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Pharmacy Technician Science-TC

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

Area of Study

Pharmacy Technician Science



Total Program

34 Credit Hours

The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of credit hours. 

First Semester - 18 hours

First Semester Department
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

Second Semester Department
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

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