Curriculum


First Pre-Professional Year

Fall Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
General Biology I01:119:1154
General Chemi. I01:160:161&1014
Intro to Experimentation01:160:1711
Expos. Writing I01:355:1013
Calculus I01:640:1354
16

Spring Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
General Biology II01:119:1164
General Chemistry II01:160:162&1024
Second College-level Writing Course *3
Pharmacy Convocations30:725:1041
Humanities/Soc. Sci. Elective**3
General Biology Lab 01:119:1172
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* Note: Students need to complete one of the following courses to satisfy this requirement.

Class NameClass No.
Research in the Disciplines01:355:201
Technical Writing Essentials01:355:202
Business Writing Essentials01:355:203
College Writing and Research01:355:301
Scientific and Technical Writing01:355:302
Writing for Biology and Natural Science01:355:312
Writing Grant Proposals01:355:315
Science Writing01:355:342
Collaborative Writing Practices01:355:375
Writing for Business and the Professions01:355:303

** See Fact Sheet for Humanities/Social Science Electives for a complete explanation of the rules that govern Humanities / Social Science Elective courses.

Second Pre-Professional Year

Fall Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs..
Organic Chemistry I01:160:307 or 3154
Intro. to Microeconomics01:220:1023
Elements of Physics01:750:1614
Humanities/Soc. Sci. Elective3
Psychology/Sociology Elective3
17

Spring Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Systems Physiology01:146:3563
Organic Chemistry II01:160:308 or 3164
Organic Chemistry Lab01:160:3112
Basic Statistics for Research01:960:4013
Humanities/Soc. Sci. Elective3
Humanities/Soc. Sci. Elective3
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Review carefully the requirements for entrance into the First Professional (Third) Year of the Program. All the requirements for the Pre-Professional Program must be completed prior to entry into the First Professional Year.

First Professional Year

Review carefully the requirements for entrance into the First Professional (Third) Year of the Program. All the requirements for the PreProfessional Program must be completed prior to entry into the First Professional Year.

Students entering their P1 year in Fall 2017 or later will follow a new curriculum, not the following.

(Students wishing to transfer into the program after completing college work elsewhere, including other Rutgers units, should review information for prospective students on our website for specific curriculum course requirements for your situation.)

Fall Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Introductory Biochemistry and Molecular Biology01:694:3013
Pathophysiology30:718:3043
Intro. to Pharmaceutics and Lab30:721:3014
Pharmaceutical Chemistry30:715:3072
Foundations of Pharmacy Care30:725:3204
Prof.  Elective 32
16-18

Spring Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Molecular Biology and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology30:158:3153
Intro. to Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics30:721:4304
Pharmacology and Pharmacogenetics30:718:3203
Drug Delivery and Lab30:721:3204
Integrated Pharmacotherapy Assessment Skills Series30:725:3213
Prof. Elective 32
17-19

3 Students must complete five professional electives during the First through Third professional years. See the list of Professional Electives for description of courses. Students in the class of 2018 and later must complete one clinical professional elective. For more information click here.

Summer Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience30:725:3302
Professional Elective 32
2-4
Second Professional Year

Fall Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Pharmaceutical Microbiology30:158:4203
Medicinal Chemistry I30:715:4093
Drug Information and Literature Evaluation30:725:4703
Pharmacology I30:718:4053
Cardiopulmonary Therapeutics30:725:4603
Prof. Elective 32
15-17

Spring Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Medicinal Chemistry II30:715:4103
Pharmacology II30:718:4063
Introduction to Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics30:721:4304
Poison Management & Drug Abuse30:725:4153
Infectious Disease Therapeutics30:725:4753
Prof. Elective 32
16-18

Summer Term

 Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Intermediate Pharmacy Practice Experience30:725:4802
Prof. Elective 32
2-4

3Students must complete five professional electives during the First through Third professional years. See the list of Professional Electives for description of courses. Students in the class of 2018 and later must complete one clinical professional elective. For more information click here.

Third Professional Year

Fall Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Clinical Pharmacokinetics31:725:5554
Clinical Immunology / Hematology / Oncology Therapeutics31:725:5603
Renal / GI / Nutrition Therapy31:725:5653
Physical Assessment31:725:5703
Pharm. Communications I31:725:5852
Prof. Elective 32
15-17

Spring Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Pharmacy Law & Bioethics31:725:5454
Endocrine Therapy & Special Patient Populations31:725:5903
Pharmacy
Communications II
31:725:5872
Self Care and Home Care31:725:5504
Neuropsychiatric Therapeutics31:725:5953
Prof. Elective 32
16-18

All curriculum requirements of the first five years must be successfully completed before students may register for any Terminal Year rotations (Advanced Practice Experiences). Students need to complete at least eight (8) experiential rotations during the last year of the Program. Note: the Fourth Professional year begins in the summer following spring of the Third Professional year (see below). Additional rotations may be completed after consultation with the Professional Experience Program Director. 3Students must complete five professional electives during the First through Third professional years. See the list of Professional Electives for description of courses. Students in the class of 2018 and later must complete one clinical professional elective. For more information click here.

Fouth Professional Year

Summer Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Adv. Practice Experience I31:725:7915
Adv. Practice Experience II31:725:7925
Adv. Practice Experience III31:725:7935
15

Fall Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Adv. Practice
Experience IV
31:725:7945
Adv. Practice
Experience V
31:725:7955
Adv. Practice
Experience VI
31:725:7965
15

Spring Term

Class NameClass No.Cred. Hrs.
Adv. Practice
Experience VII
31:725:7975
Adv. Practice
Experience VIII
31:725:7985
Adv. Practice
Experience IX
31:725:7995
Student Portfolio31:725:6152
Pharmacy Reflection Seminar31:725:6172
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