|Degree:||Associate of Arts (A.A.)|
|Department:||Building 58, Room 79|
|College:||Arts and Sciences|
|Semester Hours Required For Degree: 60|
The A.A. Specialization in Pre-Pharmacy is intended to prepare students for admission to Pharmacy School. Students who complete this specialization will have satisfied all General Education requirements and most of the Common Prerequisites for PharmD programs in the SUS. Prospective students need to be aware that some biology lab courses involve the use of live animals. Students may wish to seek details from course instructors before enrolling.
In addition to the requirements listed below, students seeking the A.A. Specialization in Pre-Pharmacy must satisfy the Associate of Arts degree requirements as listed in the "Graduation and General Degree Requirements" section of this catalog.
Students may complete the A.A. Specialization in Pre-Pharmacy or complete the B.S. in Interdisciplinary Science/Pre-Pharmacy for consideration for admission into a PharmD program. Students should stay in close contact with their academic advisor to plan the curriculum and to address other factors affecting admission. See the applicable section of this catalog for details.
In addition to the general studies requirements listed on this page, students must satisfy all additional University requirements, including the Gordon Rule, multicultural, and foreign language requirements. With appropriate planning and coordination with an academic advisor, students may satisfy some of the general University requirements through the General Studies curriculum. For a complete listing of general degree requirements, refer to the "Graduation and General Degree Requirements" section of this catalog.
General Studies Curriculum:
|Total Semester Hours:||36-37|
Pharm.D. students must take the following General Studies courses.
|BSC 1085+L||Anatomy and Physiology I (+Lab)||4|
|BSC 1086+L||Anatomy and Physiology II (+Lab)||4|
|ECO 2013||Principles of Economics Macro||3|
|ENC 1101||English Composition I||3|
|ENC 1102||English Composition II||3|
|LIT 2100||Introduction to Literature||3|
|MAC 1140||Precalculus Algebra||3|
|MAC 2311||Analytic Geometry and Calculus I||4|
|SPC 2608||Basic Communication Skills||3|
|Historical Perspectives Course||3|
|Behavioral Perspectives Course||3|
|Choose one of the following:||3|
|Western Survey I: Greek to Renaissance|
|Western Survey II: Baroque to Contemporary|
The following courses required for the A.A. specialization in Pre-Pharmacy (60 sh) have been selected to satisfy many of the Common Prerequisites for PharmD programs in the SUS.
|CHM 2045+L||General Chemistry I (+Lab)||4|
|CHM 2046+L||General Chemistry II (+Lab)||4|
|CHM 2210+L||Organic Chemistry I (+Lab)||4|
|CHM 2211+L||Organic Chemistry II (+Lab)||4|
|BSC 2010+L||Biology I (+Lab)||4|
|Advisor Approved Elective||1|
You may request receipt of your A.A. degree upon the successful completion of the degree plan detailed above. However, in order to meet the prerequisites for most pharmacy programs it is strongly recommended that the following courses be completed in addition to those listed above. Any one of these three courses or labs listed below may be used as an advisor-approved elective.
|PHY 2053+L||General Physics I (+Lab)||4|
|PHY 2054+L||General Physics II (+Lab)||4|
|BSC 2011+L||Biology II (+Lab)||4|