College of Pharmacy Student Handbook 2023-2024

Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy 2023–2024 105 Adding a Course Students may add courses only during the drop/add period of the semester. Refer to the college academic calendar in SharkLink. Maximum Number of Credits per Semester Pharm.D. students—24 credits Ph.D./M.S. students—15 credits This policy may be waived under the following exceptions: • with written permission from the associate dean of the student’s program • approved students in concurrent degree programs Transfer Credit Requests for transfer credit must be submitted, in writing, to the associate dean of the student’s program prior to matriculation. The request must include an official transcript containing the course title, the final course grade, and a course syllabus. Transfer credit will only be considered for courses designated with a graduate-level course number that were passed with a minimum grade of B from a regionally accredited school. Credit will not be transferred if previous credit was used to earn a degree from the granting institution, nor exceed two-thirds of the required credits to complete the degree program. The associate dean of the student’s program will evaluate the courses and determine appropriate credits. Pharm.D. students must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours of didactic coursework, and all advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPEs) must be completed at NSU. Withdrawals/Drops from a Course for Grading Purposes Any course dropped within the drop/add period of each semester will not be reflected on the transcript. Outside of the drop/add period, a student may withdraw from a course, introductory pharmacy practice experience (IPPE), or advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) by 5:00 p.m. on Monday of the third week of the course or experience. A student withdrawing from an advanced pharmacy practice experience may not repeat that same experience (same course number) during that semester. No refunds or credits will be given. A Student Transaction Form must be completed and submitted to the Office of Academic Support Services, or the program office, for all withdrawals. Withdrawal from the Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy Students who wish to withdraw from the Silverman College of Pharmacy must submit a letter to the associate dean of the student’s program, outlining the reasons for withdrawal. The letter must be