University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL

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Subject Area Prerequisite Requirement Transfer
Equivalencies
Notes
General Biology
(with lab)
2 courses Molecular & Cellular Biology 150-151 & Integrative Biology 150-151
General Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry 102-103 & Chemistry 104-105 Other acceptable courses: Chemistry 202-203 & Chemistry 204-205
Organic Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry 232-233 & 332 Other acceptable courses: Chemistry 236-237 & Chemistry 436
Calculus 1 course Math 220 Another acceptable course: Math 221
Physics 2 courses Physics 101-102 Other acceptable courses: Physics 211-212-213
Microbiology 1 course Microbiology 100 Another acceptable course: Microbiology 300
English / Communication 1 course Rhetoric & Composition 102 Other acceptable courses: Rhetoric & Composition (104 or 105 or 108) or Speech Communication 112
Economics 1 course Economics 102
Statistics 1 course See note —> Most 3 credit statistics courses will satisfy
Social Science 1 course Sociology 100 Another acceptable course: Anthropology 102
Behavioral Science 1 course Psychology 100 Another acceptable course:
Psychology 201
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: 5/1/2011

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.