Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL

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Subject Area Prerequisite Requirement Transfer
Equivalencies
Notes
General Biology
(with lab)
2 courses plus labs Biology 208-210 & Biology 209-211
General Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses plus labs Chemistry 210-212 & Chemistry 211-213
Organic Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses plus labs Chemistry 330-331 & 332-333 Other acceptable courses: Chemistry 336-337 & 338-339
Calculus 1 course Math 229
Physics 2 courses Physics 210-211 Other acceptable courses: Physics 253-273
Microbiology 1 course Biology 313
English / Communication 1 course English 103 Anther acceptable course: English 204
Economics 1 course Economics 260
Statistics 1 course See note —> Most 3 credit statistics courses will satisfy
Social Science 1 course Sociology 170 Another acceptable course: Anthropology 120 or 220
Behavioral Science 1 course Psychology 102 Another acceptable course: Psychology 372
Ethnic (Diversity) Studies 1 course See note —> Course must focus on history, experiences, or cultural traditions of ethnic or social minorities
Total Coursework Required 68 credits

Last updated: 9/28/2015

Note: Pre-PharmD students may wish to include in their preparatory course work, as time/space allows, some of the non-professional curriculum graduation requirements: 2 credits of any kind of history and 3 credits of humanities electives. These graduation requirements may be completed before or after starting the PharmD program. They must be completed before completion of the PharmD program.

Note: College Board Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) credit is accepted per University of Wisconsin-Madison guidelines.