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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Electives

Students in the MS program can select courses based on their interests or choose courses according to concentration areas. The recommended courses for different concentration areas are as summarized below. Note that not all of the courses have to be taken. The student’s concentration area will not appear on the degree certificate.

Drug Formulation and Drug Delivery
PHC 500 Principles of Drug Development (3 credits)
PHC 507 Principles of Biological Transport (2 credits)
PHC 508 Drug Delivery: Principles and Applications (2 credits)
PHC 539 Protein Pharmaceuticals (2 credits)
PHC 506 Biometry for Pharmaceutical Sciences (3 credits)

Drug Metabolism and Transport 
PHC 500 Principles of Drug Development (3 credits)
PHC 507 Principles of Biological Transport (2 credits)
PHC 630 Drug Metabolism and Disposition (3 credits)
PHC 560 Mass Spectrometry (2 credits)
PHC 517 Pharmacogenomics (2 credits)
PHC 607 Intermediate Pharmacokinetics (3 credits)
PHC 506 Biometry for Pharmaceutical Sciences (3 credits)

Drug Analysis
PHC 500 Principles of Drug Development (3 credits)
MT 501 Methods of Analysis (4 credits)
PHC 510 Pharmaceutical Analysis (3 credits)
PHC 543 Molecular Biology Methods (1 credit)
PHC 560 Mass Spectrometry (2 credits)
PHC 630 Drug Metabolism and Disposition (3 credits)
PHC 506 Biometry for Pharmaceutical Sciences (3 credits)

Experimental Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
PHC 500 Principles of Drug Development (3 credits)
PHC 607 Intermediate Pharmacokinetics (3 credits)
PHC 608 Advanced Pharmacokinetics (3 credits)
PHC 609 Advanced Pharmacodynamics (3 credits)
PHC 610 Population Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics (2 credits)
PHC 504 Computational Basis of Pharmacometrics (2 credits)
PHC 512 Pharmacometric Software (1 credit)
PHC 630 Drug Metabolism and Disposition (3 credits)
PHC 506 Biometry for Pharmaceutical Sciences (3 credits)

Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics
PHC 500 Principles of Drug Development (3 credits)
PHC 509 Pharmacogenomics for Pharmaceutical Sciences (2 credits)
PHC 517 Pharmacogenomics (2 credits)
PHC 630 Drug Metabolism and Disposition (3 credits)
PHC 543 Molecular Biology Methods (1 credit)
PHC 506 Biometry for Pharmaceutical Sciences (3 credits)

Biotechnology and Protein Pharmaceuticals 
PHC 500 Principles of Drug Development (3 credits)
PHC 539 Protein Pharmaceuticals (2 credits)
PHC 543 Molecular Biology Methods (1 credit)
MT 501 Methods of Analysis (4 credits)
PHC 560 Mass Spectrometry (2 credits)
PHC 506 Biometry for Pharmaceutical Sciences (3 credits)

Clinical & Translational Research
PHC 500 Principles of Drug Development (3 credits)
PHC 551 Clinical Research Methods (3 credits)
PHC 539 Protein Pharmaceuticals (2 credits)
PHC 517 Pharmacogenomics (2 credits)
PHC 607 Intermediate Pharmacokinetics (3 credits)
PHC 630 Drug Metabolism and Disposition (3 credits)
PHC 543 Molecular Biology Methods (1 credit)
PHC 506 Biometry for Pharmaceutical Sciences (3 credits)

Pharmacometrics
PHC 607 Intermediate Pharmacokinetics (3 credits), Required
PHC 608 Advanced Pharmacokinetics (3 credits)
PHC 609 Advanced Pharmacodynamics (3 credits)
PHC 610 Population Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics (2 credits)
PHC 504 Computational Basis of Pharmacometrics (2 credits)
PHC 512 Pharmacometric Software (1 credit)
PHC 630 Drug Metabolism and Disposition (3 credits)
PHC 506 Biometry for Pharmaceutical Sciences (3 credits)

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