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SA 106 - Pharmacology II


Credit Hours: 3

This course will concentrate on narcotics, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens and cannabis and understanding these drugs' effects on neurotransmitters. The neuropharmacology of controlled substances as well as drug classifications will be presented.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the pharmacological properties of alcohol, its effects on the central nervous system, and current pharmacological treatments for alcoholism;
  • gain and demonstrate an understanding of the various classifications of medication in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, including mood disorders and schizophrenia;
  • gain and demonstrate an understanding of the classification of medications, including controlled substances; and
  • gain and demonstrate an understanding of the pharmacological basis of addiction and current trends in its treatment.


Prerequisites: SA 104 or permission of the instructor.
F/S (C)