List of University Courses

Course Code:HUM3215
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course:MTH3320&EGH3215
Course Description:This course is an introduction to fundamentals of conducting research. It will teach the students different research methodologies, research designs and parts of the research paper. The curriculum is sequential, helping the students to identify study topics, formulate inquiry questions, organize a literature review, and select appropriate designs and methodologies. By the End of the course, students will complete a proposal that includes an introduction, problem statement (significance of study), literature review, methods section, references, and a project timeline. This work can be converted next year into a full research that will include the following sections: findings, discussion, conclusions, and references.
Course Code:EGH3215
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course:EGH1310
Course Description:This course will examine topics such as the historical formation of professional communication as a discipline; technological, scientific, and multimedia writing; theories and research; ethics and politics; intercultural professional communication; and workplace, pedagogical, and professionalization issues.
Course Code:HUM1300
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:EGH1310
Course Description:This course is designed to develop students’ abilities and skills in academic communication, argumentation and debate. The topics of this course train the Students to use sources for academic communication, to produce knowledge, to raise academic questions and to answer the questions scientifically. It also trains them to think critically, to respect others’points of view and also to direct academic arguments. In this course, students are directed to raise questions and analyze the scientific texts logically and critically, i.e. they are guided to conduct a critical analysis of what they read and are provided with opportunities to practice and develop their skills by writing their reflections on the material studied and on their own learning.
Course Code:EGH1310
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:level 4

Course Description: 

This course is intended for students who are willing to develop and improve their skills in expository English writing. It focuses on the writing process which covers organization, structure and development of types of paragraphs. It also focuses on the structure, outline, unity and coherence of essays. At the end of the course, the APA style of writing will be introduced briefly.
Course Code:EGH1311
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:EGH1310

Course Description: 

This course is intended for students who already passed ACADEMIC ENGLISH I. It will further develop the academic skills that the students acquired in the prerequisite course.The course focuses mainly on the skills required to produce well-researched and well-documented academic essays and research papers. It starts by introducing students to valid topics for academic essays and research papers.  It then introduces them to the types of academic essays with sample essays analyzed in class for clarification, identification and emulation purposes.  Students are then taught how to search for and locate different types of sources and references in library archives and web archives.  Students also learn how to render their arguments logically and how to avoid fallacies and plagiarism in their academic writing.  They are trained via exercise and exposure in writing with a scholarly style.  The course teaches them how to use text editors like Microsoft Word to cite references, document sources, divide, organize, revise and proofread their research papers.  Students learn important tips on how to deliver effective presentations based on their research papers before an audience.

Course Code:SOS1205
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course:level 4

Course Description: 

This course will offer a general mosaic survey of the linguistic, geographical, historical, social, religious, political, cultural, and artistic aspects of the Kurdish people, especially in Iraq. Moreover, the Kurdology is the study of all issues that relate to Kurdish people and Kurdish homeland: Kurdistan. Under topics of Kurdology we will study, the Kurdish language, race of Kurds, Kurdish dialects and their geographic distribution, the structure of the Kurdish society, religion of Kurds, the religious and tribal hierarchy of the Kurdish people, Kurdish political history, Emirates and Kurdish revolutions and political movements,Kurdish folklore, literature, Journalism and modern arts.
Course Code:CMP1300
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:level 4
Course Description:This course is designed to develop students’ computer literacy, keyboarding skills and to meet the needs of students in the associate degree programs and technical certificate programs. The student will learn from hands-on experiences basic skills in file management utilities, word processing, spreadsheets, and graphical presentations in the Windows environment.

College Courses

Course Code: MED3300C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:PHR2400C
Course Description:Integrate the general principles, terminology, and modes of spread of disease to the study of Pathology. Build a basic understanding of histopathology and morbid anatomy through the examination of microscopic sections and gross specimens, respectively, displaying pathological processes.
Course Code: MTH3320
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:PHR2300C
Course Description:This course is intended for students interested in statistical computing. … Topics include descriptive statistics, graphical presentation, estimation, hypothesis testing, sample size and power; emphasis on learning statistical methods and concepts through hands-on experience with real data.
Course Code: MED2200
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course:MED2300C
Course Description: A study of the molecular and cellular interactions and principles of the immune system. Topics include immune system development, humoral & cell-mediated immunity, disease and treatments involving immunization, immunodeficiency, and autoimmunity.
Course Code: MED2315C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:MED1310C
Course Description:
Course Code: MED2300C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:MED1200
Course Description:Introduction to Microbiology is a3 credit course with two 1 hour 20 min lectures per week offered each spring semester. Introduction to Microbiology is appropriate for students with some background in biology and chemistry whose career path intersects the study of microbes or simply have an interest in microbiology. This course introduces the basic principles of microbiology examining the microbes that inhabit our planet and their effect on the biosphere. Lecture topics explore the basic principles of microbiology and examine the microbes that inhabit our planet and their effect on the biosphere. Students will analyze the influence of microbiology and 21st century challenges and opportunities that arise from our changing relationship with and understanding of microbes.
Course Code: MED2310C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:MED2300C
Course Description:Introduction to Microbiology is a3 credit course with two 1 hour 20 min lectures per week offered each spring semester. Introduction to Microbiology is appropriate for students with some background in biology and chemistry whose career path intersects the study of microbes or simply have an interest in microbiology. This course introduces the basic principles of microbiology examining the microbes that inhabit our planet and their effect on the biosphere. Lecture topics explore the basic principles of microbiology and examine the microbes that inhabit our planet and their effect on the biosphere. Students will analyze the influence of microbiology and 21st century challenges and opportunities that arise from our changing relationship with and understanding of microbes.
Course Code: MED1100
Credits Hours:1
Prerequisite Course:MED1300C
Course Description:This course introduces prefixes, suffixes, and word roots used in the language of medicine. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems
Course Code: MED1310C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:MED1300
Course Description:Human Anatomy and Physiology is a laboratory-based course that investigates the structure and function of the human body. Topics covered will include the basic organization of the body and major body systems along with the impact of diseases on certain systems.
Course Code: MED1200
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course:MED1300
Course Description:Discoveries in genetics is opening up a new era of understanding, both of ourselves and of the world around us. Genetics give us insight into what contributes to our development and individuality. This course is designed to provide students with a
basic understanding of the concepts of human genetics and discuss ramification of gene structure, gene function, how genetic information is passed on from parent to child (inheritance), and an important area within clinical genetics involving diagnosis,
prognosis, risk assessment and in understanding and treating genetic diseases.
Course Code: CHM2411C
Credits Hours:4
Prerequisite Course:MED1300
Course Description:Analytical Chemistry I is targeted at students pursuing higher education in the chemical sciences. The goal of this course is for students to master applying conceptsand solving problems in analytical chemistry, with an emphasis on solution equilibria and electrochemistry.
Course Code: MED1305C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:Level 4
Course Description:The biophysics major is highly interdisciplinary, resulting in a strong foundation in physics, biology, chemistry, and mathematics. The following list represents the range of physics courses offered during a typical student’s four years at Bucknell.
Course Code: MED1300C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course:Level 4
Course Description:General Medical Biology provides a basic introduction to biology, the study of life. A major focus of this course is the cell – its structure and function, cell transport and
cellular energy, and how cells divide. The laboratory will focus on basic molecular techniques including, differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells in term of shape, size, and cell division, in addition to nucleic acid isolation, gel electrophoresis,
and PCR techniques.
Course Code: CHM1410C
Credits Hours:4
Prerequisite Course:Level 4
Course Description:A general course in chemistry including dimensional analysis, atomic and molecular structures, chemical and physical properties, gas laws, and solutions.

Pharmacy Department Requirement

Course Code: PHR5251
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR4201
Course Description:Upon completion of the Drug Information Practice Experience, the student will be able to:1.Describe the role of drug information in the profession of pharmacy.2.Perceive and interpret the medication information needs of patients, families/care providers, and health-care professionals.3.Given a drug information request, determine the appropriate background information to assist in formulating precise and accurate answers.4.Use appropriate primary,secondary and tertiary reference sources in arriving at answers to information requests.5.Given a source of information, determine the strengths, limitations, and validity of the information provided. 6.Use a systematic approach to address medication information needs by effectively searching, retrieving, and evaluating the literature.7.Based on a systematic search, interpret, apply, and communicate the requested information to the patient care situation
Course Code: PHR5250
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR4300C
Course Description:Introduction to the principles and tools of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes assessment that are commonly used to study the impact of pharmaceutical care services on the health and health care of a patient or community.
Course Code: PHR4251
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR3315C

Course Description:

Courses in herbal medicine, which is traditionally used in many cultures, are often part of a college undergraduate program in herbal sciences or a similar area. Graduate certificate and master’s degree programs in herbal medicine and traditional Chinese medicine also provide education in this area, as do Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) programs. Standalone courses can also be found through extension programs at many universities. Common course topics include the following:

  • Botanical identification
  • Disease prevention
  • Health maintenance
  • Sociopolitical perspectives
  • Quality assurance
  • Herbal manufacturing
Course Code: PHR4250
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR4300C
Course Description:Pharmacovigilance, in layman’s terms is drug safety. It can be defined as the study and prevention of adverse effects caused by pharmaceutical products. … Pharmacovigilance makes it possible to implement quality systems in all pharmaceutical companies that manufacture large amounts of medicine.
Course Code: PHR5110
Credits Hours:1
Prerequisite Course: PHR5310
Course Description:Personalized medicine and pharmacogenetics both promise exciting new developments in healthcare. On this course you will explore their potential, taking a close look at the human genome, genome and exome sequencing, pharamcogenetics tests, a review of current best evidence and the use of personalized medicine in cancer therapy. Finally you will apply what you’ve learned to prescribing fluoropyrimidines (FU), enabling you to test your knowledge so you feel confident about applying it in your own discipline.
Course Code: PHR5205
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR4300C
Course Description:Advanced drug delivery systems in clinical use are taught. The specific delivery systems are characterized by their formulation, mechanism of drug release and route of administration. The controlled delivery systems include delayed release, sustained release, particles, and implantables.
Course Code: PHR5215
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR5100
Course Description:
Course Code: PHR5300C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR4225
Course Description:Industrial Pharmacy is a discipline which includes manufacturing, development, marketing and distribution of drug products including quality assurance of these activities
Course Code: PHR5310C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR5400C
Course Description:Industrial Pharmacy is a discipline which includes manufacturing, development, marketing and distribution of drug products including quality assurance of these activities
Course Code: PHR5210
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR4225
Course Description:This course provides basic principles of pharmacokinetics and their application to the clinical setting, including single-dose intravenous and oral kinetics, multiple dosing, nonlinear pharmacokinetics, metabolite kinetics and pharmacodynamics.
Course Code: PHR5105
Credits Hours:1
Prerequisite Course: PHR4225
Course Description:The prodrug designed solely to overcome a pharmaceutical problem must, in addition to that primary task, provide a drug plasma concentration time course that is bioequivalent to the reference. Conversely, bioequivalency represents failure in a prodrug designed to improve absorption.
Course Code: PHR5495
Credits Hours:4
Prerequisite Course: DEP.Approval
Course Description: This course gives opportunity to students to design a real research proposal with coordination of their colleagues and instructors. Students prepare all parts of their proposal including a suitable title, background and methodology in a teamwork. Crucial criteria of research such as professional research attitude, teamwork, and ethical issues are all get discussed. Students may start their practical work in this course during their conducting of lab rotation program in hospitals. The proposed project must be approved by the department. Written reports, submission of the graduation project and final oral presentation is required.
Course Code: PHR5200
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR4310
Course Description:
Course Code: PHR5305C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR4310
Course Description:It studies the principles, concepts and techniques of basic clinical chemistry laboratory testing of serum, plasma and other body fluids. Discusses the characteristics of laboratory reagents, supplies and methods used for the analysis of carbohydrates, proteins, electrolytes and other analyses that help to assess carbohydrate disorders, function, liver function, cardiovascular function, acid base balance and protein related disorders. It also includes advanced instrumentation principles and techniques, acid-base balance, advanced enzymology, endocrinology and toxicology.Also it studies the application of the theory of the procedures and techniques used for colorimetric, spectrophotometric and ultraviolet analysis of serum plasma and other body fluids for clinically significant substances. It also explores the principles of technique appropriate to the evaluation of methodology, acid-base balance, advanced enzyme quantification, endocrinology and toxicology.
Course Code: PHR5100
Credits Hours:1
Prerequisite Course: PHR4100 & PHR4315
Course Description:This course focuses on giving pharmacy students the knowledge and skills to successfully manage the treatment of patients in the clinical pharmacy setting in the hospital.It also includes teaching the role of hospital pharmacist in dispensing medications and nutrients.
Course Code: PHR5305C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR4220
Course Description:This course includes an advanced study of the discipline’s components such as method validation, documentation, handling of raw materials and finished products, inspections that impact the development of pharmaceutical products.
Course Code: PHR4405C
Credits Hours:4
Prerequisite Course: PHR4400C
Course Description:
Course Code: PHR4220
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR4215
Course Description:This course provides the students with the knowledge and skill necessary to perform a comprehensive health assessment utilizing the skills of history taking, inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation. Normal assessment findings, frequently seen variations from normal and cultural differences are discussed
Course Code: PHR3105
Credits Hours:1
Prerequisite Course: PHR3310
Course Description:The objective of this course is to equip pharmacy students with a knowledge base in the areas of pharmacy marketing and health economics which will permit them to make good management decisions when providing pharmaceutical products and services for patients and other consumers. Lecture two hours per week.
Course Code: PHR4210
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR3105
Course Description:The objective of this course is to equip pharmacy students with a knowledge base in the areas of pharmacy marketing and health economics which will permit them to make good management decisions when providing pharmaceutical products and services for patients and other consumers. Lecture two hours per week.
Course Code: PHR4100
Credits Hours:1
Prerequisite Course: PHR4210
Course Description:The objective of this course is to equip pharmacy students with a knowledge base in the areas of pharmacy marketing and health economics which will permit them to make good management decisions when providing pharmaceutical products and services for patients and other consumers. Lecture two hours per week.
Course Code: PHR4230
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR4210
Course Description:Pharmaceutical Administration focuses on research, health policy and education. This program includes courses on evaluating clinical outcomes or quality of care, organizational behavior, pharmacy management, instructional methods and issues related to medication use.
Course Code: PHR4225
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR4300C
Course Description: Course focusing on the fundamental principles of absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination of drugs by the human body. The course also covers clinical application, including case studies of commonly dosed drugs.
Course Code: PHR4201
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR4200
Course Description:The course is intended to provide graduate students with the knowledge, applications and appreciation of biochemical and molecular biology principles to modern biomedical and biotechnology problems.
Course Code: PHR4215
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR3105
Course Description:This course is structured to give students hands-on experience working in a Community Pharmacy setting. The Community Pharmacy APPE lasts 6 weeks, during which the students will engage in patient care, distributive functions, and administrative processes in community pharmacies and enhance their experience interacting directly with patients, preceptors, technicians, and other health care providers and pharmacy personnel.
Course Code: PHR4205
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR3105 &MED3305C
Course Description:This course explores pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, drug actions and interactions. Also the course focuses on fundamental principles in systems pharmacology and their applications, with emphasis on rehab applications and implications of the drugs affecting some systems.
Course Code: PHR4210
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR4305
Course Description:This course explores pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, drug actions and interactions. Also the course focuses on fundamental principles in systems pharmacology and their applications, with emphasis on rehab applications and implications of the drugs affecting some systems.
Course Code: PHR5310
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR4310
Course Description:This course explores pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, drug actions and interactions. Also the course focuses on fundamental principles in systems pharmacology and their applications, with emphasis on rehab applications and implications of the drugs affecting some systems.
Course Code: PHR4105
Credits Hours:1
Prerequisite Course: MTH3320
Course Description:Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a standardized, psychoeducational programme developed to empower the public to approach, support and refer individuals in distress by improving course participants’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviours related to mental ill-health.
Course Code: PHR4300C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR3320C
Course Description:It is a main specialized course of pharmacy and pharmaceutics. Biopharmaceutics is a subject that introduces the absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of medicine in the body, and illuminates the interrelationship among preparation, biology and drug treatment.
Course Code: PHR4200
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR3200
Course Description:The course is intended to provide graduate students with the knowledge, applications and appreciation of biochemical and molecular biology principles to modern biomedical and biotechnology problems.
Course Code: PHR3100
Credits Hours:1
Prerequisite Course: PHR3310
Course Description:It is designed as an introductory course to teach the student the basic principles of drug information pertaining to retrieval, evaluation and communication skills.
Course Code: PHR3210
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR2315C and MED 2310C
Course Description:Basic principles of pharmacology, including receptor mechanisms, drug distribution and metabolism, and pharmacokinetics. Lectures, laboratories, and tutorials on the interactions of drugs and biological systems as a basis for rational disease therapy.
Course Code: PHR4300C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR3315C
Course Description:Basic principles of pharmacology, including receptor mechanisms, drug distribution and metabolism, and pharmacokinetics. Lectures, laboratories, and tutorials on the interactions of drugs and biological systems as a basis for rational disease therapy.
Course Code: PHR3215
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR3310
Course Description:Basic principles of pharmacology, including receptor mechanisms, drug distribution and metabolism, and pharmacokinetics. Lectures, laboratories, and tutorials on the interactions of drugs and biological systems as a basis for rational disease therapy.
Course Code: PHR3300C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR2405C
Course Description:Medicinal Chemistry is aimed at students with a strong interest in the biological aspects of chemistry. As well as traditional chemistry topics you will take courses that cover biochemistry, medicines and drug discovery, and the major disease areas.
Course Code: PHR3305C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR3200
Course Description:Medicinal Chemistry is aimed at students with a strong interest in the biological aspects of chemistry. As well as traditional chemistry topics you will take courses that cover biochemistry, medicines and drug discovery, and the major disease areas.
Course Code: PHR3300C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR2405C
Course Description: This course is designed to provide an introductory experience to conducting experiments in a biochemistry laboratory. The course covers a broad spectrum of modern techniques and their underlying physical, chemical and biological principles.
Course Code: PHR3305C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR3300C
Course Description:This course is designed to provide an introductory experience to conducting experiments in a biochemistry laboratory. The course covers a broad spectrum of modern techniques and their underlying physical, chemical and biological principles.
Course Code: PHR3300C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR2405C
Course Description:The course is designed to provide the student with the basic information about pharmacognosy & phytochemistry, in terms of nomenclature, taxonomy, monographs, quality control, methods for extraction, characterization, detection of active ingredient in medicinal plants, complementary and alternative medicine
Course Code: PHR3315C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR3300C
Course Description:The course is designed to provide the student with the basic information about pharmacognosy & phytochemistry, in terms of nomenclature, taxonomy, monographs, quality control, methods for extraction, characterization, detection of active ingredient in medicinal plants, complementary and alternative medicine
Course Code: PHR3320C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR3305C
Course Description:This course is designed to provide training in the art, science, and technology of pharmaceutical compounding. Students develop proficiency in the skills necessary for successful compounding technique and practice in both the hospital and community pharmacy settings.
Course Code: PHR3305C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR2310C
Course Description:This course is designed to provide training in the art, science, and technology of pharmaceutical compounding. Students develop proficiency in the skills necessary for successful compounding technique and practice in both the hospital and community pharmacy settings.
Course Code: PHR2200
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: MED1305C
Course Description:Physical pharmacy integrates knowledge of mathematics, physics and chemistry and applies them to the pharmaceutical dosage form development. Physical pharmacy is a fundamental course that leads to proper understanding of subsequent courses in Pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology.
Course Code: PHR2310C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR2200
Course Description:Physical pharmacy integrates knowledge of mathematics, physics and chemistry and applies them to the pharmaceutical dosage form development. Physical pharmacy is a fundamental course that leads to proper understanding of subsequent courses in Pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology.
Course Code: PHR2300C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: CHM2411C
Course Description:Introduction to organic chemistry, focusing primarily on the basic principles to understand the structure and reactivity of organic molecules. Emphasis is on substitution and elimination reactions and chemistry of the carbonyl group.
Course Code: PHR2305
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: PHR2400C
Course Description:introduction to organic chemistry, focusing primarily on the basic principles to understand the structure and reactivity of organic molecules. Emphasis is on substitution and elimination reactions and chemistry of the carbonyl group.
Course Code: PHR2205
Credits Hours:2
Prerequisite Course: PHR2200
Course Description:Pharmacoeconomics provides an introduction to the principles and tools of Pharmacoeconomics and health outcomes assessment that are commonly used to study the cost impact of pharmaceutical products and interventions on healthcare systems and patients.
Course Code: PHR2405
Credits Hours:4
Prerequisite Course: MED1310C
Course Description:Human Anatomy and Physiology is a laboratory-based course that investigates the structure and function of the human body. Topics covered will include the basic organization of the body and major body systems along with the impact of diseases on certain systems.
Course Code: PHR1300C
Credits Hours:3
Prerequisite Course: CHM1410C
Course Description:You may know that pharmacists are responsible for dispensing medications, but did you know that pharmacists play a critical role in the health care process by ensuring that their patients receive the best overall care? Designed to help you better understand the world of pharmacy, this online course will introduce you to this exciting profession and help you gain an understanding of the impact of the pharmacist in the patient care process. This course explains the role a pharmacist can have in patient care, research, and academia; explores the various settings in which pharmacists work; and examines what training is necessary for success in the pharmacy field.
Course Code: PHR2100
Credits Hours:1
Prerequisite Course: CHM1400C
Course Description:You may know that pharmacists are responsible for dispensing medications, but did you know that pharmacists play a critical role in the health care process by ensuring that their patients receive the best overall care? Designed to help you better understand the world of pharmacy, this online course will introduce you to this exciting profession and help you gain an understanding of the impact of the pharmacist in the patient care process. This course explains the role a pharmacist can have in patient care, research, and academia; explores the various settings in which pharmacists work; and examines what training is necessary for success in the pharmacy field.