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Pharmacy pre-professional program requirements

The requirements listed in this brochure pertain to IU South Bend students planning to apply to  Purdue University School of Pharmacy (www.pharmacy.purdue.edu).   IUSB does not grant a degree in pharmacy, but you may complete your pre-pharmacy requirements on this campus.

Please check the current Bulletin or with the Health Professions Advisor for math levels and pre-requisite courses.

Biology


L101 Introduction to Biological Sci. I, lecture and laboratory - 5 cr. hrs.
L102 Introduction to Biological Sci. II, lecture and laboratory - 5 cr. hrs.
L211 Molecular Biology lecture - 3 cr. hrs.
M310 Microbiology lecture - 3 cr. hrs.
M315 Microbiology laboratory - 2 cr. hrs.
P261 Human Anatomy/Physiology I, lecture and laboratory - 5 cr. hrs.
P262 Human Anatomy/Physiology II,  lecture and laboratory - 5 cr. hrs.

Chemistry


C105/C125 Principles of Chemistry I, lecture and laboratory - 5 cr. hrs.
C106/C126 Principles of Chemistry II, Lecture and laboratory - 5 cr. hrs.
C341/C343 Organic Chemistry I, lecture and laboratory - 5 cr. hrs.
C342/C344 Organic Chemistry II, lecture and laboratory - 5 cr. hrs.

Math


M215 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I - 5 cr. hrs.
M216 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II - 5 cr. hrs.
 
Physics


P201 General Physics I, lecture and laboratory - 5 cr. hrs.
                             OR
P221 Physics I, lecture and laboratory - 5 cr. hrs.

Economics


E103 Microeconomics - 3 cr. hrs.              
     OR
E104 Macroeconomics - 3 cr. hrs.

English


W131 Elementary Composition - 3 cr. hrs.
W231 Professional Writing Skills -3 cr. hrs.

Strongly Recommended


Philosophy P140 (Ethics) - 3 cr. hrs.
Speech S121 - 3 cr. hrs.

Application Process

  1. Before applying for admission to Purdue University School of Pharmacy, you should contact one of the academic advisors in Purdue’s Office of Student Services for current information. Early in October of each year you may secure an application by writing to the Office of Student Services, Purdue University School of Pharmacy and Pharmacal Sciences, 1330 Robert Heine Pharmacy Building Room 156, West Lafayette, IN  47907.
  2. The application for admissions must be submitted to Purdue University, Office of Admissions, Schleman Hall Room 109, West Lafayette, IN  47907 on or before January 5 to ensure consideration for the following Fall semester.