This Course and Program Catalogue is effective from May 2020 to April 2021.

Not all courses described in the Course and Program Catalogue are offered each year. For a list of course offerings in 2020-2021, please consult the class search website.

The following conventions are used for course numbering:

  • 010-099 represent non-degree level courses
  • 100-699 represent undergraduate degree level courses
  • 700-999 represent graduate degree level courses

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PCOL 350.6: General Pharmacology

Deals with the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, therapeutic uses and toxicity of drugs. Pharmacological methods and principles are illustrated and applied in case-based, peer-teaching tutorial sessions.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 224 and BMSC 230.
Note: Students may receive credit for only one of PCOL 350, MED 201, DENT 391, and DENT 392.


PCOL 850.6: Graduate Pharmacology

Deals with the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, therapeutic uses and toxicity of drugs. Advanced pharmacological concepts, principles and methods are presented and discussed in weekly research seminars.

Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 1 Seminar/Discussion hours
Prerequisite(s): HSC 208 and BIOC 211, or their equivalents.


PCOL 898.3: Special Topics

Work in specific areas of pharmacology may be undertaken by graduate students with the consent of the Graduate Chair of the Department. The student will work directly with a selected supervisor (i.e., a faculty member with expertise in the area selected). An Advisory Committee may also be established (optional) to include resource faculty, also with expertise in the area of interest. The student will be assigned topics to be researched and will be required to prepare reports, in the form of quality scientific reviews. The supervisor may also choose to supplement assigned topics with a series of laboratory exercises.

Weekly hours: 2 Reading hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours and 2 Tutorial hours


PCOL 899.6: Special Topics

Work in selected areas of pharmacology may be undertaken by graduate students with the consent of the Graduate Chair of the Department. The student will work directly with a selected supervisor (i.e., a faculty member with expertise in the area selected). An Advisory Committee may also be established (optional) to include resource faculty, also with expertise in the area of interest. The student will be assigned topics to be researched and will be required to prepare reports, in the form of quality scientific reviews. The supervisor may also choose to supplement assigned topics with a series of laboratory exercises.

Weekly hours: 2 Reading hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours and 2 Tutorial hours


PCOL 990.N/A: Seminar

Graduate students in the Department of Pharmacology must register for this course each year of their graduate program. The students are required to attend, and to take part in departmental seminars throughout their program.

Weekly hours: 1 Seminar/Discussion hours


PCOL 994.N/A: Research

Students writing a Master's thesis in the Department of Pharmacology must register for this course in each year of their program.

Prerequisite(s): Students must be registered in the College of Graduate Studies and Research M.Sc. program.


PCOL 996.N/A: Research

Students writing a Ph.D thesis in the Department of Pharmacology must register for this course in each year of their program.

Prerequisite(s): Students must be registered in the College of Graduate Studies and Research Ph.D. program.