Chicago College of Pharmacy

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Pharm.D. Curriculum

Chicago College of Pharmacy

The College reserves the right to alter the curriculum as it deems appropriate.

All students must enroll in at least 12 quarter hours per quarter and are charged full-time tuition.

First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:51.5
Fall Quarter
BIOC 1551Biochemistry I3.5
CORE 1599Interprofessional Education I1
PHYS 1520Human Physiology I4.5
PPRA 1501Introduction to Pharmacy Practice3
PPRA 1511Healthcare Systems3
PSCI 1501Reflective Portfolio I1
PSCI 1511Pharmaceutical Calculations3
Winter Quarter
BIOC 1552Biochemistry II4.5
FMED 1500Healthcare Communications I1
MICR 1576Introductory Immunology/Biologics2
PHYS 1521Human Physiology II4.5
PPRA 1522Introduction to Pharmacy Practice Experience I: Community3
PSCI 1512Pharmaceutics I: Physical Pharmacy and Dosage Form Design2
PSCI 1513Dosage Form Laboratory1
Spring Quarter
MICR 1510Infectious Diseases and Their Etiologic Agents4
PPRA 1513Principles of Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice4
PPRA 1523Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Longitudinal I1.5
PSCI 1514Pharmaceutics II: Drug Delivery and Dosage Form Design1.5
PSCI 1515Introduction to Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics3.5

Second Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:44
Fall Quarter
PHAR 1641Pharmacology I4
PPRA 1601Reflective Portfolio II0.5
PPRA 1611Pharmacotherapeutics I5
PPRA 1621Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Longitudinal II0.5
PPRA 1631Institutional Pharmacy Practice3
PSCI 1601Introduction to Drug Structure Evaluation2
Winter Quarter
PHAR 1642Pharmacology II4
PPRA 1612Pharmacotherapeutics II5
PPRA 1622Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience II-Health Systems (1/2 class)2
PPRA 1623Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Longitudinal III0.5
PSCI 1602Chemical Principles of Drug Action I4.5
Spring Quarter
PHAR 1643Pharmacology III2
PPRA 1613Pharmacotherapeutics III5.5
PPRA 1622Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience II-Health Systems (1/2 class)2
PPRA 1624Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Longitudinal IV1.5
PSCI 1603Chemical Principles of Drug Action II4

Third Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:42.5
Fall Quarter
PPRA 1701Reflective Portfolio III0.5
PPRA 1711Pharmacotherapeutics IV5
PPRA 1721Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience III: Clinical (1/3 class)3
PPRA 1731Healthcare Communications II2
PPRA 1751Pharmacy Management4
PSCI 1751Chemical Principles of Drug Action III2
Winter Quarter
PPRA 1712Pharmacotherapeutics V5
PPRA 1721Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience III: Clinical (1/3 class)3
PPRA 1742Clinical Skills in Pharmacy Practice3
PPRA 1752Pharmacy Law/Ethics3
PSCI 1722Pharmaceutical Biotechnology2
PSCI 1752Chemical Principles of Drug Action IV1
Spring Quarter
PPRA 1713Pharmacotherapeutics VI5
PPRA 1721Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience III: Clinical (1/3 class)3
PPRA 1763Quality Assurance and Effective Pharmacy Practice3
PPRA 1783Clinical Pharmacokinetics3

Fourth Professional Year:

Students will be registered for six rotation blocks out of the eight rotation blocks available.

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required
Fourth Professional Year Summer-Spring Quarters
PPRA 1801Reflective Portfolio IV0.5
PPRA 1885Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience9
PPRA 1886Community Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience9
PPRA 1887Hospital Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience9
PPRA 1888General Medicine Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience9
PPRA 1889Ambulatory Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience9
PPRA 1890Clinical Specialty Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience9