Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences Degree Program


The Division of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences is offering a four-year Bachelor of Sciences degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS) with subject areas in biotechnology, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, and pharmacoeconomics.  The BSPS degree program is designed for students who wish to pursue technical positions in industrial, academic, or other research environments within the areas of drug discovery, development, and commercialization.  It also prepares students to enter professional or graduate school in pharmaceutical, medical, and basic pharmaceutical sciences.  As new innovations are being developed in drug therapy, medication production and drug delivery systems, pharmaceutical sciences graduates will be in great demand.  Amongst the targeted industries that will require B.S. level pharmaceutical sciences skills include pharmaceutical manufacturing, chemical manufacturing, food and beverage manufacturing, biomedical and bioscience, testing laboratories, and scientific and technical consulting services.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students will have knowledge and skills to:

  • Demonstrate their ability to critically think, analyze and solve problems in the basic pharmaceutical sciences;
  • Communicate verbally and in writing with members of the scientific community;
  • Demonstrate a thorough grasp of fundamental knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical concepts and be capable of integration of such topics; and
  • Embrace scientific ethics as exemplified by faculty and outlined in NIH Guidelines for Conduct of Research.

For more information about the BSPS program, please contact Tiffany Ardley, Ph.D., Assistant Director of Undergraduate Education and Director of the BSPS Program, at (850) 599-3774 or

 BSPS Curriculum