Biology: PharmD BS, Four-Year Plan

Biological Sciences Department, College of Arts and Sciences

Affiliation Agreement with Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS).

The following course sequence is for students who plan to apply through the affiliation agreement to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences’ PharmD program from a BS in Biology at the University at Albany. ACPHS will reserve ten positions in each admission cycle for qualified UAlbany students in this program.

Year One

Year One: Fall
  • ABIO 130
  • ACHM 115
  • AMAT 108
  • Humanities (DP-HUM)
  • International Perspectives (INTLPER)

 

Year One: Spring
  • ABIO 131
  • ACHM 116
  • AMAT 112
  • APSY 101
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)

Year Two

Year Two: Fall
  • ABIO 201
  • ABIO 212
  • ACHM 220
  • ACHM 222
  • Arts (DP-ARTS)
  • U.S. History (CH-USHIS1): Regents < 85 or U.S. History (CH-USHIS2): Regents 85 +
Year Two: Spring
  • ABIO 202
  • ABIO 217
  • ACHM 221
  • ACHM 223
  • ACOM 203
  • Foreign Language (LANG)
  • Challenges for the 21st Century (CHALLENGES)

Year Three

Year Three: Fall
  • ABIO 365
  • Biology Elective
  • Biology Lab
  • Biology Lab
  • APHY 105
  • APHY 106
Year Three: Spring
  • ABIO 330
  • ABIO 314
  • ABIO 315
  • APHY 108
  • APHY 109

Year Four

Year Four: Fall
  • Pharmaceutics I
  • Physiology/Pathophysiology I
  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacy Skills Lab I
  • IPS Workshop I
  • Foundations of Pharmacy
Year Four: Spring
  • Pharmaceutics II
  • Physiology/Pathophysiology II
  • Molecular Biology
  • Self Care/OTC
  • Pharmacy Skills Lab II
  • IPS Workshop II

Note: Thirty one credits of the fourth year at ACPHS will count back toward the Undergraduate BS degree from UAlbany.

Notes

General Education Requirements, for students matriculating Fall 2014 and after

  • Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
  • Arts (DP-ARTS)
  • Humanities (DP-HUM)
  • Natural Sciences (DP-NATSCI)
  • Social Sciences (DP-SOCSCI)
  • International Perspectives (INTLPER)
  • Foreign Language (LANG)
  • Challenges for the 21st Century (CHALLENGES)

 

Credit bearing Professional Development Options

  • Community Service (RSSW 290, 291 and 390)
  • Research within major
  • University Internship
  • Departmental Internship
  • U.S. History (CH-USHIS1): Regents < 85 or U.S. History (CH-USHIS2): Regents 85 +
  • Community Engaged Coursework
  • Study Abroad
  • Tutoring Opportunities

This is a suggested course sequence.