Pharmaceutical Sciences - B.S.


Degree Requirements

Entrance Requirements for the Major

General Education Core Curriculum
(Selected with the advice of an academic advisor)

Area VI
Major Requirements
College-wide Requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major


I. Foundation Courses (9 hours)

ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101E or ENGL 1101S
ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102E or ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1050H or ENGL 1060H
MATH 2250* or MATH 2250E* or MATH 2300H or MATH 2400 or MATH 2400H or MATH 2410 or MATH 2410H or STAT 2000 or STAT 2000E

*MATH 2250 or MATH 2250E is required for this major.  

II. Sciences (7-8 hours)

At least one of the physical science or life science courses must include a laboratory.
Physical Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): (CHEM 1211-1211D, CHEM 1211L) or (CHEM 1311H, CHEM 1311L)
Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): (BIOL 1107, BIOL 1107L) or (BIOL 2107H, BIOL 2107L)


III. Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)

Preferred Course(s):


IV. World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts (12 hours)

Note: Course credit received as a result of a score on a departmental foreign language placement test will not satisfy the General Education Core Curriculum requirements in Area IV, World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts.
World Languages and Global Culture (9 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
Preferred Course(s): COMM 1000 or COMM 1110 or COMM 1500

V. Social Sciences (9 hours)

  • Students who have not met the Georgia and U.S. Constitution requirement by examination should enroll in POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1101H.
  • A passing grade on an examination on the history of the United States and Georgia is required to satisfy the United States and Georgia History Requirement for all persons receiving a baccalaureate degree from the University, unless exempted by one of the following courses: HIST 2111, HIST 2111E, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, HIST 2112E, HIST 2112H, HIST 3080H. Examinations are given at University Testing Services. Reexamination is permitted. Contact University Testing Services at (706) 542-3183 for information.
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.


Area VI
(CHEM 1212-1212D, CHEM 1212L) or (CHEM 1312H, CHEM 1312L)
(CHEM 2211, CHEM 2211L) or (CHEM 2311H, CHEM 2311L)
(CHEM 2212, CHEM 2212L) or (CHEM 2312H, CHEM 2312L)
STAT 2000 or STAT 2100H* or BIOS 2010

*University System of Georgia courses STAT 1Gxx and STAT 2Gxx may be used here to satisfy this requirement.

Major Requirements

A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.

Required Courses (46 hours)
Minimum grade of "C" (2.0) is required in all major required courses.
BCMB 3100 
ENGL 3590W
MATH 2260
PMCY 3000
PMCY 3200
PMCY 3300L
PMCY 3500
PMCY 3800
PMCY 4200/6200 
PMCY 4300/6300 

Choose four hours from the following: 
PMCY 4950* (2-4 hours) 
PMCY 4960 (2 hours)
PMCY 4970 (2 hours)

*Internship course PMCY 4950 can be used to satisfy PMCY 4960 and/or PMCY 4970 

General Electives (4-5 hours)
Any level
(This total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)