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Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Pharmacology and Toxicology BS/MS - Program Requirements

Pharmacology & Toxicology

955 Main Street
3rd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Arin Bhattacharjee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
David Dietz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Interim Chair
(HEGIS: 04.09 PHARMCOLOGY-HUMAN-ANIMAL, CIP: 26.1007 Pharmacology and Toxicology)

Completing the Pharmacology and Toxicology BS/MS Program

Academic Advice

Applications are accepted only from registered University at Buffalo PMY majors during their junior year. The Graduate Record Exam is not a requirement for admission. Forms and applications should be filed by April 1st.

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 February 15th. The department will evaluate prerequisite courses previously taken as possible substitutes for required courses.

Prerequisite Courses

BIO 200 Evolutionary Biology (5)
BIO 201 Cell Biology (4)
CHE 101 General Chemistry or CHE 105 Chemistry: Principles and Applications (5)
CHE 102 General Chemistry or CHE 106 Chemistry: Principles and Applications (5)
CHE 201 Organic Chemistry (5)
CHE 202 Organic Chemistry (5)
MTH 121 Survey of Calculus and Its Applications I or MTH 141 College Calculus I (4)
MTH 122 Survey of Calculus and Its Applications II or MTH 142 College Calculus II (4)
PHY 101/PHY 151 College Physics I/Lab* or PHY 107 General Physics I (4)
PHY 102/PHY 152 College Physics II/Lab* or PHY 108/PHY 158 General Physics II/Lab* (4)

Required Courses

BCH 403 Biochemical Principles (4)
PMY 311 Chemistry of Drug Action (3)
PMY 405 Essentials of Pharmacology 1 (5) (Note: students in BS/MS are waived from 406.  They take 503 instead)
PMY 409 Experimental Pharmacology (4)
PMY 455 Toxicology Fundamentals (4)
PGY 451 Human Physiology I (4)
PGY 452 Human Physiology II (3)
STA 119 or Statistical Methods or PSY 207 Psychological Statistics (4)
PMY 503 Fundamentals of Pharmacology (5)
PMY 516 Molecular Neuropsychopharmacology (3)
PMY 517 Cancer and Cardiovascular Pharmacology (2)
SSC 640 or LAI 648 Graduate Research Ethics Course (3)
PMY xxx Graduate Electives (12-13)
PMY 751/752 Thesis Research (4-5)

Total Credit Hours Required

Credits Required for Major (Undergraduate)76
Credits Required for Major (Graduate)30
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum  32
Additional Credits Required for Electives 0
Total Credits Required for Degree 138


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.

Pharmacology & Toxicology

955 Main Street
3rd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Arin Bhattacharjee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
David Dietz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Interim Chair
(HEGIS: 04.09 PHARMCOLOGY-HUMAN-ANIMAL, CIP: 26.1007 Pharmacology and Toxicology)
Published: August 16, 2018 09:19:51 AM