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Psychology 3114 Principles of Psychopharmacology
An introduction to psychopharmacology focusing on key principles related to pharmacokinetics (e.g., routes of drug administration, drug metabolism), pharmacodynamics (e.g., neurotransmitters systems), tolerance, withdrawal, and addiction. Research methods and paradigms in the field are discussed and principles are illustrated with psychoactive drugs such as alcohol.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Psychology 1100 and an additional 0.5 FCE in Psychology

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students with previous credit in Psychology 3401 may not take Psychology 3114/3115 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences