The Associate of Science degree in Pre-Pharmacy will prepare student who intend to apply for a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) program. This is not designed as a terminal degree, but a degree to fulfill the prerequisites for many area pharmacy schools. The requirements are consistent with the course requirements to transfer into University of Missouri – Kansas City, but students should investigate all institutions for their individual requirements.

Pre-Pharmacy Pathway

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
CHM 160 CHM 170 CHM 242 CHM 243
CHM 161 CHM 171 PHY 120 ATS 202
ENG 101 ENG 150 COM 105 PLS 101
MTH 140 HSC 120 BCS 165 BCS 200
BIO 160 BIO 170


If you are uncertain where to start in your math sequence, take a look at the Math Placement with Test Scores Tool to learn more.

We recommend that you only schedule 2 lab based courses per semester.

If you have any questions on the Pre-Pharmacy program please contact, Dana Sherman at or 417-447-8980.