Curriculum – Professional Pharmacy Program

Note: First and second years of coursework are on the Oxford campus, while the third and fourth years of coursework is held at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

First Professional Year (P1)

First Semester

Hours

Becoming a Pharmacist (PHCY 400)
Foundations in BioMolecular Sciences I (PHCY 401)
Physiology/Pathology I (PHCY 411)
Pharmaceutics and Calculations I (PHCY 421)
Social and Administrative Pharmacy I (PHCY 431)
Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process I (PHCY 441)
Pharmacogenomics (PHCY 451)
Integrated Community IPPE I (PHCY 470)
TOTAL 
1
3
3
3
3
2
2
1
18 

Second Semester

Hours

Foundations in BioMolecular Sciences II (PHCY 402)
Physiology/Pathology II (PHCY 412)
Pharmaceutics and Calculations II (PHCY 422)
Social and Administrative Pharmacy II (PHCY 432)
Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process II (PHCY 442)
Pharmacoimmunology (PHCY 452)
Personal and Professional Development I* (PHCY 460)
Interprofessional Collaboration I* (PHCY 461)
TOTAL
3
3
3
3
2
2
1
1
18

Maymester

Hours

Institutional Immersion IPPE I (PHCY 471)
TOTAL
1
1

Students will complete requirements for the BSPS degree at the end of Maymester, but will not officially graduate until August. However, students will walk at the School of Pharmacy May Commencement.

Second Professional Year (PY2)

First Semester

Hours

Basic and Clinical Pharmacology I (PHCL 443)
Introduction to the Principles of Medicinal Chemistry I (MEDC 416)
Pharmacy Law (PHAD 491)
Pharmacy Management and Business Methods (PHAD 493)
Pharmacy Practice I (PRCT 450)
Practice Skills Laboratory III (PRCT 455)
Elective (professional)
TOTAL 
4
3
2
3
2
2
2
18

Wintersession

Hours

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (PRCT 477)
TOTAL
1
1

Second Semester

Hours

Basic and Clinical Pharmacology II (PHCL 444)
Introduction to the Principles of Medicinal Chemistry II (MEDC 417)
Natural Product Derived Pharmaceuticals (PHCG 422)
Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, & Medicine Safety (PHAD 494)
Pharmacy Practice II (PRCT 451)
Practice Skills Laboratory IV (PRCT 456)
Elective (professional)
TOTAL
4
3
4
3
2
2
1
19

Maymester

Hours

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (Institutional) (PRCT 478)
TOTAL
2
2

Third Professional Year (PY3)

The third year of coursework is held at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

First Semester

Hours

Pharmaceutical Care I: Knowledge and Comprehension (PRCT 555)
Pharmaceutical Care I: Problem Solving (PRCT 556)
Pharmaceutical Care I: Group (PRCT 557)
Pharmaceutical Care II: Knowledge and Comprehension (PRCT 558)
Pharmaceutical Care II: Problem Solving (PRCT 559)
Pharmaceutical Care II: Group (PRCT 560)
Community Pharmacy Practice III (PRCT 543)
Practice Skills Laboratory V (PRCT 577)
TOTAL 
2
2
3
2
2
3
1
2
17 

Second Semester

Hours

Pharmaceutical Care III: Knowledge and Comprehension (PRCT 561)
Pharmaceutical Care III: Problem Solving (PRCT 562)
Pharmaceutical Care III: Group (PRCT 563)
Pharmaceutical Care IV: Knowledge and Comprehension (PRCT 564)
Pharmaceutical Care IV: Problem Solving (PRCT 565)
Pharmaceutical Care IV: Group (PRCT 569)
Preventive Medicine and Public Health (PRCT 552)
Institutional Pharmacy Practice III (PRCT 544)
Specialty Pharmacy Practice Elective (PRCT 545)
TOTAL
2
2
3
2
2
3
2
1
1
18

Fourth Professional Year (PY4)

Each student will participate in four required five-week rotations (medicine, ambulatory care, institutional practice, and community practice) and four five-week elective rotations for a total of 40 weeks of experiential education during the period beginning in June following completion of the PY3 year and ending with May commencement of the succeeding year. The electives must be in different areas of training. Students also must register for Seminar Skills Development II (PRCT 567) during one semester of the PY4 year.

*New curriculum to be implemented Fall 2018