2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
  
    Nov 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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DAR* H158 - Biology of Addiction


Credits: 3
Students will be introduced to the basic pharmacology of drugs of abuse, and drug classification as well as the process of neurotransmission and brain functioning when drugs are introduced to the human body. Discussion of how each class of psychoactive substances alters neurotransmission and homeostasis will occur. The course examines the consequences of short- and long-term substance use, abuse, and addiction on all major bodily systems and the fetus.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG* H101.



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