There are two routes to the completion of a pre-pharmacy degree at Tusculum.
The first is to complete concentration requirements as outlined below and the general education requirements for a bachelor’s degree from Tusculum. A student can then apply for admission to the pharmacy school of his or her choice.
The second route is for the exceptional student. Upon completion of the pre-pharmacy requirements and acceptance to pharmacy school, students will be able to enroll at that pharmacy school and begin their studies. After the successful completion of one year (minimum of 36 semester hours) from an accredited pharmacy school, the student must submit an official transcript to the Tusculum Registrar’s Office documenting his or her successful completion of the first year of study. Upon review and approval, the student will then be awarded a B.S. degree in Chemistry, Pre-Pharmacy Concentration from Tusculum at the next regularly scheduled graduation.
In addition to the Chemistry Core Curriculum, the following courses are also required for the Chemistry, Pre-Pharmacy Concentration major:
|Chemistry Pre-Pharmacy Concentration||Hours|
|BIOL 110/110L||General Biology I (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 120/120L/td>||General Biology II (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 201/201L||Genetics (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 202/202L||Microbiology (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 302/302L||Human Physiology (with Lab)||4|
|MATH 190||Calculus I||3|
|PHYS 201/201L||General Physics I (with Lab)||4|
|PHYS 202/202L||General Physics II (with Lab)||4|
|Note: BUSN 201 Principles of Economics I from the Social Science general education core curriculum and MATH 140 Elementary Statistics from the Mathematics general education core curriculum are required.|