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What is Pre-Pharmacy?

Many students choose to start at Pitt-Johnstown to complete the pre-pharmacy program and apply to the Pharm D program at the University of Pittsburgh.  The Chemistry Faculty here at Pitt-Johnstown work with these students as academic advisors, to ensure the students that they are completing the classes needed in order to apply to the School of Pharmacy.  This is a two year program at Pitt-Johnstown.


What courses will I take while attending Pitt-Johnstown?

First year Pre-Pharmacy students will take the following courses:

General Biology I, General Biology I Lab
General Chemistry I, General Chemistry I Lab
English Composition
Intro to the Arts & Sciences
General Biology II, General Biology II Lab
General Chemistry II, General Chemistry II Lab
Economics (Intro, Micro, or Macro)

Second year Pre-Pharmacy students will take the following courses:

Organic Chemistry I, Organic Chemisty I Lab
Psychology (Intro)
Organic Chemistry II, Organic Chemistry II Lab

Need some advice about Pharmacy?

Some former Pitt-Johnstown students put together a list of guidelines to help future students looking to start at Pitt-Johnstown for the Pre-Pharmacy Program.  Take a look!

Advice from Former Students

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Last Reviewed: February 21, 2011