Track - Practice
B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
This degree program is designed to prepare a student for entry into the Pharm.D. professional program.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 126
On the baccalaureate level, the school shall foster an environment where students can learn and apply the principles and theories related to the pharmaceutical sciences and acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes in their chosen discipline such that each can enter and succeed in a professional career in the pharmaceutical sciences, or continue studies in areas including, but not limited to, the Doctor of Pharmacy program or graduate studies in the pharmaceutical sciences.
General Education Requirements
The general education/core requirements for the B.S.P.S. degree include Writ 100 or 101, Writ 102/Liba 102; Bisc 160, 161, 162, 163, 310, 336; Chem 105, 115, 106, 116, 221, 222, 225, 226; Econ 202; Math 115, 261; Phad 395 (Phil 328); Phcg 321; Phcl 343 (Chem 471 and 473), 344 (Bisc 330); Phys 213, 223; Spch 105; 18 hours of electives that must include 6 hours of behavioral/social sciences; 12 hours of humanities and fine arts, with at least 3 hours from each area. Courses listed in parentheses are an acceptable alternative to the immediately preceding courses.
The first professional year (P1) requirements include Phcy 400 (Becoming a Pharmacist); 401 and 402 (Foundations in BMS); 411 and 412 (Physiology/Pathology); 421 and 422 (Pharmaceutics & Calculations); 431 and 432 (Social & Administrative Pharmacy); 441 and 442 (Pharmacists Patient Care Process); 451 (Pharmacogenomics); 452 (Pharmacoimmunology); 460 (Personal and Professional Development); and 461 (IPE Collaboration); Phcy 470 (Community IPPE I); and Phcy 471 (Institutional IPPE I).
Other Academic Requirements
Progression and retention criteria for early entry students and regular entry students, as well as financial obligations, liability/malpractice insurance, immunizations and assessment requirements, are detailed in the School of Pharmacy Handbook/Catalog.
Track - Practice
Completion of the B.S.P.S. practice track (P4 year) is prerequisite for admission into the Pharm.D. program.
The practice track curriculum is designed to provide sufficient background in the various pharmaceutical science disciplines to prepare the student for entry into advanced professional course work leading to the entry-level practice degree, Pharm.D.
The practice track curriculum for those wishing to pursue the Doctor of Pharmacy degree must be satisfied by completing two two-week, full-time rotations, Prct 475 and Prct 476, prior to the P4 year. These experiences will normally occur at a traditional community and traditional institutional practice site, although one rotation can occur at a nontraditional site. However, both rotations cannot occur in either traditional community, traditional institutional, or nontraditional sites. Completion of these experiences can occur either during a winter intersession (with official enrollment during the spring semester) or during the summer (with official enrollment in the second summer term). Each of these courses is one credit hour.
The traditional didactic course requirements include Phcl 443 and 444 (Basic and Clinical Pharmacology); Medc 416 and 417 (Introduction to Principles of Medicinal Chemistry); Phcg 421 (Pathogenesis and Etiology of Infectious Diseases); Phcg 422 (Natural Product-derived Pharmaceuticals); Phad 493 (Management); Phad 490 (Professional Communications in Pharmacy); Phad 491 (Pharmacy Law); Phar 434 (Biopharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics); Prct 450, 451 and 452 (Pharmacy Practice).
Other Academic Requirements
Refer to academic requirements under the B.S.P.S. degree program.
The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.
|First Year Writing I - C min||3||Complete Engl 101 or Hon 101 with a grade of C or better.|
|First Year Writing II - C min||3||Complete one of the following courses with a grade of C or better: Engl 102, Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.|
|Chem 105 - C min||3||Complete Chem 105 with a grade of C or better.|
|Chem 115 - C min||1||Complete Chem 115 with a grade of C or better.|
|Chem 106 - C min||3||Complete Chem 106 with a grade of C or better.|
|Chem 116 - C min||1||Complete Chem 116 with a grade of C or better.|
|Bisc 160 - C min||3||Complete Bisc 160 with a grade of C or better.|
|Bisc 161 - C min||1||Complete Bisc 161 with a grade of C or better.|
|Bisc 162 - C min||3||Complete Bisc 162 with a grade of C or better.|
|Bisc 163 - C min||1||Complete Bisc 163 with a minimum grade of C.|
|Math 115 - C min||3||Complete Math 115 with a grade of C or better.|
|Math 261 - C min||3||Complete Math 261 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phad 395/Phil 328 - C min||3||Complete one of the following courses with a grade of C or better: Phad 395, Phil 328.|
|Phcg 321 - C min||3||Complete Phcg 321 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcl 343 or Chem 471 and 473 - C min||3||Complete Phcl 343 or Chem 471 and 473 with a grade of C or better. A manual academic substitution has to be done if the student completed Chem 471 and 473.|
|Phcl 344/Bisc 330 - C min||3||Complete one of the following courses with a grade of C or better: Phcl 344, Bisc 330.|
|Chem 221 - C min||3||Complete Chem 221 with a grade of C or better.|
|Chem 225 - C min||1||Complete Chem 225 with a grade of C or better.|
|Chem 222 - C min||3||Complete Chem 222 with a grade of C or better.|
|Chem 226 - C min||1||Complete Chem 226 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phys 213 - C min||3||Complete Phys 213 with a minimum grade of C.|
|Phys 223 - C min||1||Complete Phys 223 with a grade of C or better.|
|Spch 105 - C min||3||Complete Spch 105 with a grade of C or better.|
|Econ 202 - C min||3||Complete Econ 202 with a grade of C or better.|
|Bisc 336 - C min||4||Complete Bisc 336 with a grade of C or better.|
|3 hrs fine arts||3||Complete 3 hours in the area of fine or performing arts. Choose from art history, music, dance, and theatre arts. Studio and workshop courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement. Acceptable freshman or sophommore-level courses are: AH 101, AH 102, AH 201, AH 202; Music 101, Music 102, Music 103, Music 104, Music 105; Dance 200; and Theatre 201.|
|3 hrs humanities||3||Successfully complete 3 CRH in one of the following areas: African American studies; classical civilization; Gender Studies 103, 201, 333, 311, 390; philosophy; religion; Southern Studies 101, 102; modern language; English; history; or Hon 101, 102.|
|6 hrs social science||6||Successfully complete 6 semester hours in anthropology, economics, JOUR 101, political science, psychology or sociology.|
|Add'l humanities/fine art||6||Successfully complete an additional 6 semester hours from the humanities electives or the fine/performing arts electives.|
|Phcy 400 - C min||1||Complete Phcy 400 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 401 - C min||3||Complete Phcy 401 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 402 - C min||3||Complete Phcy 402 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 411 - C min||3||Complete Phcy 411 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 412 - C min||3||Complete Phcy 412 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 421 - C min||3||Complete Phcy 421 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 422 - C min||3||Complete Phcy 422 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 431 - C min||3||Complete Phcy 431 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 432 - C min||3||Complete Phcy 432 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 441 - C min||2||Complete Phcy 441 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 442 - C min||2||Complete Phcy 442 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 451 - C min||2||Complete Phcy 451 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 452 - C min||2||Complete Phcy 452 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 460 - C min||1||Complete Phcy 460 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 461 - C min||1||Complete Phcy 461 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 470 - C min||1||Complete Phcy 470 with a grade of C or better.|
|Phcy 471 - C min||1||Complete Phcy 471 with a grade of C or better.|
|Resident Major GPA||0||Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.|
|Overall Major GPA||0||Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.|