BSPS in Pharmaceutics (PHAR)

Below is a sample plan of study. Consult your degree audit for your program requirements.



Plan of Study Grid
First TermHours
PHPR 1000 Orientation 1
MATH 1850 Single Variable Calculus I * 4
CHEM 1230 General Chemistry I * 4
CHEM 1280 General Chemistry Lab I 1
BIOL 2170 Fundamentals of Life Science: Biomolecules, Cells, and Inheritance 4
BIOL 2180 Fundamentals of Life Science Laboratory: Biomolecules, Cells, and Inheritance 1
Second Term
PHCL 2610 Introductory Physiology 3
MATH 2640 Statistics for Applied Science *2 3
CHEM 1240 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 1290 General Chemistry Lab II 1
ENGL 1110 College Composition I 3
Diversity of US 3 3
Third Term
CHEM 2410 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 2460 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I for Non-Majors 1
PHYS 1750 Introduction To Physics 1 4
ENGL 1130 College Composition II: Academic Disciplines And Discourse 3
Social Sciences Core 3 3
Fourth Term
CHEM 2420 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 2470 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II for Non-Majors 1
Social Sciences Core 3 3
Arts/Humanities Core 3 3
Arts/Humanities Core 3 3
Non‐US Diversity 3 3
 Total Hours62

 Only offered during fall semesters


 Not required prior to P1 for BSPS-only applicants


  If double-dip, PREP courseload reduced by 3 hours.  Only one double dip is allowed for the UT Core requirements.


 Students accepted into the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences should be academically prepared to be placed into MATH 1850 and CHEM 1230.  Students placing into a lower math level - MATH 1200, MATH1320 or MATH1750 and/or placing into a lower level chemistry  - CHEM 1090 (based on students' testing scores) will require additional hours for graduation. 

Students should consult their Degree Audit for coursework that fulfills elective course requirements in the General Education/Core area.


Plan of Study Grid
Fifth TermHours
MBC 3310 Medicinal Chemistry I: Drug Action And Design 2
MBC 3550 Physiological Chemistry I: Structure And Function Of Biological Macromolecules 3
PHCL 3700 Pharmacology I: Principles of Pharmacology, Autonomic Pharmacology and Related Pharmacology 3
PHPR 3010 Pharmaceutical Calculations 2
PHPR 3020 Pharmaceutics I 3
PHPR 3110 Pharmaceutics Lab I 1
Major Electives 2
PHM 3700 Career Planning Strategies 1
Sixth Term
MBC 3320 Medicinal Chemistry II: Drug Design and Drug Action 3
MBC 3560 Physiological Chemistry II: Chemical Regulation Of Cells And Organisms 3
PHCL 3730 BSPS Pharmacology II: Endocrine and CNS Pharmacology 3
PHPR 3030 Pharmaceutics II 3
PHPR 3120 Pharmaceutics Lab II 1
Major Electives 1 2
Seventh Term
PHPR 4880 Internship in Pharmaceutics 2 3-6
Eighth Term
MBC 3330 Techniques in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry 2
MBC 3340 Techniques in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory 1
PHCL 4810 BSPS Pharmacology III: CNS and Cardiovascular Pharmacology 3
PHPR 4770 Advanced Drug Delivery Systems – I 3
BUAD 2070 Business Analytics 3
Ninth Term
BUAD 3010 Principles Of Marketing 3
BUAD 3030 Managerial And Behavioral Processes In Organizations 3
BUAD 3020 Principles Of Manufacturing And Service Systems 3
MBC 3860 Microbiology for Pharmaceutical Professionals 2
PHCL 4160 Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics 3
 Total Hours61-64

 Need 4 credit hours major electives. 


 3 credit hours are required, an additional 1-3 credit hours can be taken, The additional credit hours cannot be used as  Pharmaceutics major elective hours.

All requirements listed above must be fulfilled with a minimum of 123  semester hours required for graduation.

PHAR Electives

Other electives require approval of the PHAR major adviser.

PHPR 4680Parenteral Manufacturing 12
PHPR 4690Dosage Form Design 13
PHPR 4710Selected Topics In Pharmaceutical Technology 13
PHPR 4720Pharmaceutical Rate Processes 13
PHPR 4900Honors Seminar In Pharmacy Practice1-3
PHPR 4910Pharmacy Practice Problems1-5
PHPR 4960Honors Thesis In Pharmacy Practice2-5
PHCL 4820BSPS Pharmacology IV: Chemotherapeutic Agents3
BIOL 3010Molecular Genetics3
BIOL 3020Molecular Genetics Laboratory2
BIOL 4110Human Genetics and Genomics3
BIOL 4330Parasitology3
CHEM 3730Physical Chemistry I3
CHEM 3740Physical Chemistry II3
ECON 4750Health Economics3
MBC 4380Medicinal Plants3
HEAL 2800Principles Of Nutrition3

Taught every other year for those undergraduates not planning to apply to UT’s industrial pharmacy graduate program.


If required in your curriculum, it cannot be counted as an elective.

  • PLO 1. Apply pharmaceutical and analytical techniques to evaluate and solve problems.
  • PLO 2. Assess the physicochemical and biological properties of materials and ingredients in dosage forms.
  • PLO 3. Utilize scientific concepts of drug delivery in the design of formulations.
  • PLO 4. Predict chemical, biological, and pharmaceutical properties relevant to dosage forms using quantitative methods.
  • PLO 5. Explain the scientific basis of analytical techniques applied in pharmaceutics.
  • PLO 6. Communicate effectively and work cooperatively in both disciplinary and interdisciplinary teams.