Pharmacy Student

The curriculum described below is subject to University-approved modification in keeping with best educational practices and evaluation by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education. Students will be informed of curricular changes as they occur.

Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy Curriculum

Pharmacy Year 1 (PY1) 

Biochemistry 4.0
Physiology I 4.0
Physiology II 3.0
Professional Development 3.0
Pharmaceutical Care 4.0
Pharmaceutics I 2.0
Pharmaceutics II 4.0
Pharmaceutics III 3.0
Pharmaceutics Lab 1 0.5
Pharmaceutics Lab 2 0.5
Pharmacist-Guided Self Care 5.0
Pharmacy Law 2.0
Epidemiology and Public Health 3.0
Biostatistics 3.0
Immunology 2.0
Introduction to Disease Management  2.5
Adventist Beliefs and Life 2.0
Introduction to Pharmacy Practice Experience, Community I  3.0

 

Pharmacy Year 2 (PY2) 

Ethics in Pharmacy Practice 3.0
Christian Perspectives on Death and Dying  2.0
Drug Information and Literature Evaluation 3.0
Pharmacokinetics 4.0
Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacology I 5.0
Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacology II 5.0
Professional Development II 3.0
Principles of Management 3.0
Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice 3.0
Fluids & Electrolytes 2.0
Renal & Respiratory Diseases 3.5
Endocrine 3.5
Cardiovascular I 3.5
Cardiovascular II 3.5
Introduction to Pharmacy Practice Experience, Community II  2.0
Introduction to Hospital Pharmacy Practice 2.0

 

Pharmacy Year 3 (PY3)

Advanced Ethics in Pharmacy Practice 2.0
Introduction to Clinical Pharmacy Practice  2.0
Pharmacy Practice I 2.0
Pharmacy Practice II 2.0
Pharmacy Practice III 2.0
Professional Development III 3.0
Health Systems, Reimbursement, and Pharmacoeconomics  3.0
Special Populations 3.0
Infectious Disease I 3.5
Infectious Disease II 3.5
Central Nervous System I 3.5
Central Nervous System II 3.5
Gastrointestinal Disorders 2.5
Oncology 2.5

Electives

Student must complete a total of nine (9) units of elective courses during the PY1 - PY3 academic years.

 

Pharmacy Year 4 (PY4)

Acute Care Medicine Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience I  6.0
Ambulatory Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience 2 6.0
Community Practice Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience 3 6.0
Hospital Practice Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience 4  6.0
Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience 5 6.0
Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience 6 6.0