Undergraduate Minor

Minor in Pharmacology and Toxicology

Minor in Pharmacology and Toxicology
Plan Code:
Program Level:
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
College of Veterinary Medicine
Pharmacology and Toxicology CVM

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.

College of Veterinary Medicine

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Minor in Pharmacology and Toxicology

The Minor in Pharmacology and Toxicology is designed to introduce science-oriented students to the field of pharmacology and toxicology. It provides student an opportunity to enhance their career and better position students for entry into professional programs including medical, veterinary, pharmacy schools, and to graduate programs in biomedical disciplines and careers within research.

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Michigan State University. With the approval of the department and college that administers the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Students who plan to complete the requirements for the minor should consult an undergraduate advisor in the department.

Requirements for the Minor in Pharmacology and Toxicology

Students must complete a minimum of 15 credits from the following:
1. One of the following courses (3 credits):
PHM 350 Introductory Human Pharmacology 3
PHM 430 Human Pharmacology 3
2. The following course (3 credits):
PHM 450 Introduction to Chemical Toxicology 3
3. Complete 9 or 10 credits from the following Science courses:
IBIO 450 Cancer Biology (W) 3
PHM 211 Pharmacology and Toxicology in Society 2
PHM 321 Common Drugs 3
PHM 351 Fundamentals of Drug Safety 2
PHM 421 Clinical Toxicology 3
PHM 422 Fundamentals of Neuropharmacology 2
PHM 431 Pharmacology of Drug Addiction 3
PHM 454 Leadership and Teams for Scientists and Health Professionals 3
PHM 461 Tropical Medicine Pharmacology 2
PHM 480 Special Problems 3 to 6
PHM 483 Chemotherapy of Infectious Diseases 3
PHM 487 Current Topics in Pharmacology and Toxicology 2
STT 231 Statistics for Scientists 3
STT 464 Statistics for Biologists 3
Students should consult their academic advisor for section specific information for enrollment in PHM 480.
Students who complete PHM 211 in item 3. must complete 10 credits to fulfill this requirement.
Students who complete PHM 454 in item 3. must complete 9 credits to fulfill this requirement.