Curriculum

Courses

1st Year - Fall Semester (16.7 credits)

Phar 6700: Becoming a Pharmacist

2 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Jason Varin | 612-626-8734 | vari0001@umn.edu (TC)
     Paul Ranelli | 218-726-6009 | pranelli@umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6702: Integrated Biochemical Sciences

4.5 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     David Ferguson | 612-626-2601 | ferguson@umn.edu (TC)
     Jon Rumbley | 218-726-6047 | jrumbley@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6704: Foundations of Social and Administrative Pharmacy

2.5 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
      Olihe Okoro | 218-726-6036 | ookoro@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
      Jon Schommer | 612-626-9915 | schom010@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6706: Foundations of Pharmaceutical Care

1.5 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Keri Hager | 218-726-6013 | khager@umn.edu (Duluth)
     Brian Isetts | 612-624-2140 | isett001@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6708: Drug Delivery I

2.5 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Joe Johnson | 218-726-8439 | jljohns3@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Changquan Calvin Sun | 612-624-3722 | sunx0053@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6710: Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab I

2 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Karen Bastianelli | 218-726-6026 | bast0067@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Jennifer Chen | 612-624-2544 | chen0666@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6728: Pharmaceutical Calculations

0.7 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Karen Bastianelli | 218-726-6026 | bast0067@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Jennifer Chen | 612-624-2544 | chen0666@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 7310: Introduction to Community Health and IP Engagement

1 credit | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Oscar Garza | 612-624-0124 | owgarza@umn.edu (TC)
     Laura Palombi | 218-726-6066 | lpalombi@d.umn.edu (Duluth)


 

1st Year - Spring Semester (16.1 credits)

Phar 6715: Career and Professional Foundations I (CPF)

1 credit | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Caroline Gaither | 612-626-0811 | cgaither@umn.edu (TC)
     Gardner Lepp | 218-726-6029 | galepp@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Randy Seifert | 218-726-6032 | rseifert@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6716: Applied Pharmaceutical Care

3.2 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Tom Larson | 612-626-5025 | larso098@umn.edu (TC)
     Laura Palombi | 218-726-6066 | lpalombi@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6718: Drug Delivery II

2.4 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Joe Johnson | 218-726-8439 | jljohns3@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Raj Suryanarayanan | 612-624-9626 | surya001@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6720: Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab II

2 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Karen Bastianelli | 218-726-6026 | bast0067@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Jennifer Chen | 612-624-2544 | chen0666@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6722: Principles of Medicinal Chemistry

2.1 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors: 
     Venkatram Mereddy | 218-726-6766 | vmereddy@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Natalia Tretyakova | 612-626-3432 | trety001@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6724: Immune System and Infectious Disease

3.1 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Grant Anderson | 218-726-6007 | ander163@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Carston Wagner | 612-625-2614 | wagne003@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6726: Principles of Pharmacology

2.3 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Esam El-Fakahany | 612-625-5695 | elfak001@umn.edu (TC)
     Amanda Klein | 218-726-6037 | ahklein@d.umn.edu (Duluth)


 

1st year - Summer IPPE (3 credits)

Phar 7325: Introduction Community-Practice Pharmacy Experience

3 credits | PDF icon Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Caitlin Frail | 612-626-9280 | ckfrail@umn.edu (TC)
     Jason Varin | 612-626-8734 | vari0001@umn.edu (TC)

2nd Year - Fall Semester (15.6 credits)

Phar 6730: Career and Professional Foundations II (CPF)

0.5 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Caroline Gaither | 612-626-0811 | cgaither@umn.edu (TC)
     Gardner Lepp | 218-726-6029 | galepp@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Randy Seifert | 218-726-6032 | rseifert@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6732: Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology of Cardiovascular Agents

2.3 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     L'Aurelle Johnson | 612-624-5430 | joh02745@umn.edu (TC)
     Venkatram Mereddy | 218-726-6766 | vmereddy@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6734: Cellular Metabolism and Nutrition

2.8 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Rodney Johnson | 612-624-7997 | johns022@umn.edu (TC)
     Jon Rumbley | 218-726-6047 | jrumbley@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6736: Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

1.9 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Anne Schullo-Feulner | 952-993-3519 | anne.schullo_feulner@parknicollet.com (TC)
     Megan Undeberg | 218-726-6039 | undeberg@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6738: Pharmacokinetics

3.7 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Jacob Brown | 218-726-6028 | jtbrown@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     William Elmquist | 612-625-0097 | elmqu011@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6740: Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab III

2 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Nichole Rupnow | 612-624-1740 | kulin002@umn.edu (TC)
     Jared Van Hooser | 218-726-6014 | jvh@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 7330: Early Pharmacy Education with Community Teachers I (EPhECT)

0.4 credits | Syllabus (Duluth) | Syllabus (TC)

Course Directors:
     Keri Hager | 218-726-6013 | khager@umn.edu (Duluth)
     Don Uden | 612-624-9624 | udenx001@umn.edu (TC)

Electives

2 credits | Elective Courses


 

2nd Year - Spring Semester (15.3 credits)

Phar 6742: Evidence-based Problem Analysis: Part 1

1 credit | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Serguei Pakhomov | 612-624-1198 | pakh0002@umn.edu (TC)
     Jon Rumbley | 218-726-6047 | jrumbley@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6745: Career and Professional Foundations III (CPF)

0.5 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Caroline Gaither | 612-626-0811 | cgaither@umn.edu (TC)
     Gardner Lepp | 218-726-6029 | galepp@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Randy Seifert | 218-726-6032 | rseifert@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6750: Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab IV

2 credits | Syllabus

Course Director
     Nichole Rupnow | 612-624-1740 | kulin002@umn.edu (TC)
     Jared Van Hooser | 218-726-6014 | jvh@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6752: Integrated Endocrinology

2.1 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Grant Anderson | 218-726-6007 | ander163@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Sarah Westberg | 612-625-4632 | swestber@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6754: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome

2.1 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Kylee Funk | 612-301-8316 | kafunk@umn.edu (TC)
     Paul Ranelli | 218-726-6009 | pranelli@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6756: Kidney, Fluid, and Electrolytes

2.1 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Heather Muster | 218-206-8570 | heathermuster@gmail.com (Duluth)
     Wendy St. Peter | 612-625-5848 | stpet002@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6758: Pulmonary Pharmacotherapy

1.1 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Jean Moon | 612­-730-7212 | jmoon@umn.edu (TC)
     Megan Undeberg | 218-726-6039 | undeberg@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 7340: Community Teacher Experience II

0.4 credits Syllabus (Duluth)| Syllabus (TC)

Course Directors:
     Keri Hager | 218-726-6013 | khager@umn.edu (Duluth)
     Don Uden | 612­-624-­9624 | udenx001@umn.edu (TC)

Electives

4 credits Elective Courses


 

2nd Year - Summer IPPE (3 credits)

Phar 7345: Introductory Institutional-Practice Pharmacy Experience

3 credits PDF icon Syllabus

Course Director:
     Heather Blue | 218-726-6016 | hblue@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Christene Jolowsky | 612-625-0077 | jolow001@umn.edu (TC)

3rd Year - Fall Semester (18.8 credits)

Phar 6760: Career and Professional Foundations IV (CPF)

0.5 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Caroline Gaither | 612-626-0811 | cgaither@umn.edu (TC)
     Gardner Lepp | 218-726-6029 | galepp@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Randy Seifert | 218-726-6032 | rseifert@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6762: Medicinal Chemistry and Neuropharmacology

2.8 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Carolyn Fairbanks | 612-625-2945 | carfair@umn.edu (TC)
     Amanda Klein | 218-726-6037 | ahklein@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6766: Biotechnology-Derived Drugs

1 credit | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Nam Chul Kim | 218-726-6080 | kimn@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Tom Shier | 612-624-9465 | shier001@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6768: Infectious Disease

3 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Paul Ranelli | 218-726-6009 | pranelli@umn.edu (Duluth)
     John Rotschafer | 612-624-2183 | rotsc001@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 6770: Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab V

2 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Sarah Schweiss | 218-726-6012 | sschweis@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6772: Topics in Pharmacotherapy

1.6 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Tom Larson | 612-626-5025 | larso098@umn.edu (TC)
     Mike Swanoski | 218-726-6019 | mswanosk@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6774: Pharmacotherapy of Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders

3.1 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Michael Kotlyar | 612-625-1160 | kotly001@umn.edu (TC)
     Mark Schneiderhan | 218-726-6010 | meschnei@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6782: Evidence-based Problem Analysis: Part 2

0.8 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors: 
     
Grant Anderson | 218-726-6007 | ander163@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Jeannine Conway | 612-625-2999 | pluha003@umn.edu (TC)

Electives

4 credits | Elective Courses


 

3rd Year - Spring Semester (17 credits)

Phar 6748: Biopharmaceutics (Effective Spring 2018)

2.6 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Jayanth Panyam | 612-624-0951 | jpanyam@umn.edu (TC)
     David Stenehjem | 218-726-6155 | stene032@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6778: Pharmacy Law

0.7 credits | Syllabus

Course Director:
     Jennell Bilek | 612-436-9648 | jbilek@carlsoncaspers.com (TC)
     Cody Wiberg | 651-888-9197 | codywiberg@msn.com (TC)

Phar 6780: Pharmacy Outcomes

2.5 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Jeannine Conway | 612-625-2999 | pluha003@umn.edu (TC)
     Mark Schneiderhan | 218-726-6010 | meschnei@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6784: Integrated Oncology

2.8 credits | Syllabus

Course Directors:
     Mark Kirstein | 612-624-5689 | kirst002@umn.edu (TC)
     Venkatram Mereddy | 218-726-6766 | vmereddy@d.umn.edu (Duluth)

Phar 6786: Acute Patient Care Pharmacotherapy

3.4 credits | Syllabus

Course Director:
     Heather Blue | 218-726-6016 | hblue@d.umn.edu (Duluth)
     Scott A. Chapman | 612-624-7143 | chapm004@umn.edu (TC)

Electives

5 credits | Elective Courses


 

4th Year (Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters)

Phar 6799: Being a Pharmacist

0.1 Credits | Syllabus

Course Director:
     
Marilyn Speedie | 612-624-3942 | speed001@umn.edu
     Michael Swanoski | 218-726-6019 | mswanosk@d.umn.edu

Phar 7401: Acute Care I

12 credits | Syllabus

Course Director:
     Scott Chapman | 612-624-7143 | chapm004@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 7411: Ambulatory Care I

5 credits | Syllabus

Course Director:
     Jean Moon | 612-625-7188 | jmoon@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 7412: Ambulatory Care II

5 credits | Syllabus

Course Director:
     Jean Moon | 612-625-7188 | jmoon@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 7413: Community Practice

5 credits | Syllabus

Course Director:
     Caity Frail | 612-626-9280 | ckfrail@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 7431: Patient Care Elective I

5 credits | Syllabus

Course Director:
     Ann Philbrick | 612-626-8053 | philb020@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 7432: Patient Care Elective II

5 credits | Syllabus

Course Director:
     Ann Philbrick | 612-626-8053 | philb020@umn.edu (TC)

Phar 7433: Patient Care Elective III

5 credits | Syllabus

Course Director:
     Ann Philbrick | 612-626-8053 | philb020@umn.edu (TC)


 

The College's courses are offered by the following departments

Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology conducts groundbreaking and critical research in pharmacogenomics, neuropharmacology, drug metabolism, pharmacometrics, and specific therapeutic areas.

Medicinal Chemistry involves the application of both chemical and biological principles to investigations between molecular structure and biological activity.

Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems works to advance the practice of pharmaceutical care and its role in the health care system for the benefit of patients and society.

Pharmaceutics studies the quantitative aspects of drug delivery and involves the design, development, and evaluation of drugs in combination with an appropriate dosage form.

Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences is comprised of basic, clinical, social, and behavioral scientists with expertise in both pharmaceutical sciences and practice.