2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 21, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Biochemistry (B.A.) Leading to Pharm.D.


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Salve Regina University along with the University of Saint Joseph offers a pathway for students to earn their Doctor of Pharmacy in six years. Students complete three years of study in biochemistry at Salve Regina, followed by three years in Saint Joseph’s Pharm.D. program. Before conferral of the B.A. in Biochemistry from Salve Regina University, the student must request that University of Saint Joseph forward transcripts to verify completion of all required course work. See Pharmacy Dual Degree for more information.

Biochemistry (B.A.) majors complete a minimum of 120 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree: 49-51 credits of core courses, 59 credits (15 courses) in their major, and 15-17 elective credits.  

Required Courses (Chemistry and Biology) (40 credits)


Choose one Chemistry course from the following (4 credits):


Mathematics and Physics (12 credits):


Degree Plan


Degree Plan for Biochemistry (B.A.) 3+3 Leading to Pharm.D.
 
Fall
Spring
First Year
 
 
UNV101: University Seminar I (3 credits) &
FYT100: First Year Transitions (1 credit)
X
 
CHM113: General Chemistry I & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
MTH195: Calculus I (4 credits)
X
 
ECN101: Introductory Macroeconomics (3 credits)
X
 
Foreign Language Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
UNV102: University Seminar II (3 credits)
 
X
CHM114: General Chemistry II & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
BIO112: General Biology II & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
MTH 196: Calculus II (4 credits)
 
X
Second Year
 
 
RTS225: Quest for the Ultimate (3 credits) or
PHL225: Quest for the Good Life (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
Cell Biology, Analytical Chemistry or Physical Chemistry Course (4 credits)
X
 
CHM205: Organic Chemistry I & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
Literature Core Course (3 credits)
X
 
Visual & Performing Arts Core Course (3 credits)
X
 
Cell Biology, Analytical Chemistry or Physical Chemistry Course (4 credits)
 
X
CHM206: Organic Chemistry II & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
History Core Course (3 credits)
 
X
Psychology Core Course (3 credits)
 
X
Third Year
 
 
BIO305: Human Anatomy (4 credits)
X
 
BCH403: Biochemistry (4 credits)
X
 
PHY205: Principles of Physics I (4 credits)
X
 
CHM410: Topics in Chemistry and Research Capstone (3 credits)
X
 
BIO210: Microbiology (4 credits)
 
X
BIO325: Human Physiology (4 credits)
 
X
Religious & Theological Studies Core Course (3 credits)
 
X
Philosophy Core Course (3 credits)
 
X
STA173: Statistical Methods (3 credits)
 
X
Fourth Year Courses at University of Saint Joseph that Transfer to Salve Regina University
PHCY701: Introduction to the Profession of Pharmacy (2 credits)**
PHCY704: Pharmaceutical Calculations (3 credits)**
PHCY710: Introduction to Pharmacochemistry (2 credits)**
PHCY716: Information Metabolism: Nucleic Acids and Cellular Cm (2 credits)**
PHCY717: Carbohydrate, Lipid and Amino Acid Metabolism (2 credits)**
PHYC720: Pharmacy Administration (3 credits)**
PHYC751: Pharmocokinetics and Biopharmaceutics (4 credits)
Fifth and Sixth Year at University of Saint Joseph
 

* Minimum of 120 credits required for undergraduate degree conferral.
** University of Saint Joseph courses noted with two asterisks will transfer to Salve Regina University to count toward Biochemistry courses for B.A. degree. Additional courses for years four, five, and six to meet degree requirements will be specified by University of Saint Joseph.

 

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