Pre-Pharmacy Prerequisite Coursework

In addition to meeting the admission requirements, all applicants must complete the following pre-pharmacy prerequisite coursework for consideration of his/her application for acceptance into the program. A bachelor's degree is not required for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program.

All pre-pharmacy prerequisite coursework must be:

  • completed with a "C" or better
  • completed prior to entry into the PharmD program
  • completed at a two-year or four-year accredited institution in the U.S.

The minimum grade point average required for consideration into the program is 2.500 of all completed coursework. If a course is repeated, all attempts are used in the calculation of the grade point average. 

      Math & Science Requirements

Courses for non-science majors or nursing majors are not acceptable towards the prerequisites, except A&P.
Courses older than 10 years will not be accepted
Courses must be completed by the end of the spring semester prior to matriculation

Course Name

UNT Course Number TCCNS

SCH

General Biology I with lab

BIOL 1710 & 1730 BIOL 1406

4

General Biology II with lab

BIOL 1720 & 1740 BIOL 1407

4

Microbiology with lab

BIOL 2041 & 2042 BIOL 2421

4

Human Anatomy & Physiology with lab

BIOL 2301 & 2311 BIOL 2401

4

Genetics

BIOL 3451 BIOL 2316

3

General Chemistry I with lab

CHEM 1410 & 1430 CHEM 1411

4

General Chemistry II with lab

CHEM 1420 & 1440 CHEM 1412

4

Organic Chemistry I with lab

CHEM 2370 & 3210 CHEM 2423

   4   

Organic Chemistry II with lab

CHEM 2380 & 3220 CHEM 2425

4

Physics with lab

PHYS 1410 & 1430 PHYS 1401

4

Statistics

MATH 1680 MATH 1342

3

Calculus

MATH 1710 MATH 2413

4

 General Education Requirements

Course Name

UNT Course Number TCCNS

SCH

English I

ENGL 1310 ENGL 1301

3

English II

ENGL 1320 ENGL 1302

3

Literature *

ENGL 2322-2333 ENGL 2322-2333

3

U.S. History I

HIST 2610 HIST 1301

3

U.S. History II

HIST 2620 HIST 1302

3

Political Science (U.S. Government)

PSCI 1040 PSCI 2301

3

Fine Arts & Humanities elective


3

Social & Behavioral Science elective


3

Speech (optional) **


0

SCH= Semester Credit Hours
TCCNS = Texas Common Course Numbering System       www.tccns.org

exempt if the applicant has a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited U.S. college or university prior to entrance  
* any sophomore level literature course  
** one three-credit course in which public speaking is a major component is highly recommended 

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