Pharmaceutical Sciences BS/Pharmacy PharmD

The goal of this degree is to create Pharmacists that possess a deeper understanding of the pharmaceutical sciences in order enhance their ability to be part of the emerging healthcare team model. This unique degree would blend drug development and manufacturing topics of the undergraduate degree program with the translational and clinical usage of those therapies in the Pharm.D. program.

Admission to Program

The B.S./Pharm.D. program is 7 years total. Students apply to the Double Dawgs pathway during their spring semester of the 2nd year in the B.S. program. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Curriculum

Graduate-level courses that may be used to satisfy undergraduate and graduate program requirements.

PHRM 3030 – Essentials of Pharmacy Practice I – 3
PHRM 3300 – Pharmaceutical Calculations – 2
PHRM 3310 - Principles of Pharmacology I – 2
PHRM 3550 - Human Pathophysiology - 4
PHRM 3600 - Immunology and Biotechnology - 2
PHRM 3900 - Pharmacy Intercommunications – 2
PHRM 3940 - Survey of Drug Information – 1
PHRM 3040 - Essentials of Pharmacy - 3
PHRM 3070 - Medicinal Chemistry I - 2
PHRM 3320 - Principles of Pharmacology II - 2
PHRM 4030 - Essentials of Pharmacy Practice III – 3
PHRM 4060 - Medicinal Chemistry II – 2
PHRM 4200 - Fundamentals of Pharmaceutics I: Physical Pharmacy and Dosage Form Design – 3
PHRM 4211 – Pharmaceutics II: Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics – 4
PHRM 5210 – Special Topics in Pharmacy – 1-3
PHRM 5980 – Undergraduate Research Problem – 1-3

Additional requirements that are unique to this Double Dawgs program:

N/A

Admission to Graduate Program

The College of Pharmacy Pharm.D. Admissions Committee will evaluate applications to the Pharm.D. component of the program. Applicants to this part of the program apply in fall semester in the 3rd year of the B.S. program or equivalent. If admitted, students will start the Pharm.D. program during the 4th year.

Students complete and graduate with the undergraduate B.S. degree after the 2nd year of the Pharm.D. program (year 5 of the 7-year program). After the 4th year of the Pharm.D. program (year 7 of the Double Dawgs path), students earn the Pharm.D. degree.

Program Advisor

  • Name: Shane Pruitt
  • Email: Shane.Pruitt@uga.edu
  • Phone: 706-542-7684
  • Address: Pharmacy South, Room 115G, College of Pharmacy

Undergraduate Major Information

  • Major: Pharmaceutical Sciences B.S.
  • Department/College: Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

Advising Contact

  • Name: Gurvinder Singh Rekhi
  • Email: gsrekhi@uga.edu
  • Phone: 706-542-5343
  • Address: R.C. Wilson, Rm 420, College of Pharmacy

Graduate Major Information

  • Major: Pharmacy Pharm.D.
  • Department/College: College of Pharmacy

Advising Contact

  • Name: Shane Pruitt
  • Email: Shane.Pruitt@uga.edu
  • Phone: 706-542-7684
  • Address: Pharmacy South, Room 115G, College of Pharmacy