UW-Platteville – PharmD Transfer Equivalency Course List

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Subject Area Prerequisite Requirement Transfer
General Biology
(with lab)
2 courses Biology 1650-1750
General Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry 1140-1240 Another acceptable course: Chemistry 1450
Organic Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry 3540-3510 & Chemistry 3630-3610
Calculus 1 course Math 2640
Physics 2 courses Physics 1350-1450 & Physics 2240-2340 Other acceptable courses: Physics 2530-2510 & Physics 2640-2610
Microbiology 1 course Biology 3240
English / Communication 1 course English 1230 Anther acceptable course: English 3240
Economics 1 course Economics 2230
Statistics 1 course See note —> Most 3 credit statistics courses will satisfy
Social Science 1 course Sociology 1030 Other acceptable courses: Sociology 1130 or Sociology 2130
Behavioral Science 1 course Psychology 1130 Another acceptable course:
Psychology 3530
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.