Pre-Pharmacy

Associate in Science

College degree requirements

Note: Courses listed on degree plan are suggested. Students should consult with their advisor concerning their unique transfer decisions.

Total Degree Credits74
Plan of Study Grid
1st YearCredits
Communications I  
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
Communications II  
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition II  
Introduction to Professional Writing  
Electives (Required)  
BIOL 150 General Biology I 3
BIOL 150L General Biology I Lab 1
BIOL 151 General Biology II 3
BIOL 151L General Biology II Lab 1
MICR 202 Introductory Microbiology 3
MICR 202L Introductory Microbiology Lab 1
Enrichment  
Enrichment Course Matrix 2
Math, Science & Technology  
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 121L General Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 122L General Chemistry II Lab 1
MATH 146 Applied Calculus I 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
 Credits36
2nd Year
Math, Science & Technology  
MATH 210 Elementary Statistics 3
Arts & Humanities  
General Education Matrix (Arts & Humanities) 3
General Education Matrix (Arts & Humanities) 3
Communications III  
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Electives (Required)  
BIOL 220 Anatomy and Physiology I 1 3
BIOL 220L Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1 1
BIOL 221 Anatomy and Physiology II 1 3
BIOL 221L Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1 1
CHEM 241 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 241L Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 242 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHEM 242L Organic Chemistry II Lab 2 1
PHYS 211 College Physics I 4
PHYS 211L College Physics I Lab 2 1
Social & Behavioral Sciences  
General Education Matrix (Social & Behavioral Sciences courses) 3
 Credits38
 Total Credits74

This curriculum has been developed based on the suggested pre-professional curriculum of North Dakota State University's School of Pharmacy. Students planning to transfer to NDSU should regularly check the School of Pharmacy's most current curriculum. Students planning to transfer to a pharmacy school other than NDSU should refer to that institution's catalog and modify this curriculum accordingly.