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Pharmaceutical Chemistry Program Requirements for 2020–2021

Specific classes in pharmaceutical chemistry, as well as introductory and upper-level biology courses, bolster a slate of intensive chemistry courses and labs you are required to take as a pharmaceutical chemistry major.

B.S. in Chemistry – Pharmaceutical Chemistry

For students majoring in chemistry, all courses that are required for the major program are included in determination of the grade point average in the major.

Requirements

  • CHEM 103C – P4 General Chemistry I (3)
    CHEM 103L – General Chemistry Lab I (1)
  • CHEM 104C – General Chemistry II (3)
    CHEM 104L – General Chemistry Lab II (1)
  • CHEM 201 – SQ Organic Chemistry I (3)
    CHEM 201L – Organic Chemistry Lab I (2)
  • CHEM 202 – Organic Chemistry II (3)
    CHEM 202L – Organic Chemistry Lab II (2)
  • CHEM 250 – Sophomore Seminar (1)
  • CHEM 315 – Analytical Chemistry I (3)
    CHEM 315L – Analytical Chemistry Lab I (2)
  • CHEM 316 – Analytical Chemistry II (3)
    CHEM 316L – Analytical Chemistry Lab II (2)
  • CHEM 365 – Physical Chemistry I (3)
    CHEM 365L – Physical Chemistry Lab I (2)
  • CHEM 366 – Physical Chemistry II (3)
    CHEM 366L – Physical Chemistry II Lab (2)
  • CHEM 408 – Biochemistry I (3)
  • CHEM 410 – Biochemistry Lab I (1)
  • CHEM 414 – Pharmaceutics (3)
  • CHEM 436 – Advanced Laboratory II (1)
  • CHEM 441 – Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3)
  • CHEM 449 – Seminar Preparation (0)
  • CHEM 450 – Seminar (1)
  • Choose TWO:
    • CHEM 453 – Vaccinology (2)
    • CHEM 454 – Drug Delivery (2)
    • CHEM 456 – Pharmaceutical Biotech (2)
    • CHEM 457 – Toxins and Poisons (2)
  • BIOL 120C – P4 General Biology (3)
  • BIOL 127L – General Biology Lab (1)
  • BIOL 311 – Cell Biology (3)
  • BIOL 311L – Techniques in Cell Biology (2)
  • BIOL 422 – Biopharmacology (3)
  • MATH 120C – P4 Calculus I (4)
  • MATH 122C – P4 Calculus II (4)
  • PHYS 141 - General Physics Workshop I (4)*
  • PHYS 142 - General Physics Workshop II (4)*

Total: 83 credits

*PHYS 121C or 131C if previously taken, may automatically substitute for PHYS 141; likewise, PHYS 122C or 132C if previously taken, may automatically substitute for PHYS 142.


Note: The program requirements listed are for the current academic year. Past and future program requirements may differ. Visit the catalog website to access current and past catalogs.