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Chemistry Major for Pre-Pharmacy Students

This curriculum meets the requirements for admission to the UK Pharmacy School but does not guarantee admission. The requirements for other schools may be different - consult your pharmacy advisor to alter this curriculum to meet your needs.

Electives should be chosen to complete the requirement of a minor in another discipline. Schedule university studies electives to satisfy university requirements.

Complete upper division electives to total 32 hours for a major in chemistry. The University of KY requires either 2 years of HS or 1 year of college foreign language.

Suggested Curriculum Sequence

First Year
Fall Hrs.     Spring Hrs.
CHE 100 Transitions 1   CHE 202 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis 5
CHE 201 General College Chemistry 5
BIO 216 Biological Inquiry and Analysis 4
BIO 221 General Zoology 4   CIV 201/202 World Civilizations I or II 3
ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry 4   MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5
Second Year
Fall Hrs.      Spring Hrs.

CHE 312 Organic Chemistry I

5      CHE 320 Organic Chemsistry II 3
PHY 130/131 General Physics I 3   PHY 132/133 Physics II 4
BIO 300 Introduction to Microbiology 4   CHE 305 Analytical Chemistry I 5
ECO 231 Principles of Microeconomics 3   BIO 228 Human Anatomy 4
Third Year
Fall Hrs.   Spring Hrs.
CHE 325 Organic Chemistry II Lab 3   CHE 403 Basic Physical Chemistry 5
HUM 211 The Western Humanities Tradition: Continuity 3   CHE 330 Basic Biochemistry 3
MAT 135 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4      
ANT 140 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3      
Fourth Year
Fall Hrs.      Spring Hrs.
CHE 352 Basic Chemical Instrumentation 4         
CSC Visual Basic I 4      
PSY 180 General Psychology 3      

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