St. Olaf College

Northfield, MN

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Subject Area Prerequisite Requirement Transfer
Equivalencies
Notes
General Biology
(with lab)
2 courses Biology 125-126 CH/BI 127 may sub for Bio 125
General Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry 121-123-126 • Chem 125 OR CH/BI 125 may sub for Chem 121-123
• CH/BI 126 may sub for Chem 126
Organic Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry 247-248 & Chemistry 253-254
Calculus 1 course Math 120 Another acceptable course: Math 121
Physics 2 courses Physics 124-125 Other acceptable courses: Physics 126-127-128
Microbiology 1 course Biology 231
English / Communication 1 course General Education 111
Economics 1 course Economics 121
Statistics 1 course See note —> Most 3 credit statistics courses will satisfy
Social Science 1 course Sociology/Anthropology 121 Another acceptable course: Sociology/Anthropology 128
Behavioral Science 1 course Psychology 125 Another acceptable course:
Psychology 249
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: 9/12/2012

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.