PharmD Electives

Elective courses provide you with an opportunity to enhance your knowledge, skills and professional attitude beyond that provided by the core curriculum. 

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Electives

Interest Areas:
AC=Ambulatory Care
AD=Academia
CD = Cardiology
CR=Community/Retail
DI=Drug Information
F=Fellowship
GH=Global Health
HDI=Hospital Dispensing/Institutional
NS=Nuclear Science


NU=Nutrition
ON=Oncology
PD=Pediatrics
PG=Pharmacogenomics
PKPD=Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
PM=Pharmacometrics
PSY=Psychiatry
RS=Residency

Fall Electives
P1 P2 P3 Course Number Course Title Area(s) of Interest Credits
    X PHC 500 Basic Drug Development
F 2
    X PHC 508 Drug Delivery: Principles and Applications
F 2
    X PHC 509 Pharmacogenomics
Instructor permission only
F, PG 2
    X PHC 539 Protein Pharmaceuticals
F, PKPD, PG 2
X X X PHC 560 LC/MS in Pharm Res
F 2
    X PHC 607 Intermediate Pharmacokinetics
F, PKPD, PG 3
X X X PHC 613 Pharmaceutics Seminar
Instructor permission only
F 1
X X X PHC 615 Research
Instructor permission only
All 1 - 6
    X PHC 630 Drug Metabolism and Transport F 3
  X X PHM 525 Positron Emission Tomography NS 2
  X X PHM 535 CTT Research Rotation PKPD 3
    X PHM 536 Diabetes Management
AC 3
    X PHM 540 Advanced Compounding CR, HDI 2
    X PHM 551 Clinical Research Methods F 2
  X X PHM 561 Global Health Outreach GH 1
X X X PHM 598 Professional Problems
Instructor permission only
All 1 - 6
    X PHM 598 BOJ Brown Bag Lunch n Learn Bookclub focused on Health Care Inequities All 1
    X PHM 598 ID Infectious Diseases All 2
  X   PHM 598 P2A A Book Club Discussion of Health Care Disparities All 1
  X   PHM 598 P2B
WNY 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge All 1
    X PHM 598 CRDO Cardiology and Critical Care Pharmacotherapy
All 1
    X PHM 599 Teaching and Learning Theory AD, RS 1
    X PHM 607 Clinical Evaluation of New Drugs DI 1
  X X PHM 612 Specialty Pharmacy All 1
  X X PHM 611 Practical Oncology ON 1
  X X PHM 798 Supervised Teaching
Instructor permission only
AD, RS 1 - 3
Spring Electives
P1 P2 P3 Course Number Course Title Area(s) of Interest Credits
    X PHC 506 Biometry in Pharmaceutical Sciences F 3
    X PHC 608 Advanced Pharmacokinetics F, PKPD 3
    X PHC 609 Advanced Pharmacodynamics F, PKPD, PM 3
    X PHC 610 Population PKPD Modeling F, PKPD, PM 2
    X PHC 543 Molecular Genetic Methods F 1
X X X PHC 614 Pharmaceutics Seminar
Instructor permission only
F 1
X X X PHC 616 Research
Instructor permission only
All 1 - 6
  X X PHM 529 Cannabis: A Review of its Pharmacology, Mythology, and Implications All 3
  X X PHM 540 Advanced Compounding CR, HDI 2
    X PHM 550 Pharmacy Leadership
Scholars Program students only
AD, RS 1
    X PHM 553 Translational Biometry
Clinical and Translational Therapeutics students only
F 1
    X PHM 552 Clinical Research Methods
Clinical Research Program students only
F 2
X X X PHM 587 Radiopharmacy NS 2
    X PHM 533 Integrative Health in Pharmacy NU 1
X X X PHM 598 Professional Problems
Instructor permission only
All 1 - 6
  X X PHM 598 BOJ Health Care Inequities from a Pharmacist Perspective All 2
  X X PHM 598 MJW Managed Care All 1
    X PHM 608 Selected Topics in Infectious Disease AC, CR 2
X X X PHM 628 International Experiences
Instructor permission only
GH 1
  X X PHM 629 Community Pharmacy Concepts CR 1
  X X PHM 638 Pharmacy Management II CR 2
    X PHM 790 Topics in Psychiatry PSY 2
    X PHM 791 Pediatric Pharmacotherapy PD 1
    X PHM 794 Advanced Ambulatory Pharmacotherapeutics AC 2
    X PHM 795 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics HDI 2
  X X PHM 798 Supervised Teaching
Instructor permission only
AD, RS 1 - 3