2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

TOX 430 Principles of Pharmacological Toxicology

3 hours

This course covers the basic principles of pharmacology - the study of drug effects on living systems - applied to the field of toxicology. Emphasis will be placed on the effects of common drugs and poisons encountered in our daily lives. The toxic actions of the major drug classes are studied along with their pharmacological consequences. Students will develop an understanding of drug actions including the principles of pharmacokinetics, the applications of pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic data to reduce uncertainty as well as their physiological and cellular basis.




ENG 201, BIO 355, CHE 315, TOX 313


This is a lecture only course.