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Pharmacology Concentration Requirements Admission Pre-Fall Semester 2018

By default, students may complete the Master of Science degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology by completing at least 31 credits.

Required Courses (8 credits)

  • PHM 819 Principles of Drug-Tissue Interaction (2)
  • PHM 822 Academic & Research Integrity (1)
    (effective for students accepted as of SS2014)
  • PHM 830 Experimental Design and Data Analysis (3)
  • PHM 982 Special Problems in Pharmacology or Toxicology (2)

Elective Science Courses for the Pharmacology concentration (minimum of 8 credits)

  • PHM 430 Human Pharmacology 3
  • PHM 431 Pharmacology of Drug Addicition 3
  • PHM 829 Neuropharmacology 2
  • PHM 834 Respiratory Pharmacology 2
  • PHM 835 Biopharmaceuticals: Development to Manufacturing 3
  • PHM 837 Autonomic Pharmacology 1
  • HM 833* Intro to Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting and Public Health 3

Other Elective Science courses

  • PHM 450 Introduction to Toxicology 3
  • PHM 813 Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Toxicology (3)
  • PHM 817 Neurotoxicology 2
  • PHM 828 Concepts in Carcinogenesis 2
  • PHM 831 Endocrine/Reproduction Pharmacology and Toxicology 2
  • PHM 833 Gastrointestinal and Liver Pharmacology and Toxicology 2
  • PHM 840 Safety Pharmacology 2
  • PHM 841 Cellular and Molecular Toxicology 3
  • BLD 830* Concepts in Molecular Biology 2
  • HM 803* Epidemiology and Public Health 3
  • HM 806* Environment Factors of Health 3
  • VM 812* Food Safety Toxicology 3

Professional Elective courses (no more than 5 credits)

  • PHM 850 Communications for Biomedical Rsearchers 2
  • PHM 851 Intellectual Property & Patent Law 2
  • PHM 854 Leadership & Team-Building for Scientists 2
  • PHM 855 Business of Biomedical Research Organizations 2
  • PHM 857 Intro to Project Management 2
  • PHM 858 The Drug Development Process 3
  • BLD 842* Managing Biomedical Lab Operations 2