Aug 10, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 4210 - Psychopharmacology

Designed for non-science majors, the course discusses general principles of drug action and classifications of psychoactive drugs in clinical use. The following drugs commonly employed in chemotherapy are discussed: central stimulants, tranquilizers, sedative-hypnotics, opiates, psychedelics, alcohol, marijuana, hormones, and contraceptives. The goal is to provide the student with a general knowledge of the drugs commonly encountered in the mental-health professions.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisite is nine credits in PSY or permission. This course is offered every spring.

Credits: 3

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