2016-2017 Semester Catalog

Pharmacy Technology (PT23) Associate of Applied Science Degree

(Not Accepting New Students At This Time)

Campus Availability:

  • Walker County Campus

Program Description:

The Pharmacy Technology degree is designed to provide an individual with the entry level skills required for success in a retail pharmacy or a hospital-based pharmacy department. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and replacement. Graduates are prepared to function as pharmacy technicians in positions requiring preparations of medications according to prescription under the supervision of a pharmacist.

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 Education Core Curriculum (23 Credit Hours)

BIOL 2113Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BIOL 2113LAnatomy and Physiology Lab I

1

BIOL 2114Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BIOL 2114LAnatomy and Physiology Lab II

1

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

 

MATH 1100Quantitative Skills & Reasoning

3

OR

MATH 1101Mathematical Modeling

3

OR

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

 

XXXX xxxxHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

XXXX xxxxSocial/Behavioral Sciences Elective

3

XXXX xxxxGeneral Education Core Elective

3

Occupational Curriculum (40 Credit Hours)

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: 65 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation