UW-River Falls – PharmD Transfer Equivalency Course List

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Subject Area Prerequisite Requirement Transfer
General Biology
(with lab)
2 courses Biology 230 and any two of the folowing courses: Biology 240, 350, 210
General Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry 120-122 Other acceptable courses: Chemistry 121-122
Organic Chemistry (with lab) 2 courses Chemistry 231-236 & Chemistry 232-237
Calculus 1 course Math 166
Physics 2 courses Physics 151-156 & Physics 152-157 Other acceptable courses: Physics 161-101 & Physics 162-102
Microbiology 1 course Biology 324
English / Communication 1 course English 200 Anther acceptable course: English 201
Economics 1 course Economics 201
Statistics 1 course See note —> Most 3 credit statistics courses will satisfy
Social Science 1 course Sociology 100 Another acceptable course: Anthropology 100
Behavioral Science 1 course Psychology 101 Another acceptable course:
Psychology 265
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.