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B.A. in Biochemistry with Pharm.D. Track

Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry with Doctor in Pharmacy Track

Degree Requirements Sample Program
Course Descriptions Course Schedule

Degree Requirements
The B.A. in Biochemistry requires 120 course credits, including:

College Core Requirements 31 credits*
Biochemistry Major 50 credits
Chemistry Core Courses 26 credits
CHEM 120-121 General Chemistry I and II (8 credits)
CHEM 219-220 Organic Chemistry I and II (6 credits)
CHEM 223-224 Organic Chemistry Lab I and II (2 credits)
CHEM 3xx Chemistry Electives (6 credits)
CHEM 314 Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences (3 credits)
CHEM 404 Chemistry Colloquium (1 credit)
Cognate Requirements: 24 credits
BIOL 111 General Biology I (4 credits)
BIOL 217 Genetics (4 credits)
MATH 131-132 Calculus (8 credits)
PHYS 207-208 General Physics I and II (8 credits)
Pharm.D Requirements: 22 credits
MATH 121 Biomedical Statistics (4 credits)
BIOL 109-110 Anatomy and Physiology (8 credits)
BIOL 225 Microbiology (4 credits)
ECON 120 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
COMM 210 Public Speaking (3 credits)
TOTAL 120 credits

*Note - Nine core credits in Natural Science and Mathematics satisfied with major requirements. Six core credits are taken from ECON 120 and COMM 210. Three core credits are taken from Pharmacy Law taken during the first year at University of St. Joseph.

** Note: Remaining 14 credits will be transferred upon successful completion of the first academic year at University of St. Joseph.

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Sample Program
B.A. in Biochemistry with Pharm.D (120 credits)

Year 1
FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
FSEM 115 Freshman Seminar 1 credit
Core Courses 3 credits
MATH 131-132 Calculus I and II 8 credits
BIOL 111 General Biology I 4 credits
BIOL 225 Microbiology 4 credits
CHEM 120–121 General Chemistry I and II 8 credits
TOTAL 35 credits

Year 2
BIOL 109–110 Anatomy and Physiology I and II 8 credits
Core Courses 6 credits
MATH 121 Biomedical Statistics 4 credits
PHYS 207–208 General Physics I and II 8 credits
CHEM 219-220 Organic Chemistry I and II 6 credits
CHEM 223-224 Organic Chemistry Lab I and II 2 credits
TOTAL 34 credits

Year 3
Core Courses 9 credits
Modern Language and Literature Core 6 credits
ECON 120 Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
COMM 210 Public Speaking 3 credits
BIOL 217 Genetics 4 credits
CHEM 3xx Chemistry Electives 6 credits
CHEM 314 Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences 3 credits
CHEM 404 Chemistry Colloquium 1 credit
TOTAL 35 credits

Total Credits for Graduation: 120

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