Bachelor of Pharmacy

Admission Requirement

  • Admission of generic students is on the basis of the general admission requirement of the ministry (university).
  • Existing admission rules and further internal screening criteria as deemed necessary will be used in the enrollment of advanced standing students. 

Graduation Requirements:

  • Graduation requirements will be as per the Jimma University Senate Legislation.
  • The courses students take during their stay at the department of Pharmacy in Jimma University is arranged into three categories: 
A General Education courses 12 Cr. Hrs
B Supportive courses 52 Cr. Hrs.
C Major courses 121 Cr.Hrs.
Total 185 Cr. Hrs.

 Course Breakdown

 A. Major Courses

Course No Course Title Credit Hour(s)
Phar 251 Introduction to Pharmacy 1
Phar 211 Pharmaceutical Calculation 1
Phar 212 Integrated Physical Pharmacy & Pharmaceutics I 4
Phar 313 Integrated Physical Pharmacy & Pharmaceutics II 4
Phar 321 Chemistry of Natural Products 3
Phar 452 Communication in Pharmacy Practice 2
Phar 322 Pharmacognosy 4
Phar 446 Drug Informatics 2
Phar 332 Medicinal Chemistry I 4
Phar 511 Industrial Pharmacy 4
Phar 433 Medicinal Chemistry II 4
Phar 342 Pharmacology I 4
Phar 431 Pharmaceutical Analysis I 4
Phar 314 Medical Supplies, Equipments & Reagents 1
Phar 441 Integrated Therapeutics I 4
Phar 443 Pharmacology II 4
Phar 442 Integrated Therapeutics II 4
Phar 521 Complimentary & Alternative Medicine 2
Phar 432 Pharmaceutical Analysis II 4
Phar 541 Integrated Therapeutics III 4
Phar 444 Applied Toxicology 2
Phar 555 Pharmacy Law and Ethics 2
Phar 551 Introduction to Pharmacoeconomics 3
Phar 552 Drug Supply Management 3
Phar 542 Integrated Therapeutics IV 4
Phar 553 Pharmacy Practice I 3
Phar 554 Pharmacy Practice II 3
Phar 412 Biopharmaceutics & Clinical Pharmacokinetics 4
Phar 413 Immunological and Biological Products 2
  * Professional Elective 3
SRP 552 Student Research Project 3
Phar 571 Ambulatory Care Clerkship 4
Phar 573 Pediatrics Clerkship 4
Phar 575 Surgery Clerkship 2
Phar 577 Hospital Pharmacy Clerkship 3
Phar 572 Internal Medicine Clerkship 4
Phar 574 Community Pharmacy Clerkship 3
Phar 576 Drug Information Centre Clerkship 2
Phar 578 Emergency Medicine Clerkship 2
  ** Elective Attachments 2
  Total  121

B. Supportive Courses

Course No Courses Title
Credit
Anat 141 Human Anatomy 4 Cr.hrs
Phyl 141 Human Physiology I 3 Cr.hrs
Phys 142 Human Physiology II 3 Cr.hrs
Chem 159 Organic Chemistry 3 Cr.hrs
Chem 157 Organic Chem Lab 1 Cr.hr
Bioc 142 Biochemistry I 3 Cr.hrs
Bioc 143 Biochemistry II 3 Cr.hrs
Mbio 201 Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology   4 Cr.hrs
Nurs 111 First Aid 1 Cr.hr
Stat 114 Biostatistics 2 Cr.hrs
Comh211 Nutrition 2 Cr. hrs
Comh 215 Epidemiology 2 Cr.hrs
Comh 213 Heath Service Management and Policies 3 Cr.hrs
Comh 401 Research Methods 2 Cr.hrs
Comh 501 Team Training Program 4 Cr.hrs
Comh 201 Community Based Training Program - I 3 Cr.hrs.
Comh 301 Community Based Training Program - II 3 Cr.hrs.
Comh 401 Community Based Training Program - III 3 CR.hrs
Comh 402 Community Based Training Program - IV 3 CR.hrs
Total
  52Cr.hrs

C. General Education Courses

Course No 
Courses Title Credit
ENla 201 Communicative English Skills   3 Cr.hrs
CvEd 101 Civics and Ethical Education 3 Cr.hrs
Psyc 112 Psychology 3 Cr.hrs
SpSc 201 Physical fitness & Sports Skill ---
ENla 202 Basic Writing Skills 3 cr.hrs
  Total   12 Cr. hrs

D. *  Professional Electives

Course No Course Title
Credit Hour(s)
Phar 561 Manufacturing 3
Phar 564 Introduction to Pharmacoepidemiology 3
Phar 566 Phytochemistry 3
Phar 568 Pharmacogenetics 3
Phar 560 Pharmaceutical QC and QA 3
  Total
3

  E.  ** Elective Attachments  

Course No  Course Title   Credit Hour(s)
Phar 580 Pharmaceutical Industry Attachment 2
Phar 581 Pharmaceutical QC Attachment 2
Phar 582 Pharmaceutical Regulatory Attachment 2
Phar 583 Oncology Clinic Attachment 2
Phar 584 HIV Clinic Attachment 2
Phar 585 Nuclear Pharmacy Attachment 2
Phar 586 Diabetes Clinic Attachment 2
  Total 2