No history of felony and must register with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician trainee.
Receive a CPR training conducted by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association.
Provide evidence of college ready status by complying with the following:
Submit previous college and high school official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended into the Lone Star College System to the academic counselors at any campus;
Enrollment for the Fall daytime certificate program begins in May and continues until spaces are filled.
Enrollment for the Spring daytime certificate program begins in November and continues until spaces are filled.
Enrollment for the Fall certificate program begins in April and continues until spaces are filled with the deadline for program application due no later than the last Monday in July. A student is eligible for program application once the prerequisite pharmacy courses (PHRA 1305, PHRA 1309, PHRA 1413, PHRA 1102) have been completed, or are near completion, with a grade of ‘C’, or better, in all prerequisite courses.
Enrollment for the Spring certificate program begins in October and continues until spaces are filled with the deadline for program application due no later than the first Monday in December. A student is eligible for program application once the prerequisite pharmacy courses (PHRA 1305, PHRA 1309, PHRA 1413, PHRA 1102) have been completed, or are near completion, with a grade of ‘C’, or better, in all prerequisite courses.
Documentation of Current Immunizations: MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), Hepatitis B, Varicella, TB (PPD)Skin Test
Admission Criteria for the AAS Degree Program
Applicants must be a certified pharmacy technician and registered with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.
All official transcripts from any previously-attended colleges, universities or other institutions of post-high school must have been received by Admissions and processed.
Applicants must have official documentation of college-level reading, writing, and math by:
submitting previous college and/or high school transcriptions showing appropriate grades from college-level classes;
submitting COMPASS, THEA, or ASSET exam scores; or
taking and passing an assessment text such as THEA or COMPASS at any campus assessment center.
PLA options are available for those who do not complete the certificate program from an accredited institution. Please contact Dr. Nancy Lim for more details.
Humanities Course Credit for AAS Degree programs: New Humanities/Fine Arts Requirement starting Fall 2015. Effective Fall, 2015 all students applying to an AAS health occupation program must complete an approved Humanities/Fine Arts course from the new core as listed in the 2014-2015 catalog. See approved 2014-2015 humanities course requirement list. Students applying to an AAS health occupation program before Fall, 2015 may fulfill the Humanities/Fine Arts requirement from either the 2013-2014 and the 2014-2015 catalogs. See approved 2013-2014 humanities course requirement list. Some AAS health occupation programs have a designated Humanities/Fine Arts course for their admission requirement. Please check the program requirements on their websites.
Lone Star College System Policy is consistent with Texas law as to requirements and admission of any resident or non-resident student. For admission and tuition purposes, residency is defined within Texas Education Code §54.052.
In addition, LSCS will notify students prior to, but not as a condition or requirement of admission, that health care facilities will require students to have a Social Security number or a Visa as a condition of being assigned to a clinical facility. Students who are unable to complete the LSCS health program clinical skills requirement will not be able to complete the program due to a lack of clinical placement.
Additionally, LSCS will notify students that a Social Security number or a Visa may be required for a background check, and may also be required for taking the licensing examination upon completion of program requirements.