2019-2020 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 16, 2024  
2019-2020 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pharmacy Studies Major (B.S.)

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The bachelor of science in pharmacy studies is designed to provide doctor of pharmacy students the opportunity to pursue other degree programs while completing or after completion of the Pharm.D. degree. All pharmacy students completing the entire second year of the professional Pharm.D. program will be awarded this degree (regardless of graduating from the Pharm.D. program or other bachelor degree programs). A student must complete the University Convocation credit requirements to be eligible to receive this degree. Please refer to samford.edu/spiritual-life/convocation for more information. All students are required to participate in commencement activities. Please note that this bachelor’s degree alone does not qualify a person to take the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX).

Required Courses

Pre-Pharmacy Curriculum: 67-71 Credits

Pre-Pharmacy Curriculum for Samford Students (click here ): 70-71 Credits


Pre-Pharmacy Curriculum for Transfer Students (click here ): 67-70 Credits

Pharmacy-Related Studies Major: 66 Credits

Total Required Credits: 133-137

*Students will complete a three-week, 40-hour rotation per week starting mid-May.

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