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Prerequisite Courses


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
English
English I**
3
English II**
3
American History
American History I** 3
American History II**
3
Government/Political Science
Government/Political Science I**
3
Government/Political Science II** 3
Psychology or Sociology
Introduction to Psychology or Introduction to Sociology
3
Other Courses
Creative Arts*,**
3
Component Area Option course*,**
3
Language, Philosophy & Culture*,**
3
All Prerequisites
57-72

*To determine which courses are acceptable for Language, Philosophy & Culture; Creative Arts; and Component Area Option courses, visit the TX Core curriculum link http://board.thecb.state.tx.us/apps/TCC/

**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.