Curriculum


Class of 2021 and later:


First Pre-Professional Year

Fall Term

Class NameClass NumberCredit Number
General Biology I01:119:1154
General Chemistry I01:160:161&1014
Introduction to Experimentation01:160:1711
Expository  Writing I01:355:1013
Calculus I01:640:1354
16

Spring Term

Class NameClass NumberCredit Hours
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
17

*Note: Students need to complete one of the following courses to satisfy this requirement.

Class Name   Class Number
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 NumberCredit Hours
Organic Chemistry I01:160:307 or 3154
Introduction to Microeconomics01:220:1023
Elements of Physics01:750:1614
Humanities/Soc. Sci. Elective3
Psychology/Sociology Elective3
17

Spring Term

Class NameClass NumberCredit Hours
Integrated Organ Physiology30:718:2003
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
18

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 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 NumberCredit Hours
Introductory Biochemistry and Molecular Biology01:694:3013
Pathophysiology30:718:3043
Introduction to Pharmaceutics and Lab30:721:3014
 Pharmaceutical Chemistry30:715:3072
Foundations of Pharmacy Care30:725:3204
Professional Elective 3
2
 LEAP Seminar0
16-18

Spring Term

Class NameClass Number  Credit Hours
Molecular Biology and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology30:158:3153
Introduction to Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics30:721:4304
Pharmacology and Pharmacogenetics30:718:3203
Drug Delivery I and Lab30:721:3204
iPASS I30:725:3213
Professional Elective 32
 LEAP Seminar 0
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 must complete one clinical professional elective. For more information click here.

Summer Term

Class Name   Class Number Credit Hours
Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience30:725:3302
Professional Elective 32
2-4
Second Professional Year

Fall Term

Class NameClass Number       Credit Hours
Pharmaceutical Microbiology30:158:4202
Medicinal Chemistry I30:715:4093
Medical Literature Evaluation & Application30:725:4703
Pulmonary Pharmacotherapy30:720:4402
Hematology Pharmacotherapy30:720:4411
Cardiology Pharmacotherapy30:720:4424
 iPASS II30:725:4322
 LEAP Seminar30:725:4040
15-17

Spring Term

Class NameClass Number
    Credit Hours
Medicinal Chemistry II30:715:4103
Renal Pharmacotherapy30:720:4452
Infectious Diseases & Pharmacotherapy30:720:4464
Sterile Compounding30:725:4892
Pharmacy Practice Management30:725:3083
iPASS III30:725:4332
Professional Elective 32
LEAP Seminar0
16-18

Summer Term

Class NameClass Number         Credit Hours
Intermediate Pharmacy Practice Experience30:725:4802
Professional 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 must complete one clinical professional elective. For more information click here.

Third Professional Year

Fall Term

Class NameClass NumberCredit Hours
Endocrine and Reproductive Pharmacotherapy31:720:5402
Gastrointestinal, Hepatic and Nutritional Pharmacotherapy31:720:5412
Oncology Pharmacotherapy31:720:5423
Self Care and Home Care31:725:5503
Principles of Pharmaceutical Economics30:725:3203
iPASS IV31:725:5342
Professional Elective32
LEAP Seminar 31:725:5040
15-17

Spring Term

Class NameClass NumberCredit Hours
Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders Pharmacotherapy31:720:5452
Neurology Pharmacotherpay31:720:5463
Immunology, Ocular, and Dermatology Pharmacotherapy31:720:5471
Poison Management and Drug Abuse31:725:4153
Pharmacy Law and Bioethics31:725:5454
iPASS V31:725:5352
Professional Elective 32
LEAP Seminar 31:725:5050
16-18

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

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 NumberCredit Hours
Advanced Practice Experience I31:725:7915
Advanced Practice Experience II31:725:7925
Advanced Practice Experience III31:725:7935
15

Fall Term

Class NameClass NumberCredit Hours
Advanced Practice Experience IV31:725:7945
Advanced Practice Experience V31:725:7955
Advanced Practice Experience VI31:725:7965
15

Spring Term

Class NameClass NumberCredit Hours
Advanced Practice Experience VII31:725:7975
Advanced Practice Experience VIII31:725:7985
Advanced Practice Experience IX31:725:7995
Student Portfolio431:725:6152
Pharmacy Reflections Seminar31:725:6172
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4Note that work on the portfolio begins during the IPPE courses, continues during APPE courses, and is completed and submitted for grading during the final semester of the P4 year.