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Pre-Pharmacy Major

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by confusedmini, Sep 13, 2018.

  1. confusedmini

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    To go to pharmacy school, is it better to major in Biochemistry or Biology?
     
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  3. princeafrica

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    Major in Biochemistry and apply to med school
     
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  4. NextStepTutor_4

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    Hi @confusedmini! There isn't too much of a difference in terms of a biology or a biochemistry degree for pharmacy school. Both degrees contain courses that are required by pharmacy school. It really depends on what your interests are. Do you prefer a more chemistry oriented approach? You may have heard about concepts such as glycolysis, lipids, or amino acids which are taught profusely in biochemistry. A great way to get a better idea which degree you prefer is to talk to your undergraduate academic adviser. They will show you a list of courses required for each degree.

    Hope this helps!
     
  5. stoichiometrist

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    Major in computer science or engineering and start your career from there. Don't go to pharmacy school.
     
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  6. DruggieDoRight

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    Do a major you enjoy that you have the potential to make a career out of
     

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