South University, Savannah (View Other Campuses)

South University, a reputation built on excellence. A curriculum designed to prepare. Doctor of Pharmacy Degree.

The South Way

A reputation built on excellence. A curriculum designed to prepare.

Get Started Today

Request info# Request info# Chat Live
Prerequisites

School of Pharmacy Prerequisite coursework

All pre-pharmacy coursework must be completed prior to matriculation to the South University Doctor of Pharmacy program on or before May 25th of the program entrance year. The student must earn a grade of C (2.0) or better in each prerequisite course.

Course Title

Semester Hours

Quarter Hours

English Composition (1)

3

5

Literature (2)

3

5

Calculus

3

5

Economics

3

5

History or American Government

3

5

Psychology

3

5

Public Speaking

3

5

Electives (3)

9

15

Biology I and II with Labs (4)

8

12

Chemistry I and II with Labs (4)

8

12

Organic Chemistry I and II with Labs (4)

8

12

Anatomy and Physiology I and II (5)

8

12

Physics I (5)

3

5

TOTAL

63-68

95-102

Comments on above:

(1) One English Composition course is required. A second English Composition may be accepted in lieu of Literature at the discretion of the Assistant Dean for Admissions.

(2) British, American, World Literature or Mythology is required to meet the Literature requirement. Other Literature courses may be accepted at the discretion of the Assistant Dean for Admissions.

(3) Courses in Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, or Social/Behavioral Sciences are required. Other coursework may be accepted at the discretion of the Assistant Dean for Admissions. Math or computer science courses will not be accepted.

(4) Students with science courses taken seven years prior to the current admissions cycle will be required to retake one modern Biology course and one modern Chemistry Course to meet course requirements. Laboratories must be taken in a live setting; no online labs will be accepted.

(5) Labs for these courses are recommended but not required.

**Although not required, it is recommended that students take a Microbiology course in preparation for the curriculum. Students are also encouraged to take a full load of coursework each semester or quarter to prepare for the accelerated pace of the Pharmacy program.**

http://www.southuniversity.edu/savannah/areas-of-study/pharmacy/pharmacy-doctor-of-pharmacy-pharmd/prerequisitesph
Now processing...

The following error(s) have occurred:

{{ message }}

Thank you {{ SubmittedRif.FirstName }} {{ SubmittedRif.LastName }}!


A representative of South University will contact you shortly to help you find the program that matches your interest. Please further explore our school using the links below.


Open House At South University


Learn more about our community and degree programs at our next Open House at South University.

RSVP Now

Ready to Apply?

We make the application process as smooth as possible so you can start earning your degree right away. Visit our Applying page for application instructions.

Apply now Chat Live

Ready to Apply?

We make the application process as smooth as possible so you can start earning your degree right away. Visit our Applying page for application instructions.

Apply now Chat Live