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Chicago College of Pharmacy

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Graduation Requirements for the Pharm.D. Program

Chicago College of Pharmacy

To qualify for graduation, a student must have satisfied the following requirements:

  1. Successfully completed a minimum of 90 quarter hours of credit of prerequisite coursework, as stipulated for admission to the program.
  2. Successfully completed the program of professional and experiential coursework approved by the CCP faculty and Dean.
  3. Attained a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 for all requisite professional and experiential coursework at the College.
  4. Achieved a cumulative Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience grade point average of 2.00 or greater.
  5. Repeated, upon approval, and earned a passing grade for any required courses in the professional program for which a grade of "F" has been issued.
  6. Successfully completed, at a minimum, the last five didactic quarters and all Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences at CCP.
  7. Been recommended for the degree by a majority vote of the Student Promotion and Graduation Committee.
  8. Settled all financial accounts with the University.
  9. Attended the commencement exercises for conferral of the degree, unless excused by the Dean.

Candidates for graduation must exhibit good moral behavior consistent with the requirements of the pharmacy profession and CCP faculty. It is the position of the faculty that anyone who uses, possesses, distributes, sells, or is under the influence of narcotics, dangerous drugs, or controlled substances, or who abuses alcohol or is involved in any conduct involving moral turpitude, fails to meet the ethical and moral requirements of the profession, and may be dismissed from the program or denied the awarding of the Pharm.D. degree from CCP.