Bachelor of Science in Biology and Pharmacy Joint 3+3 Program
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Bachelor of Science in Biology and Pharmacy Joint 3+3 Program

This is a joint program with University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy.  In the third year application is made to the Pharmacy School; students are given priority consideration for admission to the Pharmacy doctoral program.  A 3.3 GPA is recommended.

(Applicable for the 2017-2018 Bulletin.)

First Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
BIO 122, Introductory Biology I4
CH 110, College Chemistry4
M 114, Everyday Statistics3
FYS 100, First-Year Seminar3
DIA 100, Dialogue1
Total Credits = 15

First Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
BIO 123, Introductory Biology II4
CH 111, College Chemistry4
M 144, Calculus I4
WRT 110, Academic Writing I3
"Diversity" AUCC or AUCS3
Total Credits = 18

Second Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
BIO 260W, Ecology4
BIO, 212, Anatomy and Physiology I4
CH 230, Organic Chemistry I4
WRT 210, Foundations of Argument3
AUCA (fulfill both ARTS and AUC)3
Total Credits = 18

Second Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
BIO 213, Anatomy and Physiology II4
CH 231, Organic Chemistry II4
BIO 272W, Genetics3
BIO 273W, Genetics Lab1
"Citizenship" POL or SOC course3
CS 110, CS 111, or CS 1143
DIA 200, Career Dialogue1
Total Credits = 19
NOTE: Students who expect to transition to the Pharmacy Program at St. Joseph's University in the senior year MUST begin the process of applying for admission to the St. Joseph's program during the summer before the junior year.  This process includes preparing for the PCAT (to be taken in the fall of the junior year) and beginning the application process to be completed in the fall of the junior year.

Third Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
BIO 352, Molecular Cell Biology4
BIO 442, Microbiology4
PHY 120, Algebra-Based Physics I4
Humanities Elective3
AUC (whichever is needed)3
Total Credits = 18

Third Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
BIO 336, Comparative Animal Physiology4
BIO 444-445, Biochemistry4-5
PHY 121, Algebra-Based Physics II4
Humanities elective3
AUC (whichever is needed)3
Elective3
Total Credits = 22
NOTE: Students who have been accepted into the Pharmacy Program at St. Joseph's will complete their requirements for the BS at St. Joseph's during their senior year, as they begin Pharmacy coursework.

Fourth Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
Humanities Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Electives6
Total Credits = 12

Potential Courses for BIO electives*

PHCY 710 Introduction to Pharmacochemistry (2 credits)
PHCY 715 Protein Function (2 credits)
PHCY 716 Information metabolism: Nucleic Acids and Cellular Communication
                 (2 credits)
PHCY 717 Carbohydrate, Lipid and Amino Acid Metabolism (2 credits)
PHCY 730-737 Pharmacochemistry Courses (Various) (2-3 credits)

*These courses would be transferred to the University of Hartford as CH 4xx.