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Pharmacy

Disclaimer: Illinois State University does not have a Pre-Pharmacy program. The following are recommended courses but will depend upon your chosen educational institution. Please contact Preprofessional Advisor Ashley Berg for additional information.

Preparing for Pharmacy School

For information on career paths in pharmacy, please go to explorehealthcareers.org

Prerequisite Courses at ISU

Graduate programs have varied requirements for coursework to be completed prior to admission.  However, requirements typically include:

Required Courses

Anatomy & Physiology - 8 hours

  • BSC 181
  • BSC 182

Biology - 8 hours

  • BSC 196
  • BSC 197

General Chemistry - 8 hours

  • CHE 140
  • CHE 141

Organic Chemistry - 9 hours

  • CHE 230
  • CHE 231
  • CHE 232
  • CHE 233

Biochemistry- 3 hours

  • CHE 242 or CHE 342

Calculus - 4 hours

  • MAT 145

English - 6 hours

  • ENG 101
  • ENG 145

Communications - 3 hours

  • COM 110

Economics - 4 hours

  • ECO 105

Physics - 10 hours

  • PHY 108
  • PHY 109

Applied Statistics - 3 hours

  • PSY 138

Psychology or Sociology - 3 hours

  • PSY 110 or SOC 106

Standardized Test

Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT)

Application Information

PharmCAS

For additional information about the pharmacy profession, please visit the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

List of pharmacy schools in the United States.

 


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