At ONU, your professors will know your name. The College of Pharmacy offers a world-class education in a place where people care about you and go out of their way to help you be successful. ONU pharmacists are preferred in the marketplace. Learning outside the classroom adds as much to that marketability as the outstanding experience in class and skills labs. High-impact, hands-on experiences will prepare you for the many different career opportunities that your pharmacy degree can provide you.  

Four-Year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Option Curriculum

For students entering in or after fall 2021:

First Year Fall CH First Year Spring CH            
Biochemistry 1 PHBS 3411 3 Biochemistry 2 PHBS 3421              3
Fundamentals in the Science of Pharm. 1 PHBS 3011 4    Fundamentals in the Science of Pharm. 2 PHBS 3021 4
Interprofessional Course PHPR 2921 1 Self Care PHPR 2151 3
Introduction to the Profession of Pharmacy 3 Principles of Management BIZ 2331 3
Principles of Drug Information 2 Healthcare systems 3
Communicating with Patients 3 Fundamentals in Pharmacy Law 2
Pharmaceutical Calculations 2 Professional Development 0
Professional Development 0    
    Summer: Community IPPE PHPR 2991 0
       
       
Second Year Fall  CH Second Year Spring  CH
Cardiology, Hematology, & Pulmonology 1 PHPR 4121 4

CNS, Neurology, Psychiatry, Behavioral Health,

& Toxicology PHBS 4221

4
Cardiology, Hematology, & Pulmonology 1 PHPR 4131 4

CNS, Neurology, Psychiatry, Behavioral Health,

& Toxicology PHPR 4231

4
Endocrine, Renal, & Urology PHPR 4141 5

Musculoskeletal, Connective Tissue, Immunology, & Dermatology PHBS 4241

2.5
Patient Care Process 1 PHPR 4111 2 Nutrition & Gastroenterology PHPR 4251 2.5
Public Health and Medication Safety 3 Patient Care Process 2 PHPR 4211 2
Professional Development PHPR 4901 0 Elective/Gen Ed 2
    Professional Development PHPR 4911 0
       
Institutional IPPE PHPR 3991* 0 Summer: Institutional IPPE PHPR 3991 0
       
       
Third Year Fall  CH Third Year Spring  CH
Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 1 PHBS 5121 4 APPE Prep PHPR 5211 3
Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2 PHPR 5131 4 Pharmacotherapy Capstone PHPR 5231 6
Oncology PHBS 5141 3 Advanced Topics in Law & Ethics PHPR 5221 2
Special Populations PHPR 5151 2 Elective/Gen Ed 3
Patient Care Process 3 PHPR 5111 2 Elective/Gen Ed 2-4
Elective/Gen Ed 2
Professional Development PHPR 5911 0
0
Professional Development PHPR 5901 0    
       
Elective IPPE^   Elective IPPE^ 0
       
Fourth Year Fall  CH Fourth Year Spring  CH
Advanced Practice Rotation 4 Advanced Practice Rotation 4
Advanced Practice Rotation 4 Advanced Practice Rotation 4
Advanced Practice Rotation 4 Advanced Practice Rotation 4
Advanced Practice Rotation 4 Advanced Practice Rotation 4
Advanced Practice Rotation 4    

*Institutional IPPE to be completed either over winter break between second year fall and spring OR summer after the second year

^Elective IPPE (variety of courses available) to be completed either fall or spring during the third year