BSPS in Pharmacy Administration (PHAM)


PREPROFESSIONAL (Effective Fall 2016)

Plan of Study Grid
First TermHours
PHPR 1000 Orientation 1 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 fullfills elective course requirements in the General Education/Core area.

professional (P1 classes entering Fall 2018 and after)

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
ECON 1150 Principles Of Macroeconomics 3
BUAD 1020 Micro-Computer Applications In Business 3
Sixth Term
MBC 3320 Medicinal Chemistry II: Drug Design and Drug Action 3
PHCL 3730 BSPS Pharmacology II: Endocrine and CNS Pharmacology 3
PHPR 4550 Analysis Of The Phrmaceutical Environment 3
PHPR 3260 PHCAD-1 2
Major/Minor Elective 1 5
Seventh Term
PHPR 4780 Internship In Pharmacy Administration 2 3-6
Eighth Term
PHCL 4810 BSPS Pharmacology III: CNS and Cardiovascular Pharmacology 3
PHPR 4600 Seminar in Pharmacy Adminstration 1
BUAD 3010 Principles Of Marketing 3
BUAD 2020 Information Technology Management 3
BUAD 2040 Financial Accounting Information 3
Ninth Term
BUAD 2070 Business Analytics 3
BUAD 2050 Accounting For Business Decision-Making 3
EBUS 3090 Doing Business Digitally 3
BUAD 3040 Principles Of Financial Management 3
PSLS 3440 Professional Sales 3
 Total Hours61-64

Need 5 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  major/minor elective hours.

Pharmacy Administration Elective List

Pharmacy Administration major students will qualify for a business administration minor.  For additional minor in e-business and information technology, marketing, professional sales, or other business minors and the courses that apply to the MBA curriculum, please refer to the College of Business and Innovation (COBI) catalog for a complete listing of courses toward each of the minors and the MBA program.  

1. PHPR 4590  Readings in Access and cultural competence
2. PHPR 4610 Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
3. PHPR 4630 Research Methods Pharmacy administration 
4. Any course used to complete a minor degree in the College of Business and Innovation

All requirements listed above must be fulfilled with a minimum of 120 semester hours required for graduation.

Pharmacy Administration major students will qualify for a business administration minor.   For additional minor in international business, marketing, or professional sales please refer to the College of Business and Innovation  (COBI) catalog for a complete listing of courses toward each of the minors.

  • PLO 1. Apply principles of physical, biological, and administrative sciences to successfully solve problems in the pharmaceutical sciences. (a) Interpret the results of studies as presented in reviews and in the primary literature. (b) Apply the concepts of controlled experimentation and evidence-based practice. (c) Be able to use primary literature and reference materials to acquire and evaluate relevant information and frame questions requiring further research. (d) Be able to begin a process of a critical evaluation of technical issues related to the pharmaceutical sciences.
  • PLO 2. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with other professionals and the public; write an interpretable technical report and/or business plans.\\n
  • PLO 3. Work cooperatively as part of both disciplinary and interdisciplinary teams.\\n
  • PLO 4. Apply the basic principles of chemistry, life science, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology and biochemistry as they apply to the activity of drugs, biological, and toxins.\\n
  • PLO 5. Apply computer technology to the collection, processing, and analysis of data appropriate to a student s specialty.\\n
  • PLO 6. Discuss the organization of the scientific community and the roles of academia, government, and private industry as well as how this organization affects research, drug development, health care, and technical decision making.\\n
  • PLO 7. Develop skills to carry out duties in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, social, economic, and professional practices and interact in a professional manner with managers, colleagues, and subordinates.\\n
  • PLO 8. Develop the skills necessary to maintain professional competence and incorporate new developments and technologies into practice.\\n
  • PLO 9. Recognize key contemporary problems in a discipline, and understand how these are being addressed through research.