Spring 2013 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 January 31, 2013

5477.  Good Manufacturing Practices (318) crn: 20654 Registration Form
This class meets in Tarrytown, NY.
8:30 am – 5:00 pm Saturdays (1 hour lunch):  Feb 2, 23, Mar 9, 23, Apr 13.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 27 or May 4.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Mar 9 .
Faculty:  Carmella Ditmars
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.

5477.  Good Manufacturing Practices (101) crn:  20676 Registration Form Room 13
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Sundays (1/2 hour lunch):  Jan 20, Feb 3, 17, Mar 3, 17, Apr 7.  Meets 6 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 21 or 28.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Mar 3.
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.

TARRYTOWN, NY
5477.  Good Manufacturing Practices (318) crn: 20654 Registration Form
This class meets in Tarrytown, NY.
8:30 am – 5:00 pm Saturdays (1 hour lunch):  Feb 2, 23, Mar 9, 23, Apr 13.  Meets 5 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 27 or May 4.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Mar 9 .
Faculty:  Carmella Ditmars
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.

The following course is offered online through Adobe Connect. Please review Expectations of Online Students before registering. You must use the Registration Form for Online Courses to register for this class.
5477.  Good Manufacturing Practices (990) crn: 3439 CLOSED. WAIT LIST ONLY.
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Wednesdays:  Jan 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27, April 10, 17.  Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 24 or May 1. No class Apr 3.
Proctored exam:  Feb 27. 
Faculty:  Evan Boswell
Required text:
Formerly Pharmaceutics 487.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 487.

5501.  Development of Sterile Parenterals (101) crn:  20672 Registration Form Room 3
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Mondays:  Jan 28, Feb 4, 11, 18 (Presidents’ Day), 25, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25 (Passover), Apr 1. Meets 10 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 8 or 15.  Proctored, in-class exam: Mar 4.
Faculty:  Dan Casaburi
No required text.
Formerly Pharmaceutics 501.  Not open to students who have completed Pharmaceutics 501.

The following course is offered online through Adobe Connect. Please review Expectations of Online Students before registering. You must use the Registration Form for Online Courses to register for this class.
5575. Regulatory Sciences: Managing the Guidelines to Quality (990) crn: 12430
Prerequisite: strong science background or permission of QA/RA Office. Fax resume to 267.468.8565.
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Mondays: Jan 28, Feb 4, 11, 18 (Presidents’ Day), 25, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25 (Passover), Apr 1, 8, 15. Meets 12 times plus final exam. Make-ups, if needed, Apr 22 or 29. Proctored exam: Apr 22.
Faculty: Thomas Schultz
No required text.
Formerly: Pharmaceutics 575. Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 575.

5622.  Unit Operations (101) crn:  20664 Registration Form Room 13
This is a hybrid course, which means that some lectures will be posted online but other meetings require students to attend in person (including the one or two field trips to Emerson Resources, where students will practice milling, mixing, tableting and coating. Please reserve all of the listed date.  We will post additional information when it is available.  Emerson Resources is located at 600 Markley St, #1, Norristown, PA  19401.
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Saturdays (1/2 hour lunch):  Meets as follows: in-class meetings at Ft Washington:  Jan 26, Feb 23, Apr 6.  Required all-day field trips to Emerson:  Mar 9 and 23. Students are also required to watch recordings that will be available on the Internet will be posted on Feb 2, 9, 16, Mar 16 and 30. Proctored in-class exam:  Apr 13. Make-ups, if needed, Apr 27 or May 4.
Faculty:  David Lebo
Prerequisite:  Strong science background, including a BS in pharmacy, chemistry, biology, or engineering and familiarity with chemistry, biology, and physics.  Students should also have a basic understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes.

5627.  Statistical Design of Experiments (101) crn: 12422 Room 3
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Sundays (1/2 hour lunch):  Jan 27, Feb 10, 24, Mar 10, 24, Apr 14.  Meets 6 times.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 28 or May 5.  Proctored, in-class exams, on Mar 10 and Apr 14.
Faculty:  Ronald Snee
Required text: Design and Analysis of Experiments, Douglas C. Montgomery, 2012, 8th, ed, (ISBN: 9781118214718.)

The following course is offered online through Adobe Connect. Please review Expectations of Online Students before registering. You must use the Registration Form for Online Courses to register for this class.
8005.  Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (990) crn:  20673
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tuesdays:  Jan 22, 29, Feb 12, 19, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26, Apr 2, 9, 16.  Meets 12 times plus proctored final exam.  Make-ups if needed, Apr 23 or 30.  No class Feb 5.  Proctored midterm:  Mar 5.
Faculty:  Tom Parry
Required text:  Pharmaceutical Biotechnology:  Fundamentals and Applications, Crommelin, Sindelar & Meibohm, eds, 3rd ed, Informa Healthcare 2007 (ISBN-10:  1420044370, ISBN-13 978-1420044379). Paperback recommended.
Suggested text: Biopharmaceuticals:  Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Walsh, G., 2nd ed, Wiley, West Sussex, England, 2003, $76.50, (ISBN 0-470-84327-6). Students should also have access to textbooks in biochemistry and/or molecular biology from previous courses.
Formerly Pharmaceutics 475.  Not open to students who have taken Pharmaceutics 475.

8007.  Applied Biopharmaceutics (101) crn:  7327 Registration Form Room 4
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Wednesdays:  Jan 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20,  27, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr 3, 10.  Meets 12 times plus final exam.  Make-ups, if needed, Apr 24 or May 1.  Proctored, in-class exam:  Apr 17.
Faculty:  Reza Fassihi
No required text.
Formerly Pharmaceutics 410.  Not open to students who have completed Pharmaceutics 410.

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