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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Track - Practice

B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Description

This degree program is designed to prepare a student for entry into the Pharm.D. professional program.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 126

Goals/Mission Statement

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 Engl 101 and Engl 102/Liba 102; Bisc 160, 161, 162, 163, 330 (Phcl 344), 336, 414 (Phcl 346) 440, 520 (Phcg 321); Chem 105, 115, 106, 116, 221, 225, 222, 226, 471 (Phcl 343); Phys 213, 223, 214, 224; Math 115, 261; Spch 102 or 105; Econ 202; Phil 328 (Phad 395), 6 hours of behavioral/social sciences; 9 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.

Course Requirements

The first professional year (PY1) requirements include Phcl 341 and 342 (Pathophysiology), Phar 330 (Pharmaceutical Calculations), Phar 331 and 332 (Basic Pharmaceutics); Phad 391 and 392 (Health Care Systems); Prct 350 (Drug Information); Medc 317 (Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacoimmunology); Phad 390 (Professional Communications), Phar 334 (Pharmacokinetics), Prct 353, 354 (Practice Skills Development), Prct 375, 376 (Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences) and 3 professional electives.

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 http://www.pharmacy.olemiss.edu/Handbook.pdf.

Track - Practice

Description

Completion of the B.S.P.S. practice track (P4 year) is prerequisite for admission into the Pharm.D. program.

Goals/Mission Statement

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.

Course Requirements

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.

Degree Requirements

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.

General Education

Requirement Hours Description
Econ 202 - C min 3 Complete Econ 202 with a grade of C or better.
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.
Add'l humanities/fine art 3 Successfully complete an additional 3 semester hours from the humanities electives or the fine/performing arts electives.
Statistics - C min 3 Complete either Math 115 or Psy 202 with a grade of C or better.
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.
Spch 102/105 - C min 3 Complete either Spch 102 or Spch 105 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.
6 hrs social science 6 Successfully complete 6 semester hours in anthropology, economics, JOUR 101, political science, psychology or sociology.
Math 261 - C min 3 Complete Math 261 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.
Chem 105 - C min 3 Complete Chem 105 with a grade of C or better.
Chem 106 - C min 3 Complete Chem 106 with a grade of C or better.
Chem 115 - C min 1 Complete Chem 115 with a grade of C or better.
Chem 116 - C min 1 Complete Chem 116 with a grade of C or better.
Chem 221 - C min 3 Complete Chem 221 with a grade of C or better.
Chem 222 - C min 3 Complete Chem 222 with a grade of C or better.
Chem 225 - C min 1 Complete Chem 225 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.
Phys 214 - C min 3 Complete Phys 214 with a grade of C or better.
Phys 224 - C min 1 Complete Phys 224 with a grade of C or better.
Bisc 336 - C min 4 Complete Bisc 336 with a grade of C or better.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
Medc 317 - C min 3 Complete Medc 317 with a grade of C or better.
Phad 392 - C min 3 Complete Phad 392 with a grade of C or better.
Phar 330 - C min 1 Complete Phar 330 with a grade of C or better.
Phar 331 - C min 3 Complete Phar 331 with a grade of C or better.
Phar 332 - C min 3 Complete Phar 332 with a grade of C or better.
Phcl 341 - C min 3 Complete Phcl 341 with a grade of C or better.
Phcl 342 - C min 3 Complete Phcl 342 with a grade of C or better.
Phcl 343 - C min 3 Complete Phcl 343 with a grade of C or better.
Prct 350 - C min 3 Complete Prct 350 with a grade of C or better.
Overall Major GPA 0 Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
Resident Major GPA 0 Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
Bisc 372 - C min 3 Complete Bisc 372 with a grade of C or better.
Phcg 321 - C min 3 Complete Phcg 321 with a grade of C or better.
Phad 395 - C min 3 Complete Phad 395 with a grade of C or better.
Bisc 414 - C min 3 Complete Bisc 414 with a grade of C or better.
Phcl 344 - C min 3 Complete 344 with a grade of C or better.
Phad 390 - C min 2 Complete Phad 390 with a grade of C or better.
Phar 334 - C min 3 Complete Phar 334 with a grade of C or better.
Phad 391 - C min 3 Complete Phad 391 with a grade of C or better.
Prct 354 - C min 2 Complete Prct 354 with a grade of C or better.
Prct 353 - C min 2 Complete Prct 353 with a grade of C or better.
Prct 375 - C min 1 Complete Prct 375 with a grade of C or better.
The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.