Houston Community College

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 1406 & BIOL 1407

4 hours of Microbiology:  BIOL 2421

3 hours of Genetics: BIOL 2316

8 hrs of General Chemistry:  CHEM 1411 & CHEM 1412

8 hours of Organic Chemistry: CHEM 2423 &  CHEM 2425

3 hours of Calculus: MATH 2413

3 hours of Statistics: MATH 1342

3 hours of Freshman Rhetoric and Composition: ENGL 1301

3 hours of Sophomore Literature: ENGL 2322, 2327, or 2332

4 hours of Physics: PHYS 1401 or 2425

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. BIOL 2420 Microbiology does NOT fulfill our microbiology requirement.

CORE & Global Cultures of 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.