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  Dec 16, 2017
 
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)


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Required Courses


Year I, Total Required Credits: 36


PHRX 450-499 Didactic Elective: 2 Credits***


Year II, Spring: (choose one course from the list of Professional Pharmacy Electives)

Professional Pharmacy Electives  

Year II, Total Required Credits: 32-34


PHRX 450-499 Didactic Elective: 2 Credits***


Year III, Fall: (choose one course from the list of Professional Pharmacy Electives)

Professional Pharmacy Electives  

PHRX 450-499 Didactic Elective: 2 Credits***


Year III, Spring: (choose one course from the list of Professional Pharmacy Electives)

Professional Pharmacy Electives  

Year III, Total Required Credits: 34-36


Year IV, May-April****


Selective (1)/Elective (3) APPE: 20 Credits


  • One 600-level Selective APPE (5)
  • Three 600-level Elective APPEs (15)

Choose an APPE from the list below:

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) 

Professional Seminar: 1 Credit


Year IV, Total Required Credits: 41 Credits

Total Required Credits: 145


* Students will complete a one-week, 40-hour rotation during May or the first week of June.

**Students are required to complete a two-week, 80-hour rotation that begins during one of three rotation blocks: mid-May, late May, or mid-August.

***Students must complete a total of 4 credits of electives (two, 2-crd electives) during two of the following semester options: Year II Spring, Year III Fall, Year III Spring.

****Students are required to take eight (8) APPEs in nine possible time periods offered during the fourth year.

NOTE: Professional Seminar is completed from mid-May through December. The course grade will be assigned at the end of the fall semester.

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