The BS in Pharmacology & Toxicology is offered to undergraduates who are interested in gaining a comprehensive understanding of the actions of drugs and toxic agents on living cells and tissues.
Pharmacology, simply defined, is the study of the interaction of drugs with living systems. This subject has a fascinating history and continues to be relevant in modern times. Students are encouraged to do research projects with the faculty who have research interests in neuropharmacology, behavioral pharmacology, toxicology, pharmacogenomics & toxicogenomics.
The broad academic background provides students with a wide array of career opportunities. Many graduates enter medical or dental schools or pursue graduate studies in pharmacology or other biochemical sciences. Pharmacology graduates find employment in technical, production/analytical, or sales positions as research scientists or drug information specialists in the pharmaceutical industry, government, university laboratories, & hospitals.