The Pharmacy Technician Science program enables graduates to gain basic and intermediate level competencies in obtaining employment in multiple pharmacy settings such as hospital, retail, mail order, institutional operations, compounding pharmacies and home infusion IV centers. Pharmacy technicians work under the direction of licensed pharmacists in preparing and dispensing medications and other healthcare products to patients.
The Technical Certificate program is ASHP (American Society of Heath System Pharmacists) and ACPE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education) accredited. Students are academically prepared to succeed on a national Pharmacy Technician certification exam and have the option to earn certifications in IV Admixture and Compounding.
People interested in the Pharmacy Technician program must complete all ASU-Beebe entrance requirements, have the appropriate ACT, Compass, ACCUPLACER, NEXT GEN ACCUPLACER, or SAT score(s), have a clean background check, instructor approval and complete the application into the program. Program applications may be requested from the program director or at www.asub.edu.
The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of credit hours.
First Semester - 18 hours
|PHT||1003||Pharmacy Medical and Drug Terminology||Pharmacy Technician Science|
|PHT||1013||Pharmacy Math||Pharmacy Technician Science|
|PHT||1002||Pharmacy Law—State and Federal Law||Pharmacy Technician Science|
|PHT||1103||Pharmacy Technician Fundamentals||Pharmacy Technician Science|
|PHT||1004||Pharmacy Pharmacology I||Pharmacy Technician Science|
|CIS||1503||Microcomputer Applications I||Computer Information Systems|
Second Semester - 16 hours
|PHT||2004||Pharmacy Pharmacology II||Pharmacy Technician Science|
|PHT||2013||Aseptic Technique and Compounding||Pharmacy Technician Science|
|PHT||2113||OTC Drugs and Devices/Communication||Pharmacy Technician Science|
|PHT||1113||Pharmacy Clinical Rotation||Pharmacy Technician Science|
|ENG||1003||Freshman English I||English|