Major Academic Plan for A.T.C. in Pharmacy Technology


A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 CGE   
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3 CGE   
GE Objective 3: MATH 1123 3 CGE   
HO 0106 Medical Terminology 2 C F, S  
BT 0170 Computer Literacy and Business Software 3 C F, S  
Semester Total14
Second Semester
HO 0110 Over the Counter and Herbal Medications 2 C F  
HO 0111 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 4 C F, S, SuHO 0106 
PHTC 0110 Pharmacy Law and Ethics 2 C F  
PHTC 0150 Introduction to Pharmacology 3 C F  
PHTC 0171
0171L Applied Pharmacy Technology I
and Applied Pharmacy Technology Lab I
3 C FPHTC 0150PHTC 0150
TGE 0158 Employment Strategies 2 C D  
Semester Total16
Third Semester
HO 0208 Introduction to Pathology 3 C F, SHO 0111 
PHTC 0152 Advanced Pharmacology 3 C SPHTC 0150, 0171/0171LPHTC 0150
PHTC 0161
0161L Extemporaneous Compounding and IV Certification
and Extemporaneous Compounding and IV Certification Lab
3 C SPHTC 0150, 0152, 0171PHTC 0161L
PHTC 0172
0172L Applied Pharmacy Technology II
and Applied Pharmacy Technology II Lab
2 C SPHTC 0150, 0152, 0161PHTC 0152, 0161
PHTC 0182 Pharmacy Technician Practicum and Seminar I 5 C SPHTC 0150,0171PHTC 0152,0161, 0172
Semester Total16
Fourth Semester
PHTC 0175 Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Preparation 1 C SuPHTC Core Classes
PHTC 0187 Pharmacy Technician Practicum and Seminar II 5 C SuPHTC Core Classes
Semester Total6