First-year, first-semester major changes:
First-year incoming students not admitted directly to the Pharmacy Studies, Pre-Professional major upon admission to UConn may request a change to the major during their first semester at UConn. The deadline to declare the major change is the last day of semester classes (not finals) of the student’s first semester of attendance. Students wishing to change their major must meet with a pharmacy advisor (or regional campus advisor) and submit the major change form on the School of Pharmacy’s website.
Continuing undergraduate and incoming transfer student major changes:
Continuing undergraduates and incoming transfer students enrolled at any UConn campus may apply to the Pharmacy Studies, Pre-Professional major when they have met the following requirements:
- Be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and not on academic warning, probation, or eligible for dismissal.
- Completion of two pre-professional STEM prerequisite courses in two different departments (or their equivalents) in a single semester, earning a grade of C or higher in both:
- BIOL 1107
- CHEM 1127Q (or CHEM 1124Q and 1125Q)
- CHEM 1128Q (or CHEM 1126Q)
- MATH 1131Q
- PHYS 1201Q
- CHEM 2443
- CHEM 2444
- MCB 2610
- MCB 2000 or MCB 3010
- PNB 2264 or 2774
- PNB 2265 or 2775 & 2776
- Have multiple semesters of the above listed prerequisite courses remaining to complete prior to applying to the professional Pharm.D. program. Students who are in the process of applying via PharmCAS should remain in their declared major.
Students wishing to change their major must meet with a pharmacy advisor (or regional campus advisor) and submit the major change form and unofficial transcript(s) from any non-UConn institution(s) (if applicable) on the School of Pharmacy’s website. Major change applications for continuing undergraduate and incoming transfer students are accepted on a rolling basis.
**Note: The School of Pharmacy allows application to the professional pharmacy program from any major. You do not need to be declared as a Pharmacy Studies, Pre-Professional major to apply to the professional program in PharmCAS.**