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Prerequisite Requirements

All learners must complete the prerequisite requirements, earning a grade of “C-” or above, at an accredited college or university prior to matriculation into the professional program at the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. 

COURSE CREDIT HOURS (semester)
Science requirements*      
General biology with lab                          8   
Human anatomy and physiology with lab                        8
General chemistry with lab                             8
Organic chemistry with lab                            8
Microbiology with lab                               3
Physics with lab                           4
Math requirements
Calculus                         3
Statistics                        3
Social science requirements
English composition                         6
Economics                              3
Psychology                           3
**Social science elective OR public/population-based health                        3  
Total                       60

*Science Courses must be designated for science majors
 **May be satisfied with a course in history, sociology, political science, or law and society

The courses offered by Western New England University to satisfy the prerequisite course requirements can be found here.

Course equivalency sheets have been established for all two-year and four-year colleges in the greater Springfield area, as well as throughout Massachusetts. Course equivalency sheets are also available for select colleges in Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York.