Pre-Pharmacy (Minor)

The minor in pre-pharmacy is intended for those students who plan to pursue an advanced degree in pharmacy. The minor includes courses that satisfy the prerequisite coursework of most pharmacy schools, cover the majority of topics on the PCAT and other entrance examinations, and increase the competitiveness of a student’s application.


The pre-pharmacy minor requires a total of 42 credits. A minimum grade of C- must be earned in all courses applied to the minor.


Minor Requirements

Minor Required Courses

Pre-Pharmacy Minor Requirements: 42 credits

BIO 151General Biology I

3

BIO 151LGeneral Biology I Lab

1

BIO 152General Biology II

3

BIO 152LGeneral Biology II Lab

1

BIO 161Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BIO 161LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab

1

BIO 162Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BIO 162LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

BIO 260Microbiology

3

BIO 260LMicrobiology Lab

1

BIO 441Biochemistry

3

CHM 151Principles of Chemistry I

3

CHM 151LPrinciples of Chemistry I Lab

1

CHM 152Principles of Chemistry II

3

CHM 152LPrinciples of Chemistry II Lab

1

CHM 221Organic Chemistry I

3

CHM 221LOrganic Chemistry I Lab

1

CHM 222Organic Chemistry II

3

CHM 222LOrganic Chemistry II Lab

1

MA 132Statistical Analysis

3

Minor Recommended Courses

Recommended: 15 credits

ECO 211Principles of Macroeconomics

3

MA 181Calculus

4

PHYS 161College Physics I

3

OR

PHYS 271General Physics I

3

PHYS 161LCollege Physics I Lab

1

OR

PHYS 271LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 162College Physics II

3

OR

PHYS 272General Physics II

3

PHYS 162LCollege Physics II Lab

1

OR

PHYS 272LGeneral Physics II Lab

1