The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy
- Pharmacy school is four years in length and upon graduation students earn a Pharm.D.
- There is no particular major required for admission to pharmacy school although a strong background in science is highly recommended. Students majoring in either biology or chemistry are able to complete the prerequisites coursework in a timely manner whereas a non-science major may take significantly longer to do so.
- It is the applicant's responsibility to research each school and review recommended coursework in addition to verifying the prerequisites listed below. Application dates and deadlines may vary.
- The University of Memphis offers Unique partnerships with Pharmacy schools at ETSU, UTHSC, and Union University for a 3+4 program in which students complete their senior year at a pharmacy school and then reverse transfer credits to be awarded a BS in Biochem from Memphis, and their PharmD from the accompanying Pharmacy School
|Course||U of M Course|| Minimum semester hours required by
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
|General Biology||BIOL 1110/1111
|General Chemistry||CHEM 1110/1111
|Organic Chemistry||CHEM 3310/3301
|Microbiology||BIOL 3500/3505||See Advisor if you have already
completed a Microbiology course
|Anatomy and Physiology||BIOL 2010/2011 and BIOL 2020/2021 OR
BIOL 3620 and BIOL 3730
|Calculus||MATH 1830 or MATH 1910||3|
|Statistics||MATH 4611, SCMS 2710, EDPR 4541, SOCI 3311||3|
|English Composition||ENGL 1010
|Oral Communication||COMM 2381||3|
|Humanities Electives||See Advisor for Options||6|
|Social Science Electives||See Advisor for Options||6|