Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business Curriculum

Our science-oriented business curriculum will equip you with an in-depth understanding of sales, marketing, management and the applied pharmaceutical sciences. Liberal arts fundamentals integrated into the curriculum will teach you how to think critically and solve problems creatively, traits that employers value.

The following is a typical curriculum for pharmaceutical and healthcare business students entering the University of the Sciences in Fall 2015; other students should refer to their advisor for their curricula.

First Year

General Biology I, II
College Algebra
Business Orientation
Introduction to Marketing Management
Physical Education I, II
Writing and Rhetoric I, II
Introduction to Microeconomics
Introduction to Business Seminar
General Education Unrestricted Elective

Second Year

Introduction to Communication
Introduction to Macroeconomics
Healthcare Systems
Principles of Management
Functional Human Anatomy and Histology
Advanced Healthcare Systems
Professional Writing
Humanities Disciplinary Requirement
Multidisciplinary Inquiry Requirement
General Education Unrestricted Elective

Third Year

Marketing Applications in the Clinical Use of Drugs I, II
Accounting Theory
Managerial Accounting
Special Topics in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business I, II
Introduction to Biostatistics
Pharmaceutical Marketing Research
Business Ethics
Business Elective
Unrestricted Elective

Fourth Year

Financial Management
Clinical Pharmacoeconomics
Senior Thesis
Legal Aspects of Drug Development, Production, and Marketing
Special Topics in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business III, IV
Business Law
Advertising and Promotion
International Marketing
Unrestricted Electives

Additional general education courses are required as part of this program.

For detailed course descriptions and other information about the pharmaceutical and healthcare business curriculum, see the University Catalog.

University Catalog
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