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Applicants must have completed 1st year courses from an accredited university, or a recognized university-transfer college program, in Biology, Chemistry, English, Calculus Math and Physics.
The specific courses required for applicants from UBC are:
|Biology||BIOL 112 (or MICB 201), plus BIOL 121 and BIOL 140|
|Chemistry||CHEM 111 & 113, or CHEM 121 & 123|
|English||1st year (6 credits), or SCIE 113 plus 3 credits of 1st year ENGL. (ENGL 112 is recommended)|
|Mathematics||MATH 102 (recommended) or one of MATH 100, 104, 120, 180, or 184; plus MATH 103 (recommended) or MATH 101, 105, or 121|
Also acceptable are the UBC Science One program (plus 6 credits of 1st year English) and the Coordinated Science Program (General Science Option) (plus BIOL 112 and 6 credits of 1st year English).
The specific courses required for applicants from UBC-Okanagan are:
|BIOL 1121, 116, 125||9|
|CHEM 121/1232 or CHEM 111/1133||6|
|Two of ENGL 112, 114, 150, 151, 153||6|
|PHYS 112/1224 or 1115||3/6|
1BIOL 228 is an acceptable equivalent for BIOL 112.
2For students with a minimum of 67% in Chemistry 12.
3For students without a minimum of 67% in Chemistry 12.
4For students without Physics 12.
5For students with Physics 12.
Non-UBC applicants without these specific UBC courses need to present a full year each (i.e. 2 semesters) of:
*If admitted, these non-UBC applicants may need to register in BIOL 112 if they have insufficient background for second year Microbiology. Students who have any doubts about their preparedness for the first-year Pharmacy program should consult an advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 604-822-0344.
Non-UBC students taking courses in BC may consult the BC Transfer Guide at www.bccat.bc.ca.
To assist students further, we have available a list of course equivalencies from other institutions which will satisfy the First Year Pharmacy prerequisite requirements at: List
of Course Equivalencies from Other Institutions
(Please note that this list is not complete, and may not list the course/institution you have attended or currently attending, therefore, please refer to the BC Transfer Guide.)