Coursework Required for Most Pharmacy Schools

coursework

Below is common required coursework for applying to pharmacy school and the appropriate UW Bothell courses that fulfill the requirement. Admissions requirements are different at all pharmacy schools and are subject to change without notice, so it is very important for all pharmacy school applicants to carefully research the requirements for admission at all prospective pharmacy schools early enough to address any deficiencies in preparation for admission to the schools of your choice.

Pharmacy Required Coursework

  • 1 year General Chemistry with labs (18 credits)
  • 1 year Organic Chemistry with labs (18 credits)
  • 1 year Biology with labs (15 credits)
  • 2 quarters of Biochemistry and 1 quarter of Molecular Biology (15 credits)
  • Microbiology with lab
  • 1 quarter of Calculus (5 credits)
  • 1 quarter of Statistics (5 credits)
  • English composition (10 credits)
  • Microeconomics (5 credits)
  • Interpersonal Communications/Public Speaking (5 credits)UW Bothell Courses

General Chemistry, with labs

  • B CHEM 143 (4), 144 (2) General Chemistry
  • B CHEM 153 (4), 154 (2) General Chemistry
  • B CHEM 163 (4), 164 (2) General Chemistry

Organic Chemistry, with labs

  • B CHEM 237 Organic Chemistry (4) Note: no lab in first quarter
  • B CHEM 238 Organic Chemistry (4), 241
  • B CHEM 239 Organic Chemistry (3), 242

General Biology, with labs

  • B BIO 180 Introductory Biology (5)
  • B BIO 200 Introductory Biology (5)
  • B BIO 220 Introductory Biology (5)

Biochemistry

  • B BIO 364 Biochemistry I (5)
  • B BIO 365 Biochemistry II (5)
  • B BIO 375 Molecular Biology (5)

Microbiology

  • B BIO 260 Microbiology (4), with lab (2)

Calculus

  • B CUSP 124 Calculus I (5)

Statistics:

  • STMATH 341 Introduction to Statistical Inference (5)

English Composition and Literature

  • B CUSP 134 Interdisciplinary Writing (5) C
  • BCUSP 135 Research Writing (5) C

Microeconomics

  • B CUSP 200 Microeconomics (5)

Interpersonal Communications/Public Speaking
Not currently offered.  Work with the pre-health advisor to seek guidance on how to fulfill this requirement.

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