Applicants who deem our program as their first choice should strongly consider submitting their application by May 1, 2024.
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Contact Information

Applicants who deem our program as their first choice should strongly consider submitting their application by May 1, 2024.
3100 Cleburne St.
Gray Hall 134
Houston
Texas
77004
United States
Texas
Yes

Program Application Deadline

June 3, 2024
Applicants who deem our program as their first choice should strongly consider submitting their application by May 1, 2024.
December 1, 2023
Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Yes
Public
No
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
No
Yes

Last Entering Class

68
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

No
No
Yes

Program Description

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS) produces quality health care professionals who are competent in healthcare delivery, including the provision of patient-centered care and other healthcare services and programs. The College prepares students to be leaders in their fields and to be good citizens who utilize their knowledge, skills, and abilities to improve the health and well-being of local, state, national, and global communities.
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.5
2.5
TSU includes every attempt at pre-pharmacy curriculum courses when assessing a student's GPA.
77
40
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
English Composition / Writing ENGL 1301 - English Composition I or any course that satisfies the 010 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Communication) 3 4.5
English Composition / Writing ENGL 1302 - English Composition II or any course that satisfies the 010 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Communication) 3 4.5
Math Math 2312 - Precalculus or any course that satisfies the 020 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Mathematics) 3 4.5
Other Any course that satisfies the 030 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Life and Physical Science)

***Courses that satisfy addition science requirements below may satisfy this requirement as well. Generally, CHEM 1311 - General Chemistry I Lecture is used to satisfy this requirement
3 4.5
Other Any course that satisfies the 030 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Life and Physical Science)

***Courses that satisfy addition science requirements below may satisfy this requirement as well. Generally,
CHEM 1312 - General Chemistry II Lecture is used to satisfy this requirement
3 4.5
Other Any course that satisfies the 040 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)

Generally, ENGL 2327 - American Literature I, HIST 2311 - Western Civilizations I, or PHIL 1301 - Intro. to Philosophy is used to satisfy this requirement
3 4.5
Other Any course that satisfies the 050 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Creative Arts)

Generally, ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation, DANC 2303 – Dance Appreciation, or DRAM 1310 - Theater Appreciation is used to satisfy this requirement
3 4.5
Other Any course that satisfies the 060 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (American History)

Generally, HIST 1301 - United States History I or HIST 2381 - African American History I is used to satisfy this requirement
3 4.5
Other Any course that satisfies the 060 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (American History)

Generally, HIST 1302 - United States History II or HIST 2382 - African American History II is used to satisfy this requirement
3 4.5
Other Any course that satisfies the 070 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Government/Political Science)

Federal Government - Generally, GOVT 2305 - Federal Government (Federal constitution & topics) is used to satisfy this requirement
3 4.5
Other Any course that satisfies the 070 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Government/Political Science)

State and Local Governments - Generally, GOVT 2306 - Texas Government (Texas constitution & topics) is used to satisfy this requirement
3 4.5
Social/Behavioral Science Any course that satisfies the 080 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Social and Behavioral Sciences)

Generally, PSYC 2301 - Generally Psychology, PSYC 2308 - Child Psychology, ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics, ANTH 2346 - General Anthropology, SOCI 1301 - Introduction to Sociology, or SOCI 2319 - Minority Studies is used to satisfy this requirement
3 4.5
Other Any course that satisfies the 090 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Social and Behavioral Sciences)

***Courses that satisfy addition science requirements below may satisfy this requirement as well. Generally, BIOL 1306 - General Chemistry I Lecture is used to satisfy this requirement
3 4.5
Other Any course that satisfies the 090 Texas Core Curriculum Requirement (Social and Behavioral Sciences)

***Courses that satisfy addition science requirements below may satisfy this requirement as well. Generally, MATH 2413 - Calculus I Lecture is used to satisfy this requirement
3 4.5
Biology/Biological Science BIOL 1406 - Biology I with Lab

*** If your school separates Biology I into a 3 SCH lecture and 1 SCH lab both individual Courses are required.
4 6.0
Biology/Biological Science BIOL 1407 - Biology II with Lab

*** If your school separates Biology II into a 3 SCH lecture and 1 SCH lab both individual Courses are required.
4 6.0
Anatomy & Physiology BIOL 2404 - Anatomy & Physiology

*** If your school separates Anatomy & Physiology into a 3 SCH lecture and 1 SCH lab both individual Courses are required.

***If you take an Anatomy & Physiology I and Anatomy & Physiology II you must take both semesters of A&P with the required labs
4 6.0
Microbiology BIOL 2420 - Microbiology for Non-Science Majors

*** If your school separates Microbiology into a 3 SCH lecture and 1 SCH lab both individual Courses are required.
4 6.0
Math MATH 2413 - Calculus I

***A 3 SCH calculus course may be accepted, but an additional semester credit hour of general electives will be required.
4 6.0
Math MATH 1342 - Elementary Statistics 3 4.5
Chemistry CHEM 1411 - General Chemistry I

*** If your school separates General Chemistry I into a 3 SCH lecture and 1 SCH lab both individual Courses are required.
4 6.0
Chemistry CHEM 1412 - General Chemistry II

*** If your school separates General Chemistry II into a 3 SCH lecture and 1 SCH lab both individual Courses are required.
4 6.0
Chemistry CHEM 2423 - Organic Chemistry I

*** If your school separates Organic Chemistry I into a 3 SCH lecture and 1 SCH lab both individual Courses are required.
4 6.0
Chemistry CHEM 2325 - Organic Chemistry II

*** If your school separates Organic Chemistry II into a 3 SCH lecture and 1 SCH lab both individual Courses are required.
4 6.0
Physics PHYS 1401 - College Physics I

*** If your school separates College Physics I into a 3 SCH lecture and 1 SCH lab both individual Courses are required.
4 6.0
Prerequisites courses are to be completed in the spring semester prior to fall enrollment. With approved exceptions, students may be able to take pre-requisite courses during the summer immediately preceding enrollment. Please contact the admissions department for exception approval.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
Yes

Supplemental Materials

Yes
No
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
No
Yes

Observation Hours

No
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Faculty Advisor: REQUIRED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Professor (Any Subject Area): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
Yes

Residency

No
No
Yes

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Foreign (non-US) Citizens, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
Students offered admission are to mail their final transcripts to: Texas Southern University-College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Gray Hall, Room 134 Office of Student Services 3100 Cleburne Houston, Texas 77004 A list of approved evaluation services can be fount at the following site: http://www.tsu.edu/admissions/international/index.html
Yes
TOEFL is required only for non-U.S. Citizens. Further details can be found at: http://www.tsu.edu/admissions/international/index.html
No
Details on Post-B.S. Pharm.D. Programs
No
Yes

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers, Multiple applicants with one or more interviewers
Yes
In order to be considered for an interview with our Admissions Committee, the prospective student file must be verified by PharmCAS. Applicant must meet criteria set by the Admissions and Academic Standards Committee to interview. Prospective student will be notified by e-mail only to interview.
Yes

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
$500.00
2024-08-19
http://www.tsu.edu/academics/colleges-and-schools/college-of-pharmacy-and-health-sciences/pdf/handbook/student-handbook2019.pdf
Yes
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No
Yes