Pre-Pharmacy at Houghton

The Houghton program in pre-pharmacy, in cooperation with the University of Buffalo, is a seven year program resulting in a Biology BA major (Houghton) and a PharmD (UB). The program entails three years of study at Houghton and four years at the University of Buffalo (students in the program must meet UB academic requirements and interview for the program).

The program includes coursework in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. The Biology BA major is met with 26 hours in the major, 8 hours of prerequisites and 8 hours of co-requisites. In addition, there are a number of courses required for admission into the University of Buffalo PharmD program.

Prerequisite CoursesCredits
BIOL 151 General Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems 4
BIOL 152 General Biology: Cellular Biology and Genetics 4
Total 8
CHEM 151 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 152 General Chemistry II 4
Total 8
Required CoursesCredits
BIOL 217, 218 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4, 4
BIOL 242 Microbiology 4
BIOL 251 Genetics 4
BIOL 482 Senior Capstone: Senior Seminar 2
BIOL xxx Electives 8 (to be met at UB)
UB prerequisites for admission to UB PharmD ProgramCredits
See UB's Catalog for their prerequisites for admission
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