Pre-Pharmacy Transfer Curriculum

Recommended AS Transfer Curriculum for Pre-Pharmacy

This is only a suggested transfer program for Chicago State University College of Pharmacy, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Purdue University College 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.

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

 

Minimum General Education (42-43)

Communications (9) Semester Hours
ENG 101 3
ENG 102 3
SPE 108 3
General Biology (8)
BIO 105 4
BIO 106 4
Human Anatomy [All Organ Systems] (8)[3]
BIO 185 4
BIO 186 4
Microbiology [Purdue University Only] (4)
BIO 224 4
General Chemistry (10)
CHM 113 5
CHM 114[4] 5
Organic Chemistry (10)
CHM 203 5
CHM 204 5
Biochemistry [Purdue University only] (3)
Biochemistry 3
Immunology [Purdue University only] (3)
Immunology 3
Physics (8) [1]
PHY 101 4
PHY 102 4
Mathematics (10)
MTH 190 5
MTH 203 (Purdue University Only) 5
MTH 211 (Midwestern University and Chicago State University) 4
Economics (3)
ECO 201[2] 3

  1. Purdue requires only one physics course
  2. Macroeconomics preferred
  3. Purdue requires a biochemistry in place of a second anatomy course.
  4. Not needed for Purdue-take Biochemistry instead.

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.