Pre-Pharmacy Program

The University of Mississippi

Pre-Pharmacy Curriculum

Please reference the transfer equivalency website for course equivalencies for third year courses offered at other four-year colleges in Mississippi. For permission to transfer credit, please follow posted instructions to complete the Transfer Credit Request form here.

For information on advanced placement (AP) credit, please visit this link.

FIRST YEAR PRE-PHARMACY
WRIT 100 or 101/HON 101 WRIT 102 or LIBA 102/HON 102
CHEM 105, CHEM LAB 115 (Chemistry) CHEM 106, CHEM LAB 116 (Chemistry)
BISC 160, BISC LAB 161 (Biology) BISC 162, BISC LAB 163 (Biology)
MATH 115 (Statistics) MATH 261 (Calculus)
SECOND YEAR PRE-PHARMACY
CHEM 221, CHEM LAB 225 (Organic Chemistry) CHEM 222, CHEM LAB 226 (Organic Chemistry)
PHYS 213, PHYS LAB 223 (Physics) BISC 336 (Genetics)
ECON 202 (Microeconomics) SPCH 105 (Speech)
Electives
THIRD YEAR PRE-PHARMACY
PHCL 395 (Pharmacy Ethics) or PHIL 328 (Bioethics) BISC 310 (Human Anatomy)
PHCG 321 (Med Micro) or BISC 333 (General Microbiology) PHCL 344 (Human Physiology) or BISC 330 (Physiology)
PHCL 343 (Biochemistry) or CHEM 471 and 473 (Biochemistry I & II) *can take BISC 206 and 207 (Anatomy & Physiology I & II) in lieu of BISC 310 and PCHL 344
Electives

*The 18 hours of nonprofessional electives must include six (6) hours of social or behavioral sciences, six hours of humanities and six hours of fine arts as defined by the University of Mississippi. Performance course credits are acceptable. Correspondence courses are accepted as elective credit (humanities, fine arts, social science, behavioral science, etc.). Although quality grades for nonprofessional elective courses and any other electives are recorded, they are NOT included in the computation of the grade-point average (GPA) utilized in admissions, progression or school scholarship decisions.