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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Phcl 351: Drugs and Human Performance


This course encompasses an analysis of the pharmacological, historical, religious, ethical, legal, and administrative considerations related to the use of drugs or supplements for the nontherapeutic purpose of enhancing cognitive, sexual, or physical performance. The primary goal of the course is to develop an in-depth appreciation of the factors associated with the nontherapeutic (off-label) use of substances to enhance human performance. More specifically, the course will enable a better understanding of the pharmacological as well as onpharmacological factors associated with such use. This course, unlike a typical "drug abuse" course, will not consider the use of substances to produce a "high" or altered state of consciousness, e.g., a positive or negative euphoria. Rather, the emphasis will be on the use of substances (including some controlled drugs) to improve human performance.

Z grade.

2 Credits


  • Pre-requisite: Pharmacy PY1 or PY2

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for Phcl 351

Subject Areas

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