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1000. Drugs:Actions and Impact on Health and Society

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to Pharmacy students. Not open to students who have passed PHAR 2000 when taken as Drugs: Actions and Impact on Health and Society.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introductory survey of common drugs used medically and nonmedically. Biological emphasis with historical, cultural, social implications. General Concepts: mechanisms of action, modification drug response, new drug development. CA 3.

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1001. Toxic Chemicals and Health

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to pharmacy students in the Professional Program.

Grading Basis: Graded

An elementary service course which will provide an understanding of the issues and problems associated with evaluating human health risks from voluntary and involuntary exposure to toxic chemicals. An appreciation of toxic chemical risks as compared to other societal health risks, the processes of scientific risk assessment, and social management of toxic chemical risks will be gained. CA 3.

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1005. Molecules in the Media

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to pharmacy students in the Professional Program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to the fundamental concepts of chemistry and biology within the context of common molecules discussed in the media. Major topics include the structure and function of essential biological macromolecules, the mechanisms through which various molecules regulate natural processes, and the design and development of synthetic small molecules as therapeutic agents. CA 3.

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2000. Special Topics

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Credits and hours as determined by the Senate Curricula and Courses Committee. May be repeated for credit with a change in topic.

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3012. Pharmacy Research Seminar

Also offered as: PHRX 3012

1.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Recommended Preparation: A cumulative gpa of 2.3 or above is normally required. May be repeated to a maximum of three credits.

Grading Basis: Graded

A seminar series providing an overview of current research areas and contemporary issues in pharmacy practice and the pharmaceutical sciences.

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3087W. Honors Thesis in Pharmacy

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 or 1011 or 2011; open only to honors students within the School of Pharmacy.

Grading Basis: Honors Credit

Open only to honors students within the School of Pharmacy with consent of the instructor and Associate Dean.

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3095. Special Topics

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open only to Pharmacy students.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course may be repeated for credit.

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3099. Undergraduate Research

Also offered as: PHRX 3099

1.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Designed primarily for qualified students who wish to extend their knowledge in the various fields represented in the School of Pharmacy. A divisional and pharmacy cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or above is normally required for enrollment. A written summary of work performed is required at the end of each semester. May be repeated for credit.

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4000. Personalized Medicine

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BIOL 1107; open to juniors or higher. Not open to students who have passed PHAR 3095 when offered as Pharmacogenomics.

Grading Basis: Graded

Overview of personalized medicine. Discussion of individual response to treatment based on genetics, adaptation of treatment plans and medicines, phenotypes, genetics and environment, life style changes, and genomes.

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