Pharmacy Preparation, AS


Program Description

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.


Program Curriculum

62-63 credits

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
English3-7
Mathematics3-5
American Institutions3-6
Life Sciences 3-10
Physical Sciences3-5
Laboratory Science0-1
Fine Arts3
Literature/Humanities3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Exploration 3-5
 

AS in Pharmacy Preparation Core Requirements

BIOL 1610
BIOL 1615
Principles of Biology I (LS)
and Principles of Biology I Lab (LAB)
5
BIOL 2320
BIOL 2325
Human Anatomy
and Human Anatomy Lab
5
BIOL 2420
BIOL 2425
Human Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab
4
CHEM 1210
CHEM 1215
Principles of Chemistry I (PS)
and Principles of Chemistry I Lab (LAB)
5
CHEM 1220
CHEM 1225
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Lab
5
CHEM 2310
CHEM 2315
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
5
CHEM 2320
CHEM 2325
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Lab
5
ENGL 2010Interm Writing Selected Topics: (EN) (pre-req ENGL 1010)3
MATH 1210Calculus I (MA) (pre-req MATH 1050 and MATH 1060 (grade C or higher))4
PSY 1010General Psychology (SS, GC)3
COMM 1020Public Speaking3
Choose 1 of the following:
BIOL 2060
BIOL 2065
Principles of Microbiology
and Principles of Microbiology Lab
4
BIOL 3450
BIOL 3455
General Microbiology
and General Microbiology Lab
4

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 62-63 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 20 lower-division credits at Utah Tech for institutional residency.
  3. Grade of C or higher in required courses and cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.