The Associate of Science degree in Pre-Pharmacy will prepare student who intend to apply for a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) program. This is not designed as a terminal degree, but a degree to fulfill the prerequisites for many area pharmacy schools. The requirements are consistent with the course requirements to transfer into University of Missouri - Kansas City, but students should investigate all institutions for their individual requirements.
General Education Requirements - 34 Credit Hours
CORE 42 is a statewide general education course of study intended to ensure that all graduates possess a common core of college-level skills and knowledge. CORE 42 specifies the basic competencies and knowledge areas that all students completing degrees at a Missouri public institution of higher education must complete. CORE 42 is comprised of dozens of courses distributed across five knowledge areas. These courses are designated with a Missouri Transfer (MOTR) course number, which guarantees the one-to-one transfer of these courses among all Missouri public institutions of higher education. Please refer to MDHE Core Transfer Curriculum for detailed information on CORE 42 courses.
All knowledge areas below, designated with the CORE 42 logo indicate all courses in that area have been evaluated and provided a MOTR number for transfer to all Missouri public institutions of higher education.