2021 - 2022 Graduate Bulletin


Course Description

PSY 457 Psychopharmacology 4 cr. (4-0-0)

  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisite: PSY 100 or PSY 101; PSY 201 and PSY 202; PSY 250 or PSY 251, or instructor permission.

This course provides advanced coverage of psychoactive drugs used for recreational or therapeutic purposes. The major topics covered include basic pharmacology, psychoactive drug effects on nervous system functioning and behavior, recreational drugs, and pharmacotherapeutic drugs.