Molecular and Medical Pharmacology Courses

Lower-Division Courses

19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars. (1) Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

99. Student Research Program. (1 to 2) Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower-division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

Upper-Division Courses

M110A. Drugs: Mechanisms, Uses, and Misuse. (4) (Same as Molecular Toxicology M110A.) Lecture, four hours (seven weeks); discussion, four hours (three weeks). Requisites: Life Sciences 2, 3. Course M110A is requisite to 110B. Introduction to pharmacology and toxicology for undergraduate students, emphasizing drug development and mechanisms of action of drugs and toxic agents. Letter grading.

110B. Drugs: Mechanisms, Uses, and Misuse. (4) Lecture, four hours (seven weeks); discussion, four hours (three weeks). Requisites: course M110A, Life Sciences 2, 3. Introduction to pharmacology for undergraduate students, emphasizing principles underlying mechanism of action of drugs, their development, control, rational use, and misuse. Letter grading.

194. Group Seminars and Discussions: Cross-Disciplinary Scholars in Science and Technology Project. (4) Seminar, two hours; discussion, two hours. Limited to Cross-Disciplinary Scholars in Science and Technology (CSST) students. Communication and collaboration skills, specifically in interdisciplinary settings and introduction to research project design and proposal process. Students submit written CSST project proposal and give oral presentations of scientific proposals. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

199. Directed Research in Molecular and Medical Pharmacology. (2 to 8) Tutorial, three hours per week per unit. Limited to juniors/seniors. Supervised individual research under guidance of faculty mentor. Special studies in pharmacology, including either reading assignments or laboratory work or both, designed for proper training of students. Culminating paper or project required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.