CHEM 3710 Essentials of Medicinal Chemistry

This course will give the students a basic grounding in medicinal chemistry and demonstrate that medicinal chemistry overlaps the traditional fields of chemistry, biology, and pharmacology. An emphasis will be placed on drug synthesis, drug structure, and the relationship of structure to drug action. Through the processes of lectures, discussions, and individual and group assignments on various drug classes, the student will gain the skill and expertise to write a thorough paper on a specific drug.

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Prerequisites

ENGL 1160; CHEM 2260 and 2274 with a grade of C or better.