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Pharmacy Technician: Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements

92.5 Credits

Offered at Bellevue, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Independence, Lee's Summit, Minnetonka, Roseville, Sioux Falls, and Zona Rosa.

Pharmacy Technician Foundational Core (18.5)

Pharmacy Technician Courses

ME1150*

Medical Terminology

4

RX1000*

Introduction to Pharmacy w/ Lab

4

 

8

Science

SC1221*

Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology w/ Lab

6

 

6

General Education

CS1600

Pathways to Academic and Professional Success

4.5

 

4.5

Pharmacy Technician Major Core

(All RX2000+ courses must be taken at NAU.)

RX1100*

Pharmacy Calculations

4

RX1500*

Pharmacy Operations with Lab

3

RX2200*

Medical Insurance and Pharmacy Law

2

RX2310*

Community or Outpatient Lab

2

RX2500*

Drug Therapeutics I with Lab

4

RX2510*

Inpatient Pharmacy Lab

2

RX2600*

Drug Therapeutics II with Lab

4

RX2700*

Drug Therapeutics III with Lab

3

RX2850

Preparing for the Pharmacy Profession with Lab

3

RX3110

Inpatient Externship

4

RX3120

Community or Outpatient Externship

4

 

 

35

Support Core

ME2515*

Introduction to Pathophysiology

4.5

 

 

4.5

General Education Core (34.5)

Communications

EN1150

Composition I

4.5

EN2100 or

Speech or

 

EN2150

Interpersonal Professional Communications

4.5

 

 

9

Mathematics

MA1500 or

Intermediate Algebra or

 

MA2050

College Algebra

4.5

 

 

4.5

Humanities

HU

Humanities Elective

4.5

 

4.5

Behavioral/Social Science

PS2100

Human Relations

4.5

 

 

4.5

General Education

CS1150/
CI1150

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

4.5

CS2080

Career Management

3

 

Gen Ed Elective

4.5

 

 

12

The Pharmacy Technician Major Core and Science courses must be scheduled for the full required contact hours.

*Professional course (minimum "C" grade required)

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Pharmacy Technician Major Core.

See the "Graduation Requirements" section of this catalog for additional graduation requirements.

(The university reserves the right to correct clerical errors.)