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Associate in Science


The Pre-Pharmacy program is intended for persons who plan to pursue a professional career in pharmacy. The plan of study presents a challenging blend of natural and physical sciences and can be tailored to meet individual needs. If you complete the program outlined, you are reasonably assured of being able to transfer with junior standing to most colleges and universities in Washington State. You are urged to consult with your advisor as you plan your curriculum and select electives. This will allow your advisor to coordinate your program with the requirements of the institution to which you expect to transfer.

Be certain to meet with your advisor to select a sequence of classes that will meet your transfer goals.

Program Outcomes

Please refer to the Distribution Requirements and their criteria listed on pages 36-38 of the 2013-14 Centralia College catalog.

Fall Quarter, First Year

BIOL& 221 Majors Ecology/Evolution (S) 5
CHEM& 161 General Chem w/lab I (S) 6
ENGL& 101 Composition (C) 5
  Total Credits 16

Winter Quarter, First Year

BIOL& 222 Majors Cell/Molecular (S) 5
CHEM& 162 General Chemistry w/lab II (S) 6
MATH& 151 Calculus I (M) 5
  Total Credits 16

Spring Quarter, First Year

BIOL& 223 Majors Organismal Phys (S) 5
CHEM& 163 General Chemistry w/lab III (S) 6
MATH& 152 Calculus II (M) 5
  Total Credits 16

Fall Quarter, Second Year

Biology/Chemistry sequence** 5-6
Health and Fitness Distribution (HF) 3
Social Science Distribution (SS)* 5
  Total Credits 13-14

Winter Quarter, Second Year

Biology/Chemistry sequence** 5-6
MATH& 146 Introduction to Stats (M) 5
Humanities Distribution (H)* 5
  Total Credits 15-16

Spring Quarter, Second Year

Biology/Chemistry sequence** 5-6
Social Science or Humanities Distributions (H or SS)* 5
Elective 5
  Total Credits 15-16

*Students are required to complete 3-5 credits in a Diversity course (D). A list of courses that satisfy the Diversity Requirement can be found in the college catalog.

Science electives: BIOL& 241, 242, 243 Human A & P w/lab I-III; CHEM& 261, 262, 263 Organic Chemistry w/lab I-III; PHYS& 221, 222, 223 Engineering Physics I-III.

**Biology majors should select Organic Chemistry or Anatomy & Physiology and Microbiology for second year sequence.

Updated 2014