Course Catalog » Biopharmaceutical Sciences 111

Subject: Biopharmaceutical Sciences
Course Number: 111
Course Title: Biopharmaceutics
Units: 3.5
School: Pharmacy
Department: Bioengineering And Therapeutic Sciences

Course Description: This course is meant to introduce students to basic pharmacokinetic and biopharmaceutic principles. Pharmacokinetic concepts will first be introduced, including the concepts of clearance and volume of distribution as they relate to drug concentration-time relationships for common routes of administration. The second half of the course will focus on biopharmaceutics -- how drugs get to the site of absorption, drug dissolution, membrane permeability, bioavailability and bioequivalence.
Prerequisites: First-year standing in School of Pharmacy.
Restrictions: None
Activities: Lecture, Conference

Instructor of Record: X. Chen
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No