Students who intend to who wish to pursue a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) pre-professional advisor to align their coursework and ensure they are competitive candidates. We recommend that a student consider working towards a bachelor’s degree while completing the admission requirements to increase their competitiveness to pharmacy schools.
HLTH 110 Introduction to Health Science and Public Health is a Foundational Studies course that is recommended for all students with an interest in health and wellness.
Pre-Pharmacy curriculum typically includes course work in biological and physical sciences, social sciences, economics, mathematics, English and communications. This may include BIOL 227-228, BIOL 205, CHEM 111-112, CHEM 307-310, CHEM 350, MATH 143-144, MATH 160 or 170, PHYS 111, and/or statistics. Additional beneficial or required courses may include BIOL 191-192, CHEM 433, COMM 101, ECON 201 or 202, HLTH 101, and PHYS 112. The Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) is required at some pharmacy schools. For more information, visit www.aacp.org and www.pharmcas.org.