UW-River Falls: Pharm-Tox Pre-Requisite Course Requirements

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Subject Area Prerequisite Requirement Transfer
Equivalencies
Notes
Biology
2 courses Biology 230 and 240 and 210 A one-semester general biology survey course, and anatomy, physiology, and microbiology do not count toward this requirement.
Chemistry 2 courses • Chemistry 120-122, or
• Chemisty 121-122 and 231-236 and 232-237
Math 1 course Math 166 See Important Information about Calculus
Physics 2 courses • Physics 151-156 or Physics 161-101
Communication 1 course Any one of the following 9 options:
(1) English 200 [formerly 102], or
(2) ** English 201, or
(3) [old] 112, or
(4) **[old] 115, or UW System English placement test score(s):
(5) an ENGL score of at least 605, or
(6) an ECS score of at least 706, or
(7) a UWEPT score of at least 660 and a UWRCT score of at least 730, or AP score:
(8) at least 4 on the AP English: Language & Composition exam, or
(9) at least 4 on the AP English: Literature & Composition exam
Social Studies 3 credits of electives
Additional Course Work Sufficient to result in a total of at least 60 transfer credits by the time of enrollment in the School of Pharmacy.

Last updated: 4/21/15

Note:  Pre-BS-Pharmacology-Toxicology students may wish to include in their preparatory course work, if there is time/space, some of the non-major curriculum graduation requirements: the UW-Madison Communication “B” requirement , 6 credits of humanities electives, Physics II and 3 credits of ethnic studies. An ethnic studies course will count also as social studies or humanities, if the course qualifies as such. Non-major curriculum graduation requirements that are not completed prior to enrollment in the School of Pharmacy must be completed prior to graduation. Please contact the School of Pharmacy Admissions office for Communication “B” specifics and guidelines.

Note:  Credit by exam will be granted only in accordance with UW-Madison policies. If students have been granted credit by another college or university for College Board Advanced Placement (AP) exams, College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams , or International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, it is imperative that they be aware of the UW -Madison credit policies. This applies also to retroactive foreign language credits. Students should not assume that these types of credits that may have been granted by another college or university will be accepted by UW-Madison.