2012-2013 Samford University Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2012-2013 Samford University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Pharmacy Curriculum, Pharm.D.


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Required Courses


Year I, Total Required Credits: 36


Year IV, June-May***


Capstone Project: 1 Credit


Selective (1)/Elective (3) APPE: 16 Credits


  • 600-level Selective APPE (4)
  • 600-level Elective APPE (4)
  • 600-level Elective APPE (4)
  • 600-level Elective APPE (4)
Year IV, Total Required Credits: 37 Credits

Total Required Credits: 141


* Half of the Year II students take PHRX 401  in the fall while the other half take the course in the spring.

**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 nine (9) APPEs in ten possible time periods offered during the fourth year.

Professional Electives


The doctor of pharmacy curriculum requires two, 2-credit electives (for a total of 4 credits) to be completed during two of the following semester options: Year II Spring, Year III Fall, Year III Spring. Didactic electives may be selected from the courses listed below, provided prerequisites are fulfilled. Courses taken prior to enrollment in the McWhorter School of Pharmacy cannot be counted toward elective requirements in the professional curriculum. Completion of the spring semester in the first professional year is a prerequisite for all electives.

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE)


Enrollment in 600-level APPE courses is based on availability of training sites and preceptors for each course. Successful completion of all coursework prior to the fourth professional year in the pharmacy curriculum is a prerequisite for all 600-level courses. Refer to the Experiential Manual for additional information.

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