College of Pharmacy

Prerequisite Equivalents from Northwestern University

633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208

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Chicago State University Semester Hrs Required Northwestern University
English Composition I-1270
English Composition II-1280
6 Two Freshmen Seminars
General Biology
(minimum two semesters with laboratory)
8 Biology 110-1, 2 or 3 or 210-1, 2 or 3
(must include all systems)
3 Course not offered at undergraduate level, must take at another institution *See Below
General Chemistry
(minimum two semesters with laboratory)
8 Chemistry 101, 102 and 103 or 171 and 172
Organic Chemistry
(minimum two semesters with laboratory)
8 Chemistry 210-1, 2 and 3 or 212-1, 2 and 3
Physics with lab
(mechanics, thermodynamics, force and motion must be included, May be non-calculus based)
3 Physics 130-1 and 2 or 135-1 and 2
(integration and differentiation)
3 Math 214-1 or 210-2
Speech (public speaking) - 2030 3 Communications 101 or 102
(micro, macro or general)
3 Economics 101, 102 or 202
Sociology or Psychology 3 Sociology 110 or Psychology 110
Statistics 3 Statistics 202 or 210
Additional Coursework
(divided among the social and behavioral sciences, humanities, fine arts, foreign language, business or computer science)
11 General Education Electives

*Course must be a Human Anatomy class (ex. Human Structure and Function or Human Anatomy) and not Human Physiology. Students will take Human Physiology upon admittance to CSU’s College of Pharmacy professional program.


Please note that every course from every school may not appear here. If a course does not appear for your transfer institution, check with the appropriate department to determine course-for-course equivalency

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