clinical pharmacy clerkship experiences. One hour of prelaboratory preparation and three laboratory/discussion hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 366P, 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P.

187D. Case Studies in Cardiovascular Disease.
Review of case studies of patients with cardiovascular diseases, with emphasis on development of appropriate treatment and monitoring plans. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of the pharmacotherapeutics didactic sequence and laboratories.

187J, 287J, 387J. Advanced Problems in Pharmacy Education.
Laboratory course examining professional education issues and techniques for students exploring an academic career. At least three, six, or nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of all first-year professional coursework and consent of the dean.

190C. Pharmacy-Based Immunization Practice Laboratory.
The epidemiology, incidence, and prevalence of vaccine-preventable diseases; vaccines for international travel; developing vaccine services in a pharmacy setting; vaccine administration. Includes certification in CPR and vaccine administration. One prelaboratory lecture hour and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program, Pharmacy 183F, and Pharmacy 183G or 183J.

390S. Applied Pharmacokinetics.
Application of pharmacokinetic principles to specific drugs and patient situations. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program, and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence or consent of instructor and the dean.

392S. Patient Assessment Skills Laboratory.
Introduction to patient assessment techniques and to the skills needed to provide pharmaceutical care. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program, and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence or consent of instructor and the dean.

693C. Acute Care Pharmacy Practice I.
Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in the context of acute patient care. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

693E. Elective in Pharmacy Practice I.
Experience in pharmacy practice, research, or administration. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

693J. Elective in Pharmacy Practice I: Academic Practice.
Elective experience focusing on academic pharmacy practice, with a special emphasis on teaching in the professional curriculum. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

693N. Institutional Pharmacy Practice.
Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in the context of institutional patient care. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

693P. Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice.
Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in the context of ambulatory patient care. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

693S. Selective in Pharmacy Practice I.
Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in a selected pharmacy practice environment. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

694C. Acute Care Pharmacy Practice II.
Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in the context of acute patient care. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

694E. Elective in Pharmacy Practice II.
Experience in pharmacy practice, research, or administration. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

394F. 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: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapy sequence, or consent of instructor.

694J. Elective in Pharmacy Practice II: Academic Practice.
Elective experience focusing on academic pharmacy practice, with a special emphasis on teaching in the professional curriculum. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

394R. Drug Literature Evaluation and Biostatistics.
Application of statistical principles and evaluation of drug literature, with an emphasis on clinical trials. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program, and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence or consent of instructor and the dean.

694S. Selective in Pharmacy Practice II.
Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in selected pharmacy practice environments. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

695E. Elective in Pharmacy Practice III.
Experience in pharmacy practice, research, or administration. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

396F. Advanced Pharmacotherapy.
Designed to provide the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic regimens. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 296P; admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapy sequence; or consent of instructor.

296P. Advanced Pharmacotherapy Laboratory.
Designed to provide the student with an opportunity to communicate knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic regimens. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 396F; admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapy sequence; or consent of instructor.

 


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Undergraduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - School of Architecture
Chapter 3 - Red McCombs School of Business
Chapter 4 - College of Communication
Chapter 5 - College of Education
Chapter 6 - College of Engineering
Chapter 7 - College of Fine Arts
Chapter 8 - School of Information
Chapter 9 - College of Liberal Arts
Chapter 10 - College of Natural Sciences
Chapter 11 - School of Nursing
Chapter 12 - College of Pharmacy
Chapter 13 - School of Social Work
Chapter 14 - The Faculty
Texas Common Course Numbering System (Appendix A)
Appendix B - Degree and Course Abbreviations

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