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PharmD Prerequisites

Prospective applicants to the UH Pharm.D. program are encouraged to download the UHCOP PharmD Prerequisites & Checklist (.pdf).

For Course Equivalencies at different institutions, visit the Course Equivalencies page.


Math/Science Prerequisites
Course Hours
Biology I & II Lecture/Lab
Biology I 3
Biology I Lab 1
Biology II
3
Biology II Lab
1
Microbiology Lecture/Lab
Microbiology
3
Microbiology Lab
1
Genetics
Genetics
3
Calculus
Calculus I
4
Statistics
Statistics 3
Chemistry I & II Lecture/Lab
Chemistry I 3
Chemistry I Lab 1
Chemistry II
3
Chemistry II Lab
1
Organic Chemistry I & II Lecture/Lab
Organic Chemistry I
3
Organic Chemistry I Lab
2
Organic Chemistry II
3
Organic Chemistry II Lab
2
Physics
Physics I or One year of high school physics
3
Non-Math/Science Prerequisites
Course Hours
First Year Writing
First Year Writing I**
3
First Year Writing II**
3
US History
The United States to 1877** 3
The United States Since 1877**
3
Political Science
U.S. & Texas Constitution/Politics**
3
US Government: Congress, President, and Courts** 3
Psychology or Sociology
Introduction to Psychology or Introduction to Sociology
3
Other Courses
Creative Arts (see approved UH list) *,**
3
Writing in the Disciplines (see UH approved list)*,**
3
Language, Philosophy & Culture (see approved UH list) *,**
3
All Prerequisites
57-72

*Please visit the UH Undergraduate Catalog to refer to the core curriculum: Writing in the Disciplines; Language, Philosophy & Culture; and Creative Arts course requirements.

**Exempt if core curriculum is complete at the time of enrollment to UH from another accredited public Texas college/university OR earned a baccalaureate degree or higher from an accredited U.S. college/university.