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

Bachelor of Arts in Biology with Doctor in Pharmacy Track

Degree Requirements Sample Program
Course Descriptions Course Schedule

Degree Requirements
The B.A. in Biology with Pharm.D requires 120 course credits, including:

College Core Requirements 31 credits*
Biology Major 50 credits
Biology Core Courses 17 credits
    BIOL 111–112 General Biology I and II (8 credits)
    BIOL 217 Genetics (4 credits)
    BIOL 223 Ecology (4 credits)
    BIOL 404 Biology Colloquium (1 credit)
Cognate Requirements: 33 credits
    FSEM 115 Freshman Seminar (1 credit)
    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)
    MATH 131 Calculus I (4 credits)
    MATH 121 Biomedical Statistics (4 credits)
    PHYS 207–208 General Physics I and II (8 credits)
Pharm.D Requirements: 18 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 may be 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 21 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 Biology 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 Freshman Seminar 1 credit
Core Courses 3 credits
MATH 131 Calculus I 4 credits
MATH 121 Biomedical Statistics 4 credits
BIOL 111-112 General Biology 8 credits
CHEM 120–121 General Chemistry 8 credits
TOTAL 35 credits

Year 2
BIOL 217 Genetics 4 credits
BIOL 223 Ecology 4 credits
BIOL 109–110 Anatomy and Physiology 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
PHYS 207–208 General Physics I and II 8 credits
TOTAL 32 credits

Year 3
Core Courses 15 credits
Modern Language and Literature Core 6 credits
ECON 120 Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
COMM 210 Public Speaking 3 credits
BIOL 225 Microbiology 4 credits
BIOL 404 Biology Colloquium 1 credits
TOTAL 32 credits

Total Credits for Graduation: 120

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