Chemistry Major for Pre-Pharmacy Students

Suggested Curriculum Sequencea-d


First Year
First Semester Hrs.     Second Semester
CHE 100 Transitions 1   CHE 202 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis 5
CHE 201 General College Chemistry 5
BIO 227 Human Anatomy Lecture 2
BIO 221 General Zoology 4   BIO 228 Human Anatomy Laboratory 2
ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry 4   MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5
      COM 161 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
Second Year
First Semester Hrs.      Second Semester Hrs.
CHE 312 Organic Chemistry I 5      CHE 320 Organic Chemsistry II 3
PHY 130/131 General Physics I 3   PHY 132/133 Physics II 4
BIO 300 Introduction to Microbiology 4   CHE 305 Analytical Chemistry I 5
ECO 231 Principles of Microeconomics or 3   BIO 229 Human Physiology Lecture 3
ACC 200 Principles of Financial Accounting or        
FIN 330 Principles of Finance        
Third Year
First Semester
Hrs.   Second Semester
CHE 325 Organic Chemistry II Lab 3   CHE 330 Basic Biochemistry 3
HUM 211 The Western Humanities Tradition: Continuity 3   ENG 204 Advanced Expository Writing 3
STA 135 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4   CIV 201 World Civilizations 1
ANT 140 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3   Minor Courses  
Fourth Year
First Semester Hrs.      Second Semester Hrs.
CHE 352 Basic Chemical Instrumentation 4      CHE 403 Basic Physical Chemistry    
CSC 235 Programming in C++c 3      
PSY 180 General Psychology 3      
Minor Courses        

aThis curriculum meets the requirements for admission to the UK Pharmacy School but does not guarantee admission. The requirements for other schools may be different - consult your pharmacy advisor to alter this curriculum to meet your needs.
bElectives should be chosen to complete the requirement of a minor in another discipline. For example, if a BIO minor is chosen, BIO 115 and 216 should be completed in place of BIO222.
cSchedule University Studies electives to satisfy university requirements.
dComplete upper division electives to total 32 hours for a major in chemistry. The University of KY requires either 2 years of HS or 1 year of college foreign language.
cEGR 140 or CSC 232 may be substituted.