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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dual Degree in Biology and Pharmacy, B.A./Pharm.D

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Biology majors completing the 3+4 Dual Degree Program receive either a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from RWU in addition to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from The Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) Vermont campus. Students matriculate in the Biology program for three years at RWU and, if accepted, attend 4 years of Professional Pharmacy training at ACPHS leading to the Pharm.D. Participating students receive the Bachelor’s in Biology after the first year at ACPHS.

Program Requirements

Students who declare biology and marine biology must achieve a minimum average grade of C- for BIO 103  and BIO 104  in order to advance in these majors. This minimum average grade is a prerequisite for all biology and marine biology courses at the 200-level or above. In order to be considered a candidate for a B.A. or B.S. in biology or marine biology, students must achieve a minimum grade point average of 2.00 (C) averaged over all required courses in biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics.

Required Courses

Other Requirements


(These courses may be used to satisfy Core Concentration requirements.)

Students Pursuing the Bachelor of Arts Dual Degree in Biology/Pharm.D. Must Also Complete the Following Courses at RWU:

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