Pre-Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum

First Year

First Semester

BIOL 11000* Fundamentals of Biology I 4
CHM 12901* General Chemistry with Biological Focus 5
EDPS 31500* Collaborative Leadership: Interpersonal Skills1 3
MA 16010* Applied Calculus I 3
PHRM 10000 Pharmacy Orientation I2 1
  Total: 16

Second Semester

BIOL 11100 Fundamentals of Biology II 4
ENGL 10600 First-Year Composition 4
MA 16020*4 Applied Calculus II 3
MCMP 20400 Organic Chemistry I3 4
  Total: 15


Second Year

Third Semester

BIOL 20300 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
MCMP 20500 Organic Chemistry II3 4
PHYS 22000 General Physics I 4
STAT 30100* Elementary Statistical Methods 3
PHRM 20000 Pharmacy Orientation II2 1
  Total: 16

Fourth Semester

BIOL 22100 Introduction to Microbiology 4
BIOL 20400 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
MCMP 20800 Biochemistry for Pharmaceutical Scientists3 3
MCMP 42200 Immunology3 3
AGEC 21700* Economics 3
  Total: 17

* - Fulfills University Core Curriculum (UCC) requirements. Pre-Doctor of Pharmacy students are exempt from completing UCC requirements, however, students who CODO to alternative undergraduate degrees will be required to complete the UCC.
1 - Alternative Courses available - consult with advisor
2 - Optional/Strongly recommended for West Lafayette Students
3 - Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher to enroll
4 - Recommended but not required for PharmD Admission

This plan of study is for students at Purdue University West Lafayette campus. Students completing the Pre-Doctor of 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.

The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.

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