Please note that requirements of professional schools change, are posted on their websites, and often take effect immediately. Their requirements supersede OBU catalog listings.
First Year’s Total = 34 hrs
Second Year’s Total = 27-29 hrs
*UAMS pre-pharmacy core courses
Grand total = 69 hrs minimum
The College of Pharmacy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences requires a typing skill of at least thirty words per minute. A course in typing cannot be counted as an elective. No more than 8 hours of CLEP, AP, or other credit-by-examination will be accepted toward the UAMS pre-pharmacy core courses. No more than 12 hours of CLEP, AP, or other credit-by-examination will be accepted toward the non-core courses. Click on the following link for a detailed list of pre-matriculation requirements for UAMS College of Pharmacy. http://www.uams.edu/cop
Ouachita Baptist University currently has a Guaranteed Interview Agreement (GIA) with Union University School of Pharmacy (UUSOP). Students that complete the prerequisite coursework for admission to UUSOP shall be exempt from initial screening and will be granted an admissions interview for the next entering class. Further details concerning the agreement may be obtained from the Health Professions Advisor.
All students should consult their advisors in planning their programs as there are sometimes reasons for departing from the above program. Those students who plan to obtain a degree before entering one of the professional schools will need to modify the above program. Applicants to pharmacy school must take the Pharmacy College Admission Test, preferably in November or February of the academic year of application.