Pharmacology and Toxicology Curriculum

The focus of the pharmacology and toxicology program is on the scientific theory of and research practices in the biomedical sciences. You’ll gain valuable experience in laboratory techniques, research conduct and analysis.

The following is a typical curriculum for pharmacology and toxicology students entering University of the Sciences in Fall 2015; other students should refer to their advisor for their curricula.

First Year

Writing and Rhetoric I, II
General Biology I, II
General Chemistry I, II
General Chemistry Lab I, II
Precalculus, Calculus
Pharmacology/Toxicology Orientation I
Physical Education I, II
Social Sciences Discipline Requirement

Second Year

Functional Human Anatomy and Histology
Introduction to Communication
Introductory Physics I, II
Pharmacology/Toxicology Orientation II
Organic Chemistry I, II
Organic Chemistry Lab I, II
Multidisciplinary Inquiry Requirements
Social Science Discipline Requirement

Third Year

Biochemistry
Physiology I, II
Techniques in Pharmacology/Toxicology
Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar I
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Basics of Microbiology or Microbiology or Principles and Applications of Immunology
Humanities Discipline Requirement
Pharmacology/Toxicology Elective
Free Elective

Fourth Year

Biochemical Pharmacology and Toxicology
Toxicology I and II
Principles of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar II
Pharmacology
Pharmacology/Toxicology Electives
Free Electives

Additional general education courses are required as part of the program.

For detailed course descriptions and other information about the pharmacology and toxicology curriculum, see the University Catalog.

University Catalog
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