Students interested in expanding their knowledge in the area of pharmaceutical drug design, discovery and development may choose to pursue the Pharmaceutical Sciences minor offered by the Department of Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences.
Students enrolling in this minor must first complete two semesters of chemistry with the associated labs (HSCI.2510 / HSCI.2530 & HSCI.2520 / HSCI.2540 OR CHEM.1210 / CHEM.1230L & CHEM.1220 / CHEM.1240L) and earn a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better in these courses to obtain authorization of the department to pursue the Pharmaceutical Sciences minor.
The minor in Pharmaceutical Sciences consists of 21 credits. Students must attain a cumulative GPA of 2.7 in their minor courses to earn the minor.
Required Courses (15 credits)
- PHRM.1010 Introduction to the Pharmaceutical Industry
- PHRM.3200 Molecular Pharmacology
- PHRM.4100 Basic Pharmaceutics
- PHRM.4600 Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism
- One Biochemistry course:
Electives (6 credits)
- One 3000-level course:
- One 4000-level course:
For more information, contact the Department of Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences.