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PrePharmacy Advising Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course   Credits
KBS BSCI 10120 Biological Foundations 4
    30140 Cell Biology 4
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3
KCM ENG 11011 College Writing I 3
KCM   21011 College Writing II 3
KHU PHIL 21001 Introduction to Ethics 3
KSS PSYC 11762 General Psychology 3
KSS SOC 12050 Introduction to Sociology 3
  Choose one of the following groups: 10
  Group One  
KBS CHEM 10060 General Chemistry I (4)  
KBS   10061 General Chemistry II (4)  
KBS   10062 General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)  
KBS   10063 General Chemistry Laboratory II (1)  
  Group Two  
KBS CHEM 10960 Honors General Chemistry (5)  
KBS    10961 Honors General Chemistry (5)  
  Choose one of the following groups: 6
  Group One  
  CHEM 20481 Basic Organic Chemistry I (4)  
    20482 Basic Organic Chemistry II (2)  
  Group Two  
  CHEM 30481 Organic Chemistry I (3)  
    30482 Organic Chemistry II (3)  
  Both groups take: 2
  CHEM 30475 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (1)  
    30476 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (1)  
  Choose one of the following groups: 10
  Group One  
KBS PHY 13001 General College Physics I (4)  
KAD   13002 General College Physics II (4)  
KBS   13021 General College Physics Laboratory I (1)  
KBS   13022 General College Physics Laboratory II (1)  
  Group Two  
KBS PHY 23101 General University Physics I (5)*  
KAD   23102 General University Physics II (5)  

To better prepare for admission to Pharmacy schools additional courses are recommended: 

 Choose at least one:
CHEM 30284 Introductory Biological Chemistry (4)
  40245 Biological Foundations of Medicine (4)
Choose one or more:
BSCI 30030 Human Physiology (4)
  30171 General Microbiology (4)
  30518 Vertebrate Anatomy (4)
CHEM 40248 Advanced Biological Chemistry (3)
Choose one or more:
MATH 12002 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5)
  30011 Basic Probability and Statistics (3)


* The pre/corequisite for PHY 23101 is MATH 12002; the pre/corequisite for PHY 23102 is MATH 12003


Note: All courses taken from the list of major program requirements are used in the calculation of the major GPA.