Core Courses

Students in the MS in Pharmacology program must complete 30 credits of coursework with a B average or better in order to graduate.  Credits can be completed in two full-time semesters or it can be done on a part-time basis. There are 23 credits of required core courses that students must take in the fall and spring semesters as noted below. The 7 elective credits can be done with a research focus or with just coursework. In any case, full-time, in this context, is defined as 15 credits per semester. The required courses are:



Principles of Pharmacology (4 credits)



Fundamentals of Physiology (5 credits) - Also given in the summer


Cell and Molecular Physiology (Biochemistry) (4 credits)



Graduate Pharmacology (10 credits)