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Below is the UH-Hilo Pre-Pharmacy Curriculum. Please note that completion of the Pre-Pharmacy Curriculum does not guarantee acceptance into the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy. Students are encouraged to contact the Pre-Pharmacy Advisor in order to plan out their Pre-Pharmacy courses.

(UHH) Course ID Course Credits
BIOL 171 / 171L Biology I with Lab* 4
BIOL 172 / 172L Biology II with Lab* 4
BIOL 275 / 275L or BIOL 375 / 375L Microbiology with Lab* 4
CHEM 161 / 161L General Chemistry I with Lab* 4
CHEM 162 / 162L General Chemistry II with Lab* 4
CHEM 241 / 241L Organic Chemistry I with Lab* 4
CHEM 242 / 242L Organic Chemistry II with Lab* 4
BIOL 243 / 243L Human Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab* 4
BIOL 244 / 244L Human Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab* 4
MATH 205 Calculus 4
IS 201 Pre-Pharmacy Orientation 2
ENG 100 and Above English 6
ECON 100, ECON 130 or ECON 131 Economics 3
COM 251 Communication 3
See Prerequisite Coursework FAQs Humanities 6
See Prerequisite Coursework FAQs World Cultures 3
See Prerequisite Coursework FAQs Social Sciences 6
Total Credit Hours   69

*Must be for Science majors

Note: General Education Basic Requirements [All Majors] can be found here.

Admission to the Pharm.D. program is contingent upon the successful completion of all prerequisite courses with a minimum grade of “C”.

Pre-Pharmacy Curriculum Worksheet

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