Pre-pharmacy students can opt to earn this bachelor's degree as you work toward your Doctor of Pharmacy. The bachelor's degree is awarded at the end of the second professional year of pharmacy school.
This degree is available only to USC Pharm.D. students who have completed pre-pharmacy coursework and the first two years of the professional program, as well as all Carolina Core requirements. It combines core and laboratory-based coursework to prepare you to be a well-rounded, well-educated scientist. You cannot practice pharmacy or care for patients in the U.S. with this degree.
A Long Tradition
Study in a nationally recognized program that has been educating pharmacists for more than 150 years.
Build a Network
Build a network of pharmacists, researchers and professionals through our renowned faculty and expansive alumni network.
Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center
Unite the study and practice of pharmacy with the exciting opportunities of entrepreneurship and innovation.
Earn a four-year degree while working toward your ultimate goal: a University of South Carolina Pharm.D. degree.
What You’ll Study
Since this degree is designed for students who intend to pursue the Doctor of Pharmacy, you must be accepted into our Pharm.D. program to meet its requirements, and you must not possess a prior baccalaureate or higher degree. The pre-pharmacy and professional years one and two coursework, supplemented with several additional courses, fulfills the degree requirements.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Understanding and using specialized language and vocabulary in health care settings
Introducing new ideas, methods or products to improve performance or achieve a specific goal
Providing assistance and support to customers to ensure satisfaction with a product or service
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Working with professionals from different disciplines to provide coordinated care or services
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Pharmacy Assistant
- Pharmacy Intern
- Pharmacy Technician
- Pharmacy Clerk
- Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
- Health Care