BSPS Curriculum

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Freshman Year

Semester 1

Courses Credit Hours
CHEM 111/111L – General Chemistry I 4
BIOL 111/111L – Basic Biology 4
ENGL 101 – Academic Writing 3
PE 185 – Lifetime Wellness 2
PHAR 100 – Freshman Seminar 1
CHRS 125 – Introduction to Christianity 3
CUC 100 – CU Connections 0.5
Total 17.5

Semester 2

Courses Credit Hours
CHEM 113/113L – General Chemistry II 4
BIOL 221/221L – Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
ENGL 102 – Academic Writing & Literature 3
MATH 122 – Calculus I 4
THEA 115 – Public Speaking 3
CUC 100 – CU Connections 0.5
Total 18.5

Sophomore Year

Semester 3

Courses Credit Hours
CHEM 227/227L – Organic Chemistry I 4
BIOL 334/334L – Microbiology & Immunology 4
PHYS 221 – General Physics I 4
MATH 160 – Statistics 3
LANG 201 – Foreign Language 3
CUC 200 – CU Connections 0.5
Total 18.5

Semester 4

Courses Credit Hours
CHEM 228/228L – Organic Chemistry II 4
PHYS 222 – General Physics II 4
ENGL 20X – Literature I (Brit/Amer/World) 3
HIST 1XX – Western Civilization I or II 3
ECON 200 – Economics 3
CUC 200 – CU Connections 0.5
Total 17.5

Junior Year

Semester 5

Courses Credit Hours
PHSC 323 – General Biochemistry 3
PHSC 325/325L – General Biochemistry Prelab/Lab 1
PHSC 210 – Laboratory Safety 1
PHSC 324 – Intro. to Biostatistics 3
PHSC 451 – Scientific & Technical Writing 1
PHSC 220/220L – Quantitative Lab Techniques 2
PHSC 442 – Interpersonal Skills 1.5
UNIV XXX – Humanities/Social Science Elective 3
Total 15.5

Semester 6

Courses Credit Hours
PHSC 328 – Intro. to Pharmacology 4
PHSC 410 – Analytical Instrumentation 3
PHSC 411/411L – Analytical Instrumentation Prelab/Lab 1
PHSC 338 – Product & Process Validation 2
PHSC 326 – Molecular Biology 3
PHSC 327/327L – Molecular Biology Prelab/Lab 1
PHSC 334 – Scientific Literature Seminar I 1
Total 15

Senior Year

Semester 7

Courses Credit Hours
PHSC 418 – Industrial Pharmacy 3
PHSC 419/419L – Industrial Pharmacy Prelab/Lab 1
PHSC 438 – Pharmaceutical Methods & Bioprocessing 3
PHSC 439L – Pharmaceutical Methods & Bioprocessing Lab 1
PHSC 336 – Scientific Literature Seminar II 1
A/M/T – Art/Music/Theatre 3
GCC Elective 3
Total 15

Semester 8

Courses Credit Hours
PHSC 420 – Senior Internship* 12-14
PHSC 416 – Senior Seminar 1
Total 13-15

p>Total credit hours earned= 129.5-131.5

*Students are required to submit and pass a criminal background check prior to the start of internship. Internship sites may require an additional criminal background check and/or drug screen before beginning internship. Summer internships earn 12 credit hours rather than 14 credit hours.