College of Health and Science


Students intending to apply to a graduate pharmacy program would be best prepared by completing a Biochemistry B.S.Biology B.S., or Chemistry B.A.   

Concordia University St. Paul's 3+4 partnership with Concordia University Wisconsin allows eligible students to complete their Biology B.S. or Chemistry B.A. and a doctor of pharmacy in seven years. Students will spend their first three years at Concordia, St. Paul, and the final four years at Concordia, Wisconsin.

These are the generally required courses for entrance into pharmacy school. 1
Biology with lab (1 year)
General Biology I (4)
General Biology II (4)
Microbiology with lab
Microbiology (4)
Anatomy and Physiology (with lab)
Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
General Chemistry with lab (1 year)
General Chemistry I (4)
General Chemistry II (4)
Organic Chemistry with lab (1 year)
Organic Chemistry I (4)
Organic Chemistry II (4)
Physics with lab (2 trig based or 1 calc based)
General Physics I (4)
General Physics II (4)
Advanced Biology course (Biochemistry recommended)
Biochemistry I (4)
Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
Calculus I (4)

 Students should look into specific requirements for each school they plan to apply to.