Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-requisite Requirements

Requirements for professional schools vary from school to school and can change year by year,students must carefully examine the pre-requisite requirements of the schools they are interested in to be current and accurate when registering for courses at Gustavus.
Consult the Pharmacy School Admission Requirements guidebook for requirements and admission statistics to United States Pharmacy Schools, Pharmacy School Admission Requirements.
A reference copy is available in the Gustavus Career Development library, located in the Gustavus Center for Servant Leadership. Also, consult the Gustavus General Catalog to find more Pre-Professional information.

 

Sample Curriculum of pre-requisite courses for Pre-Pharmacy @ Gustavus

Indicated in italic type (PCAT) means the course is also recommended for the Pharmacy College Admission Test.

First Year:

Fall
BIO 101 Principles of Biology (PCAT)
CHE 107 Principles of Chemistry (PCAT)
FTS 100 (Writing Intensive course-WRITI)

 

Spring
BIO 102 Organismal Biology (PCAT)
CHE 141 Organic Chemistry I (PCAT)
PSY 100 General Psychology
 

Second Year:

Fall
CHE 251 Organic Chemistry II (PCAT)
MCS 121 or 118/119 Calculus (PCAT)
HES 234 (PCAT)

 

January Interim
NDL 068 Career Exploration (strongly recommended)

 

Spring
CHE 258 Inorganic Chemistry I (PCAT recommended)
HES 235 (PCAT)
COM 120

 

Junior Year:

Fall
CHE 255 Biochemistry (PCAT) *(or other advanced BIO course) *U of MN requirement (or Spring)
PHY 122/121 Physics w/calculus* (or PHY 120/121 General Physics w/lab) * U of MN requires physics w/calculus
MCS 142 Statistics (PCAT)
 
Spring
PHY 172/17 Physics w/calculus or PHY 170/171 General Physics II w/lab (recommended)

BIO 118 or 380 (PCAT) (but need BIO 201/202 to take 380)

E/M 102 Principles of Microeconomics

English composition 200 level (recommended)

Elective (within the area of psychology, sociology, anthropology)

 

Senior Year:

Fall
Elective (within the area of psychology, sociology, anthropology)

 

Regional Phramacy Pre-requisite requirements

 
Requirements for professional schools vary from school to school and can change year by year,students must carefully examine the pre-requisite requirements of the schools they are interested in to be current and accurate when registering for courses at Gustavus.
Consult the Pharmacy School Admission Requirements guidebook for requirements and admission statistics to United States Pharmacy Schools, Pharmacy School Admission Requirements.

 

A reference copy is available in the Gustavus Career Development library, located in the Gustavus Center for Servant Leadership. Also, consult the Gustavus General Catalog to find more Pre-Professional information.

 

 

 

Updated 4/4/2014 HAB