Pharmacology & Toxicology Curriculum

For detailed course descriptions and other information about the curriculum, see the University Catalog.

MS Pharmacology and Toxicology

Curriculum effective Fall, 2014

A minimum of 30 credits of coursework, primarily at the 700 or 800 level, is required. A maximum of 6 credits of courses at the 300 or 400 level can fulfill the coursework requirement.

The following courses are required for all MS students. Under certain circumstances, courses can be waived and replaced by other courses by the program director.

PC701 Physiology I

4 credits

PC702 Physiology II

4 credits

PC711 Principles of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology PC740 Pharmacology

4 credits

PC740 Pharmacology

4 credits

PC801 Research Literature in Pharmacology and Toxicology*

0-1 credit

PC811 Research Techniques Laboratory

3 credits

PC821 Molecular Pharmacology

3 credits

PC851/852/853/854 Advanced Pharmacology and Toxicology (MS students should choose at least one Advanced Pharmacology and Toxicology course)

3 credits

PC880 Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Seminar*

0-1 credit

ST704 Statistics for Research

3 credits

* PC801 and PC880 are required for each matriculated semester, except final semester.  Each course is taken but only 1 credit is earned per semester.

All MS degree students are required to satisfactorily complete a minimum of 10 research credits and defend the Master's thesis.  Submission of a peer-reviewed manuscript is strongly recommended.

PC799 Research (Master's Level)

1-12 credits

 

PhD Pharmacology and Toxicology

Curriculum effective Fall, 2014

A minimum of 30 credits of coursework, primarily at the 700 or 800 level, is required. A maximum of 6 credits of courses at the 300 or 400 level can fulfill the coursework requirement.

The following courses are required for all PhD students. Under certain circumstances, courses can be waived and replaced by other courses by the program director.

PC701 Physiology I

4 credits

PC702 Physiology II

4 credits

PC711 Principles of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology PC740 Pharmacology

4 credits

PC740 Pharmacology

4 credits

PC801 Research Literature in Pharmacology and Toxicology*

0-1 credit

PC811 Research Techniques Laboratory

3 credits

PC821 Molecular Pharmacology

3 credits

PC851/852/853/854 Advanced Pharmacology and Toxicology (PhD students should choose at least one Advanced Pharmacology and Toxicology course)

3 credits

PC880 Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Seminar*

0-1 credit

ST704 Statistics for Research

3 credits

* PC801 and PC880 are required for each matriculated semester, except final semester.  Each course is taken but only 1 credit is earned per semester.

All PhD degree students are required to satisfactorily complete a minimum of 20 research credits, pass comprehensive exam and defend doctoral thesis.  Submission of at least one peer-reviewed manuscript is required.

PC899 Doctoral Research

1-12 credits