Fall 2016 PharmD Applicants

PharmD Prerequisites

66 Hours

General Chemistry (must include labs) 8 hours
Organic Chemistry  (must include labs) 8 hours
Physics 3 hours
Calculus 3 hours
Statistics 3 hours
General Biology (must include labs) 8 hours
Microbiology 3 hours
English Composition 3 hours
English Literature/ Composition 3 hours
Public Speaking/ Verbal Skills 3 hours
Economics 3 hours
Psychology 3 hours
Liberal Arts Electives 9 hours
Human Anatomy/ Physiology 6 hours
  • Calculus: General calculus and calculus for business or life sciences majors will be accepted.
  • Science Courses: must be designated for science majors.
  • Biology: Two general biology courses may be substituted with a combination of botany, zoology, cell biology, or genetics upon approval of SCCP
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology: May include a 3-hour course in anatomy and a 3-hour course in physiology or 6-hour anatomy integrated with physiology courses. 6 hours of Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Animal Physiology will be accepted. 6 hours must come from two lecture courses.
  • Microbiology: Microbiology lab is not required.
  • Physics: Algebra or calculus based physics will be accepted. A physics lab is not required.
  • Statistics: Introductory statistics or a statistics for life sciences, business, mathematics, etc. majors will be accepted.
  • Public Speaking: Public Speaking or Speech will be accepted.
  • Economics: Introductory economics, microeconomics, or macroeconomics will be accepted.
  • Liberal Arts electives: Courses in humanities and social sciences are accepted. Examples of humanities include: art, business, ethics, creative writing, fine arts, languages, music, religion, and theater. Examples of social sciences include: anthropology, additional economic courses, child development, geography, history, management, political science, social work, sociology, and womens studies.