The Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum is a ‘zero to six’ program, which means you begin as a freshman and complete the program in six years, graduating with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. The program stresses critical thinking, active learning and clinical experience to prepare you for practice in a variety of professional settings.
College of Engineering/College of Pharmacy
Major Entry Requirements
- Prospective majors must complete three semesters (45 credits) and have an overall GPA of at least 3.00
- Complete the following courses: COM 100, ECN 201, PHL 212, and WRT 106
- Complete URI 101
- Note: Moving from University College to the College of Pharmacy is done twice a year, once after Spring grades and again after Summer grades.
Additional requirements for students who entered as freshmen:
- Complete 13 of 17 courses from the following list with an average GPA in that set of courses of at least 2.70 and with a grade of at least C- in each individual course: BIO 110 (or BIO 101), 103, 220 and 221 (formerly 121), 222 and 223 (formerly 242 and 244); CHM 101, 102, 112, 114, 226, 227, and 228; CMB 201 and 311; MTH 131; and STA 307.
- All 17 courses must be completed prior to matriculation into the professional curriculum the following fall.
- Students must also successfully complete a formal interview and a writing sample before entry into the major.