Preprofessional Health Advising Office, San Diego State University  5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-1017

Phone:  (619) 594-6638  FAX: (619) 594-0244  E-mail: healthpr@sciences.sdsu.edu

http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/preprof/

 

PHARMACY -- ACADEMIC PREPARATION

 

 

REQUIRED: These courses will satisfy the requirements for UCSD School of Pharmacy and most other pharmacy schools.  Check the specific schools you are interested in for exact requirements. (Refer to the SDSU Catalog for prerequisites.)

 

 

 

SDSU Course #

Course Name

Comments

BIOLOGY

Bio 201A

Bio 201B

Prin. of Cell & Molecular Biol (4)

Prin. of Organismal Biology (4)

 

CHEMISTRY

Chem 200

Chem 201

Chem 231

Chem 431

General Chemistry (5)

General Chemistry (5)

Organic Chemistry (4)

Organic Chemistry (4)

 

MATHEMATICS

Math 121 and 122

or

*Math 150 and 151

Calculus for Life Sciences I and II (9)

 

 

Calculus I (9)*

 

*math or physics majors only

PHYSICS

Phys 180A/182A

Phys 180B/182B

or

Phys 195/195L

Phys 196/196L   *
Phys 197/197L

Fund. of Physics I/Lab (4)

Fund. of Physics II/Lab (4)

 

Principles of Physics (4)
Principles of Physics (4)    *
Principles of Physics (4)

Consult your department
(major) advisor

 

ENGLISH

RWS 100

RWS 200

College Composition (3)

Intermediate Composition (3)

1 year

SPEECH

Comm 103

          or

Comm 160

Oral Communication

 

Argumentation

Included in UCSD's 20
semester units of
humanities/social
science electives

 

PSYCHOLOGY

Psy 101

Introductory Psychology

             "

ECONOMICS

Econ 101

Principles of Economics

           "

HUMANITIES/SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

 

12 units from psychology,
sociology, cultural anthropology
or related area

 

Recommended courses:Bio 210 or 350

MicroBiology (Required by UOP,            Western)

 

Bio 261, 336 or 590

Physiology (Required by UCSF and Western) (UCSF will not take 590)

 

Chem 365

Biochem, Cell & Molec. Biol (3)

Bio 212

Human Anatomy (4) (Required by Western)

 

Bio 366 & Bio 366L

Biochem, Cell & Molec. Biol (6)

Bio 352

Genetics and Evolution (3)

Bio 215, Stat 119 or

Stat 250

 

 

Consult your department (major) advisor

Bio 577

Embryology (4)

Computer Courses

 

Suggested elective courses:

Phil 329

Social Ethics

CHE 561    

Health and Medical Care

RWS 503W or

RWS 508

Technical Writing
Scientific Writing

CHE 362

International Health

 

Span 101 and 102 or higher

Introduction to Spanish