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2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Pharmacy, Arts and Sciences Option, A.S.


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The pre-pharmacy option is designed for students interested in attending pharmacy school at a graduate institution. This program provides the general education and science course work necessary for acceptance to pharmacy school upon receiving adequate Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) scores. Students will be required to learn the specific course requirements for the schools they wish to attend. Specific school requirements can be found through the Pharmacy College Application Service at www.pharmcas.org/collegesschools/start.htm. Students accepted into the program will be eligible for priority admission to Shenandoah University Pharmacy School if, when accepted, the students have a high school GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 grading scale and SAT scores of 1100 or greater or ACT scores of 24 or greater. Priority admission requires that the student continue their academic excellence and PCAT scores in the 75th percentile.

 

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed MAT 203 - Calculus 4   Gen Ed ENG 102 or SPD 103 - Composition and Literature or Public Speaking 3
Gen Ed ENG 101 - English Composition 3   BIO 205 or Restricted Elective Microbiology or Choose a restricted elective in consultation with advisor (recommend Anatomy & Physiology) 4
CHM 103 General Chemistry I 4   CHM 104 General Chemistry II 4
Restricted Elective Choose in consultation with advisor (recommend General Biology I or Principles of Biology) 4   Recommended Elective Choose in consultation with advisor (recommend MAT 110 - Introduction to Statistics 3
             
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   14
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3   Gen Ed Diversity Gen Ed (recommend HUM 214) 3
CHM 203 Organic Chemistry I 4   Gen Ed Arts & Humanities Gen Ed in different discipline from first 3
PHY 201 General Physics I 4   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed in different discipline from first 3
BIO 205 or Restricted Elective Microbiology or Choose a restricted elective in consultation with advisor (recommended Anatomy & Physiology) 4   Gen Ed Arts & Humanities Gen Ed 3
        CHM 204 Organic Chemistry II 4
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   16

 

General Education Requirements (33 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


Mathematics


Program Requirements (16 Credits)


Recommended Electives (3 Credits)


Some recommended courses are listed below:

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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