PSY 296: Neuropsychology of Addiction

online available

In this course, students will study the basic principles of pharmacology, including both pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and the application of these principles to addictive drugs. In particular, students will focus on the functioning of the nervous system with an emphasis on neurotransmission, the evolution of our understanding of the biological mechanisms of addiction, and various physiological effects, including the mechanism of action of both legal and illegal psychoactive drugs.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Class offerings by semester

Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021 
  offered online   offered online  

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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