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Sample Plan: Pharmaceutical Sciences Concentration, Pharmacological Sciences Ph.D

The Pharmacological Sciences PhD program is flexible and tailored to the needs of individual students. Students are actively engaged in research throughout their training: In the first year, laboratory rotations ensure exposure to a variety of techniques and research problems. At the end of the second year, students are considered for advancement to PhD candidacy on the basis of academic standing, laboratory performance, and a qualifying examination. After advancement to candidacy, students devote their time to completion of an original research thesis.

Below is a sample program for students who enter the Pharmacuetical Sciences Concentration directly. For more details regarding the required course work, please visist our program's section in the UCI General Catalogue.

Year One*

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

PharmSci 223*

(Biol. Macromol)

PharmSci 277

(Med Chem)

PharmSci 274 (Nanomedicine)

Pharm 256 (Statistics)**

Pharm 252 (Neuro. and Drug Receptors)

PharmSci 263

(Pharmacogenomics)

PharmSci 278 (Stem Cell Therapy)

Pharm 257 (Ethics)**

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

Pharm Sci 280 (Research)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

Comprehensive Exam

*Students who enter through the MCP Gateway Program have different coursework requirements in year 1: http://www.pharmsci.uci.edu/graduate/sample-curriculum.php
**Offered in the summer quarter every other year (for credit in the following fall quarter)

Year Two

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

Pharm 256 (Statistics)**

PharmSci 280 (Research)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

Pharm 257 (Ethics)**

PharmSci 280 (Research)

 

Year Three

Commence dissertation research
Advance to candidacy

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

 

Years Four to Five

Complete dissertation
Research, write and defend dissertation

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

PharmSci 298 (Seminar)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

PharmSci 280 (Research)

PharmSci 280 (Research)