Transfer

Change of major requirements for Current UCI Students

Current UC Irvine students wishing to major in Pharmaceutical Sciences must meet the following requirements. Undergraduates wishing to major in Pharmaceutical Sciences should:

  1. Review Change of Major requirements
  2. Submit a Change of Major application through Student Access
  3. Attend a Change of Major workshop.
RequirementsDescription
GPACumulative GPA of 2.5
Most recent quarterly GPA of 2.5
Course Grades3.0 minimum GPA for all UCI courses taken that count toward the major requirements.

3.0 minimum GPA for all transfer courses taken that count toward the major requirements.
Course RequirementsCompletion of Chem 1A-1C/LC-LD and Biological Sciences 93 and 94.
OtherStudents who have completed more than 90 units at UCI must have completed additional courses required to make normal progress toward completion of the degree within a timely manner (4 academic years for students admitted as freshmen, 3 academic years for transfer students).

Admission Requirements for Transfer Students

Required for Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences unless otherwise specified:

  • Meet all basic UC admission requirements with a minimum grade of C or better
  • Complete 60 semester or 90 quarter units of UC transferable credit by the end of the spring term prior to the fall quarter of enrollment

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Additional Requirements:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (3.4 for TAG)
  • Complete one year of general chemistry with laboratory equivalent to UCI’s Chemistry 1A-1C and 1LC-1LD AND one year of biology courses equivalent to UCI’s Biological Sciences 93 and 94 with a grade of “B” or better in each course

Additional Requirements for Fall 2020 Enrollment:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (3.4 for TAG)
  • Complete one year of general chemistry with laboratory equivalent to UCI’s Chemistry 1A/1B/1C and 1LC/1LD with a grade of B or better
  • Complete one year of organic chemistry with laboratory equivalent to UCI’s Chemistry 51A/51B/51C and 51LB/51LC/51LD with a grade of B or better
  • Complete one year of general biology courses equivalent to UCI’s Biological Sciences 93 and 94 with a grade of B or better
  • Complete one quarter or semester of genetics equivalent to UCI’s Biological Sciences 97 with a grade of B or better
  • Complete one quarter or semester of biochemistry equivalent to UCI’s Biological Sciences 98 with a grade of B or better
  • Complete one quarter or semester of molecular biology equivalent to UCI’s Biological Sciences 99 with a grade of B or better

Notes:

Note: To complete the BS degree in two years, transfer students must complete all of the above-listed courses.

at are transferable to UC Irvine and the Pharmaceutical Sciences major.