Pharmacy Preparation, AS
The Pharmacy Preparation Associate of Science Degree offered by the Physical Sciences Department is a minimum two-year comprehensive preparatory program of study toward admittance into the professional curriculum leading to a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm.D.) This curriculum provides depth in core areas that are foundational for success in a pharmacy graduate program. Students in this program will complete a series of courses that stress 1) proficiency in language and communication, 2) broad cultural background, 3) familiarity with the scientific method and 4) a strong scientific background.
Utah Tech General Education Requirements
All Utah Tech General Education requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to Utah Tech's minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.
|General Education Core Requirements|
|Social & Behavioral Sciences||3|
AS in Pharmacy Preparation Core Requirements
& BIOL 1615
|Principles of Biology I (LS)|
and Principles of Biology I Lab (LAB)
& BIOL 2325
and Human Anatomy Lab
& BIOL 2425
and Human Physiology Lab
& CHEM 1215
|Principles of Chemistry I (PS)|
and Principles of Chemistry I Lab (LAB)
& CHEM 1225
|Principles of Chemistry II|
and Principles of Chemistry II Lab
& CHEM 2315
|Organic Chemistry I|
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
& CHEM 2325
|Organic Chemistry II|
and Organic Chemistry II Lab
|ENGL 2010||Interm Writing Selected Topics: (EN) (pre-req ENGL 1010)||3|
|MATH 1210||Calculus I (MA) (pre-req MATH 1050 and MATH 1060 (grade C or higher))||4|
|PSY 1010||General Psychology (SS, GC)||3|
|COMM 1020||Public Speaking||3|
|Choose 1 of the following:|
& BIOL 2065
|Principles of Microbiology|
and Principles of Microbiology Lab
& BIOL 3455
and General Microbiology Lab
- Complete a minimum of 62-63 college-level credits (1000 and above).
- Complete at least 20 lower-division credits at Utah Tech for institutional residency.
- Grade of C or higher in required courses and cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.