University of Houston-Downtown

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 Requirements

6 hours of General Biology, BIOL 1301, BIOL 1302

4 hours of Microbiology, MBIO 2305 & 2105

3 hours of Genetics, BIOL 3303 or 4301

8 hrs of General Chemistry, CHEM 1307 & 1107, CHEM 1308 & 1108

8 hours of Organic Chemistry, CHEM 3301 & 3201, CHEM 3302 & 3202

3 hours of Calculus, MATH 2401

3 hours of Statistics, STAT 2300 or 3311

3 hours of Freshman Rhetoric and Composition, ENG 1301

3 hours of Sophomore Literature, ENG 2301, 2302, 2311, 2312, 2313, 2314

4 hours of Physics, PHYS 1307 & 1107 or PHYS 2401 & 2101

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.

CORE & FLAG Course Requirements:
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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)

*Core & Flag Course Requirements (Requirements and Courses) – Select the most current catalog.