If you have aspirations to become a pharmacist, are currently in high school, and plan to apply, or have applied to our Assured Admissions Program, this page is for you!

The courses listed below are required before starting the PharmD program, and can be completed with a minimum of two years of college-level study. Many students choose to complete them over three or more years of undergraduate study. After admission to the PharmD program students complete four years of professional study in the College of Pharmacy.  All courses must be completed with a minimum C- grade.

Fall First Year

  • Rhetoric (RHET:1030) - 4 sh
  • Principles of Chem I (CHEM:1110) - 4 sh
  • Calculus (MATH:1460) - 4 sh
  • Statistics (STAT:XX but not STAT:1010) - 3 sh
  • General Education Electives - 3 sh**
  • Total -- 15-18 sh

Spring First Year

  • Principles of Chem II (CHEM:1120) - 4 sh
  • Principles of Biology I (2:10) or Foundations of Biology (BIOL:1411) - 4 sh
  • General Physics (PHYS:1400) If needed - 3-4 sh (lab recommended, not required)
  • General Education Electives - 3-6 sh**
  • Total -- 15-18 sh

Fall Second Year

  • Organic Chem I (CHEM:2210) - 3 sh
  • Human Anatomy (ACB:3110) - 3 sh
  • Principles of Biology II (2:11) or Diversity of Form and Function (BIOL:1412) - 4 sh
  • General Education Electives - 3-6 sh**
  • Total -- 12-18 sh

Spring Second Year

  • Organic Chem II (CHEM:2220) - 3 sh
  • Human Physiology (HHP:3500) - 3 sh
  • Biochemistry (BIOC:3110) - 3sh
  • Microbiology (MICR:3164) - 4 sh
  • General Education Electives - 3-6 sh**
  • Total -- 13-18 sh

Accepted Pre-requisite AP Credit: English Composition, Public Speaking, Microeconomics, Statistics, Calculus, General Education Courses (i.e. Psychology, Macroeconomics, History)

* A high school physics course fulfills the physics requirement

** 16 semester hours of General Education Electives are required for admission, 6 of those 16 semester hours need to be within the social sciences.