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This Plan of Study is for students at the Purdue University - West Lafayette campus. Students completing the Pre-Pharmacy curriculum elsewhere are exempted from taking PHRM 10000 (Pharmacy Orientation I) and PHRM 20000 (Pharmacy Orientation II). Please see our list of off-campus curricula.

This Plan of Study is specifically designed for students preparing to apply for admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program.

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First Year

First Semester

CHM 12901General Chemistry With Biological Focus5
MA 23100Calculus For The Life Sciences I3
BIOL 11000Fundamentals of Biology I4
ENGL 10600First-Year Composition4
PHRM 10000Pharmacy Orientation I1

Second Semester

MCMP 20400Organic Chemistry I4
MA 23200Calculus For The Life Sciences II3
BIOL 11100Fundamentals of Biology II4
AGEC 21700Economics3

Second Year

Third Semester

MCMP 20500Organic Chemistry II4
BIOL 30100Human Design: Anatomy And Physiology I3
BIOL 22100Introduction to Microbiology4
STAT 30100Elementary Statistical Methods3
PHRM 20000Pharmacy Orientation II1

Fourth Semester

MCMP 20800Biochemistry for Pharmaceutical Scientists3
BIOL 30200Human Design: Anatomy And Physiology II3
PHYS 22000General Physics I4
MCMP 42200Immunology3

- a minimum of 60 credit hours are required for admission
- Optional/Strongly recommended for West Lafayette Students
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