Spring 2016 Elective Options
All Spring 2015 electives are viewable via the “Search and Register for Sections” feature in WebAdvisor. Please refer to
your Program Evaluation in WebAdvisor to see specifically which electives are required for your major and still need to be taken.
Courses that will fulfill distributive, general, professional and program electives are described below:
BEH -any course starting with a BEH prefix, or any MCPHS or COF Psychology course (above Intro to Psychology class)
HUM- any course starting with a HUM prefix, or any MCPHS or COF: literature, creative writing, Philosophy and Ethics, Religious
Studies, Art (history and theory classes; not studio or performance), Language (if advanced level with literature/cultural focus; not
language skills) Please note: all Humanities courses are writing intensive. In order for a COF Humanities course to be approved, a syllabus must be provided.
LIB- any BEH, HUM, SSC course, or any MCPHS or COF: Intro to Sociology, Foreign Language (any level), Communication and
Media (history, theory, social/cultural focus; not studio or “how to” course), LIB 110, LIB 253
SSC- any course starting with a SSC prefix, or any MCPHS or COF: History, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, American
Studies, Area Studies: Women’s, Ethnic, etc., Cultural Geography, Economics (w/focus on social and political issues)
GEN- all MCPHS or COF college level courses (no courses below the first year level at MCPHS), Algebra and Trig (by placement at
MCPHS), Studio and Performing Arts (maximum of one course)
Please note that for many electives you may need to satisfy certain pre-requisites in order to register for the course.
PharmD Professional Electives
Pharmacology & Toxicology Program Electives
ANP 709.O Safety in Natural Products
CHE 314 Analytical Chemistry
HUM 456 Literature and Medicine
SSC 495 Evolution of the Health Professions
PEP 856C Meta Analysis
PPB 525 Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
PPB 526 Common Threads: Pain & Addiction
PPB 527 Interpretation of Lab Data
PPB 529 Ambulatory Care
PPB 532 Directed Study, 1-3 credits
PPB 533 Pharmacoth. of Women’s Health
PPB 534 Clinical Care for the Aging Patient
PPB 535 Herbal Supplements
PPB 536 Oncology
PPB 537 Veterinary Pharmacy
PPB 538 Global Infectious Diseases
PPB 539 Advanced Topics in Neurology & Psychiatry
PPB 548 Critical Care Pharmacotherapy
PSB 235 Introduction to Business
PSB 412 Patient’s Rights and Professional Responsibilities
PSB 444 Organizational Development
PSB 445 Sales of Pharmaceutical and Medical Products
PSB 446 Health Care Finance
PSB 456 Entrepreneurship
PSB 530 Undergraduate Research Project, 3 credits
PSB 532 Directed Study, 3 credits
PSB 540 Principles of Clinical Research
PSB 542 Fundamentals of the BioPharm Industry
PSB 750A ST: Pharmaceutical Particulate Science
PSB 750B ST: Cosmetic and Personal Care Products
BIO 430 Molecular Biology of Cancer
PEP 856C Meta Analysis
PSB 210 Macroeconomics
PSB 215 Microeconomics
PSB 420 Pharmaceutical Analysis (w/ lab)
PSB 430 Pharmacokinetics I
PSB 440 Molecular Biotechnology
PSB 444 Organizational Development
PSB 456 Entrepreneurship
PSB 530 Undergraduate Research Project
PSB 532 Directed Study
Pharmaceutical Sciences Program Electives
CHE 333L Biochemistry Lab (1 cr.)
CHE 340 Inorganic Chemistry (w/ lab)
CHE 367 Quantum Mechanics & Molecular Structure (w/ lab)
CHE 714 Spectroscopic Analysis (w/ lab)
INF 210 Survey of Chemistry Literature (1 cr.)
PHY 274 Physics II (w/ lab)
PEP 856C Meta Analysis
PSB 320 Healthcare Delivery
PSB 412 Medical Patients’ Rights/Liabilities
PSB 424 Research Methods in Pharmacoepidemiology (2 cr.)
PSB 444 Organizational Development
PSB 445 Sales of Pharmaceutical and Medical Products
PSB 446 Healthcare Finance
PSB 456 Entrepreneurship
CHE/PSB 530 Undergraduate Research Project
CHE/PSB 532 Directed Study
PSB 540 Principles of Clinical Research
PSB 542 Fundamentals of the BioPharm Industry
PSB 750A ST: Pharmaceutical Particulate Science
PSB 750B ST: Cosmetic and Personal Care Products
PSB 807 Unit Operations
Dental Hygiene Program Electives
***PharmD professional electives can only be taken in
the spring semester of the 5th year. If these classes are
taken earlier than that time, they WILL NOT count as
a professional elective
BEH 250 Health Psychology
BEH 260 Behavioral Health
BEH 350 Abnormal Psychology
BEH 355 Organizational Psychology
HSC 401O Public Health and Policy
PSB 235 Introduction to Business
PSB 412 Patients’ Rights and Professionals’ Liabilities
PSB 444 Organizational Development
Health Psychology Program Electives
 Category A Electives
BEH 405 Mind/Body Medicine+
BEH 454 Stress and Illness+
 Category B Electives
BEH 254 Death and Dying+
BEH 345 Myths/Misconceptions in Psychology *
BEH 357 Positive Psychology*
 Category C Electives
BEH 351 Social Psychology*
BEH 355 Organizational Psychology+
BEH 356 Gender Roles*
 Additional BEH Courses/Electives
BEH 260 Behavioral Health+
BEH 350 Abnormal Psychology*
BEH 352 Human Development Through the Life Cycle*
BEH 353 Nutrition and Health+
BEH 450P Persuasion and Social Influence
*Also counts as BASIC Health Psychology Elective
+Also counts as APPLIED Health Psychology Elective
 Health Perspectives Electives*
BIO 255 Medical Microbiology (w/ lab)
BIO 332 Genetics
BIO 405 Plagues of the Past, Present, and Future
BIO 430 Molecular Biology of Cancer
HSC 310O Healthcare Informatics
HSC 401O Public Health and Policy
HUM 345 Healthcare Humanities
HUM 456 Literature and Medicine
MAT 461 Biostatistics
PBH 330 Epidemiology
PBH 340 Environment and Health
PBH 435 Public Policy and Public Health
PBH 450A Peer Health Education
PBH 450B Data Collection and Management
PBH 450C Epidemiology of Chronic & Infectious Diseases
PBH 450D Public Health Perspectives on Trauma
PSB 445 Sales of Pharmaceutical & Medical Products
PSB 446 Health Care Finance
SSC 444 Cigarettes in American Culture
SSC 495 Evolution of the Healthcare Professions
*These electives are required for YOG 2016 students only.
For students with YOGs of 2017-19, both Health Perspectives
electives are replaced by MAT.461 & 1 General Elective.
Public Health Program Electives
BEH 250
BEH 260
BIO 260
BIO 455
PBH 450A
PBH 450B
PBH 450C
PBH 450D
PBH 450J
SSC 444
Health Psychology
Behavioral Health
Molecular Biology
Advanced Microbiology (w/ lab)
Peer Health Education
Data Collection and Management
Epidemiology of Chronic & Infectious Diseases
Public Health Perspectives on Trauma
Women in Public Health
Cigarettes in American Culture
Pharm. & Health Care Business Program Electives
BEH 250 Health Psychology
BEH 350 Abnormal Psychology
MAT 197 Computer Applications
PSB 235 Introduction to Business (YOG 2016 & 17 only)
PSB 416 Managerial Accounting (YOG 2016 only)
PSB 424 Research Methods in Pharm. (2 credits)
PSB 444 Organizational Development
PSB 530 Undergraduate Research Project
PSB 532 Directed Study
PSB 542 Fundamentals of the BioPharmaceutical Industry
PSB 560 PHCB Internship (Approval Required)
Medical and Molecular Biology Program Electives
 Molecular and Cellular Biology Electives
BIO 335L Experimental Techniques in Molecular Biology
BIO 405 Plagues of the Past, Present, and Future
BIO 430 Molecular Biology of Cancer
BIO 450E Cell Biology
BIO 455 Advanced Microbiology (w/ lab)
BIO 530 Undergraduate Research Project
BIO 532 Directed Study
PSB 440 Molecular Biotechnology
 Medical Biology Electives
BIO 321O Nutrition Science
BIO 345O Exercise Physiology (w/ lab)
BIO 352 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology II* (w/ lab)
BIO 530 Undergraduate Research Project
BIO 532 Directed Study
MAT 461 Biostatistics
PSB 329 Physiology/Pathophysiology II*
*Students may take either BIO 352 or PSB 329 but not both!
Pre-Medical and Health Studies Program Electives
 Behavioral Science (BEH) Electives
BEH 250
BEH 260
BEH 351
BEH 352
BEH 405
BEH 454

Health Psychology
Behavioral Health
Social Psychology
Human Development
Mind, Body Medicine
Stress and Illness
Advanced Biology Electives
BIO 321O Nutrition Science
BIO 332 Genetics
BIO 345O Exercise Physiology (w/ lab)
BIO 352 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology II* (w/ lab)
BIO 405 Plagues of the Past, Present, and Future
BIO 430 Molecular Biology of Cancer
BIO 450E Cell Biology
BIO 455 Advanced Microbiology (w/ lab)
PSB 329 Physiology/Pathophysiology II*
*Students may take either BIO 352 or PSB 329 but not both!
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Spring 2016 Elective Options