Pharmacy Technician


After completion of the Health Careers Core Curriculum (Technology Center) core students in this major learn the state and federal laws concerning controlled substances, classification of drugs, and pharmaceutical math. Medical and pharmaceutical terminology will also be covered including how to properly pronounce drug names. Students will also be an internship, or simulation, component of this major. It is recommended that students obtain their pharmacy technician certification.

Hours for Major: 900.0
Approved for Financial Aid: Yes
Open to 2nd year high school students and adults.

Core Medical Terminology 60
Anatomy and Physiology 165
Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid 15
Orientation to the Pharmacy Technician Career 30
Pharmacy Law and Ethics 15
Pharmacology for PhT 90
Pharmacological Calculations 60
Pharmaceutical Terminology 15
Professional Skills in the Pharmacy 15
Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation 30
Pharmacy Technician Internship 120
Health Careers Core Curriculum (Technology Center) 255
Retail Pharmacy Operations 30