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Literature Survey (Drug Chemistry)

  • PHA 6936 Literature Survey (Drug Chemistry)

    Credits: 1
    Tuition: $575


    This one credit course involves the completion of a term paper on a relevant topic of Drug Chemistry. Students will research scientific literature available to them online, through the UF e-journals, and other relevant sources on one of the drug chemistry topics approved by the instructor. Students will prepare a fully referenced term paper in no less than 3500 words.


    Please review our recommended course order.

    Term Paper Topics

    Topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Research a drug of abuse and discuss its synthesis, use, pharmacological effect, metabolism, and analysis.
    • Research the synthesis of amphetamine analogs by clandestine laboratories. How is the examination of such a lab conducted?
    • What and how are trace contaminants used to monitor the manufacture and supply of illicit drugs?

    You can also choose your own drug chemistry related subject and have it approved by the course instructor.

    Required Materials

    No required materials

    Library Access

    Distance Education and UF Online Students enjoy the same library privileges as on-campus students.
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