Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Health Sciences (Pre-Pharmacy Concentration)

Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.
  2. Students must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  3. Nine hours of writing intensive (WI) courses are required for graduation.
  4. Any student who did not complete at least two years of the same foreign language in high school is required to take 6-8 hours of the same foreign language.
  5. Students must select a minor from the approved list of Undergraduate Minors. The minor in Biochemistry is recommended and included in the following degree plan. Minor and electives should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor. If minoring in HA, do not take HA 3347. Work with your advisor for an alternate course.

Course Requirements 

Freshman
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 10 [TCCN ENGL 1301])3Communication Component Code 0103
Mathematics Component Code 0203PSY 1300 (Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080 [TCCN PSYC 2301])3
Choose 1 from the following: BIO 1331 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN BIOL 1307])3
MATH 2321 (TCCN MATH 2313)
 BIO 1131 (TCCN BIOL 1107, [taken with BIOL 1307])1
MATH 2471 (TCCN MATH 2413)
 CHEM 1342 (TCCN CHEM 1312)3
BIO 1330 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN BIOL 1306])3CHEM 1142 (TCCN CHEM 1112)1
BIO 1130 (TCCN BIOL 1106, [taken with TCCN BIOL 1306])1 
CHEM 1341 (TCCN CHEM 1311)3 
CHEM 1141 (TCCN CHEM 1111)1 
US 11001 
 15 14
Sophomore
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ECO 2301, 2314, or 2315 (TCCN ECON 1301, ECON 2302, or ECON 2301)3American History Component Code 0603
American History Component Code 0603Component Area Option Code 0903
ENG 2310, 2320, 2330, 2340, 2359, 2360, or 2371 (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3BIO 2400 (TCCN BIOL 2421)4
BIO 2450 (TCCN BIOL 2416)4CHEM 2342 (TCCN CHEM 2325)3
CHEM 2341 (TCCN CHEM 2323)3CHEM 2142 (TCCN CHEM 2125)1
CHEM 2141 (TCCN CHEM 2123)1CS 1308 or CIS 1323 (TCCN COSC 1301 or BCIS 1305)3
 17 17
Junior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
HA 33083HS 33743
PSY 3300 or HDFS 1351 (TCCN PSYC 2314)3HA 33243
CHEM 43753CHEM 32762
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2306])3PHIL 1320 (Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040 [TCCN PHIL 2306])3
Creative Arts Component Code 050 [HUMA 1315]3HIM 23603
 15 14
Senior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
HS 43273HS 43793
PHYS 1315 (TCCN PHYS 1301)3Electives6
PHYS 1115 (TCCN PHYS 1101)1MATH 2328 (TCCN MATH 1342)3
CHEM 4360 or 43853POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2305])3
NUTR 2360 (TCCN BIOL 1322)3 
 13 15
Total Hours: 120