Queen's University
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics Learning Track

If you have a curiosity for the beneficial and/or detrimental effects of drugs and environmental chemicals, you will find particular interest in this learning track. Courses in this learning track cover both fundamental and advanced pharmacological and toxicological principles. Specifically, these courses examine the mechanism of action and resultant physiological effects of drugs and chemicals on the body, as well as how the body handles (i.e. absorbs, distributes, metabolizes, and excretes) these drugs and chemicals. If you are interested in earning credit in this learning track, you must take the following five mandatory courses, as well as one of the additional courses presented below.

This track requires a total of 18.0 Units; 15.0 mandatory and 3.0 additional

Mandatory Courses

Core Course

BMED 473 Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

Available in 2017/2018
3.0 Units
Dr. Nikki Philbrook

Core Course

PHAR 270 Fundamentals of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Available in Summer 2017Winter 2018
3.0 Units
Dr. Jeanne Mulder

Core Course

PHAR 100 Introductory Pharmacology

Available in Spring 2017Fall 2017Winter 2018
3.0 Units
Dr. Jeanne Mulder, Dr. William Racz

Option Course

PHAR 380 Drug and Environmental Toxicology

Available in 2017/2018
3.0 Units
Dr. Nikki Philbrook

Option Course

PHAR 480 Drug Discovery and Development

Available in 2017/2018
3.0 Units
Dr. Terence Ozolins

Choose a Minimum of 1 Additional Courses

Option Course

BMED 381 Clinical and Diagnostic Chemistry

Available in 2017/2018
3.0 Units
Dr. Hisham Elbatarny

Option Course

BMED 384 Intensive Laboratory Course

Available in 2017/2018
3.0 Units
Dr. Michael Adams

Option Course

CRSS 454 Cardiovascular Sciences

Available in 2017/2018
3.0 Units
Dr. Michael Adams