University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

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Subject Area Prerequisite Requirement Transfer
Equivalencies
Notes
General Biology
(with lab)
2 courses Biology 2002-2003 Other acceptable courses: Biology 1009 & Physiology 3051 & Anatomy 3601
General Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry 1021-1022 May also complete the “1060” or “1070” sequence
Organic Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry 2301-2302 & Chemistry 2311
Calculus 1 course Math 1271  Other acceptable courses: Math 1142 or Math 1271 or Math 1371
Physics 2 courses Physics 1101-1102 Other acceptable courses: Physics 1201-1202 or Physics 1301-1302
Microbiology 1 course Biology 2032 Another acceptable course: Microbiology 3301
English / Communication 1 course Writing Studies 1301 Another acceptable course: Writing Studies 1401
Economics 1 course Economics 1101
Statistics 1 course See note —> Most 3 credit statistics courses will satisfy
Social Science 1 course Sociology 1001 Another acceptable course: Anthropology 1003 or Anthropology 1005
Behavioral Science 1 course Psychology 1001 Another acceptable course:
Psychology 3201
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: 9/5/2015

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.