Table 2.

Comparison of Baseline Statistics, Mean (Standard Deviation), for Pharmacy Students Enrolled and Not Enrolled in a Toxicology Elective

ParameterPharmacotherapy II CohortaPCOA Cohorta
Enrolled in Elective Course (n = 14)Not Enrolled in Elective Course (n = 59)Enrolled in Elective Course (n = 23)Not Enrolled in Elective Course (n = 29)
BGCOP GPA3.4 (0.5)3.3 (0.4)3.5 (0.3)3.5 (0.4)
Undergraduate GPA3.5 (0.5)3.4 (0.4)3.4 (0.4)3.4 (0.4)
Math/Science GPA3.4 (0.5)3.3 (0.7)3.3 (0.4)3.3 (0.5)
PCAT Composite77.9 (15.1)72.3 (11.8)72.9 (17.4)73.3 (11.5)
  • Abbreviations: GPA=grade point average; PCAT=Pharmacy College Admission Test; PCOA=Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment; BGCOP=Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy.

  • a Groups tested for significant difference using unpaired t test with Welch's correction (P < 0.05); no significant differences were found between groups.