Fall 2012 Schedule
for the Non-Thesis MS Program in Pharmaceutics

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Students pursuing courses in the non-thesis MS in Pharmaceutics program are expected to have strong science backgrounds. This consists of a minimum of 2 years of general chemistry (and should include organic chemistry and analytical chemistry).

Schedule Updated September 11, 2012

5451.  Statistical Quality Control (101) crn: 20862
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Sundays (1/2 hour lunch):  Sept 16, 30, Oct 14, 28, Nov 11, Dec 2.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Dec 9 or 16.  In-class exams:  Oct 28 and Dec 2 (tentative).
Faculty:  Ron Snee
Required text: Introduction to Statistical Quality Control, Montgomery, Montgomery,7th ed, (ISBN: 978-1-1181-4681-1).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 451.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 451.

5477.  Good Manufacturing Practices (101) crn: 20864
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Saturdays (1/2 hour lunch):  Sept 8, 22, Oct 6, 20, Nov 3, 17.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-up, if needed, Dec 8.  In-class exam:  Oct 20 (tentative).
Faculty:  Frank Stevenson
Optional text: Good Manufacturing Practices for Pharmaceuticals, 6th ed, Nally (ISBN:  0-8493-3972-3).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 487.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 487.

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5477.  Good Manufacturing Practices (990) crn: 20863
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Mondays:  Sept 10, 17 (Rosh Hashanah), 24, Oct 1, 8 (Columbus Day), 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19, 26.  Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Dec 3 or 10.  Proctored midterm:  Oct 15 (tentative).
Faculty:  Karen Zimm
No required text.
Formerly Pharmaceutics 487.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 487.

5575.  Regulatory Sciences:  Managing the Guidelines for Quality (101)  crn:  20868
6:15 am – 8:15 am Thursdays:  Aug 16, 23, 30, Sept 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15.  Meets 14 times plus final exam.
This class is being videoconferenced to Singapore, so it meets early morning. 
Faculty:  Thomas Schultz
No required text.
Formerly Pharmaceutics 580.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 580.

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5655.  Analytical Chemistry in Pharmaceutical Laboratories (990)  crn:  20859
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Tuesdays:  Sept 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20.  Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Nov 27 or Dec 4.  Proctored exam:  Oct 16 (tentative).
Faculty:  Kim HuynhBa and Frank Diana
Tentative required text:  Handbook of Stability Testing in Pharmaceutical Development: Regulations, Methodologies, and Best Practices, Huynh-Ba (ed), Springer Sciences and Publishing, 2008, (ISBN:  978-0387856261).

8002.  Pharmaceutical Analysis (1)  crn:  17006
Note:  This course is only offered in the fall semester.
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mondays:  Sept 10, 17 (Rosh Hashanah), 24, Oct 1, 8 (Columbus Day), 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec 3.  Meets 13 times, including final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Dec 10 or 17.  In-class exams on Oct 22 and Dec 3.
Faculty:  Daniel Canney, Timothy Gilmor, Adam Fermier
No required text. 
Formerly Pharmaceutics 411.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 411.

8003.  Pharmaceutical Manufacturing I:  Preformulation/ Formulation  is offered ONCE during the academic year.  It will be offered in spring 2013.

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8004.  Pharmaceutical Manufacturing II:  Solid Dosage Forms (990) crn: 20860
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing I is not required to take Pharmaceutical Manufacturing II.  The two courses can be taken in any order (but both are required for the non-thesis MS in Pharmaceutics).
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Wednesdays:  Sept 5, 12, 19, 26 (Yom Kippur), Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, Nov 7, 14, 28, Dec 5.  Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Dec 12 or 19.  No class Oct 31 (Halloween) or Nov 21 (Thanksgiving eve). Proctored midterm: Oct 10 (tentative).
Faculty:  Karen Zimm
Required text:  Aulton’s Pharmaceutics:  The Design and Manufacture of Medicines, 3rd ed., (ISBN:  978-0-443-10108-3).
Formerly Pharmaceutics 475.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 475.


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