Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Pharmaceutical Sciences (PHS)

PHS 800  Bioethics  (3 Credits)  

The role of codes of professional conduct in the recognition, evaluation and resolution of conflicting ethical principles in research.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 801  Biostatistics  (3 Credits)  

Application of descriptive and inferential statistical principles to data collection, collation, and analysis.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 802  Sem/Special Topics  (1 Credits)  

Students’ critical review of research papers and presentations on contemporary scientific issues. Seminars on research topics by outstanding scientists.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 803  Seminar/Special Topics  (1 Credits)  

Students’ critical review of research papers and presentations on contemporary scientific issues. Seminars on research topics by outstanding scientists.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 804  Seminar/Grantsmanship  (1 Credits)  

Student review and presentation of contemporary issues in /pharmaceutical sciences. Study of basic principles of developing a grant proposal with emphasis on goals/objectives, plan, data analysis, and budgeting.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 805  Seminar/Grantsmanship  (1 Credits)  

Student review and presentation of contemporary issues in /pharmaceutical sciences. Study of basic principles of developing a grant proposal with emphasis on goals/objectives, plan, data analysis, and budgeting.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 806  Admin and the Biomed Scien  (3 Credits)  

A course covering the elements and effective practice of management and administration, including decision-making processes, policy and program development, and selected aspects of behavior in organizations.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 807  Exp Design/Instr/Clin Measurmt  (3 Credits)  

The study of the theoretical and practical applications of literature search, statistics, and planning/ design to research development are discussed. It prepares students to employ these tools in solving research problems.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 808  Pathophysiology  (3 Credits)  

A discussion of the definition, classification, etiology, diagnosis, course, prognosis, signs, and symptoms of disease conditions.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 809  Pharmacology  (3 Credits)  

Provides knowledge of all aspects of the interactions of drugs with living tissues. Mechanisms of drug action that underlie the use of drugs for purposes are discussed. (Prerequisite: PHS 808, Pathophysiology and PHS 813 Advanced Biochemistry).

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 810  Physical Pharmacy  (3 Credits)  

The study of proteolytic equilibria and buffer solutions, interfacial phenomena and diffusion coefficient, stability kinetics, complexation and protein binding, and polymer science.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 811  Pharmacokinetics  (3 Credits)  

The discussion of processes of absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of drugs. This course also examines the effects of disease, drug dosage forms, and drug doses on therapeutic and toxic responses. (Prerequisite: PHS 810)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 812  Advanced Biochem  (3 Credits)  

A course exploring the mechanisms of action of biological catalysts and effectors with regard to possible means of selective chemotherapeutic control of biological processes.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 813  Advanced Organic Chem  (3 Credits)  

Focus on the structure and functions of molecules and the application of those parameters to the design and synthesis of organic substances.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 814  Lab Rotation  (3 Credits)  

An introduction of on-going research projects to students in three laboratories. Students must complete this course before selecting the dissertation advisor.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 815  Masters Research  (1-3 Credits)  

MASTERS THESIS Supervised research and thesis preparation

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 816  Masters Thesis  (1-3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 900  Biosyn and Drug Metabolism  (3 Credits)  

A course describing methods employed in the study/synthesis of natural compounds, biotransformation pathways, and the significance of metabolism in the design of new agents.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 901  Cell Biology  (3 Credits)  

A course which conveys an understanding of the molecular basis of cellular compartmentalization, protein/membrane trafficking, cytoskeleton regulation, molecular motors, cell cycle, cell death, signal transduction, cell-cell and matrix-cell communications.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 902  Cytology  (3 Credits)  

A course providing a detailed study of cellular organelles, their physiology, and their role in metabolism and in the development of different diseases. It highlights techniques employed in studying the cell.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 903  Immunology  (3 Credits)  

The description of mechanisms of body protection against foreign bodies and antigens. Immunodeficiency syndromes, autoimmunity, allergic responses and vaccine technology are also discussed.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 904  Genetics and Pharmacogenomics  (3 Credits)  

A course describing the biology and physiology of genes. It covers the genetic basis of diseases, drug actions/toxicity, and interindividual differences in responses to drugs.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 905  Advanced Medicinal Chem  (3 Credits)  

A course emphasizing practical synthetic chemistry useful in the preparation of complex polyfunctional molecules.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 906  Advanced Pharmacokinetics  (3 Credits)  

The application of concepts of drug kinetics to the interpretation of preclinical and clinical data. Mathematical derivations of the mass balanced relationships involving rate processes and their physiological importance are discussed. (Prerequisite: PHS 811)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 907  Advanced Pharmaceutics  (3 Credits)  

Discussion of topics including Preformulation pharmaceutical excipients, solid dosage forms, dispersed systems, microencapsulated formulations, controlled release dosage forms and dermatological and biotechnological-derived products

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 908  Advanced Drug Delivery Sys  (3 Credits)  

The current practice, rationale and design of novel drug delivery systems, novel drug delivery systems under investigation and future drug delivery technology and systems.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 909  Respiratory Pharmacology  (3 Credits)  

A detailed presentation on the interactions of drugs with the pulmonary system. The molecular basis of drug efficacy in respiratory dysfunctional states will be explored. (Prerequisite: PBS 809, Pharmacology)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 910  Endocrine Pharmacology  (3 Credits)  

A discussion of the impact of drugs on the biosynthesis and mechanisms of action of hormones in regulation of cellular metabolism and expression of physiological effects. Research problems in endocrinology will be highlighted. (Prerequisites: PHS 809, Pharmacology.)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 911  Cardiovascular Pharmacology  (3 Credits)  

An in-depth discussion of the basic physiology of the cardiovascular system and all aspects of chemical interactions with the system. Research techniques designed to address cardiovascular problems will be presented. Pre-requisite: PHS 809.

Prerequisite(s): PHS 809

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 912  Neurpharmacology  (3 Credits)  

A course focusing on the etiology and development of neurological disease and how drugs, at a molecular level, affect transmission of chemical signals, the brain’s signaling system and function as well as pathways of neurological disorders. (Prerequisite: PBS 809, Pharmacology.)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 913  Molecular Pharmacology  (3 Credits)  

A course designed to study receptors, signaling, pathways, enzymes, channels, transcriptional mechanisms, and molecular modeling relevant to drug design and drug action.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Pharmaceutical Sci

PHS 916  PhD Research I  (1-3 Credits)  

Supervised research on an approved research problem suitable for the preparation of a dissertation.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 917  PhD Research II  (1-3 Credits)  

Supervised research on an approved research problem suitable for the preparation of a dissertation.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 918  PhD Dissertation I  (1-9 Credits)  

Supervised research and dissertation preparation

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS

PHS 919  PhD Dissertation II  (1-9 Credits)  

Supervised research and dissertation preparation

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dpt of Pharmaceu Sc& Env HS