PharmD Prerequisite Curriculum

Semester 1

(4)
OR
BIOL 11000
BIOL 20300
Fundamentals of Biology I1
Anatomy & Physiology I
(5) CHM 12901 Gen. Chem w/ Biological Focus
(3) MA 16010 Applied Calculus I1
(1) PHRM 10000 Intro to Pharmacy & Pharm Sci2
(3) Oral Communication UCC Selective1
(16) Credit Hours

Semester 2

(4)
OR
BIOL 11100
BIOL 20400
Fundamentals of Biology II
Anatomy & Physiology II
(4) MCMP 20400 Organic Chemistry I4
(3-4) Written Communication UCC Selective1
(3) Pre-PharmD Educational Goal Selective3
(14-15) Credit Hours

Semester 3

(4)
OR
BIOL 20300
BIOL 11000
Anatomy & Physiology I1
Fundamentals of Biology I1
(4)
OR
BIOL 22100
PHYS 22000
Intro to Microbiology
General Physics I
(4) MCMP 20500 Organic Chemistry II4
(3) STAT 30100 Elementary Statistical Methods
(2) Elective (PHRM 20000 recommended for Pre-PharmD)
(17) Credit Hours

Semester 4

Semester 4
(3) AGEC 21700 Economics1
(4)
OR
BIOL 20400
BIOL 11100
Anatomy & Physiology II
Fundamentals of Biology II
(4)
OR
PHYS 22000
BIOL 22100
General Physics I
Intro to Microbiology
(3) MCMP 20800 Biochemistry for Pharm Science4
(3) MCMP 42200 Immunology4
(17) Credit Hours

* - 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. Fulfills University Undergraduate Core Curriculum Requirement. See https://www.purdue.edu/provost/students/s-initiatives/curriculum/courses.html for course listings.
  2. Optional, but strongly recommended for both Pre-Doctor of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Students.
  3. Strongly recommend one of the following: COM 20400, 21000, 21700 or PHIL 11000, 11100, 11400, 12000, 15000, 24000, 27000, or any BSS Couse or Follow hyperlink for list of classes meeting requirement.
  4. Must have cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher to enroll.

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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