Pre-Pharmacy A.S.

Degree Name: Pre-Pharmacy A.S.
Degree or Program: Pre-Pharmacy
Degree Type: Associate of Science Degree
Description:
This Associate of Science in Pre-Pharmacy degree program prepares students to transfer to a pharmacy school. Because requirements vary at each pharmacy school, students should check with their advisor and the institution they plan to transfer to ensure they are enrolled in the correct courses.
General Education Requirements 39-42
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
Mathematics MAT 180

Calculus and Analytic Geometry

5
Communication ENG 101
ENG 102
SPE 101
English Composition I
English Composition II
Oral Communications
3
3
3
Social Science

HIS 101 or 102 or
115 or 270 or
POL 101 or 102

US History or  Government

3

Natural Science CHM 115
BIO 150
General Chemistry I
General Biology I
5
5
Elective**

4 of the listed
electives**

See course descriptions in catalog** 12-15
CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS MUST INCLUDE: 26-27
Biology

BIO 151
BIO 240/243

General Biology II
Anatomy & Physiology I and lab

5
4
Chemistry

CHM 116
CHM 240
CHM 241
CHM 243

General Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry lab

5
3
3
2
Physics PHY 150/153 General Physics I with lab 4
College Requirement:
For first time college students COL 101 College Success Seminar 1
ELECTIVES**  30
BIO 241/244 Anatomy & Physiology II with lab 4
BIO 246 Microbiology 4
CHM 222 Quantitative Analysis 3
ECO 110 or 120 Micro or Macro Economics 3
HIT 110 Medical Terminology 3
Any PHL 3
PHY 151/154 General Physics II with lab 4
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
TOTAL REQUIRED HOURS 65-69

*   The Academic Skills Assessment or appropriate ACT scores are required before enrolling Math or      English classes.
** Check with transfer institution to see which courses are required. 
-   COL 101 is a SCC requirement for all first time college students.

The bolded courses are required for application to SIUE, STL COP, and UMKC pharmacy schools. All other courses are required for one or more of the listed pharmacy schools.

Courses by Semester

FIRST SEMESTER 16-17
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH
MAT 180 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I* 5
CHM 115 General Chemistry I 5
ENG 101 English Composition I* 3
SPE 101 Oral Communication 3
COL 101 - College Success Seminar 1
SECOND SEMESTER 16-17
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH
CHM 116 General Chemistry II 5
BIO 150 General Biology I 5
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
Elective** 3-4
THIRD SEMESTER 17
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH
BIO 151 General Biology 5
CHM 240 Organic Chemistry I 3
PHY 150/153 General Physics I and Lab 4
BIO 240/243 Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab 4
FOURTH SEMESTER 14-16
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry II (Spring only) 3
CHM 243 Organic Chemistry Lab (Spring only) 2
HIS/POL U.S. History or Government 3
Electives** 8-12
Total Hours Required for Graduation 66-69

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Degree Info.

The Associate of Science degree is awarded to students completing the requirements of specifically identified programs with a minimum of 64 semester hours. The work parallels the work done in the first two years of a Bachelor of Science degree at four-year institutions. The programs leading to the Associate of Science degree at SCC include Biology, Chemistry, Health Information Technology, Nursing, Pre-Engineering and Pre-Pharmacy.