Pharmacy Prerequisites

  • Grades below “C-” cannot be accepted toward completion of these requirements.  
  • The preferred cumulative and science (chemistry, biology and math) grade point average (GPA) is 2.75 or higher. 
  • All science courses (chemistry and biology) must include a laboratory (except biochemistry).
  • All prerequisites must be completed by May of the year seeking admission into the School of Pharmacy.
  • All science and math courses must be taken within 10 years of application to the School of Pharmacy.
  • Exceptions to any of the above criteria will be made on a case-by-case basis. 



 Semester Hours 

English (2-3 credit hrs must be English composition) 6
Economics (Micro or Macro Economics are recommended)
Elementary Statistics
Calculus 3-4
General Chemistry I & II with Lab
Organic Chemistry I & II with Lab 8
General Biology I & II with Labs 8
Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II with Labs 8
Microbiology with Lab 4
Biochemistry 3
Speech 3
Humanities 9