Texas State University – San Marcos

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: BIO 1330 & BIO 1331

4 hours of Microbiology: BIO 2400 (not BIO 2440)

3 hours of Genetics: BIO 2450

8 hrs of General Chemistry: (CHEM 1341/1141) & (CHEM 1342/1142)

8 hours of Organic Chemistry: (CHEM 2341/2141) & (CHEM 2342/2142)

3 hours of Calculus: MATH 2321 or 2471

3 hours of Statistics: MATH 2328

3 hours of Freshman Rhetoric and Composition: ENG 1310

3 hours of Sophomore Literature: ENG 2310, 2320, 2330, 2340, 2359, 2360, 2370, or 2380

4 hours of Physics: PHYS 1315/1115

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.  This course should be directed to a pre-pharmacy & pre-med audience, not allied health science majors.

– Updated for Fall 2017 Admissions (7/2016)

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.