ALLIED HEALTH


Pharmacy Technician Courses/Certificate/Degree

Students have to provide a live scan before starting the externship. The externship sites evaluate cases with a felony individually.

Basic Pharmacy Technician Certificate (20 units)*

Gainful Employment Disclosures - Pharmacy Technician - Basic​

  • PHRMCTK 21: Retail Products for Pharmacy Clerks (3 units)

  • PHRMCTK 23: Introduction to Pharmacy (2 units)

  • PHRMCTK 29: Body Systems I (3 units)

  • PHRMCTK 30: Body Systems II (3 units)

  • PHRMCTK 31: Pharmacy Calculations (2 units)

  • PHRMCTK 32: Pharmacy Operations (4.5 units)

  • PHRMCTK 34: Community Pharmacy Externship (2.5 units)

(Currently NOT offered) - Advanced Pharmacy Technician Certificate (28.5 units)

Gainful Employment Disclosures - Pharmacy Technician - Advanced

  • PHRMCTK 23: Introduction to Pharmacy (2 units)
  • PHRMCTK 29: Body Systems I (3 units)
  • PHRMCTK 30: Body Systems II (3 units)
  • PHRMCTK 31: Pharmacy Calculations (2 units)
  • PHRMCTK 32: Pharmacy Operations (4.5 units)
  • PHRMCTK 34: Community Pharmacy Externship (2.5 units)
  • PHRMCTK 35: Inpatient Pharmacy Services (2 units)
  • PHRMCTK 36: Inpatient Pharmacy Externship (2.5 units)
  • PHRMCTK 37: Sterile Products (4.5 units)
  • PHRMCTK 38: Sterile Products Externship (2.5 units)

Associate in Science Degree - Pharmacy Technician (60 units)*

REQUIRED COURSES:

  • PHRMCTK 21: Retail Products for Pharmacy Clerks (3 units)
  • PHRMCTK 23: Introduction to Pharmacy (2 units)
  • PHRMCTK 29: Body Systems I (3 units)
  • PHRMCTK 30: Body Systems II (3 units)
  • PHRMCTK 31: Pharmacy Calculations (2 units)
  • PHRMCTK 32: Pharmacy Operations (4.5 units)
  • PHRMCTK 34: Community Pharmacy Externship (2.5 units)
  • Additional General Education Units

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE COURSES (if offered):

  • PHRMCTK 35: Inpatient Pharmacy Services (2 units)
  • PHRMCTK 36: Inpatient Pharmacy Externship (2.5 units)
  • PHRMCTK 37: Sterile Products (4.5 units)
  • PHRMCTK 38: Sterile Products Externship (2.5 units)

NOTE: A minimum of 60 units and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher must be completed to earn the Associate Degree. Major courses must each be completed with a grade of C or better. Always consult a counselor for information on program and graduation requirements, residency requirements, and transfer information.​