Courses for Area of Concentration in Pharmacy Entrepreneurship


Didactic Elective Courses (6 units):

PHRD 651: Community Pharmacy and Business Management I (3 units)
Development of specialized knowledge and skills in community pharmacy practice involving location analysis, pharmacy management principles, and introduction to business law concepts.

PHRD 652: Community Pharmacy and Business Management II (3 units)
A continuation of PHRD 651 highlighting the subspecialties available in independent pharmacy including but not limited to specialty pharmacy, 340B pharmacy, DME, compounding, LTC and infusion.

PHRD 663: Pharmaceutical Development (3 units)
Examination of pharmaceutical product development process including discovery, preclinical/clinical studies, regulatory-legal issues and marketing.

PHRD 673: Spanish for Pharmacists (3 units)
Practical Spanish for pharmacists, including basic conversation of commonly prescribed drugs.


Experiential Courses (6 units):

PHRD 750: Advanced Pharmacy Practice Elective (APPE) (6 units)
Pharmacy practice experience (internship) course in a health care setting. 

PHRD 751: Non-traditional Advanced Pharmacy Elective (APPE) (6 units)
Pharmacy practice experience (internship) course in a non-traditional or emerging setting.

TOTAL: 12 UNITS


For any questions about the Area of Concentration in Pharmacy Entrepreneurship, please email faculty liaisons Raffi Svadjian (svadjian@usc.edu) and Fred Weissman (weissman@usc.edu).