BIO-339 : Pharmacology

A one-semester course designed to provide the biology major with an in-depth understanding of the pharmacologic principles regarding particular medical issues. Receptor mechanisms are applied as they relate to the therapeutic application of drugs and the major side effects and adverse reactions of commonly used drugs. Descriptions of drugs classified as autonomic, central nervous system, cardiovascular, endocrine, and chemotherapeutic agents are studied. 3 credits PREREQUISITES: BIO 110, BIO 120, CHM 111-113, AND CHM 112-114. COREQUISITES: CHM 211-213 AND CHM 212-214. BIO 205 AND 206 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.