MS Program Curriculum


ms program

A. Each of the following course credits is required:

COURSE NAME

PMCY 6500/L            Drug Development I

PMCY 6200                Pharmaceutical Sciences II

PMCY 6510/L             Drug Development II

PMCY 6300                Medicinal Chemistry

PHRM 7000               Thesis Research

PHRM 7300               Thesis Writing

PHRM 8200*             PBS Seminars

CREDITS

4

3

4

3

3+

6+

8+

= 31 credits

SEMESTER OFFERED

Fall

Fall

Spring

Spring

F/S

F/S

F/S (4 semesters)

B. Two of the following three advanced core courses are required:

COURSE NAME

PHRM 8010*              Medicinal Chemistry/Structure

PHRM 8020*              Molecular Pharmacology

PHRM 8030*              Molecular Pharmaceutics

CREDITS

4

4

4

= 8 credits

SEMESTER OFFERED

Spring

Fall

Fall

C. An additional 12 credit hours of electives are required. At least 4 elective credit hours must be non-research courses restricted to graduate students. Electives to be included on the program of study must be approved by the student’s advisory committee. Appropriate electives include:

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES

PHRM 6910*              Introductory Toxicology

PHRM 8010*              Medicinal Chemistry /Structure

PHRM 8020*             Molecular Pharmacology

PHRM 8030*             Molecular Pharmaceutics

PHRM 8190*             Cancer Biology and Therapy

VPHY 6090*              Mammalian Physiology I

VPHY 6100*              Mammalian Physiology II

BCMB 6000*             Biochemistry/Molecular Bio

BCMB 6200               Biotechnology

BIOS 7010*                Introductory Biostatistics

PHRM 7000                Research

PHRM 7300 Thesis writing (additional)

*Non-research courses restricted to graduate students

CREDITS

3

4

4

4

3

3

3

3

3

3

var

var

SEMESTER OFFERED

Fall

Spring

Fall

Fall

Spring

Fall

Spring

Fall

Spring

F/S

F/S

F/S

Total required course credits:

31 core courses + 8 advanced core courses + 12 electives: 51 credit hours