Pharm.D. Program

Course Equivalencies
The University of Texas at Austin - Texas A&M University-College Station

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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6 hours of General Biology BIOL 111
BIOL 112
4 hours of Microbiology MICR 351-preferred or
VTPB 405
3 hours of Genetics

GENE 302-preferred or
GENE 301 or 320

8 hours of General Chemistry CHEM 101
CHEM 102
8 hours of Organic Chemistry CHEM 227 & 237
CHEM 228 & 238
3 hours of Calculus [MATH 147 + 148] or
[MATH 151 + 152] or
[MATH 171 + 172] or
[MATH 131 + (148, 142, or 172)]
3 hours of Statistics STAT 201, 211, or 302
3 hours of Freshman Rhetoric and Composition ENGL 104
3 hours of Sophomore Literature ENGL 203, 221, 222, 227,
228, 231, or 232
4 hours of Physics PHYS 201 or 218

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: October 23, 2013

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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