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Course Overview

Students interested in pharmacy-related positions can pursue a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, more commonly known as a bachelor’s in pharmaceutical sciences. To become a pharmacist.

A Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS) is a four-year program designed for students interested in going on to a Doctor of Pharmacy program, as well as for students who want to work in the drug or health care industries. Applicants should have a background in science, although most programs are open to all students with a high school diploma.

In a Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS) program, students learn about the research, testing and manufacturing of pharmaceuticals. Such programs are science-intensive with a focus on chemistry and biology. Though
some bachelor’s degree programs in pharmaceutical sciences delve into advanced pharmacy topics, most include a strong core of basic sciences. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
PHS 101 Anatomy-Physiology I (Cell Biology & Histology) 4
PHS 102 Microbiology : Bacteriology, Parasitology, Virology & Mycology 4
PHS 103 General Chemistry 3
PHS 104 General Biochemistry 3
PHS 105 Sociology, & Anthropology 3
PHS 106 Psychology & Mental Health 3
PHS 107 E pidemiology-Demography – Sanitation & Health Promotion 3
PHS 108 Clinical Placement I (Dispensing Practice in a Standard Pharmacy) 3
PHS 109 English I 2
PHS 110 Introduction to ICT 2
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credits
PHS 111 Anatomy & Physiology II Organ Systems And Their Pathologies 4
PHS 112 Pharmaceutics I & Practical 4
PHS 113 Pharmaceutical Chemistry I (Organic Functional Groups) 4
PHS 114 Pharmacognosy I 3
PHS 115 Pharmacology I (General) 3
PHS 116 Health Ethics & Deontology 2
PHS 117 Clinical Placement II (Dispensing Practice In Public Pharmacy) 2
PHS 118 English II 2
PHS 119 ICT II 2
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
PHS 201 Physical Chemistry & Practical 3
PHS 202 Pharmaceutics II & Practical 3
PHS 203 Pharmaceutical Chemistry II & Practical 3
PHS 204 Pharmacognosy II & Practical 3
PHS 205 Clinical Pharmacology II & Practical 4
PHS 206 Pharmacology II & Practical 4
PHS 207 Cosmetology & Practical 4
PHS 208 Clinical Placement III (Practice In Community Pharmacy) 4
PHS 209 Biostatistics I 2
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
PHS 211 Pharmaceutical Analysis I & Practical 4
PHS 212 Pharmaceutics III & Practical 4
PHS 213 Pharmaceutical Chemistry III & Practical 4
PHS 214 Pharmacognosy III & Practical 4
PHS 215 Clinical Pharmacology III & Practical 4
PHS 216 Epidemiology, Prophylaxis & Vaccinations 2
PHS 217 Clinical Placement IV (Practice in Community Pharmacy) 4
PHS 218 Operational Research I 2
PHS 219 Health Information Systems 2
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fifth Semester Courses Credit
PHS 301 Physical Pharmacy (community & hospital Pharmacy practice) 3
PHS 302 Computer Applications in Pharmacy (Theory & Practical) 3
PHS 303 Pharmaceutics IV & Practical 3
PHS 304 Pharmaceutical Chemistry IV & Practical 3
PHS 305 Pharmacognosy IV & Practical 4
PHS 306 Clinical Pharmacology IV Practical 4
PHS 307 Health Care & Pharmacy Management 2
PHS 308 Clinical Placement V (Industrial Internship) 4
PHS 309 Pharmacy Law, Legal & Ethical Issues In Health Research 2
PHS 310 Biostatistics II 2
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Sixth Semester Courses Credit
PHS 311 Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology 4
PHS 312 Computer Applications In Pharmacy (Theory & practical) II 2
PHS 313 Pharmaceutics V & Practical 4
PHS 314 Pharmaceutical Chemistry IV 4
PHS 315 Pharmacognosy V Practical 4
PHS 316 Clinical Pharmacology V & Practical 4
PHS 317 Health Economics 2
PHS 318 Clinical Placement VI (Industrial Internship) 4
PHS 319 Research Methodology 2
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Seventh Semester Courses Credit
PHS 401 Research Methods & Biostatistics 3
PHS 402 Ethics Supervision & Administration 3
PHS 403 Health Education & Communication 4
PHS 404 Pharmacogenetics & Pharmacovigilance 2
PHS 405 Computer Applications in Pharmacy (Theory & Practical) 4
PHS 406 Analytical Methods / Techniques & Quality Control + Practical 4
PHS 407 New Drug Discovery & Development 4
PHS 408 Pharmacognosy VI (Extraction & Isolation) + Practical 4
PHS 409 Environmental Health & Clinical Toxicology 4
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Eighth Semester Courses Credit
PHS 411 Pharmacoeconomics with Computer Applications in Pharmacy (Theory & Practical) 4
PHS 412 Institutional & Community Pharmacy Practice Management 4
PHS 413 Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Synthetic Pathways) + Practical 4
PHS 414 Drug Delivery System (Supply Chain Management) 4
PHS 415 Pharmacy Seminar 2
PHS 416 Entrepreneurship 2
PHS 417 Research Project 8
TOTAL CREDITS 30

 

Career Opportunities

In addition to a career as a pharmacist, which requires further education, graduates with a bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences are qualified for many other careers. These include:

  • Pharmaceutical research
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • Drug product testing
  • Drug marketing

 

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