Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of chemistry to the study of biologically and clinically active substances, biological and pharmacological interactions, and the development of associated research methods, techniques, and clinical trial procedures. Includes instruction in organic chemistry, biochemistry, molecular graphics, rational drug design, toxicology, molecular biology, pharmacology, enzyme mechanisms, receptor theory, neurochemistry, drug metabolism, drug synthesis, biological mechanisms of drug action, research tools and techniques, and laboratory safety.

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Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Major

What Courses Do Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

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