History of Pharmacy. Development of Pharmaceutical education and practice in Nigeria. Career opportunities for a Pharmacist. Introduction to dispensing. Sources of information for dispensing. Official Compendia and Formularies. Principles of dispensing, prescription, procedures and ethics of dispensing. Pharmaceutical incompatibilities. Computers in Pharmacy. Pharmaceutical Calculations. 

PCT 201Practicals: – Introduction to the dispensing laboratories and equipments used in basic dispensing. Weighing, use of balances, sensitivity of balances. Measurement of liquids.