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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Programs of Study Prepharmacy Curriculum  

Prepharmacy Curriculum

This program outlines the courses required by students who currently are not enrolled at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy but who are interested in the profession of pharmacy and wish to apply to the school as transfer students. Upon satisfactory completion of both years of the program, students are eligible to apply for transfer to the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. However,students should understand that transferring is a competitive process and many students admitted will have more than two years of college completed. Admission is not guaranteed.All requirements of the preprofessional program must be completed prior to starting the first professional year. Parenthetical numbers below refer to the number of credits.

First Year

First Semester

General Biology I with laboratory (4,2)

General Chemistry I with laboratory (4,1)

English Composition I (3)*

Calculus I (4)

Second Semester

General Biology II with laboratory (4,2)

General Chemistry II (4)

English Composition II (3)*

humanities/social sciences electives (3)

Second Year

First Semester

Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3)**

Organic Chemistry I with laboratory (4,1)

Microeconomics (3)

Physics I with laboratory (3,1)***

humanities/social sciences electives (6)

Second Semester

Human Anatomy and Physiology II (3)**

Organic Chemistry II with laboratory (4,1)

Physics II (3)***

Basic Statistics for Research (3)****

humanities/social sciences electives (6)

*These are college-level English and writing courses that include training in the successful writing of a research paper.
**Rutgers students may substitute Systems Physiology (01:146:356), which generally has spaces available in the Summer Session offering.
***Elements of Physics (01:750:161) may be substituted for Rutgers students if spaces are available.
****A two-semester sequence of general statistics may be substituted.

 
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