Colleges and universities change their course titles and content regularly it is always a good idea to verify the courses with your academic advisor to make sure you have the most accurate course listings. General pre-pharmacy school course requirements it is most important that you research the pre-pharmacy requirements of the schools that interest you the american association of colleges of pharmacy maintains the pharmacy school admissions requirement (psar) which provides the admission requirements by individual schools and detailed. Complete the pre-pharmacy curriculum with a grade of c or higher in all courses the pre-pharmacy classes may be taken at any accredited university or community college use ku credtran to determine if your coursework will transfer to ku and meet the pre-pharmacy course requirements. The full text of this report is available online on the uic clery website at cleryuicedu if you would like to receive a copy on paper, visit the office of preparedness & response, located at 1140 south paulina street, suite 109, chicago, il 60612. A minimum grade of c must be earned in each pre-pharmacy course please note that c minus (c-) grades received at other academic institutions will not meet the minimum grade requirement regardless of the way uic converts transfer grades into the uic grade point system.
To apply to pharmd programs, you will need to have at least 2 years of approved pre-pharmacy coursework and a passing grade on the pharmacy college admissions test (pcat) you can cover this coursework by pursuing a traditional bachelor of science or enrolling in an accelerated program. Prerequisites ben and maytee fisch college of pharmacy prerequisite courses (eg required pre-pharmacy courses) pre-pharmacy or prerequisite coursework provide a solid foundation for the pharmd curriculum and a well-rounded general education. All acpe credit awarded to participants must be uploaded to cpe monitor™ within 30 days of the activity date pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are required to provide their e-profile id and date of birth (mmdd) at the time of each activity.
Preprofessional studies in pre-dentistry, pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-occupational therapy, pre-physical therapy, and pre-veterinary medicine require students to complete an undergraduate degree program, including a major and prerequisite course work. And finally, there is no best major for pre-pharmacy students you can choose any major and be successful in your application to pharmacy school admissions personnel will review your gpa from a variety of perspectivescumulative gpa, math/science gpa, and prerequisite gpa. 2 pre-pharmacy in june a uic college of pharmacy supplemental application is also required additional information regarding the admission/application process.
Uic undergraduates can declare a pre-nursing educational goal to prepare for entry into uic's pharmd, or other pharmacy programs educational goal preprofessional educational goals are curricula designed for students who intend to pursue their undergraduate or graduate education at university of illinois professional schools. The first two years of pre-pharmacy course work can be accomplished at any accredited college or university the final four years of professional education are to be. So while the university spams you to take course evaluations and gossip on your professors, if you could please take a few minutes to take our end of year survey we would really appreciate it.
Uic is the state's largest healthcare educator and home to seven health science colleges, including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and dentistry uic is also a member of the illinois medical district (imd), the largest urban medical district with the most diverse population in the us. Pre-pharmacy programs are typically non-degree-granting programs designed to ensure students complete the prerequisite coursework needed to enter a doctor of pharmacy program these programs are. Complete all pre-pharmacy prerequisite coursework at ccc on a graded basis (see uic pharmacy pathway) receive a grade of b or better in every prerequisite course.
Pre-doctor of pharmacy students are exempt from completing ucc requirements, however, students who codo to alternative undergraduate degrees will be required to complete the ucc 1 - alternative courses available - consult with advisor. Revised june 6, 2017 pre-pharmacy pharmacists are experts on drugs and drug therapy pharmacists package and dispense prescription medications, advise on use of non-prescriptive drugs, and calculate doses and prepare medicines for patients. About unm college of pharmacy our students receive an education in state-of-the-art facilities from world-class clinical and science faculty, and they benefit from a 7-to-1 student-faculty ratio. The uic college of pharmacy (uic cop) is a public pharmacy school with two campuses located in chicago and rockford, illinois it offers a four-year professional degree program that leads to the pharmd, the highest level of professional education in pharmacy, which is approved by the accreditation council for pharmacy education as the sole entry level degree for the profession.