Nov 24, 2020  
2015-16 Catalog 
    
2015-16 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DAR* 158: Biology of Addiction

3 Credits
Students will study the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of drugs and alcohol on various systems in the body including the brain. Students will get an understanding of the classification of drugs and will examine the short and long term consequences of alcohol and/or drug use, abuse and dependence on the brain and body. Students will also be introduced to the central nervous system and the process of neurotransmission and its role in addiction.
Prerequisites: Eligibility for ENG* 101 . DARC majors must pass this course with a “C” or better.
Offered: Fall, Spring



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