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Pharmacology and Toxicology BS - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 04.00 BIOLOGICAL SCI UNCLASSFD, CIP: 26.1007 Pharmacology and Toxicology)

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

955 Main Street
3rd Floor, Suite 3102
Buffalo, NY 14203

Arin Bhattacharjee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies

David Dietz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Completing the Pharmacology and Toxicology BS Program

Academic Requirements

All undergraduate majors include at least 24-credit hours at the upper division (at least 300-level).

Academic Advice

Students must complete all courses with a 2.700 overall GPA or higher.  

Transfer Credit Policy

Transfer students should obtain admission to the university through the Office of Admissions before applying to the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. Students must complete their university application (which includes sending official transcripts of the fall semester work) prior to January 15th. The department will evaluate prerequisite courses previously taken as possible substitutes for required courses.

Prerequisite Courses

Required Courses

BCH 403 Biochemical Principles
BIO 200 Evolutionary Biology
BIO 201 Cell Biology
BIO 211 Cell Biology Lab
CHE 101 General Chemistry & CHE 113, or CHE 105 Chemistry: Principles and Applications
CHE 102 General Chemistry & CHE 114, or CHE 106 Chemistry: Principles and Applications
CHE 203/CHE 205 Organic Chemistry
CHE 204/CHE 206 Organic Chemistry
MTH 121 Survey of Calculus and Its Applications I or MTH 141 College Calculus I
MTH 122 Survey of Calculus and Its Applications II or MTH 142 College Calculus II
PHY 101/PHY 151 College Physics I/Lab* or PHY 107/PHY 158 General Physics I/Lab*
PHY 102/PHY 152 College Physics II/Lab* or PHY 108/PHY 158 General Physics II/Lab*
PMY 302 Introduction to Pharmacology
PMY 405 Integrative and Applied Pharmacology I
PMY 406 Integrative and Applied Pharmacology II
PMY 409 Experimental Pharmacology
PMY 455 Toxicology Fundamentals 
PMY 311 Chemistry of Drug Action
PGY 451 Human Physiology I
PGY 452 Human Physiology II
STA 119 or PSY 207 Statistical Methods or Psychological Statistics
5 Science electives, at least 4 of which must be completed at the 300/400 level


*Only one Physics Lab is required for the major

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Pharmacology and Toxicology BS degree
Credits Required for Major94
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum  32
Additional Credits Required for Electives 0
Total Credits Required for Degree 126

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Nov 28, 2022 13:04:13