Course Equivalents

AB Tech Community College

Required Course AB Tech Community College Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 168 and BIO 169 or BIO 163
Biology  BIO 111 with lab
Calculus  MAT 271
Chemistry I  CHM 151 with lab
Chemistry II CHM 152 with lab
Economics  ECO 251 or ECO 252
English Composition  ENG 111
English Literature  ENG 231 or ENG 241
Humanities / Social Sciences Examples of acceptable courses include History, Foreign Language, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Ethics, Political Science or Religion. (Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.)
Microbiology  BIO 275
Organic Chemistry I CHM 251 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHM 252 with lab
Physics  PHY 251 or PHY 151
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  COM 231
Statistics  MAT 152

Appalachian State University

Required Course Course Equivalents for Appalachian State University
Anatomy & Physiology ES 2030 or BIO 3301 or ES 2031 and ES 2032
Biology BIO 1801 with lab
Calculus MATH 1110
Chemistry I CHEM 1101 with lab
Chemistry II CHEM 1102 with lab
Economics Any ECON course
English Composition ENG 1000
English Literature Any ENG literature course
Humanities / Social Sciences Four courses. Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology and Foreign Languages. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.
Microbiology BIO 3308 with lab
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 2201 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 2202 with lab
Physics PHYS 1103
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications COMM 2101
Statistics Any STT course

Blue Ridge Community College

Required Course Blue Ridge Community College Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 163 or BIO 168 / 169
Biology  BIO 111 with lab
Calculus  MAT 271
Chemistry I  CHEM 151 with lab
Chemistry II CHEM 152 with lab
Economics  ECO 251 or 252
English Composition  ENG 111
English Literature  ENG 112, 231, 232, 233, 241, 242, 252 or 262*
Humanities / Social Science  To satisfy three of the twelve hour requirements, choose PHI 240 or SPA 111
  To satisfy three of the twelve hour requirements, choose HIS 112
  To satisfy three of the twelve hour requirements, choose two: GEO 111, SOC 210, SOC 213 or SOC 220
Microbiology  BIO 175 with lab 
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 251 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 252 with lab
Physics  PHYS 151 or 251
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  COM 231
Statistics  MAT 152
*Higher grade will be used in calculation for application

Campbell University

Required Course Campbell University Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIOL 221
Biology  BIOL 111 with lab
Calculus  MATH 122
Chemistry I  CHEM 111 with lab
Chemistry II CHEM 113 with lab
Economics  Any ECON course
English Composition  ENGL 101
English Literature  ENGL 102
Humanities / Social Sciences Four Humanities courses (Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.)
Microbiology  BIOL 334 or 336 with lab 
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 227 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 228 with lab
Physics  PHYS 221, 222
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  COMM 160
Statistics  MATH 160

Remember: you must complete these required courses by the end of the spring semester prior to the fall semester you intend to start pharmacy school.

Central Piedmont Community College

Required Course Central Piedmont Community College Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 163 or BIO 168 and 169
Biology  BIO 111 with lab
Calculus  MAT 263 or 271
Chemistry I  CHEM 151 with lab
Chemistry II CHEM 152 with lab
Economics  ECO 151, 251 or 252
English Composition  ENGL 111
English Literature  Any English Literature course 
Humanities / Social Sciences Four Humanities courses (Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.)
Microbiology  BIO 275 with lab 
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 251 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 252 with lab
Physics  PHYS 151 or 251
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  COM 110, 120 or 231 
Statistics  MAT 152

East Carolina University

Required Course East Carolina University Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology BIOL 2130
Biology BIOL 1100 with lab
Calculus MATH 2121 or 2171
Economics Any ECON course
English Composition ENGL 1100
English Literature ENGL 1000
Chemistry I CHEM 1150 with lab
Chemistry II CHEM 1160 with lab
Microbiology BIOL 3220 with lab or BIOL 2110 with lab
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 2750 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 2760 with lab
Physics PHYS 1250
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications COMM 2410
Statistics MATH 2228
Humanities / Social Sciences Four Humanities courses (Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.)

Furman University

Required Course Furman University Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  HSC 210 and 211 or HSC 322 and 426
Biology  BIO 111 with lab
Calculus  MTH 150
Chemistry I  CHM 110 with lab
Chemistry II CHM 115 with lab
Economics  ECN 111
English Composition  ENG 150
English Literature  ENG 210
Humanities / Social Sciences To satisfy four of the 12 hour requirements, choose PSY 111 or SOC 101, or examples of acceptable courses include History, Foreign Language, Ethics or Religion. (Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.)
Microbiology  BIO 301
Organic Chemistry I CHM 120 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHM 220 with lab
Physics  PHY 111
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  COM 101
Statistics  MTH 120

North Carolina Community College System

Required Course North Carolina Community College Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 163 or BIO 168 and 169
Biology  BIO 111 with lab
Calculus  MAT 263 or 271
Chemistry I  CHEM 151 with lab
Chemistry II CHEM 152 with lab
Economics  ECO 151, 251 or 252
English Composition  ENGL 111
English Literature  Any English Literature course 
Humanities / Social Sciences Four Humanities courses (Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.)
Microbiology  BIO 275 with lab 
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 251 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 252 with lab
Physics  PHYS 151 or 251
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  COM 110, 120 or 231 
Statistics  MAT 152

North Carolina State University

Required Course NC State Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 212
Biology  BIO 181 with lab
Calculus  MA 141 or 231
Chemistry I  CH 101 with lab
Chemistry II CH 201 with lab
Economics  EC 201, 202 or 205
English Composition  ENG 101
English Literature  Any ENG Literature course 
Humanities / Social Sciences Four Humanities courses (Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.)
Microbiology  MB 351 with lab 
Organic Chemistry I CH 221 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CH 223 with lab
Physics  PY 211
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  COM 110
Statistics  ST 311

Richmond Community College

Required Course Richmond Community College Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 163 and physiology or BIO 165/166 and Physiology I and II
Biology  BIO 111 with lab
Calculus  MAT 271
Chemistry I* CHEM 151 with lab
Chemistry II* CHEM 152 with lab
Economics  ECO 251 or 252
English Composition  ENGL 111 or 112
English Literature  ENG 231, 232, 261 or 262
Humanities / Social Sciences Choose one of the following to satisfy three of the 12 semester hour credits: REL 211, REL 212 or SPA 111.
  Choose one of the following to satisfy three of the 12 semester hour credits: HIS 112 or HIS 132.
  Choose one of the following to satisfy three of the 12 semester hour credits: PSY 150, SOC 210 or SOC 213.
  Choose one more Humanities / Social Sciences course to satisfy three of the 12 semester hour credits. 
Microbiology* BIO 275 with lab 
Organic Chemistry I* CHEM 251 with lab
Organic Chemistry II* CHEM 252 with lab
Physics* PHYS 151 or 251
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications* COM 231
Statistics  MAT 152
*Science and communications courses must be taken in a seated classroom setting. Science courses taken more than five (5) years prior to one’s desired enrollment date may not be accepted. 

South Carolina Technical College

Required Course South Carolina Community College Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 210 and 211 or BIO 215 and 216
Biology  BIO 101 with lab
Calculus  MAT 130 or 140
Chemistry I  CHM 110 with lab
Chemistry II CHM 111 with lab
Economics  ECO 201, 210 or 211
English Composition  ENG 101
English Literature  ENG 102
Humanities / Social Sciences Four Humanities courses (Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.)
Microbiology  BIO 225 with lab 
Organic Chemistry I CHM 211 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHM 212 with lab
Physics  PHY 201 or 221
Speech / Communication  SPC 200 or 205
Statistics  MAT 120

South Piedmont Community College

Required Course South Piedmont Community College Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 163 or BIO 168 and 169
Biology  BIO 111 with lab
Calculus  MAT 263 or 271
Chemistry I  CHEM 151 with lab
Chemistry II CHEM 152 with lab
Economics  ECO 151, 251 or 252
English Composition  ENGL 111
English Literature  Any English Literature course 
Humanities / Social Sciences Four Humanities courses (Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.)
Microbiology  BIO 275 with lab 
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 251 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 252 with lab
Physics  PHYS 151 or 251
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  COM 110, 120 or 231 
Statistics  MAT 152

Tri-County Technical College

Required Course Tri-County Technical College Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 210 and 211 or BIO 112
Biology 

BIO 101 or BIO 113 with lab

Calculus  MAT 140
Chemistry I  CHM 110 with lab
Chemistry II CHM 111 with lab
Economics 

ECO 101, ECO 210 or ECO 211

English Composition  ENG 101
English Literature 

ENG 201

Humanities / Social Sciences Examples of acceptable courses include History, Foreign Language, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Ethics, Political Science or Religion. (Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.)
Microbiology  BIO 225 with lab
Organic Chemistry I CHM 211 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHM 212 with lab
Physics  PHY 201 or PHY 221
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  SPC 200, SPC 205 or SPC 209
Statistics  MAT 120

University of North Carolina – Asheville

Required Course UNC-Asheville Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIOL 223 and BIOL 338
Biology  BIOL 123 and BIOL 124
Calculus  MATH 191
Chemistry I  CHM 132 with lab
Chemistry II CHM 236 with lab
Economics  ECON 101 or 102
English Composition  LANG 120
English Literature  Any higher LANG or LIT class
Humanities / Social Sciences Four courses. Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.
Microbiology  BIO 339 with lab 
Organic Chemistry I CHM 231 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHM 232 with lab
Physics  PHY 221
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  HWP 335 or DRAMA 213
Statistics  STAT 185

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Required Course UNC-Chapel Hill Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology BIOL 251 or 252
Biology BIOL 101 with lab
Calculus MATH 231
Chemistry I CHEM 101 with lab
Chemistry II CHEM 102 with lab
Economics Any ECON course
English Composition ENGL 101
English Literature Any ENGL literature course
Humanities / Social Sciences Four courses. Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.
Microbiology  MCRO 251
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 261 with 241 lab
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 262 with 262 lab
Physics PHYS 101 or 114
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications COMM 113
Statistics STOR 155

University of North Carolina – Charlotte

Required Course UNC-Charlotte Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology BIOL 2273 and 2274 with lab or KNES 2168 AND 2169 with lab
Biology BIOL 2120 and 2130 with lab (2140)
Calculus MATH 1120 or 1241
Chemistry I CHEM 1251 with lab
Chemistry II CHEM 1252 with lab
Economics ECON 2101 or 2102
English Composition UWRT 1103
English Literature Any higher level ENGL course
Humanities / Social Sciences Four courses. Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.
Microbiology BIOL 2259 with lab or BIOL 4250 with lab
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 2131 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 2132 with lab
Physics PHYS 1101 or 2101 with lab
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications COMM 1101
Statistics STAT 1220, 1221 or 1222

University of North Carolina – Greensboro

Required Course UNC-Greensboro Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 271 and 277
Biology  BIO 111 with lab
Calculus  MAT 191
Chemistry I  CHE 111 and 112 
Chemistry II CHE 114 and 115
Economics  Any Economics course
English Composition  ENG 101
English Literature  Any higher English course
Humanities / Social Sciences Four courses. Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.
Microbiology  BIO 280 with lab 
Organic Chemistry I CHE 351 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHE 352 and 354 
Physics  PHY 211 or 212
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  CST 105
Statistics  STA 108 or 271

University of North Carolina – Pembroke

Required Course UNC-Pembroke Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology BIO 2110 and 2120
Biology BIO 1000 with lab
Calculus MAT 2210
Chemistry I CHM 1300 and 1100 (lab)
Chemistry II CHM 1310 and 1110 (lab)
Economics ECN 2020 or 2030
English Composition ENG 1050
English Literature Any English literature course
Humanities / Social Sciences Four courses. Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.
Microbiology BIO 3150
Organic Chemistry I CHM 2500 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHM 2510 with lab
Physics PHY 1000 or 1500 with lab
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications SPE 2010
Statistics MAT 2100

University of North Carolina – Wilmington

Required Course UNC-Wilmington Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 240 and 241
Biology  BIO 201 with lab
Calculus MAT 151 or 161
Chemistry I  CHM 101 with lab
Chemistry II CHM 102 with lab
Economics  ECN 125, 221 or 222
English Composition ENG 101
English Literature Any ENG literature course
Humanities / Social Sciences Four courses. Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.
Microbiology  BIO 425 with lab or BIO 246 with lab
Organic Chemistry I CHM 211 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHM 212 with lab
Physics PHY 201
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications COM 101
Statistics  STT 151 or higher

Western Carolina University

Required Course Western Carolina Univ. Course
Anatomy & Physiology BIOL 291 and 292
Biology BIOL 140 with lab
Calculus MAT 153
Chemistry I CHEM 139 with lab
Chemistry II CHEM 140 with lab
Economics Any ECON course
English Composition ENGL 101
English Literature Any ENGL literature course
Humanities / Social Sciences 4 courses. Examples of acceptable courses include History, Psychology, Sociology, Foreign Languages and others. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.
Microbiology BIOL 313 or BIOL 413 and 414
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 241 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 242 with lab
Physics PHYS 130 or 230
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications COMM 150 or 201
Statistics MATH 170 or MATH 270

Wofford College

Required Course Wofford College Course Number
Anatomy & Physiology  BIO 342 with lab and BIO 344 with lab
Biology  BIO 150 with lab
Calculus  MATH 181
Chemistry I  CHEM 123 with lab
Chemistry II CHEM 124 with lab
Economics  ECO 201 or ECO 202
English Composition  ENG 101
English Literature  ENG 102
Humanities / Social Sciences 12 hours are required. (Examples of acceptable courses include History, Foreign Language, Ethics, Religion or classes with the HUM prefix. Art, Music and Physical Education are not acceptable.)
Microbiology  BIO 324
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 203 with lab
Organic Chemistry II CHEM 204 with lab
Physics  PHY 121
Public Speaking / Interpersonal Communications  ENG 381
Statistics  MATH 140

*Remember: you must complete these required courses by the end of the spring semester prior to the fall semester you intend to start pharmacy school.