Pharm.D. Program

Course Equivalencies
The University of Texas at Austin - University of Houston-Downtown

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 1301
BIOL 1302
4 hours of Microbiology MBIO 2305 & 2105
3 hours of Genetics BIOL 3303 or 4301
8 hours of General Chemistry CHEM 1307 & 1107
CHEM 1308 & 1108
8 hours of Organic Chemistry CHEM 3301 & 3201
CHEM 3302 & 3202
3 hours of Calculus MATH 2401 & 2402
3 hours of Statistics STAT 2300 or 3311
3 hours of Freshman Rhetoric and Composition ENG 1301
3 hours of Sophomore Literature ENG 2301, 2302, 2311, 2312, 2313, 2314
4 hours of Physics PHYS 1307 & 1107 or
PHYS 2401 & 2101

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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