Pharmacy Technician

Career Studies (221-190-07)


Course # Course Title Credit Pre-Requisite Courses (if applicable)
SDV 100 College Success Skills I 1  
HIM 111 Medical Terminology I 3  
HLT 105 CPR 1  
Student receives AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider for CPR Certification
HLT 145 Ethics for Healthcare Personnel 2  
HLT 261 Basic Pharmacy I 3  
HLT 262 Basic Pharmacy II 3 HLT 261
Eligible to take the National PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam
HIM 112 Medical Terminology II 3  
HLT 121 Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse 3  
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3  
MTH 133 Mathematics for Health Professionals 3  
SDV 107 Career Education 3  
Eligible to take Work Ethic Proficiency Certification Exam 
Total Program Credits 28  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

Course substitutions may be available. Please see an advisor for more information.

HLT 119, HLT 100, EMS 100, EMS 111, or EMS 101 may be substituted for HLT 105. ITE 100, ITE 115, or HIM 130 may be substituted for ITE 119. HLT 261 and 262 should be taken in the same semester, 261 in the first 8-week session and 262 in the last 8-week session. A grade of “C” or better is a pre-requisite to HLT 262.


For Further Information, Contact:

Dr. Autumn Wells, Pharmacy Technician Program Lead Faculty 276.523.7456
Deborah Clarkston, Pharmacy Technician Program Coordinator 276.523.2400 Ext. 640222
Sarah Clarkston, Health Sciences Advisor 276.523.2400 Ext. 640665
Kim Dorton, Dean of Health Sciences 276.523.2400 Ext. 640356