UW-La Crosse – PharmD Transfer Equivalency Course List

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Subject Area Prerequisite Requirement Transfer
General Biology
(with lab)
2 courses Biology 105 OR 303 & (315 or 306 or 203 or 204) Other acceptable courses: Biology 312-13 & Biology (315 or 306 or 204)
General Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry103-104
Organic Chemistry (with lab) 3 courses Chemistry 303-304-305
Calculus 1 course Math 207
Physics 2 courses Physics 103-104 Other acceptable courses: Physics 203-204
Microbiology 1 course Microbiology 230
English / Communication 1 course English 110 Other acceptable courses: English 303
Economics 1 course Economics 110
Statistics 1 course See note—> Most statistics courses will satisfy (incl MTH 265)
Social Science 1 course Sociology 110 Another acceptable course: Anthropology 101
Behavioral Science 1 course Psychology 100 Another acceptable course: Psychology 241
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.