Early Assurance Program Prerequisite Courses

  • This list of prerequisites are effective for freshmen entering UB fall 2017. Current UB undergraduates should refer to the UBlearns Pre-Pharmacy Communications for advisement.
  • EA students are expected to complete a minimum of 15 credits per semester for both fall and spring.  
  • The following prerequisite courses may be completed prior to high school graduation through AP or IB exam credit articulation: Biology, Chemistry, Calculus, Physics, Statistics, and/or UB Curriculum requirements.
  • Courses may be completed at another SUNY campus or other four-year college or university once enrolled at UB. Non-UB courses must be articulated through UB’s Course Equivalencies Guide.
  • Complete prerequisite courses by the end of the spring semester prior to fall entry into the PharmD program.
  • Complete UB Curriculum by the end of the summer semester prior to fall entry into the PharmD. There is no spring PharmD entry.

Course Title

Prefix

Credits

Acceptable AP Credit

General Chemistry I with Laboratory

CHE 101

5

Chemistry: 4-5 [when CHE 114 is completed]

or CHE 105

General Chemistry II with Laboratory

CHE 102

5

Chemistry: 4-5 [when CHE 114 is completed]

or CHE 106

Organic Chemistry I with Laboratory

CHE 201

5

None

or CHE 251

Organic Chemistry II with Laboratory

CHE 202

5

None

or CHE 252

Introductory Biology I with Laboratory

BIO 200

5

Biology: 4-5

Introductory Biology II with Laboratory

BIO 201

4

Biology: 5

Microbiology

MIC 401

4

None

or MIC 301

Biochemistry

BIO 205

3

None

Anatomy

ANA 113

4

None

or ES 207

Physiology

PGY 300

4

None

Calculus I

MTH 121  

4

Calculus AB (or AB sub score): 4-5

or MTH 141

Calculus II

MTH 122

4

Calculus BC: 4-5

or MTH 142

Statistics

STA 119 

4

Statistics: 4-5

or PSY 207

or SOC 294

UB Curriculum Requirements

The UB Curriculum is a unique program of general education for all undergraduate students at UB. Serving as the core academic experience, it celebrates the joy of intellectual discovery and prepares students for life, career and citizenship in a diverse and dynamic world.

Current students can learn more about the general education requirements via the Undergraduate Catalog. Those students entering fall 2016 and beyond can visit the UB Curriculum website to learn more about exciting changes to these requirements.