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    North Carolina Central University
  Nov 20, 2017
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Pharmaceutical Sciences, B.S.

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Curriculum Requirements

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The mission of the department is to supports the College of Arts and Sciences commitment to excellence in scholarship, teaching and service. The Department engages in interdisciplinary teaching and research that provides relevant real world expertise for students to become skilled scientists to excel intellectually and professionally in a global environment and to pursue careers in science and management and graduate schools.

1. 121 Credit Hours:

A minimum of 121 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher and 3.0 or higher in courses within the major are required. Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major courses.

2. General Education Requirement:

Students complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study. GEC science and mathematics requirements are met in the major.

3. Program Requirements:

4. Concentration Requirements


5. Additional Requirements

Students are required to make a poster presentation at the end of BRIT 4010 Lab Module I and an oral presentation at the end of BRIT 4020 Lab Module II.

Program Notes:

The 6 (credits) PHRM seminars satisfy 1 Social Sciences requirements. BIOL 4620 Bioethics  will satisfy the second GEC Humanities requirement

Four-Year Curriculum Plan – B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below. 

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 121

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of hours:
+ General Education courses - 24
· Core curriculum courses (Pharmaceutical Sciences) - 33
= Other required courses (Science & Math) - 55
¤ Elective - 3
# Bioethics will satisfy the GEC Humanities II requirement - 3
* The 6 (credits) PHRM Seminars satisfy 1 Social Science requirement.
  • Seminar I: Overview of the Drug Industry, credit hours - 1
  • Seminar II: FDA Regulations, credit hours - 1
  • Seminar III: Good Manufacturing Practice I, credit hours - 1
  • Seminar IV: Good Manufacturing Practice II, credit hours - 1
  • Seminar V: Intellectual Property & Patent Law, credit hours - 1
  • Seminar VI: Teamwork Dynamics, credit hours - 1

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