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WVU Prerequisite Course Requirements

Fall 2017 Admissions Cycle

High School students are encouraged to focus on the sciences, including higher mathematics, in order to prepare for pre-pharmacy coursework.

Pre-pharmacy courses may be completed at any accredited institution with coursework recognized by West Virginia University. For admission consideration, student must complete:
 

3-4 credit hours of calculus

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3 credit hours of microeconomics

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3 credit hours of statistics

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8 credit hours of biology

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4 credit hours of physiology

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8 credit hours of general chemistry

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8 credit hours of organic chemistry

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3-4 credit hours of biochemistry

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3-4 credit hours of microbiology

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6 credit hours of English composition

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3 credit hours of public speaking

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1 credit hour of first year seminar or equivalent

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NOTE: Students at WVU are also required to take University WVUE 191 to complete degree requirements.

9 credit hours of electives satisfying WVU's liberal studies or GEF requirements.

GEF (General Education Foundations Transition - General Information and GEF Descriptions)

Suggested Plan of Study Fall 2017 Admissions Cycle

*May necessitate additional time to complete the prerequisites.
**Additional prerequisites or preferred majors may be required.
General Education Foundations: for more details see the undergradate catalog.