2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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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