2014-2015 Application 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) 4-year program.
All pre-pharmacy prerequisite coursework must be:
- completed with a “C” or better
- must maintain a 2.5 GPA
- completed prior to entry into the PharmD program - refer to Admissions Deadlines
- completed at an accredited U.S. college or university prior to entrance
The minimum grade point average required for consideration into the program is 2.50 of all completed prerequisite coursework. If a course is repeated, all attempts are used in the calculation of the grade point average.
An applicant is exempt from the general course requirements if they have attained a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited U.S. college or university prior to entrance. To qualify for the exemption, an applicant must graduate no later than May 30, 2015.
Caveat: If you elect the general course requirement exemption, only your math and science GPA will be calculated. Before electing the exemption, calculate your GPA with and without the general course requirements. You must maintain a 2.5 GPA in your math and science coursework.
- Courses for non-science majors or nursing majors are not
acceptable towards the prerequisites, except Anatomy or Anatomy and
- All Math and Science courses must be completed by the end of the spring semester (May 29, 2015) prior to matriculation
- All General Course requirements must be completed by the end of the spring semester (May 29, 2015) prior to matriculation
Review the following PDF document below for complete prerequisite course descriptions. Compare our descriptions with your completed coursework. If they differ, they will not be accepted to fulfill our requirements. No course substitutions are permitted.
Your prerequisite courses do not have an expiration date.
If after reviewing all prerequisites requirements, you have questions, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Math and Science Requirements|
UNT Course Number
|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|
|Anatomy & Physiology I with lab or Anatomy (a 3 credit hour Anatomy course with a lab will be accepted)||BIOL 2301 & 2311||BIOL 2401||3 or 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|
|Calculus (any 3 credit hour Calculus course will be accepted)||3 or 4|
|Statistics (any discipline will be accepted)||3|
|General Education Requirements †|
|Course Name||UNT Course Number||TCCNS||Minimum SCH|
|English I||ENGL 1310||ENGL 1301||3|
|English II||ENGL 1320||ENGL 1302||3|
|Literature (please see academic advisor at your institution)||ENGL 2210 thru 2323||ENGL 2210-2323||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 1050||GOVT 2301 (formerly) or GOVT 2305||3|
|Fine Arts & Humanities elective (please see academic advisor at your institution)
|Social & Behavioral Science elective (please see academic advisor at your institution)||
|Public Speaking||COMM 2040
||SPCH 1315 or 1311
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