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Pre-Pharmacy Registration Information

It is your responsibility to track your degree progress and follow the registration policies and procedures.  Prior to registration, review your curriculum guide and degree audit to ensure you are registering for the appropriate classes.  



  • CPHS Student Organization Block: If possible, plan your schedule around the CPHS Student Organization Block on Thursday's from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. This time is set aside for CPHS student organizations to hold meetings, guest speakers, events, etc.
  • Planning to repeat a course, but not the lab?  Students planning to repeat a lecture section ONLY of CHEM 001, 002, 097, 108, BIO 012, and/or HSCI 141, may register for the lecture section without the lab via MyDUSIS.  For assistance with any other repeat course registration-related issues, please contact Sydni Jennings at sydni.jennings@drake.edu and include your Drake ID along with your request.
  • Registration for Labs: Students may only register for one lab section. If a student registers for more than one lab section or registers for one lab section and waitlists in another, the student will be removed from BOTH lab sections.
  • Want a refresher on how to perform a class search or register for classes?
    Click here for a brief "how-to" registration video, produced in fall 2020.



If you have any questions regarding your degree audit, curriculum requirements or schedule, please contact Sydni Jennings at sydni.jennings@drake.edu.

First-Year Pre-Pharmacy Students

When interpreting your degree audit in MyDUSIS, please check the following items:

  • What Pre-Pharmacy Math/Science courses do you have left to complete? Please remember, your required math/science courses must be completed at Drake University.
  • What Other Pre-Pharmacy Requirements do you have left to complete? (i.e. CAPS, Written Communication AOI, Public Speaking)
  • What AOI's do you have left to complete?  (You are responsible for completing the following AOI's: Artistic Experience, 2 Historical Foundations, Global and Cultural Understanding, and Written Communication.)
  • How many General Electives do you have left to complete? (27 credits required - this includes your Artistic Experience, 2 Historical Foundations, and Global and Cultural Understanding AOI's)

**Please Note: We do NOT recommend pre-pharmacy students enroll in summer Organic Chemistry, unless you are studying abroad during the academic year. As a foundational class for the professional program curriculum, the knowledge you gain from Organic will be used in Biochemistry, Intro to Pharm Sci, and many other professional program courses. In the past, students have found it challenging to have a full year between Organic and the P1 Fall semester classes. In addition, because the summer courses are compacted into 8 weeks, students have found they were not able to retain the level of information needed, putting them at a disadvantage in the program. 

In order to be on track for the professional program, you should have approximately 63 credit hours completed by the end of your sophomore year.

Pre-Pharmacy/PharmD Curriculum Guide    -    Pre-Pharmacy Degree Audit Guide  

Sophomore Pre-Pharmacy Students

You should register for Fall classes based on the communication about your PharmD program admission decision.

  • If you have been offered Conditional Admission, the CPHS Office of Student Affairs will register you for required P1 coursework with the exception of PHAR 144/144L and any additional elective course that you plan to take.
  • If you are on Second Review, you are encouraged to complete your fall schedule to align with your secondary academic plan. Once you are admitted to the PharmD program, the CPHS Office of Student Affairs will update your schedule accordingly.

Please generate a new degree audit in MyDUSIS and review the following items:

  • What Other Pre-Pharmacy Requirements do you have left to complete? (i.e. CAPS, Written Communication AOI, Public Speaking)
  • What AOI's do you have left to complete?  (You are responsible for completing the following AOI's: Artistic Experience, 2 Historical Foundations, Global and Cultural Understanding, and Written Communication.)
  • How many General Electives do you have left to complete? (27 credits required - this includes your Artistic Experience, Engaged Citizen, 2 Historical Foundations, and Global and Cultural Understanding AOI's)

In order to be on track for the professional program, you should have 63 credit hours completed by the end of your sophomore year. All required math/sciences courses and CAPS I-IV must be complete by the end of the spring semester.
 

For questions or assistance, please contact Sydni Jennings at sydni.jennings@drake.edu

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