Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: TOX                                     Course Number: 415                                    
Course Title: Forensic Pharmacology
Subject: Toxicology
Minimum Credits: 4.0                                     Maximum Credits: 4.0                                     Hours per week: 9.0


The basic principles of pharmacology of drugs of abuse including cocaine, marijuana, sedatives, narcotics, stimulants, antidepressants, as well as chemicals such as alcohol, metals and designer drugs. Analysis of these chemicals and drugs in a variety of biological specimens using methods such as thin layer chromatography, gas chromatography, gas chromatography, mass-spectrometry and immunoassays.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 or 201, CHE 315, CHE 320-321, TOX 313.
  • 9 hours: 3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory.

Start Date:    01/30/2009                         End Date: