A: No, unfortunately only students who enter UCSD as freshmen will be eligible to apply for the program. Transfer students will need to apply to the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the more "normal" time, during the summer before the year they will graduate with the B.S.
A: No, there is no special way in which to indicate interest in the program at the time of application to UC.
A: Upon completing a standard first two years as a Pharmacological Chemistry major in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry a student will apply to the program.
A: A student should complete the following courses before applying to the seven-year program:
In addition, students will take general education and writing/humanities courses as required by their college.
A: No, all six of UCSD's colleges will provide excellent preparation for entrance to the seven-year degree program.
A: Yes, a student must be a Pharmacological Chemistry major in order to be eligible to apply.
A: Then at least one quarter prior to applying to the B.S./Pharm.D. program you must officially change your major to Pharmacological Chemistry.
A: No, there will be a competitive application process. The SPPS Admissions Committee will make offers based on the application materials and interviews.
A: Then you should finish out your undergraduate program and apply to the SPPS at the usual time, entering after you graduate with your B.S.