Pharmacy Technology A.A.S.

Credential: 
Associate in Applied Science
Program Code: 
A45580

The Pharmacy Technology Program prepares individuals to assist the pharmacist in duties that a technician can legally perform and to function within the boundaries prescribed by the pharmacist and the employment agency.

Students will prepare prescription medications, mix intravenous solutions and other specialized medications, update patient profiles, maintain inventories, package medications in unit-dose or med-card form, and gather data used by pharmacists to monitor drug therapy.

Employment opportunities include retail, hospitals, nursing homes, research laboratories, wholesale drug companies, and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.  Graduates from the program may be eligible to take the national certification examination to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician. 

Courses requiring a grade of “C” or better: ACA, PHM, and BIO

First Semester

ACA 115
1 Credit Hour(s)
CIS 110
3 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 110
3 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 111
4 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 115
3 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 115A
1 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 120
3 Credit Hour(s)

Second Semester

BIO 161
3 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 118
4 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 125
3 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 140
2 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 155
3 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 165
2 Credit Hour(s)

Third Semester

COM 120
3 Credit Hour(s)
ENG 111
3 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 132
2 Credit Hour(s)

Fourth Semester

MAT 143
3 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 150
4 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 160
3 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 134
4 Credit Hour(s)
PSY 150
3 Credit Hour(s)

Fifth Semester

HUM 115
3 Credit Hour(s)
PHM 138
8 Credit Hour(s)

PHI 240 may be substituted for HUM 115

Curriculum is based on the 2015-16 catalog.


  • 71 Total Credit Hours Required