Minor in Pharmaceutical Sciences

This educational area of emphasis is designed to help prepare students for a broad range of career Pharmacy Labpaths in biomedical research and/or the pharmaceutical industry.

A minor in pharmaceutical sciences combined with another major will provide a unique, multidisciplinary education.

Minimum of 18 Credit Hours

Students wishing to earn a minor in Pharmaceutical Sciences must complete the following requirements.

General Requirements for this minor:

  1. All pre-requisites for courses in the minor must be completed.
  2. A grade of “C” or better must be earned in any course used to fulfill a minor.

Contact Information:

psciminor@otc.isu.edu

List of courses being offered for a Minor in Pharmaceutical Science


Number

Title

Level

Credits

Semester offered

REQUIRED COURSES (9 credits)

1

Drugs in Society

205

2

F, S

2

Introduction to Pharmacology

301

3

F

3

Introduction to Methods in PSCI

353

2

S

4

Pharm. Sc. Research

438

2

F. S, Su

ELECTIVES (9 credits minimum from the following courses)

1

Drug discovery

308

3

S

2

Introduction to Toxicology

368

3

F

3

Drug Abuse

401

 

S

4

Immunopharmacology

402

2

S

5

Infectious Dis./Natural Prod.

403

3

F

6

Pulmonary/Cardiac

404

3

F

7

Behavioral Pharmacology

405

2

F

8

Introduction to Endocrinology

406

2

F

9

Pharmacogenomics

407

2

S

10

Medicinal Chemistry

408

3

F

11

Women’s Health Issues

414

3

S

12

Psychopharmacology

430

3

F

13

Cancer Biology

431

3

F

14

Anti-cancer Drugs

432

3

F

15

Physical Pharmaceutics

433

3

S

16

Pharmacokinetics

434

3

F

17

Drug Delivery Systems

435

3

S

18

Special topics in Oncology

436

1

S

19

Diabetes for Health Sciences

441

2

S

20

Neuropharmacology

462

3

S

21

Special topics in PSCI

482

1-3

F, S

Total Credits required=18 (9 credits from required courses)