Change of Degree Objective (CODO) Process

Students wishing to switch (CODO) into the College of Pharmacy are strongly encouraged to meet with an Academic Advisor to discuss degree options and requirements. Appointments may be made by calling the Office of Student Services at 494-6885 or by stopping in the office, located in RHPH 156. Specific CODO requirements and procedures are listed below.

CODO Requirements

Pre-Pharmacy Program

Pre-Pharmacy: The Pre-Pharmacy program serves the role of a preparatory major for the Doctor of Pharmacy (professional) program at the Purdue University College of Pharmacy.

Minimum Semesters: 1
Minimum Hours: 12
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Comments: Students are encouraged to meet first with an academic advisor.
Contact Information: Any Office of Student Services academic advisor- call 496-6885 to make an appointment

Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS)

The Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS) program is a four-year degree which prepares students for careers in the pharmaceutical industry to support research, development and manufacturing operations or as preparation for graduate or medical school programs.

Minimum Semesters: 1
Minimum Hours: 12
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Comments: Students are encouraged to meet first with an academic advisor.
Contact Information: Any Office of Student Services academic advisor- call 496-6885 to make an appointment

CODO IN Procedures

Current Purdue Students wishing to CODO into the College of Pharmacy should complete the following:

  1. Obtain a Change of Curricula form from your advisor in your current major to get “signed out.”
  2. Call 496-6885 and make an appointment with an advisor in the College of Pharmacy to get "signed in". (Please review the requirements above to verify that you are eligible to CODO).
  3. Sign the approved Change of Curricula form and return it to the Office of the Registrar in Hovde Hall, Room 45.
  4. Confirm that your CODO was processed by checking MyPurdue.

CODO OUT Procedures

Current College of Pharmacy Students wishing to CODO to another College/School on campus should visit the Registrar’s CODO information website and follow the procedures listed for the College or School that they wish to join.

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