Students at Colorado Northwestern Community College can take the majority of required courses needed to apply to the University of Colorado (CU) Skaggs School of Pharmacy Doctorate Program. Students can take up to 3 years of coursework at CNCC and finish off the last year* of coursework at CU. Students who complete the prerequisites, and complete 1 History course will also earn an Associate of Sciences Degree from CNCC.

Many other Pharmacy Programs have similar prerequisite courses and in conjunction with an Adviser you can create an individualized plan of study to apply to those programs also.

Core Science and Math

Course Credits
General College Biology I & II 10
General College Chemistry I & II 10
Anatomy & Physiology I & II 8
Microbiology 4
Calculus 5
Physics I 5
Total 42

General Education

Courses Credits
Written Communication 6
Oral Communication 3
Arts and Humanities 6
History 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences 6
Microeconomics 3
Electives 22
Total 49

*Students will need to take Organic Chemistry I and II at CU.
*Students will need to take Biochemistry I at CU.

Rangely Campus Plan of Study– A detailed Plan of Study for completing an Associate of Sciences focusing on pre-pharmacy for transfer to a 4-year college.

Due to the wide variety of starting points, and the large number of institutions a student might transfer to, it is highly recommended that you contact an Adviser to explore the specific program that you want apply too.

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Director of Arts & Sciences / Instructor of Biology
Email: Todd Ward, Ph.D.
Phone: (970) 675-3257
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Director of Arts & Sciences
Email: Mary Karen Solomon, M.A.
Phpne: (970) 824-1114