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. 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.
Minimum General Education
|Overview for College Success||CREDITS|
|OCS 121||Overview for College Success||1|
|ENG 101||Composition and Rhetoric||3|
|ENG 102||Composition and Research||3|
|SPE 108||Oral Communication||3|
|Humanities and Fine Arts|
|Students earning an Associate degree must meet the requirement for coursework on improving human relations as defined in Public Act 87-581. Courses divided equally among Humanities and Social Science courses. Students must check with each university for all current requirements.|
|Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (12)
Courses divided equally among Humanities and Social Science courses.
|University of Illinois at Chicago (10)
Courses must include a cultural diversity course as a requirement, Social/Behavioral Sciences (3), Humanities (3), Genetics (3) and Biochemistry (3).
|Midwestern University of Chicago College of Pharmacy (14)
Social & Behavioral Sciences electives, (6), General Education electives (8) (any course not related to science, math physical education or health care. Recommended courses include art/humanities, social/behavioral sciences, foreign language, and business/computer courses.)
A minimum of one course from three approved course groupings and prerequisites Immunology (3) Biochemistry (3). See Purdue University School of Pharmacy’s website for full listing of courses.
|General Biology (8)|
|BIO 105||General Biology I||4|
|BIO 106||General Biology II||4|
|Human Anatomy (All Organ Systems) (8)|
|Purdue requires a biochemistry in place of a second anatomy course.|
|BIO 185||Human Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|BIO 186||Human Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|Microbiology (4) – Purdue University Only|
|General Chemistry (10)|
|CHM 113||General Chemistry I||5|
|CHM 114||General Chemistry II
Not needed for Purdue. Take Biochemistry instead.
|Organic Chemistry (10)|
|CHM 203||Organic Chemistry I (||5|
|CHM 204||Organic Chemistry II||5|
|Purdue University requires only one physics class|
|PHY 101||Mechanics and Heat||4|
|PHY 102||Sound, Light, Electricity, Magnetism and Modern Physics||4|
|MTH 190||Calculus and Analytic Geometry I||5|
|MTH 203||Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Purdue University Only
|MTH 211||Introductory Statistics
Midwestern University and Chicago State University
|ECO 201||Principles of Economics, Macro