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Pre-Pharmacy Career Track Pre-Requisite Coursework

While pursuing a bachelor's degree at Tennessee Tech, students can follow the suggested career track coursework and engage in related co-curricular activities to prepare for the graduate professional school of their choice.

Freshman Year

First Semester
BIOL 1113 - General Biology I Cr: 4
CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry I Cr: 4
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I Cr: 3
MATH 1530 - Introductory Statistics Cr: 3 or
MATH 3070 - Statistical Methods I Cr: 3
UNPP 1020 - University Pre-Professional First Year Interactions & Advisement Cr: 1
Total: 15
 
Second Semester
BIOL 1123 - General Biology II Cr:
CHEM 1120 - General Chemistry II Cr: 4
ENGL 1020 - English Composition II Cr: 3
MATH 1830 - Applied Calculus Cr: 3 or
MATH 1910 - Calculus I Cr: 4
Total: 14-15

Sophomore Year

First Semester
CHEM 3010 - Organic Chemistry I Cr: 4
ENGL - 2130 - Topics in American Lit Cr: 3 or
ENGL 2235 - Topics in British Lit Cr: 3 or
ENGL 2330 - Topics in World Lit Cr: 3
PHYS 2010 - Algebra-based Physics I Cr: 4
Social/Behavioral Science Elective Cr: 3
Total: 14
 
Second Semester
BIOL 3230 - Health Sci Microbiology Cr: 4
CHEM 3020 - Organic Chemistry II Cr: 4
ECON 2010 - Prin of Microeconomics Cr: 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Cr: 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective Cr: 3
Total: 17

Junior Year

First Semester
BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I Cr: 4
COMM 2025 - Fundamentals of Communication Cr: 3
Electives (may include a 2nd communication skills course) Cr: 61
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Cr: 3
Total: 16
 
Second Semester
BIOL 2020 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II Cr: 4
Electives Cr: 6
Social/Behavioral Science Elective Cr: 3
Total: 13

Notes:

1Beginning Fall 2018, Belmont University College of Pharmacy requires a second communication skills course.  This course should be designed to improve communication skills and may include a third writing course.
 
 

 

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