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 1441 & BIOL 1442
4 hours of Microbiology: BIOL 3444
3 hours of Genetics: BIOL 3315
8 hrs of General Chemistry: CHEM 1441 & CHEM 1442
8 hours of Organic Chemistry: (CHEM 2321/2181) & (CHEM 2322/2182)
3 hours of Calculus: MATH 1426
3 hours of Statistics: MATH 1308 or BIOL 2300
3 hours of Freshman Rhetoric and Composition: ENGL 1301
3 hours of Sophomore Literature: ENGL 2309, 2311, 2319, 2323, or 2329
4 hours of Physics, PHYS 1441 or 1443
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 2017 Admissions (6/2016)
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.