Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Pharmacy Joint 3+3 Program
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Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Pharmacy Joint 3+3 Program

 (Applicable for the 2017-2018 Bulletin.)

First Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
CH 110, College Chemistry*4
BIO 122, Introductory Biology I*4
M 144, Calculus I*4
FYS 100, First-Year Seminar3
DIA 100, Dialogue1
Total Credits = 16

First Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
CH 111, College Chemistry*4
M 145, Calculus II*4
PHY 112, Calculus-Based Physics I, or 120, Algebra-Based Physics I*4
WRT 110, Academic Writing I*3
AUCC3
Total Credits = 18

Second Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
BIO 212, Anatomy and Physiology I*4
CH 230, Organic Chemistry I*4
WRT 210, Foundations of Argument*3
AUCA*3
Humanities elective (CMM 115)*3
Humanities elective (Diversity)*3
Total Credits = 20

Second Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
CH 231, Organic Chemistry II*4
BIO 272W, Genetics, and BIO 273W, Genetics Laboratory*4
BIO 213, Anatomy and Physiology II*4
AUCW3
CS 111, Programming Foundations3
DIA 200, Career Dialogue1
Total Credits = 19
NOTE: Students who expect to transition from the BA in Chemistry 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
CH 226, Quantitative Analysis*5
CH 347, Physical Chemistry I*3
BIO 442, Microbiology*4
M 114, Everyday Statistics*3
Social Science Elective (EC 211)*3
Total Credits = 18

Third Year, Spring Semester

CourseCredits
CH 348, Physical Chemistry II*3
CH 349W, Physical Chemistry Laboratory*3
CH 450, Inorganic Structure and Bonding*3
PHY 121, Algebra-Based Physics II*4
Humanities elective (ENG 140)*3
Social Science elective (Citizenship/Community)*3
Total Credits = 19
NOTE: Students who have been accepted into the Pharmacy Program at St. Joseph's will complete their requirements for the BA in Chemistry at St. Joseph's during their senior year, as they begin Pharmacy coursework.

Fourth Year, Fall Semester

CourseCredits
CH electives6
AUCS3
Electives6
Total Credits = 15

The minimum expectations for acceptance into the Pharmacy Program are a 2.8 GPA, a minimum grade of C in courses required for the program (designated here with an asterisk*), and a competitive score on the PCAT; a better GPA and solid grades in math and science courses provide greater assurance of acceptance into the program.

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.