Course Equivalency Guidelines

PharmD admission requires completion of specific pre-pharmacy courses.  Whether you are taking your pre-pharmacy coursework at the University of Arizona or another institution, refer to these course equivalency guides to ensure that the courses you are completing will fulfill PharmD admission requirements.  

University of Arizona Course Options

Pre-Pharmacy Requirements

English Composition

Math (Calculus)

Statistics

General Chemistry I

General Chemistry II

General Biology I

Physics I, Lecture Only

Organic Chemistry I

Organic Chemistry II

Microbiology

Anatomy and Physiology I

Anatomy and Physiology II

Humanities

_
Social Sciences
_

Fine Arts or Literature

Diversity Emphasis

Course Number

ENGL 101 + 102 OR ENGL 107 + 108 OR ENGL 109H + Addtl Composition Course

MATH 113 OR 119A OR 122B OR 125

MATH 163 OR MATH 263 OR BIOS 376

CHEM 151 OR 141 + 143 OR 161 + 163

CHEM 152 OR 142 + 144 OR 162 + 164

MCB 181R + 181L

PHYS 102

CHEM 241A + 243A

CHEM 241B + 243B

MIC 205A + 205L

PSIO 201

PSIO 202

1 Course: Tier I Traditions & Cultures, Tier II Humanities, or Exploring Perspectives - Humanist

2 Courses: Tier I or Tier II Individuals & Societies, or Exploring Perspectives - Social Scientist

1​ Course: Tier II Arts, or Exploring Perspectives - Artist 

1 Approved Diversity emphasis course, may be double-dipped with other Gen Ed categories

​​​​​​Total

Required Units 

6

3

3

4

4

4

3

4

4

4

4

4

3

_
6
_

3

0-3
_

59-62

Course equivalencies for all public Arizona colleges and universities, including ASU, NAU and all community colleges, can be found on the UArizona College of Pharmacy Transfer Guide.  Please note that the Transfer Guide has been updated to reflect the new PharmD admission requirements for the Fall 2020 incoming class.  Equivalencies for all other transfer courses within the state can be found on the AZTransfer Course Equivalency Guide.  

If you are a student transfering from Grand Canyon University, you may reference the GCU Pharmacy Course Equivalency Chart.  Please note that the Equivalency Chart has been updated to reflect the new PharmD admission requirements for the Fall 2020 incoming class.  

If you are transferring coursework from other universities, please contact Karen Weaver. 

Contact

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Karen Weaver

Karen Weaver
Coordinator, Admissions-Advising/Recruitment

Email Karen Weaver
Phone: 520-626-1616
karenw@arizona.edu
Drachman Hall Room B107