Areas of Study

Course Overview

This course provides the student with a better understanding of pharmacology from chemical and biochemical perspectives. The areas covered in this course include: classifications of drugs, routes of ingestion, chemical and biochemical structures of medications, metabolism of drugs, effects of drugs, and the relationship between the structures of some drugs and the structures of some important chemicals in the body. The course also covers material specifically related to ototoxic medications.

Prerequisites: CHE 211 or enrollment in the graduate Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences program or Permission of Instructor.

Credit: 3