B.S. in Pharmaceutical Product Development

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Introduction to Statistics I (will be required and will fulfill the basic skills mathematics requirement)
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Principles of Economics (Micro) (must be selected as one course in the behavioral and social sciences)
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Medical Ethics (will be required and will fulfill the interdisciplinary requirement)
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Although these courses may be used to fulfill distributive requirements, they are required courses in the degree program.
Chemistry Requirements
CHE 103General Chemistry I3
CHE 104General Chemistry II3
CHE 231Organic Chemistry I4
CHE 232Organic Chemistry II3
CHE 476Biochemistry I3
CRL 103Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB)1
CRL 104Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB)1
CRL 231Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab2
CRL 232Experimental Organic Chemistry II Lab2
Biology Requirements
BIO 110General Biology 13
BIO 214General Microbiology4
BIO 220Cell Physiology3
BIO 230Genetics3
BIO 367Physiology of Drug Interactions3
BIO 469Human Physiology4
BIO 333Molecular Biology Techniques2
Major Requirements
PPD 481Drug Design I3
PPD 482Drug Design II3
PPD 483Drug Design III3
PPD 484Pharmaceutical Internship I1
Related/Cognate Requirements
ENG 371/375Technical Writing3
MAT 143/161Brief Calculus3
PHY 130General Physics I 14
PHY 140General Physics II4
SPK 230Business and Professional Speech Communication 13
STA 311Intro Statistical Computing and Data Management3
Major Electives
Courses are to be chosen from the following list in consultation with an adviser.7
General Zoology
Pathogenic Microbiology
Microbial Genetics
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Animal Histology
Molecular Genetics
Microbial Physiology
Legal Environment of Business
Analytical Chemistry I
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Chemistry of the Environment
Advanced Analytical Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry
Biochemistry II
Chemical Toxicology
Analytical Chemistry I Lab
Analytical Chemistry II Lab
Polymer Chemistry Lab
Experimental Biochemistry I Lab
Experimental Biochemistry II Lab
Introduction to Statistics II
Calculus II
Calculus III
Applied Statistics
Mathematical Statistics I
Mathematical Statistics II
Survey of Marketing
Pharmaceutical Internship II
Special Topics in Drug Development
Total Minimum Credits Required120

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
BIO 110 General Biology 3
CHE 103 General Chemistry I 3
CRL 103 Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB) 1
MAT 121 Introduction to Statistics I 3
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
BIO 230 Genetics 3
CHE 104 General Chemistry II 3
CRL 104 Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB) 1
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Free Elective 3
Year Two
BIO 214 General Microbiology 4
CHE 231 Organic Chemistry I 4
CRL 231 Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab 2
ENG 371
Technical Writing
or Strategies for Writing in the Workplace
Arts Gen Ed 3
BIO 333 Molecular Biology Techniques 2
BIO 220 Cell Physiology 3
CHE 232 Organic Chemistry II 3
CRL 232 Experimental Organic Chemistry II Lab 2
PPD 481 Drug Design I 3
STA 311 Intro Statistical Computing and Data Management 3
Summer Session II
PPD 484 Pharmaceutical Internship I 1
Year Three
BIO 469 Human Physiology 4
MAT 161
Calculus I
or Brief Calculus
PHY 130 General Physics I 4
PPD 482 Drug Design II 3
BIO 367 Physiology of Drug Interactions 3
PHY 140 General Physics II 4
PPD 483 Drug Design III 3
Social Science Gen Ed 3
PPD 485 Pharmaceutical Internship II 1 1
Year Four
CHE 476 Biochemistry I 3
PHI 371 Medical Ethics 3
ECO 112 Principles of Economics (Micro) 3
PPD 490 Special Topics in Drug Development 1 1
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Free Elective 3
SPK 230 Business and Professional Speech Communication 3
Diversity Gen Ed 3
PPD Elective 3
PPD Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Total Credits122