1930s


College of Pharmacy History, The University of Texas at Austin

From photo of 1930 Texan News room.

1930

The second pharmacy student organization, the Nu chapter of Rho Chi National Honorary Pharmaceutical Society, was established.


1931

The UT Pharmaceutical Association (UTPhA), predecessor of the Longhorn Pharmaceutical Association, was organized to foster professional pride and to introduce students to state and national pharmacy organizations.


1932

New courses including “Manufacturing of Cosmetic Preparations” and “Parasiticides and Parasitology” indicated the developing divergent directions of the profession.


College of Pharmacy History, The University of Texas at Austin

Louis William Schleuse, Graduate of UT College of Pharmacy and member of pharmacy faculty.

1933

The Gamma Gamma chapter of Kappa Psi was established as a service organization open to any student interested in professional as well as extracurricular activities.


1934

A state law went into effect which required a minimum of a Ph.D. degree from a College of Pharmacy for state pharmacist licensure.


1935

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) adopted a reciprocity system whereby credits from one accredited school might be accepted by another for the same course in pharmacy.


College of Pharmacy History, The University of Texas at Austin

Pharmacy Laboratory in V Hall.

1936

The minimum number of hours required to receive a B.S. degree was increased by AACP from 3,000 to 3,200.


1937

“Basic Material for a Pharmaceutical Curriculum,” a report published by American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, was updated with revised recommended standards.


1938

The adoption of a dual program for the B.S. degree allowed students to pursue a scientifically-oriented curriculum or one including business administration, economics, and psychology.


College of Pharmacy History, The University of Texas at Austin1939

The University of Texas College of Pharmacy had the largest enrollment of any pharmacy school in the country.


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