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Pre-Pharmacy Recommended Transfer Curricula

Recommended AS Transfer Curriculum for Pre-Pharmacy

All full-time transfer students are required to take OCS 121.

Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (12)

Courses divided equally among Humanities and Social Science courses.

University of Illinois at Chicago (10)

  • Must include a cultural diversity course as a requirement
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (3)
  • Humanities (3)
  • Electives (4)

Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy (14)

Recommended courses include Art/Humanities, Social/Behavioral sciences, Foreign Language, and Business/Computer courses.

Purdue University

No restrictions on electives. Must have a minimum of 60 credit hours (includes all general pre-pharmacy core courses, electives, department credit, etc.). See the Purdue University website for full listing of courses.

General Pre-Pharmacy Core Courses

Communications (9) Semester Hours
ENG 101 3
ENG 102 3
SPE 108[1] 3
 
General Biology (8) Semester Hours
BIO 105 4
BIO 106 4
 
Human Anatomy [All Organ Systems] (8) Semester Hours
BIO 185 4
BIO 186 4
 
Microbiology [Purdue University Only] (4) Semester Hours
BIO 224 4
 
General Chemistry (10) Semester Hours
CHM 113 5
CHM 114 5
 
Organic Chemistry (10) Semester Hours
CHM 203 5
CHM 204 5
 
Biochemistry [Purdue University only] (3) Semester Hours
Biochemistry 3
 
Immunology [Purdue University only] (3) Semester Hours
Immunology 3
 
Physics (8) [2] Semester Hours
PHY 101 4
PHY 102 4
 
Mathematics (10) Semester Hours
MTH 190 5
MTH 203 (Purdue University Only) 5
MTH 211 (Midwestern University and Chicago State University) 4
 
Economics (3) Semester Hours
ECO 201[3] 3
  1. Not needed for Purdue.
  2. Purdue University only requires one physics course.
  3. Macroeconomics preferred.

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Overview

This is only a suggested transfer program for Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Purdue University School of Pharmacy and University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.

Students must check with each university for all current requirements.

A potential student should take the placement test prior to scheduling an appointment with the program coordinator. For placement test information, please contact Admissions & Records at 705-596-2000 ext. 2329 or 2490.

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