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College of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy

Major

  • Major of Pharmacy
  • Major of Industrial Pharmacy

Introduction

The educational goal of the College of Pharmacy is to foster outstanding pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists who are able to serve in the following fields:

  • Pharmaceutical health care in hospitals and community pharmacy
  • Discovery, development and evaluation of new medicine and drug delivery systems, optimization of safe and effective drug use, and improvement of pharmaceutical services through pharmaceutical care delivery.
  • Development and dissemination of new advances in pharmaceutical science and technology.

To achieve above goals, the Faculty of Pharmacy helps students acquire the followings:

  • Clinical skills and knowledge for appropriate administration of drugs for preventing, diagnosing and treating human diseases
  • Research skills and knowledge for developing new drugs for human health

History

April 1955: Opened the Department of Pharmacy and the first enrollment of students (maximum capacity of 40)
April 1960: Opened master degree courses in the Department of Pharmacy
March 1967: Opened the Department of Industrial Pharmacy
March 1969: Opened Ph. D. courses in the Department of Pharmacy
March 1972: Opened Herb Garden
September 1990: Opened the Research Institute for Drug Research
September 1994: Department of Industrial Pharmacy merged to the Department of Pharmacy
March 1996: Changed name of the Department of Pharmacy to the Faculty of Pharmacy and designated as a Key Department by the University
March 1998: Designated as outstanding department by the Korean Council for University Education
March 2004: Opened the Graduate School of Clinical Pharmacy
March 2006: Designated as the Outstanding Department by the Korean Council for University
March 2011: Implementation of 6-year Pharmacy education

Job Fields

Pharmacist at local pharmacies and hospitals, research institutes, pharmaceutical companies, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Family, KFDA, Ministry of Environment, and universities

Faculty

  • Kim, Jung-Ae, Professor

    - Loyola University Chicago , Physiology

    jakim@yu.ac.kr
  • KIM JONG OH, Professor

    - Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center

    jongohkim@yu.ac.kr
  • Pil-Hoon Park, Professor

    - Univ. of Missouri~, Columbia, Molecular Pharmacology

    parkp@yu.ac.kr
  • Lee, Eung Seok, Professor

    - Purdue Univ., Medicinal Chemistry

    eslee@ynu.ac.kr
  • Lee Iyn-Hyang, Professor

    - Univ. of York, Social Pharmacy, Health Policy

    leeiynhyang@ynu.ac.kr
  • Jeong Byeong-Seon, Professor

    - Seoul National Univ., Pharmaceutical Chemistry

    jeongb@ynu.ac.kr
  • Jeong, Tae Cheon, Professor

    - KAIST, Toxicology and Public Health

    taecheon@ynu.ac.kr
  • Kim Dong Young, Associate ProfessorHomepage

    - Sungkyunkwan Univ., Molecular Biology/Structural Biology

    dyokim@ynu.ac.kr
  • NAM JOO WON, Associate Professor

    - Ewha Womans Univ., Pharmacognosy, Natural Product Chemistry

    jwnam@yu.ac.kr
  • Chang Jae Hoon, Associate Professor

    - Seoul National Univ., Immunology

    jchang@yu.ac.kr
  • Choi Dong Young, Associate Professor

    - Univ. of Kentucky, Neuropharmacology

    dychoi@yu.ac.kr
  • Choi Hyukjae, Associate ProfessorHomepage

    - Seoul National Univ., Pharmacognosy/ Natural Product Chemistry

    h5choi@yu.ac.kr
  • Choi Hye Duck, Associate Professor

    - Seoul National Univ.

    choihd@yu.ac.kr
  • Soo Young Kim, Assistant ProfessorHomepage

    - University of Texas at Austin, Biochemistry/Neuroscience

    sooykim@yu.ac.kr
  • KIM JU HYUN, Assistant ProfessorHomepage

    - Catholic University of Korea

    jhkim@yu.ac.kr
  • Young-Mi, Ah, Assistant Professor

    - Hanyang University, clinical pharmacy

    ymah@ynu.ac.kr

※ sorted by the position and Korean name

Curriculum

School Of Pharmacy

Curriculum
1-1
CONVERGENCE- AND INTEGRATION-BASED THINKING AND WRITING
The ability of analyzing and solving problems is emphasized as one of the conditions for survival in the 21st century and one of the core elements of creative capabilities. This course was designed to cultivate convergence- and integration-based creative capabilities, which are integrated problem-solving capabilities to collect, analyze and process knowledge and information by reinforcing the ability of analyzing and solving problems, recreate it in a synthetic fashion, and express it effectively through speech and writing. The course will help the students cultivate their synesthesia thinking and communication skills based on sympathy with other human beings, understanding of the community, and positivity or Gongseong that is sought after by Yeungnam University. Its ultimate goals are to promote the students' creative knowledge development and reinforce their writing capabilities consistently through "convergence- and integration-based thinking and writing as a problem-solving approach."
1-1
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
The General Chemistry(I) introduces the basic concepts of the properties, constitution, structure and the reaction of matters, which is essential in modern chemistry, physics, biology and engineering.
1-1
LIFE SCIENCE (1)
In this course, students learn the topics of cell biology, structure, and function, reproduction, genetics, physiology, development, diversity, evolution, and ecology. This is an introductory course designed for students who plan to take further coursework in the life sciences, including biology majors and minors, premedical students, wildlife majors, and others. The ultimate aims are to offer students with a working knowledge and an understanding of (1) the chemical basis of life, (2) how energy is harvested, used and transformed in cells, (3) basic patterns of inheritance and modern biotechnology protocols, and (4) the principle of evolution and the origin of species.
1-1
SEMINAR FOR ACADEMIC LIFE
1. Summary of the course This course is to assist university freshmen in CRM designing to adapt university life well through the instruction and counselling of supervising professor. (This course is composed of self analysis, personality type test, career research, instruction for the success of university life, career plan and direction setting, CRM designing method and CRM designing. The course should be teaching in classes of the students by supervising professor.) 2. Course objectives This course is to motivate the students before the mid term exam and provide students with self analysis, personality type test (MBTI or TCI) and career research (YAT test). Also, this course shall has a plan to instruct the students to enhance the efficiency of university life through career and time management. In addition, this course is to make a chance for the students to have practical assistance to university life by providing study method, report designing strategy and the information on academic system and various kinds of internal programs of the university. After the mid term exam, the students will be instructed to set the direction of career designing through continuous counselling of supervising professor and the students will be able to establish CRM designing and execution plan.
1-1
SOCIAL CONTRIBUTION AND SERVICE
This course is to cultivate community sense as members of society and the global village for students in order to develop the basic knowledge required as global citizens. Especially, this course is to foster the spirit of cooperation, sharing, service, and creativity and study the social contribution and leadership to solving the challenges the global community faces. As a liberal arts course, it is centered to nurture a leader having the global capability to contribute to community development through learning the knowledge and the case on the value & logic of social responsibility focused on environmental preservation, social contribution, and good governance(ESG). This course aims to foster a generous mind, learn knowledge and technology and build the capacity to contribute to building a society towards a safer and happier world through the study of theory and practice.
1-1
STATISTICS(1)
This course defines events and probabilities, conditional probabilities and independence to evaluate probabilities. Elementary probability distributions such as binomial distribution, geometric distribution, Poisson distribution, and normal distribution are also introduced. The concepts of sample distribution of the statistic and the central limit theorem are introduced. The statistical inference including estimation and hypothesis testing of the mean and the standard deviation will be discussed.
1-1
INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE
This subject is opend for the new students in the College of Pharmacy and will introduce the fundamental theories required for drug development and clinical application
1-2
COMPUTATIONAL THINKING AND PYTHON PROGRAMMING
In this course, we study the basic Python programming skills, the implementations of data structures and algorithms, and application programming skills with user defined packages/modules. Following subjects are covered: - Computational thinking and programming, basic Python programming structure - Identifier, basic data types and operations, program control with condition and repetition - Advanced data types and related operations - Python function, module, package - Object-oriented programming, class, object, file input/output - Python turtle graphic, tkinter GUI programming - Python extension package - NumPy, universal functions, Matplotlib, SciPy
1-2
SOFTWARE AND AI
Software and AI (Artificial Intelligence) course aims to educate the basic concepts of software and computational thinking to use them in various applications. It allows students of various majors to experience the core technologies of the 4th industrial revolution, such as big data, machine learning, and AI. It also introduces various applications of AI so that students can easily apply these technologies to their field of study. This course classifies the lecture types into three categories, and adjust the lecture difficulty according to the student's academic ability.
1-2
ANATOMY AND MEDICINAL TERMINOLOGY
This course covers the exploration and study of each organ structure. Starting with the understanding of the level of organization, students will explore the structures of the epidermal system, the musculoskeletal system, the nervous system, the endocrine system, the circulatory system, the respiratory system, the urinary system, the digestive system, and the reproductive system. It deals with basic medical terms that must be learned while studying the structure of each organ. It deals with basic medical terms that are linked to the structure of each organ. In each term, prefix, suffix, etymology, compound term, abbreviation, and symbol are understood. In some important terms, spelling, definition, pronunciation, and usage examples are studied together. Finally, the course is aiming the understanding on the interrelationship between all the parts of the human body. This course is a prerequisite for physiology and pathophysiology.

Major Of Pharmacy

Curriculum
2-1
ORGANIC PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY I
Organic pharmaceutical chemistry covers the classification of organic compounds based on functional group, physicochmeical properties,preparations, as well as reactions of each group. Such studies would lead the ability to understand and to expect changes as well as effects of drugs when absorbed.
2-1
PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS
Quantitative and qualitative analyses of drugs based on principles of statistics for experimental data, chemical equilibrium, acid-base will be discussed.
2-1
EXPERIMENT I
This course is designed to unite the theory and practice of the biochemistry, microbiology, organic pharmaceutical chemistry, and analytical chemistry. Emphasis is placed on the development of principles of various techniques and participation in laboratory experiments in these fields.
2-1
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Ⅰ
Students will learn function of human body systems such as cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems, and be able to apply and comprehend interrelated body functions. Students will learn the process of making electrical excitability of nerve and muscle cells, which are excitatory cells in the body, and physiological functions related to cellular communication. Especially, this course aims that student can get a solid foundation for the next advanced courses such as pathophysiology and pharmacology, and apply the knowledge from this course to the clinical practice.
2-1
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY I
DNA is transcribed into RNA, and RNA is translated into proteins, the main component of the cell. The cellular system that produces proteins from the DNA/RNA is called the 'central dogma of molecular biology'. In the class of molecular biology, we will learn life science at the molecular level based on the central dogma.
2-1
PHARMACEUTICAL BIOLOGY OF MICROORGANISMS
Throughout the lecture focussed on the microbial morphology, physiology, biochemistry and genetics, the basic concepts for the essence of life wi11 be introduced, and further the basic knowledge for taxonomic characteristics of microbial groups will be taught which is required for understanding the main principles in the treatment and prevention of pathogenic microorganisms.
2-1
PHARMACOGNOSY I
"Pharmacognosy" derives from two Greek words, "pharmakon"or drug, and "gnosis" or knowledge. Pharmacognosy is defined as the study of bioactive natural products (plants, animals, minerals, microorganisms, marine natural products, and their metabolites). To broaden our knowledge of pharmacognosy, this course deals with the origin, culture, formulation, identification, evaluation, storage, effect, and bioactive compounds of natural products (General, Radix, and Rhizoma).
2-1
PHYSICAL PHARMACY I
Physical chemical properties of drugs; theory and practice applicable to design and evaluation of drug dosage forms; electrolytes, ionic equilibria, solubility and solution, diffusion theory, drug release and dissolution.
2-2
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY II
All living things except viruses are composed of cells as a basic unit. Molecular Biology (2) aims to understand a cell at the molecular level by learning intracellular compartments, intra/intercellular communication, and cell cycles.
2-2
ORGANIC PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY II
Organic pharmaceutical chemistry covers the classification of oranic compounds based on functional group, physicochmeical properties, preparations, as well as reactions of each group. Such studies would lead the ability to understand and to expect changes as well as effects of drugs when absorbed.
2-2
PHARMACIST ETHICS AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Ethics and Communication skills in Pharmacy Practices amis to discipline pharmacy students to be able to communicate with patients and other professionals in their practices. This also provides them opportunities to learn professional ethics and to consider ethical issues and related topics regarding their roles as health care experts in the future.
2-2
EXPERIMENT II
This course is designed to unite the theory and practice of the pharmacognosy, analytical chemistry, medicinal chemistry and synthetic pharmaceutical chemistry. Emphasis is placed on the development of principles of various techniques and participation in laboratory experiments in these fields.
2-2
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Ⅱ
In this course, you will learn about the functions of the human body, specifically how the cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, digestive, endocrine and reproductive systems perform their unique functions. Because the unique function of each system of the human body cannot be considered separately from the structure of the body parts, basic anatomical background knowledge necessary to understand the functions of each part is also included. Ultimately, we understand the working principle of each system constituting the human body and the totality of functions by the interrelationship between them. This course is a prerequisite for pathophysiology course.
2-2
PHARMACEUTICAL DEVICE ANALYSIS
Spectroscopy and separation analysis is a relatively younger method than chemical analysis and is developing rapidly. In addition, the application area and scope of the chemical analysis are shrinking day by day, while the area of instrumental analysis is gradually increasing. Furthermore, the technological progress and diversity of the instrument itself are increasing. The goal of this lecture is to learn the basic knowledge of analytical science necessary for the overall pharmaceutical science based on the introduction and understanding of various spectroscopy and separation analysis methods that are the basis of instrumental analysis.
2-2
PHARMACEUTICAL MICROBIOLOGY
The microscopic and cultural characteristics of human pathogenic microorganisms, important clinical implications, immunological diagnotic method, immunization procedure and treatment measures including drug of choice for infectious diseases will be learned. Further the treatment and preventive measures of diseases through control of epidemics will be introduced including disinfectants as well as vaccination schemes.
2-2
PHARMACOGNOSY II
"Pharmacognosy" derives from two Greek words, "pharmakon"or drug, and "gnosis" or knowledge. Pharmacognosy is defined as the study of bioactive natural products (plants, animals, minerals, microorganisms, marine natural products, and their metabolites). To broaden our knowledge of pharmacognosy, this course deals with the origin, culture, formulation, identification, evaluation, storage, effect, and bioactive compounds of natural products (Semen, Fructus, Herba, Folium, Cortex, Flos, Lignum, Resina?Extracta?Latex, Cryptogamae, Animalis).
2-2
PHYSICAL PHARMACY II
Physical chemical properties of drugs; theory and practice applicable to design and evaluation of drug dosage forms; chemical kinetics and stability, interfacial phenomena, colloidal dispersion, coarse dispersion, micrometrics, rheology, oral solid dosage forms.

Major Of Industrial Pharmacy

Curriculum
2-1
ORGANIC PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY I
Organic pharmaceutical chemistry covers the classification of organic compounds based on functional group, physicochmeical properties,preparations, as well as reactions of each group. Such studies would lead the ability to understand and to expect changes as well as effects of drugs when absorbed.
2-1
PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS
Quantitative and qualitative analyses of drugs based on principles of statistics for experimental data, chemical equilibrium, acid-base will be discussed.
2-1
APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY
Immunology is the study of how the body responds to foreign substances and how the body can discriminate between self and nonself. This course will focus on the understanding of the molecules, cells, and organs of the human body that participate in immune responses. This will help students understand the immune system in states of both health and disease, malfunctions of the immune system in immunological disorders.
2-1
EXPERIMENT I
This course is designed to unite the theory and practice of the biochemistry, microbiology, organic pharmaceutical chemistry, and analytical chemistry. Emphasis is placed on the development of principles of various techniques and participation in laboratory experiments in these fields.
2-1
FORMULATION PHYSICS I
This is a course that systematically learns the physicochemical knowledge required for the development of formulations for the efficient administration of pharmaceuticals. That is, it provides the basis for the physicochemical theory of drug design and drug delivery, and relates the physicochemical properties of drugs or drugs to clinical use.
2-1
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Ⅰ
Students will learn function of human body systems such as cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems, and be able to apply and comprehend interrelated body functions. Students will learn the process of making electrical excitability of nerve and muscle cells, which are excitatory cells in the body, and physiological functions related to cellular communication. Especially, this course aims that student can get a solid foundation for the next advanced courses such as pathophysiology and pharmacology, and apply the knowledge from this course to the clinical practice.
2-1
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY I
DNA is transcribed into RNA, and RNA is translated into proteins, the main component of the cell. The cellular system that produces proteins from the DNA/RNA is called the 'central dogma of molecular biology'. In the class of molecular biology, we will learn life science at the molecular level based on the central dogma.
2-1
PHARMACOGNOSY I
"Pharmacognosy" derives from two Greek words, "pharmakon"or drug, and "gnosis" or knowledge. Pharmacognosy is defined as the study of bioactive natural products (plants, animals, minerals, microorganisms, marine natural products, and their metabolites). To broaden our knowledge of pharmacognosy, this course deals with the origin, culture, formulation, identification, evaluation, storage, effect, and bioactive compounds of natural products (General, Radix, and Rhizoma).
2-2
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY II
All living things except viruses are composed of cells as a basic unit. Molecular Biology (2) aims to understand a cell at the molecular level by learning intracellular compartments, intra/intercellular communication, and cell cycles.
2-2
ORGANIC PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY II
Organic pharmaceutical chemistry covers the classification of oranic compounds based on functional group, physicochmeical properties, preparations, as well as reactions of each group. Such studies would lead the ability to understand and to expect changes as well as effects of drugs when absorbed.
2-2
PHARMACIST ETHICS AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Ethics and Communication skills in Pharmacy Practices amis to discipline pharmacy students to be able to communicate with patients and other professionals in their practices. This also provides them opportunities to learn professional ethics and to consider ethical issues and related topics regarding their roles as health care experts in the future.
2-2
EXPERIMENT II
This course is designed to unite the theory and practice of the pharmacognosy, analytical chemistry, medicinal chemistry and synthetic pharmaceutical chemistry. Emphasis is placed on the development of principles of various techniques and participation in laboratory experiments in these fields.
2-2
FORMULATION PHYSICS Ⅱ
This is a course that systematically learns the physicochemical knowledge required for the development of formulations for the efficient administration of pharmaceuticals. That is, it provides the basis for the physicochemical theory of drug design and drug delivery, and relates the physicochemical properties of drugs or drugs to clinical use. Students can learn chemical kinetics and stability, interfacial phenomena, colloidal dispersion, coarse dispersion, powder science, rheology, and polymer science, etc.
2-2
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Ⅱ
In this course, you will learn about the functions of the human body, specifically how the cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, digestive, endocrine and reproductive systems perform their unique functions. Because the unique function of each system of the human body cannot be considered separately from the structure of the body parts, basic anatomical background knowledge necessary to understand the functions of each part is also included. Ultimately, we understand the working principle of each system constituting the human body and the totality of functions by the interrelationship between them. This course is a prerequisite for pathophysiology course.
2-2
PATHOGENIC MICROBIOLOGY
Throughout the lecture on characteristics of human pathogenic microorganisms, clinical implications and immunological diagnosis, treatment measures for infectious diseses including drug of choice will learned.
2-2
PHARMACEUTICAL DEVICE ANALYSIS
Spectroscopy and separation analysis is a relatively younger method than chemical analysis and is developing rapidly. In addition, the application area and scope of the chemical analysis are shrinking day by day, while the area of instrumental analysis is gradually increasing. Furthermore, the technological progress and diversity of the instrument itself are increasing. The goal of this lecture is to learn the basic knowledge of analytical science necessary for the overall pharmaceutical science based on the introduction and understanding of various spectroscopy and separation analysis methods that are the basis of instrumental analysis.
2-2
PHARMACOGNOSY II
"Pharmacognosy" derives from two Greek words, "pharmakon"or drug, and "gnosis" or knowledge. Pharmacognosy is defined as the study of bioactive natural products (plants, animals, minerals, microorganisms, marine natural products, and their metabolites). To broaden our knowledge of pharmacognosy, this course deals with the origin, culture, formulation, identification, evaluation, storage, effect, and bioactive compounds of natural products (Semen, Fructus, Herba, Folium, Cortex, Flos, Lignum, Resina?Extracta?Latex, Cryptogamae, Animalis).

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