Oct 23, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook


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Designed to prepare students for entrance to a pharmacy school. The Doctor of Pharmacy degree requires four additional years of study. Students should be fully aware of the admission requirements of the schools to which they intend to apply. Students should obtain the catalogs of those institutions for admission requirements for pharmacy schools of interest and consult their Walters State advisors.

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Pre-Pharmacy

Recommended Full-Time Schedule

The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2See senior institution for history requirements.

3Students with ACT Math of 26 or higher can take MATH 2910 without a prerequisite. Students with ACT Math of 25 or lower will need to take MATH 1710 and/or MATH 1720. Math Division will place after testing.

4Completion of the courses below satisfied requirements for A.S. degree. Additional courses that are typically required prior to entry into most regional pharmacy schools and can be taken at WSCC are: PHYS 2020/2021, BIOL 2230/2231, and MATH 1530. Students should consider taking PHYS 2020/2021 at WSCC to assure transfer of the entire sequence to the senior institution.

Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.


First Year

Fall Term (14 semester credit hours)

Second Year

Fall Term (17 semester credit hours)

Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)

Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Pre-Pharmacy

General Education Requirements (42 hours)

Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)

Approved Humanities General Education electives1 6 credits
Approved Literature elective1 3 credits

History (6 hours)

2 See note above.

Approved History electives1 6 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)

Mathematics (4 hours)

Total Credit Hours 62

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