UW-Milwaukee – PharmD Transfer Equivalency Course List

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Subject Area Prerequisite Requirement Transfer
General Biology
(with lab)
2 courses Biology 150-152
General Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry 102-104
Organic Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses (1 lab) Chemistry 343-344-345
Calculus 1 course Math 213 Other acceptable courses: Math 231; Math 221
Physics 2 courses (2 labs) Physics 120-121 & Physics 122-123 Other acceptable courses: Physics 209-214 & Physics 210-215
Microbiology 1 course Biological Sciences 101 Another acceptable course:
Biological Sciences 383
English / Communication 1 course English 102 Other acceptable courses: English 207
Economics 1 course Economics 103
Statistics 1 course See note —> Most 3 credit statistics courses will satisfy
Social Science 1 course Sociology 101 Another acceptable course: Anthropology 102
Behavioral Science 1 course Psychology 101 Another acceptable course:
Psychology 230
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: 9/1/2015

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.