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 (PY1)

First Semester

Hours

Human Pathophysiology I (PHCL 341)
Basic Pharmaceutics I (PHAR 331)
Professional Communications in Pharmacy (PHAD 390)
Pharmacy Administration I (PHAD 391)
Pharmaceutical Calculations (PHAR 330)
Information Skills (PRCT 350)
Pharmacy Practice Skills Laboratory I (PRCT 353)
Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (Community) (PRCT 375)
TOTAL 
3
3
2
3
1
3
2
1
18 

Second Semester

Hours

Human Pathophysiology II (PHCL 342)
Basic Pharmaceutics II (PHAR 332)
Pharmacokinetics (PHAR 334)
Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacoimmunology (MEDC 317)
Pharmacy Administration II (PHAD 392)
Pharmacy Practice Skills Laboratory II (PRCT 354)
Professional Electives (1-2)
TOTAL
3
3
3
3
3
2
2
19

Maymester

Hours

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (Institutional) (PRCT 376)
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