Foundations of the Pharmaceutical Sciences   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

PHA 5220 - Foundations of the Pharmaceutical Sciences

This course orients the entering Doctor of Pharmacy candidate to the inter-relationships of the pharmaceutical sciences by providing the basic knowledge necessary to allow the student to begin to integrate fundamental physical, chemical, and biological sciences as it pertains to the development of safe and effective therapeutics. The history of drug development as well as basic principles for drug structure, design, delivery, disposition, and action will be discussed.

Credit Hours: 2

Term Offered: Fall