B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Pharmaceutical Sciences is designed for students to gain a strong foundation in the basic sciences and liberal arts and prepare for careers and professional study in pharmacy.
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- B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences with an emphasis in Health Humanities
- B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences with an emphasis in Health Sciences
About the Program
Students who select a major in pharmaceutical sciences will gain a background in chemistry, mathematics
Students will tailor their education through one of two emphases – Health Sciences or Health Humanities. Both emphases will prepare students for professional study in pharmacy. Students who select an emphasis in health sciences will also complete the coursework in physics required to pursue graduate and professional study in medicine.
The curriculum provides opportunities for students to engage in research and other hands-on learning experiences to expand their skills beyond the classroom.
After completing the B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, students may choose to enter a health professions career immediately, and they will be well equipped with the foundational knowledge, critical thinking, and communication and problem-solving skills to be successful in a variety of positions in pharmaceutical industry, biomedical research labs
In addition to building a strong foundation for graduate and professional programs, graduates of the program will:
- Gain an interdisciplinary understanding of the fundamentals of biology, chemistry
- Build skills to think critically and problem solve
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate well orally and in writing
- Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of scientific and mathematical principles
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By integrating a bachelor’s degree with the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.), students may progress into the professional program after completing junior-level requirements. The first professional (P1) year fulfills senior-level requirements, saving students a full year of study.
Students who do not choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree may declare their intent to progress into the P1 year after completing prerequisite coursework.
Students are admitted to the professional program through a holistic admissions process, which includes an interview and writing
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To learn more about St. Louis College of Pharmacy’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Pharmaceutical Sciences or to schedule a visit, contact the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314.446.8328.