200 Level Pharmacology Course Details


Introductory Pharmacology
Fall term only, M, W, F 14:00
Coordinator: Dr A Holt

Prerequisites: CHEM 101 and BIOL 107. Limited to 2nd and 3rd year students only.
Grading: The final grade is based on two midterm examinations and a final examination, all in multiple-choice format.


An introduction to the discipline of pharmacology. What are drugs and how do they bring about their effects? How and why do drugs work in a dose-dependent manner? What happens to a drug after you swallow or inject it? These and related questions are addressed and the underlying pharmacological principles illustrated with a variety of theoretical and real-life examples.