Apply principles of physical, biological, and administrative sciences to successfully
solve problems in the pharmaceutical sciences.
Interpret the results of studies as presented in reviews and in the primary literature.
Apply the concepts of controlled experimentation and evidence-based practice.
Be able to use primary literature and reference materials to acquire and evaluate
relevant information and frame questions requiring further research.
Be able to begin a process of a critical evaluation of technical issues related to
the pharmaceutical sciences.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with other professionals and
the public; write an interpretable technical report and/or business plans.
Work cooperatively as part of both disciplinary and interdisciplinary teams.
Apply the basic principles of chemistry, life science, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology
and biochemistry as they apply to the activity of drugs, biologicals, and toxins.
Be able to apply appropriate computer technology to create effective written, graphic,
and oral presentations.
Apply computer technology to the collection, processing, and analysis of data appropriate
to a student’s specialty.
Discuss the organization of the scientific community and the roles of academia, government,
and private industry as well as how this organization affects research, drug development,
health care, and technical decision making.
Develop skills to carry out duties in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, social,
economic, and professional practices and interact in a professional manner with managers,
colleagues, and subordinates.
Develop the skills necessary to maintain professional competence and incorporate new
developments and technologies into practice.
Recognize key contemporary problems in a discipline, and understand how these are
being addressed through research.