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 Prerequisite Course Requirements
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 hrs of General Chemistry: [CHEM 101 + 111] & [CHEM 102 + 112]
8 hours of Organic Chemistry: [CHEM 227 + 237] & [CHEM 228 + 238]
3 hours of Calculus: MATH 131, 147, 151, 171, or 209
3 hours of Statistics: STAT 201, 211, or 302
3 hours of Rhetoric and Composition: ENGL 104
3 hours of Sophomore Literature: ENGL 221, 227, or 231
4 hours of Physics: PHYS 201 or 203
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.
– Updated for Fall 2018 Admissions (6/2017)
CORE & Global Cultures FLAG Course Requirements
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) – College of Pharmacy site
*Core & Flag Course Requirements (Requirements and Courses) – Select the most current catalog.