Pharmacy Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 1996 - 1997 and 1997 - 1998; however, all courses are not taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule, published before registration, and the supplement to the Course Schedule, published before classes begin, to determine which courses will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. These publications also may reflect changes that have been made to the courses listed here since this catalog was printed.

A full explanation of course numbers is given in General Information. In brief, the first digit of a course number indicates the semester hour value of the course. The second and third digits indicate the rank of the course: if they are 01 through 19, the course is of lower-division rank; if 20 through 79, of upper-division rank; if 80 through 99, of graduate rank. The letter A following a course number identifies the first half of a two-semester course; the letter B, the second half.

Fields of Study

The College of Pharmacy offers undergraduate courses in five areas of the pharmaceutical sciences. The courses in each area are listed below; complete descriptions of these courses are given in the following section.

Pharmaceutics/Pharmacy

333. Pharmaceutics I.

133K. Pharmaceutics I Laboratory.

341. Pharmaceutics II.

141K. Pharmaceutics II Laboratory.

345. Pharmaceutics III.

145K. Pharmaceutics III Laboratory.

149H. Pharmaceutics for Honors Students.

350H. Advanced Pharmaceutics.

351H. Product Development.

356C. Pharmaceutics I.

156P. Pharmaceutics I Laboratory.

356R. Advanced Pharmaceutical Compounding.

160K, 260K, 360K. Pharmaceutical Problems.

362H. Advanced Pharmacokinetics.

363. Cosmetics and Dermatological Preparations.

177K, 277K, 377K. Advanced Pharmaceutical Problems.

278H. Pharmacy Honors Proposal and Tutorial Course.

479H. Pharmacy Honors Thesis and Tutorial Course.

679H. Pharmacy Honors Tutorial Course.

Medicinal Chemistry

321K. Introduction to Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

332C. Chemistry of Natural Products.

334L. Stereoselectivity and Regioselectivity in Drug Metabolism.

336E. Enzymes and DNA as Chemical Targets for Drug Action.

336S. Molecular Biology of the Nervous System.

340D. Structure-Activity Relationships and Mechanisms of Action.

341C. Pharmaceutical Biochemistry.

351C. Macromolecular Chemistry and Biotechnology.

355C. Finding Chemical Information.

355H. Application of Molecular Biology in the Pharmaceutical Sciences.

361L. Biochemical Mechanisms of Drug Action.

364C. Antimicrobics: Mechanism of Action and Clinical Use.

464H. Antimicrobics: Mechanism of Action and Clinical Use for Honors Students.

366F. The Organic Chemistry of Drug Design and Drug Action.

167M. Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory.

168H. Medicinal Chemistry for Honors Students.

368K. Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products I.

368L. Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products II.

368N. Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products III.

368P. Stereochemical Aspects of Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry.

278H. Pharmacy Honors Proposal and Tutorial Course.

479H. Pharmacy Honors Thesis and Tutorial Course.

679H. Pharmacy Honors Tutorial Course.

Pharmacology

318W. Women's Reproductive Health for Nonscience Majors.

330M. Innovative Approaches to Disease Prevention.

230S. Pharmacy's Role in Community Education: Substance Abuse Education.

338. Introduction to Pharmacology.

338W. Women's Reproductive Health for Science Majors.

443C. Function and Anatomy of Human Systems I.

346. Principles of General Pathology.

350. Nutritional Aspects of Pharmacy Practice.

353C. Function and Anatomy of Human Systems II.

360H. Communication Skills.

362L. Clinical Toxicology.

362M. Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals.

263K. Veterinary Pharmacy.

365H. Pathophysiology.

465N. Function and Anatomy of Human Systems.

271C. Drug Interactions.

173H. Pharmacology for Honors Students.

473K. Pharmacology I.

173L. Pharmacology Laboratory.

473M. Pharmacology II.

275K. Basic Neuropharmacology.

278H. Pharmacy Honors Proposal and Tutorial Course.

479H. Pharmacy Honors Thesis and Tutorial Course.

679H. Pharmacy Honors Tutorial Course.

Pharmacy Administration

310K. Drugs in Our Society.

320D. Health Care Administration.

320M. Pharmaceutical Marketing.

320P. Pharmacy Administration I.

322H. Research Design and Methodology.

322P. New Concepts, Topics, and Issues in Pharmacy.

326C. Community Pharmacy Management.

326M. Hospital Pharmacy Management.

329C. Pharmacy Association Management.

629D. Pharmacy Association Management Residency.

131L. Pharmacy Administration Laboratory.

231P. Pharmacy Administration II.

139H. Pharmacy Administration for Honors Students.

242K. Social and Behavioral Pharmacy.

142L. Social and Behavioral Pharmacy Laboratory.

244C. Pharmacy Administration I.

144P. Pharmacy Administration Laboratory.

350K. Drugs in Our Society.

358. Drugs and the Elderly.

364D. Pharmacy Administration II.

270P. Pharmacy Administration III.

372K. Hospital Pharmacy.

278H. Pharmacy Honors Proposal and Tutorial Course.

479H. Pharmacy Honors Thesis and Tutorial Course.

679H. Pharmacy Honors Tutorial Course.

Clinical Pharmacy

231. Pharmacy Practice Ethics.

345L. Clinical Pharmacokinetics.

249. Introduction to Pharmacy.

554E. Community Pharmacy Practice Externship.

554F. Clinical Pharmacy Clerkship.

554G. Hospital Pharmacy Practice Clerkship.

554S. Specialty Pharmacy Practice Clerkship.

357. Intravenous Admixtures Pharmacy Services.

359. Nonlegend Pharmaceutical Products.

262C. Pediatric Pharmacy Practice.

163C. Introduction to Drug Information.

263H. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics.

166H. Pharmacotherapeutic Case Studies for Honors Students.

566L. Disease Processes and Therapeutic Management.

366P. Pharmacy Practice Laboratory I.

266T. Pharmacy Practice Laboratory II.

266V. Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice and Drug Treatment of Mental Disorders.

267C. Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease.

167D. Case Studies in Cardiovascular Disease.

278H. Pharmacy Honors Proposal and Tutorial Course.

479H. Pharmacy Honors Thesis and Tutorial Course.

679H. Pharmacy Honors Tutorial Course.

Interdisciplinary Courses

442C. Pharmaceutical Sciences I.

142P. Pharmaceutical Sciences I Laboratory.

452C. Pharmaceutical Sciences II.

152P. Pharmaceutical Sciences II Laboratory.

365E. Pharmacotherapeutics IA.

265F. Pharmacotherapeutics IB.

365G. Pharmacotherapeutics IC.

165P. Pharmacotherapeutics Laboratory I.

268J. Medicinal Chemistry: Case Studies.

375E. Pharmacotherapeutics IIA.

275F. Pharmacotherapeutics IIB.

375G. Pharmacotherapeutics IIC.

175P. Pharmacotherapeutics Laboratory II.

Unless otherwise stated in the description below, each class meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Pharmacy: PHR

Lower-Division Courses

310K. Drugs in Our Society.
Survey of drug development, distribution, and safety, including therapeutic categories of drugs, their actions and abuse potential, and the sociological aspects of drug use. Pharmacy 310K and 350K may not both be counted. Not open to students in the professional pharmacy curriculum and may not be counted toward the professional elective requirement in pharmacy.

318W. Women's Reproductive Health for Nonscience Majors.

Same as Nursing 307 (Topic 1: Women's Reproductive Health for Nonscience Majors) and Women's Studies 301 (Topic 7: Women's Reproductive Health for Nonscience Majors). Overview of contemporary women's reproductive health issues, with emphasis on historical, physiological, psychosocial, and cultural influences that affect the reproductive health of women during adolescence, the childbearing years, and midlife. Three lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester. Offered in the fall semester of odd-numbered years. Prerequisite: Zoology 312 or consent of instructor.

Upper-Division Courses

320D. Health Care Administration.
Management concepts in health care administration, particularly those related to the responsibilities and activities of professional pharmacy. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 320P; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 244C and 144P.

320M. Pharmaceutical Marketing.

Concepts of marketing as they apply to the pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical products, and the health care environment. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 320P or consent of instructor; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 244C and 144P.

320P. Pharmacy Administration I.

Role of pharmacy in health care, pharmacy as a profession, and ethical issues in pharmacy; financial management, including use of financial statements, pricing policies, and inventory control. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 249.

321K. Introduction to Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Current concepts and principles fundamental to the study of the structure of matter and of its relationship to pharmaceutically significant properties. May not be counted by students with credit for Pharmacy 442C. May not be counted toward the professional elective requirement. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, consent of instructor or the dean; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, first-professional-year standing in pharmacy or consent of instructor.

322H. Research Design and Methodology.

Concepts and procedures involved in designing and carrying out a research project. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program or consent of instructor.

322P. New Concepts, Topics, and Issues in Pharmacy Practice.

New concerns, topics, and issues in pharmacy practice. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 320P; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 244C and 144P.

326C. Community Pharmacy Management.

Advanced concepts in community pharmacy management for the student who plans to become a pharmacy owner or manager. Topics include operational, personnel, and financial management; marketing; layout and design; and the delivery of pharmaceutical care in a community pharmacy setting. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 320P; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 244C and 144P and credit or registration for Pharmacy 364D.

326M. Hospital Pharmacy Management.

Organizational structure of the hospital pharmacy; principles of financial systems and personnel management. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 320P; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 244C and 144P.

329C. Pharmacy Association Management.

An introduction to the principles involved in managing pharmacy associations. Pharmacy 329C and 389C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 131L and 231P and consent of instructor; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 244C and 144P and consent of instructor.

629D. Pharmacy Association Management Residency.

Experience working in a pharmacy association, including active involvement in some managerial aspect of the association. Eighteen laboratory hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 629D and 689D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, credit or registration for Pharmacy 329C and consent of instructor; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 364D and consent of instructor.

330M. Innovative Approaches to Disease Prevention.

Training for health professionals in the recognition of overt signs and indications of disease at a time when prevention, early intervention, and effective treatment can be most successful. Emphasis on recognition and prevention of alcohol and other drug abuse. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, a course in vertebrate physiology is recommended by not required; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, credit or registration for a biology course or consent of instructor.

230S. Pharmacy's Role in Community Education: Substance Abuse Education.

A two-semester course involving ten hours in an organized training program followed by a total of twenty hours of field experience in substance abuse education. The target audience is middle school students. Prerequisite for students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996: For 230SA, Pharmacy 330M and credit or registration for 473K; for 230SB, Pharmacy 230SA; prerequisite for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later: For 230SA, Pharmacy 330M and 275F; for 230SB, Pharmacy 230SA.

231. Pharmacy Practice Ethics.

Ethical responsibilities of practicing pharmacists. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 320P; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 244C and 144P.

131L. Pharmacy Administration Laboratory.

Discussion of issues in pharmacy practice. Students analyze and discuss practice situations, conduct role-playing exercises, and work in small groups to develop their communication skills. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 231P.

231P. Pharmacy Administration II.

The United States health care system; principles of managed care; the application of communication theory to pharmaceutical care. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 320P and credit or registration for Pharmacy 131L.

332C. Chemistry of Natural Products.

Chemical and biosynthetic relationships among steroids, terpenoids, and alkaloids. Pharmacy 332C and 382C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 167M, 368K, 368L, and 368N with a grade of at least B in each; or Pharmacy 167M, 368K, 368L, and 368N and admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program.

333. Pharmaceutics I.

General introduction to dosage forms; the technology and pharmaceutical rationale fundamental to their development. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Mathematics 316.

133K. Pharmaceutics I Laboratory.

Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 333.

334L. Stereoselectivity and Regioselectivity in Drug Metabolism.

Detailed presentation, using recent primary literature, of stereochemical concepts and conventions used in chemistry and metabolism; application of modern methods of analysis to the separation and quantification of stereoisomers derived from the metabolism of drugs and other xenobiotics. Pharmacy 334L and 394L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 167M, 368K, 368L, and 368N with a grade of at least B in each; or Pharmacy 167M, 368K, 368L, and 368N and admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 442C and 142P with a grade of at least B in each.

336E. 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. Pharmacy 336E and 386E may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 167M, 368K, 368L, and 368N with a grade of at least B in each; or Pharmacy 167M, 368K, 368L, and 368N and admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program.

336S. Molecular Biology of the Nervous System.

Discussion of recent advances in the application of techniques in molecular biology, as a basis for understanding the fundamental processes that underlie brain structure and function. Pharmacy 336S and 386S may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 167M, 368K, 368L, and 368N with a grade of at least B in each; or Pharmacy 167M, 368K, 368L, and 368N and admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program.

338. Introduction to Pharmacology.

Recommended for nursing students. Open to all students in the health sciences except those enrolled in the professional pharmacy curriculum. Survey of basic concepts and principles in pharmacology. May not be counted toward the professional elective requirement in pharmacy. Prerequisite: Three semester hours of chemistry and three semester hours of biology.

338W. Women's Reproductive Health for Science Majors.

Same as Women's Studies 323 (Topic 3: Women's Reproductive Health for Science Majors). Examination in depth of advanced topics in women's reproductive health, with emphasis on biochemical, biological, developmental, and physiological processes. Three lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Biology 302 and 303; Zoology 316K or the equivalent is also recommended.

139H. Pharmacy Administration for Honors Students.

Each student conducts an in-depth examination of a selected issue in pharmacy administration. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and credit or registration for Pharmacy 231P.

340D. 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: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 167M, 368K, 368L, and 368N with a grade of at least B in each; or Pharmacy 167M, 368K, 368L, and 368N and admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P.

341. Pharmaceutics II.

Application of physicochemical concepts to pharmaceutical systems; physicochemical principles in relation to bioavailability. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 333, 133K, 167M, and credit or registration for Pharmacy 141K.

341C. Pharmaceutical Biochemistry.

Basic principles of intermediary metabolism, with emphasis on defects in pathways that result in disease and on identification of molecular targets for therapeutic control. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Chemistry 610A, 610B, 210C (or 110K and 110L); and Microbiology 228 and 129K.

141K. Pharmaceutics II Laboratory.

Laboratory experience with physicochemical systems and their relationship to bioavailability. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 341.

442C. Pharmaceutical Sciences I.

Fundamental, introductory principles of the pharmaceutics, pharmacology, and medicinal chemistry of drug action at the cellular and molecular level. Subjects include thermodynamics, kinetics, and other basic chemical principles; biopharmaceutical analysis; and drug metabolism. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy, and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 142P.

242K. Social and Behavioral Pharmacy.

How social factors influence health, illness, and medication use, and the pharmacist's role in this process. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 231P or consent of instructor, and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 142L.

142L. Social and Behavioral Pharmacy Laboratory.

Field experience in social issues affecting health, illness, or medication use. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 231P or consent of instructor, and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 242K.

142P. Pharmaceutical Sciences I Laboratory.

Problem-based learning exercises to reinforce the material presented in Pharmacy 442C. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy, and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 442C.

443C. Function and Anatomy of Human Systems I.

Human systems that affect or are affected by drug action. Principles of physiology, including central, autonomic, muscle, and cardiovascular systems. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 443C and 465N may not both be counted. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

244C. Pharmacy Administration I.

Concepts and principles of management, and social and behavioral aspects of pharmacy practice. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 320P and 244C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

144P. Pharmacy Administration Laboratory.

Issues in pharmacy practice. Students present case studies, conduct role-playing exercises, and work in small groups to enhance their communication skills. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 131L and 144P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum and credit or registration for Pharmacy 244C.

345. Pharmaceutics III.

Biological and physical principles of dosage forms, as related to absorption, metabolism, and excretion of drugs. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341 and credit or registration for Pharmacy 145K.

145K. Pharmaceutics III Laboratory.

Laboratory experience involving the principles of absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of drugs in the human system; in vitro and in vivo methods. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 345.

345L. Clinical Pharmacokinetics.

Application of pharmacokinetic principles to the determination of proper dosing regimens. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 345 and 145K; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 452C and 152P.

346. Principles of General Pathology.

Introduction to pathology, surveying disease changes of the various organ systems; taught via television and on-site lectures, supplemented by specimen demonstrations in cooperation with faculty members of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 465N.

249. Introduction to Pharmacy.

Introduction to the profession of pharmacy, including trends, career paths, and the principle of service. One or two lecture hours a week for two semesters, at least twenty-four hours of volunteer service, and at least twenty-four hours of informal observation in various professional pharmacy settings. Prerequisite: For 249A, first-professional-year standing in pharmacy; for 249B, Pharmacy 249A.

149H. Pharmaceutics for Honors Students.

Expanded study of the way principles covered in the pharmaceutical curriculum affect drug design, formulation, dosing, and pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program, and Pharmacy 345.

350. Nutritional Aspects of Pharmacy Practice.

The interrelationship of nutrition and disease and the impact of drugs on nutritional balance. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 465N; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 365E.

350H. Advanced Pharmaceutics.

Designed to provide a more complete understanding of the way concepts presented in the undergraduate pharmaceutics curriculum affect drug design, formulation, dosing, and pharmacokinetics/biopharmaceutics. May be counted as a pharmacy honors elective. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 345 and a grade point average in required pharmacy courses of at least 3.00; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 452C, 152P, 356C, and 156P, and a grade point average in pharmacy of at least 3.00.

350K. Drugs in Our Society.

Survey of drug development, drug actions and abuse potential, and sociological aspects of drug use. Pharmacy 310K and 350K may not both be counted. Not open to students in the professional pharmacy curriculum and may not be counted toward the professional elective requirement in pharmacy. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

351C. Macromolecular Chemistry and Biotechnology.

The biosynthesis and function of macromolecules (nucleic acids, lipids, proteins, and carbohydrates); sites of drug action, immunology, and applications of biotechnology and molecular biology to the pharmaceutical sciences. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum and Pharmacy 341C.

351H. Product Development.

Application of physical-chemical principles to the formulation and development of stable and bioavailable drug-delivery systems. Pharmacy 351H and 381D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 345 and a grade point average in required pharmacy courses of at least 3.00; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 452C, 152P, 356C, and 156P, and a grade point average in pharmacy of at least 3.00.

452C. Pharmaceutical Sciences II.

Continuation of basic science principles covered in Pharmacy 442C. Subjects include core concepts in pharmacology at the subcellular/receptor level and at the cellular level; core concepts in biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Pharmacy 442C and 142P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 152P.

152P. Pharmaceutical Sciences II Laboratory.

Problem-based, laboratory-based exercises to reinforce material presented in Pharmacy 452C. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum, Pharmacy 442C and 142P, and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 452C.

353C. Function and Anatomy of Human Systems II.

Continuation of Pharmacy 443C, with emphasis on blood pressure regulation, renal function, digestion, respiration, endocrinology, and reproduction. Pharmacy 353C and 465N may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum and Pharmacy 443C.

554E. Community Pharmacy Practice Externship.

Professional practice experience directed and coordinated by the college, in which the student is assigned to a selected community pharmacy. Full-time practical experience for at least five weeks in one semester. Forty to fifty laboratory hours a week for at least five weeks. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 266T and completion of the required number of elective hours in pharmacy.

554F. Clinical Pharmacy Clerkship.

Supervised clinical experience directed and coordinated by the college, in which the student is assigned to a variety of clinical practice settings. Full-time clinical experience for at least five weeks in one semester. Forty to fifty laboratory hours a week for at least five weeks. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 266T and completion of the required number of elective hours in pharmacy.

554G. Hospital Pharmacy Practice Clerkship.

Professional practice experience directed and coordinated by the college, in which the student is assigned to a selected hospital pharmacy. Full-time practical experience for at least five weeks in one semester. Forty to fifty laboratory hours a week for at least five weeks. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 266T and completion of the required number of elective hours in pharmacy.

554S. Specialty Pharmacy Practice Clerkship.

Supervised pharmacy practice experience directed and coordinated by the college, in which the student is assigned to a specialty pharmacy practice environment. Full-time specialty pharmacy practice experience for at least five weeks in one semester. Forty to fifty laboratory hours a week for at least five weeks. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 266T, completion of the required number of elective hours in pharmacy, and consent of instructor.

355C. Finding Chemical Information.

Designed to equip students with an in-depth working knowledge of the extraction of specific chemical and biological information from abstracting and database resources. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 355C and 385C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program.

355H. Application of Molecular Biology to the Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Laboratory experience in the application of molecular and biochemical techniques to the study of fundamental or applied problems in the pharmaceutical sciences. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and consent of instructor.

356C. Pharmaceutics I.

General introduction to dosage forms; the technology and pharmaceutical rationale fundamental to their development. Pharmacy 333 and 356C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Mathematics 316.

156P. Pharmaceutics I Laboratory.

Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 133K and 156P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 356C (or 333).

356R. Advanced Pharmaceutical Compounding.

Continuation of related subjects in pharmaceutical dosage forms covered in Pharmacy 356C and 156P, with emphasis on the compounding of drugs into stable delivery systems for oral and topical applications. Two lecture hours and four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum and Pharmacy 356C (or 333) and 156P (or 133K).

357. Intravenous Admixtures Pharmacy Services.

Injectable and other sterile dosage forms; methods of preparation and evaluation in the hospital pharmacy. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 366P.

358. Drugs and the Elderly.

Social, demographic, ethical, and therapeutic issues concerning pharmaceutical products and care of the elderly. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 473K and credit or registration for Pharmacy 345, or consent of instructor.

359. Nonlegend Pharmaceutical Products.

Study of nonlegend drugs, with emphasis on the pharmacist's consultant role in product selection. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 473M; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, credit or registration for Pharmacy 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P.

360H. Communication Skills.

Designed to aid students in writing clearly, concisely, and logically and to enhance their oral communication skills. Only one of the following may be counted: Pharmacy 160H, 260H, 360H, 280E. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, completion of the pharmacotherapeutics didactic sequence and laboratories, or consent of instructor.

160K, 260K, 360K. Pharmaceutical Problems.

Original investigation in any area of the pharmaceutical sciences. 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: Consent of instructor and the dean.

361L. Biochemical Mechanisms of Drug Action.

Examination of molecular-level events responsible for drug effects in selected therapeutic and experimental drug classes. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 368L.

262C. Pediatric Pharmacy Practice.

Introduction to issues involved in drug use in pediatric patients, with equal emphasis on practice-related issues and pharmacotherapeutics. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 465N.

362H. Advanced Pharmacokinetics.

Introduction to advanced study of the kinetics of drug absorption, distribution, and elimination in physiologic systems. Pharmacy 362H and 382S may not both be counted. May be counted as a pharmacy honors elective. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 345 and a grade point average in required pharmacy courses of at least 3.00.

362L. Clinical Toxicology.

A course in toxicology that focuses on common poisons and their management; designed for pharmacy students planning to enter general practice. Pharmacy 362L and 362M may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, credit or registration for Pharmacy 473K or consent of instructor; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 452C and 152P.

362M. Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals.

Designed for students in basic pharmaceutical sciences. A course in toxicology that focuses on mechanisms of toxic drugs and on toxicology testing. Pharmacy 362L and 362M may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 473M, or Pharmacy 473K and consent of instructor; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, credit or registration for Pharmacy 365E, 265F, 365G, and 165P.

363. Cosmetics and Dermatological Preparations.

Cosmetics and similar preparations, studied on the basis of types and uses. May not be counted toward a graduate degree. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 333.

163C. Introduction to Drug Information.

Knowledge and skills needed to access and interpret drug information. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 141P, 442C, 443C, 351C, 452C, 152P, 353C, 356C (or 333), and 156P (or 133K).

263H. 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: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 566L with a grade of at least B, and admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program or a grade point average in required pharmacy courses of at least 3.00; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, completion of the pharmacotherapeutics didactic sequence and laboratories.

263K. Veterinary Pharmacy.

Treatment of diseases of domestic animals; veterinary appliances and products, including proprietary pharmaceuticals and biologicals, with their therapeutic indications and uses. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 473K; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 452C and 152P.

364C. Antimicrobics: Mechanism of Action and Clinical Use.

Mechanisms of antimicrobial activity and the development of bacterial resistance, and their relationship to clinical therapy. Pharmacy 364C and 464H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 368L or consent of instructor.

364D. Pharmacy Administration II.

The United States health care system; principles of managed care; application of pricing policies. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 244C (or 320P) and 144P (or 120L).

464H. 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 364C and 464H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 368L, consent of instructor, and admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program.

365E. Pharmacotherapeutics IA.

An integrated approach to nutrition and the etiology and treatment of adrenergic-based diseases, cholinergic-based diseases, and gastrointestinal disorders. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Pharmacy 341C, 351C, 452C, 152P, 353C, 356C (or 333), and 156P (or 133K); and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 265F, 365G, and 165P.

265F. Pharmacotherapeutics IB.

An integrated approach to the etiology and treatment of hypertension and acute and chronic renal diseases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Pharmacy 341C, 351C, 452C, 152P, 353C, 356C (or 333), and 156P (or 133K); and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 365E, 365G, and 165P.

365G. Pharmacotherapeutics IC.

An integrated approach to the etiology and treatment of hyperlipidemia and circulatory problems, thromboembolic diseases, myocardial ischemia, myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, and arrhythmias. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Pharmacy 341C, 351C, 452C, 152P, 353C, 356C (or 333), and 156P (or 133K); and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 365E, 265F, and 165P.

365H. Pathophysiology.

Physiology, pathology, and clinical therapeutics of the human systems not covered in other physiology and pathology courses. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 346 and 465N with a grade of at least B in each; or Pharmacy 346 and 465N and admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 353C with a grade of at least B.

465N. Function and Anatomy of Human Systems.

Study of human systems that affect or are affected by drug action. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of semester four of the pharmacy curriculum, or consent of instructor.

165P. Pharmacotherapeutics Laboratory I.

Problem-based laboratory course 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 365E, 265F, and 365G. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Pharmacy 341C, 351C, 452C, 152P, 353C, 356C (or 333), and 156P (or 133K); and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 365E, 265F, and 365G.

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 students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 167M, 368L, and 368N; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 351C, 452C, and 152P; students should be familiar with organic structures and basic organic reaction mechanisms; for nonpharmacy students, eight semester hours of organic chemistry and one semester of biochemistry, or consent of instructor.

166H. Pharmacotherapeutic Case Studies for Honors Students.

Presentations and problem solving concerning the pharmacotherapy of patient case studies. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 566L.

566L. Disease Processes and Therapeutic Management.

Disease processes in organ systems; basic principles of pharmacotherapeutic management. Five lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 345, 145K, 368L, 368N, 473M, and credit or registration for Pharmacy 366P.

366P. Pharmacy Practice Laboratory I.

Laboratory practice in the preparation and delivery of prescription medication. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 249, 356C (or 333), and 156P (or 133K).

266T. 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 566L, 366P, 368L, and 368N.

266V. 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: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 566L or consent of instructor; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 375E or consent of instructor.

267C. Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease.

Further development of topics covered in Pharmacy 566L, and 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: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 566L or consent of instructor; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, completion of the pharmacotherapeutics didactic sequence and laboratories.

167D. 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: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 267C; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, completion of the pharmacotherapeutics didactic sequence and laboratories.

167M. Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory.

Medicinal chemical and analytical methods applied to substances of pharmaceutical and medicinal significance; laboratories designed to introduce or reinforce concepts discussed in the medicinal chemistry course sequence. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 368K.

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. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and credit or registration for Pharmacy 368N.

268J. Medicinal Chemistry: Case Studies.

Problem-oriented coursework in the application of structural concepts to clinical decision-making and product selection; drug interactions and incompatabilities. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Chemistry 339K; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 351C, 452C, and 152P.

368K. Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products I.

Physicochemical, analytical, and biochemical considerations in the use of synthetic, semisynthetic, and naturally occurring therapeutic agents. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Chemistry 339K (or a suitable equivalent pharmacy course) and Pharmacy 167M.

368L. Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products II.

Continuation of Pharmacy 368K. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 167M and 368K.

368N. Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products III.

Continuation of Pharmacy 368K. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 167M and 368K.

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 368L and 368N.

270P. Pharmacy Administration III.

State and federal pharmacy laws. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 231P.

271C. Drug Interactions.

Mechanisms, types, examples, and significance of drug interactions in pharmacy practice. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For students who entered the professional pharmacy curriculum before the spring semester 1995 - 1996, Pharmacy 473M; for students entering in spring 1995 - 1996 or later, Pharmacy 365E, 265F, 365G, 165P, and 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 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. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and credit or registration for Pharmacy 473M.

473K. Pharmacology I.

Systematic presentation of pharmacologic agents based on drug group classification; major emphasis on pharmacological mechanisms of action and toxicity. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 465N.

173L. Pharmacology Laboratory.

Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 473K.

473M. Pharmacology II.

Continuation of Pharmacy 473K, covering drugs that produce their main effects on organs of the body. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 473K.

375E. Pharmacotherapeutics IIA.

An integrated approach 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 disorders; anxiety disorders; and eating disorders. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Pharmacy 341C, 351C, 452C, 152P, 353C, 356C (or 333), and 156P (or 133K); and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 275F, 375G, and 175P.

275F. Pharmacotherapeutics IIB.

An integrated approach 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: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Pharmacy 341C, 351C, 452C, 152P, 353C, 356C (or 333), and 156P (or 133K); and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 375E, 375G, and 175P.

375G. Pharmacotherapeutics IIC.

An integrated approach to the etiology and treatment of hyperglycemia; thyroid hormone - related diseases; contraception; female hormone - and male hormone - related pathologies; pregnancy-related problems; growth-related anabolic steroid - related diseases; and inflammatory diseases. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Pharmacy 341C, 351C, 452C, 152P, 353C, 356C (or 333), and 156P (or 133K); and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 375E, 275F, and 175P.

275K. Basic Neuropharmacology.

Principles of drug action on the peripheral and central nervous systems. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 275K and 385N may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 473M or consent of instructor.

175P. Pharmacotherapeutics Laboratory II.

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: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Pharmacy 341C, 351C, 452C, 152P, 353C, 356C (or 333), and 156P (or 133K); and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 375E, 275F, and 375G.

177K, 277K, 377K. Advanced Pharmaceutical Problems.

For each semester hour of credit earned, three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit; however, no more than three semester hours may be counted toward the degree. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and the dean.

Topic 1: Advanced Problems in the Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences. Advanced original investigation in pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, or pharmacology/toxicology. Additional prerequisite: Pharmacy 345, 368L, 368N, and 473M.

Topic 2: Advanced Problems in the Clinical Sciences. Advanced original investigation in clinical pharmacy. Additional prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 566L.

Topic 3: Advanced Problems in Pharmacy Administration. Advanced original investigation in pharmacy administration. Additional prerequisite: Pharmacy 131L and 231P.

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. Pharmacy 278H and 679HA may not both be counted. 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. Pharmacy 479H and 679HB may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 278H (or 679HA).

679H. Pharmacy Honors Tutorial Course.

Honors seminar and laboratory research project in a special field of pharmacy under the supervision of one or more faculty members. One lecture hour and six laboratory hours a week for two semesters. Prerequisite: For 679HA, admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program; for 679HB, Pharmacy 679HA.

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