Pharm.D. Program

Course Equivalencies
The University of Texas at Austin - Southwest Texas Junior College

This list of courses represents the courses that we recommend from your institution that will satisfy our pre-pharmacy course admissions requirements; however, this is not an exhaustive list." For example, there are likely other literature and statistics courses that will satisfy the sophomore literature and statistics requirements, respectively.

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Pre-Pharmacy Requirements
6 hours of General Biology BIOL 1406
BIOL 1407
4 hours of Microbiology BIOL 2421
3 hours of Genetics BIOL 2416 (or 2316, lab not required)
8 hrs of General Chemistry CHEM 1411
CHEM 1412
8 hours of Organic Chemistry CHEM 2423
CHEM 2425
3 hours of Calculus MATH 2413 + 2414 or MATH 2417
3 hours of Statistics MATH 1342 or 2342
3 hours of Freshman
Rhetoric and Composition
ENGL 1301
3 hours of Sophomore
ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326,
2327, 2328, 2332, or 2333
4 hours of Physics PHYS 1401 or 2425

Microbiology (including laboratory) must have one year of general biology and at least one semester of general chemistry as its prerequisite in order to satisfy our four credit hour microbiology requirement.

Calculus must include differential and introductory integral calculus to fulfill the calculus requirement. Students may have to take Calculus II to fulfill the introductory calculus topics required by the UT Austin College of Pharmacy. Business calculus will not satisfy the calculus requirement.

CORE & FLAG Course Requirements:
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Please reference the links below that provide explanation and direction regarding the core and flag course requirements you must fulfill in order to receive your degree from The University of Texas at Austin. These requirements are mandated by the Texas Higher Coordinating Board and UT Austin. The School of Undergraduate Studies at UT Austin oversees the fulfillment of these courses.

NOTE: Due to the demands and number of hours per semester of the Pharm.D. Curriculum, we HIGHLY RECOMMEND and advise that you complete these requirements prior to matriculation into the PharmD program, if accepted.

*Core & Flag Course Requirements (College of Pharmacy Advising)

*Core & Flag Course Requirements (Requirements and Courses)
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Last Reviewed: June 23, 2011

College Information

Mailing Address:
College of Pharmacy
Admissions Office
The University of Texas
at Austin
2409 University Ave. Stop: A1900
Austin, TX

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