2016-2017 Semester Catalog

Pharmacy Technology (PT22) Diploma

(Not Accepting New Students At This Time)

Campus Availability:

  • Walker County Campus

Special note: This program does not participate in competitive admissions and all courses can be taken as directed by program faculty.

Program Description:

The Pharmacy Technology Diploma is designed to enable the student to acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes for employment within a pharmacy. Program graduates will be able to perform a variety of technical duties related to preparing and dispensing drugs in accordance with standard procedures and laws under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. A variety of clinical experiences is designed to integrate theory and practice. Graduates will be employable as an entry level pharmacy technician.

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Entrance Date:

Fall and Spring

Entrance Requirements:

Age: 17 years old for entrance into Health Technology pre-occupational curriculum
18 years old for entrance into Health Technology programs

Admission requirements for occupational curriculum: 1) Attainment of 18 or more years of age; 2) Documentation of high school graduation or completion of GED®; 3) achievement of program ready or provisional scores on the placement test; and 4) completion of general admission.

General Core Curriculum (9 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

PSYC 1010Basic Psychology

3

Occupational Curriculum (45 Credit Hours)

ALHS 1011Structure and Function of the Human Body

5

ALHS 1040Introduction to Health Care

3

 

ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

OR

BUSN 2300Medical Terminology

2

 

COMP 1000Introduction to Computers

3

PHAR 1000Pharmaceutical Calculations

4

PHAR 1010Pharmacy Technology Fundamentals

5

PHAR 1020Principles of Dispensing Medications

4

PHAR 1030Principles of Sterile Medication Preparation

4

PHAR 1040Pharmacology

4

 

PHAR 1050Pharmacy Technology Practicum

5

OR

PHAR 1055Pharmacy Assistant Practicum

5

 

PHAR 2060Advanced Pharmacy Technology Principles

3

PHAR 2070Advanced Pharmacy Technology Practicum

5

Total Credit Hours: 56 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation