»Prerequisites for the Doctor of Pharmacy program

We will use an accelerated Doctor of Pharmacy program delivered year‐round over 3 years. We will admit our first class of students for Fall 2015. Prerequisites for admission will require 63 semester  (95 quarter) credits as specified below, which can be accumulated within two years. Pathways for entry will include 2-3 (Freshman Early Assurance), a 2 ‐3 from internal and external transfer students, and students with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. A Bachelor’s degree will not be required, however. Additional admission requirements for all pathways and applicants are at: https://www.chapman.edu/pharmacy/admission/index.aspx

Course

Semesters

Hours

Quarter

Hours

Chapman credits

**Biology w/Lab

4

6

BIOL204/204L General Biology 1

Human Anatomy w/Lab

4

6

HESC210/201L

**Physiology w/Lab

4

6

HESC366/366L Principles of Physiology

Microbiology

4

6

BIOL417/417L Microbiology

**Chemistry (General w/Labs)

8

12

CHEM140/140L GenChem 1, CHEM150/150L GenChem 2

Organic Chemistry w/Labs)

8

12

CHEM230/230L OrgChem‐1, CHEM331/331L OrgChem‐2

Physics-w/Lab

4

6

PHYS101/101L General Physics 1

Intro to Genetics

3

4

BIOL132 Human Genetics, BIOL208 Molecular Genetics, or BIOL330/330L General

***Calculus

3

4

MATH110/110L Calculus

**Statistics

3

4

MATH203 Intro Statistics

Psychology or Sociology

3

4

PSY101 Intro to Psychology or SOC101 Intro to Sociology

Economics (Micro or Macro)

3

4

ECON200 Micro Econ, ECON201 Macro Econ

Communications/Speech

3

4

COM101 or COM110 or COM211

**English Composition

3

4

ENG208  Written Inquiry, or other non-creative writing course

Electives

6

9

History, Political Science ,Sociology ,or Psychology preferred

TOTAL

63

95


** May be waived with a 4.0 on the AP or IB exam.

***May be waived with a score of “4 or higher” on Calculus AB, or with a score of “3 or higher” on calculus BC.

$ Contact Dr. Lawrence Brown, Associate Dean of Student & Academic Affairs with any questions about pre-requisites

or visit the CUSP Website (www.chapman.edu/pharmacy) for any changes to the Pharmacy Pre-Requisite list

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