Pre-Pharmacy Program

Minimal Requirements for Entrance

Auburn University

  • Biology 1100 & lab, 1101 & lab, 3372 & lab, 3347 & lab, 3348 & lab
  • General Chemistry 1142 & lab, 1143 & lab (8 hours)
  • Organic Chemistry 3342 & lab, 3343 & lab (8 hours)
  • General Physics 2252 & lab, 2253 & lab (8 hours)
  • Mathematics 1125 (Calculus)
  • English 1101 (3 hours)
  • English Lit. (6 hours)
  • Music 1131 (2 hours)
  • Art 1133 (2 hours)
  • Philosophy 2204 (Ethics & the Modern World, 3 hours)
  • HIS 1101, 1102 (6 hours)
  • Social Sciences (6 hours from Anthropology, Geography, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology)
  • Electives (3)

Samford University

  • English composition (6 hours)
  • English or American Literature (3 hours)
  • History of western civilization (3 hours)
  • Survey of Old Testament or New Testament (3 hours)
  • College algebra and calculus (6 hours)
  • General biology and physiology (8 hours)
  • General inorganic chemistry, qualitative and quantitative analysis (8 hours)
  • Organic chemistry (8 hours)
  • Principles of accounting (3 hours)
  • Physical Education (one activity course)
  • Concepts in fitness and health (2 hours)
  • General curriculum (12 hours)

*Three of the following but not more than one appreciation course:

  • Western Civilization
  • English or American Literature
  • Art, Music, or Drama Appreciation
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Psychology or Sociology

Pharmacy Schools in Alabama

Auburn University
School of Pharmacy
Office of Academic Affairs
209 Pharmacy Building
Auburn, AL 36849-5501
(334) 844-8358

Samford University
School of Pharmacy
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229
(205) 870-2833

Degree / Major

Any major is acceptable as long as you meet the minimal entrance requirements listed above.

Admission Test

Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT)
The Psychological Corporation
555 Academic Court
San Antonio, TX 78204
(800) 622-3231
(512) 270-0396

Application Services
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
1426 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2841
(703) 739-2330

Application Services

AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service)
Section for Student Services
2450 N Street, N.W., Suite 201
Washington, D.C. 20037-1131
(202) 828-0600

AACOMAS (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service)
Suite 405
Executive Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 468-0990

Resource Materials

Strategy for Success
National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
P.O. Box 5017-A
Champaign, IL 61825-5017
(217) 333-0090
(217) 333-0122

Nationals Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
P.O. Box 5017-A
Champaign, IL 61825-5017

American Pharmaceutical Association
2215 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

American Society of Hospital Pharmacists
4630 Montgomery Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
2300 Ninth Street South, Suite 503
Arlington, VA 22204

Questions or comments? Contact the TROY Office of the Pre-Professional Studies.

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