Pharmacology (PHAR)

Explanation of Course Numbers

  • Courses in the 1000s are primarily introductory undergraduate courses
  • Those in the 2000–4000s are upper-division undergraduate courses that can also be taken for graduate credit with permission and additional work
  • Those in the 6000s and 8000s are for master’s, doctoral, and professional-level students
  • The 6000s are open to advanced undergraduate students with approval of the instructor and the dean or advising office

PHAR 6201. Pharmacology. 5 Credits.

Required for second-year medical students. Lectures, laboratory, and conferences on interaction of drugs and biological systems as a basis for rational disease therapy. Prerequisite: Bioc 201; Phyl 201, 212.

PHAR 6202. Pharmacology. 1-5 Credits.

Required for second-year medical students. Lectures, laboratory, and conferences on interaction of drugs and biological systems as a basis for rational disease therapy. Prerequisite: Bioc 201; Phyl 201, 212.

PHAR 6205. Pharmacology. 3 Credits.

Basic principles of pharmacology, including receptor mechanisms, drug distribution and metabolism, and pharmacokinetics. Lectures, laboratories, and tutorials on the interactions of drugs and biological systems as a basis for rational disease therapy. Prerequisite: BMSC 8210, 8212; or permission of instructor.     (Fall).

PHAR 6206. Advanced Pharmacology. 3 Credits.

Lectures on the interactions of drugs and specific organ systems. Tutorials on current research in pharmacology and toxicology. Prerequisite: PHAR 6205.    (Spring).

PHAR 6207. Basic Principles of Pharmacol.. 2 Credits.

Drug disposition. Autonomic nervous system, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal drugs. Psychopharmacology. Analgesics, sedatives, anticonvulsants. Chemotherapy, toxicology, endocrinology.

PHAR 6208. Pharm in Dis. Pathophysiology. 2 Credits.

The pharmacology of disease management.

PHAR 6501. Readings in Pharmacology. 1-12 Credits.

Readings, discussions, and/or preparation of report. Student can choose to work with one or more faculty members in the department on a topic of mutual interest.

PHAR 6502. Clinical Use of Drugs. 3 Credits.

Discussion of the rational use of drugs in the treatment of disease. Independent reading and study.

PHAR 8800. Summer Remedial Pharmacology 1. 6 Credits.

PHAR 8801. Summer Remedial Pharmacology 2. 2 Credits.