This course, together with the subsequent PMCOL 344, provides a comprehensive study of the modern science of pharmacology. The objective of the course is to study how drugs act on physiological systems with an emphasis on therapeutic applications. This course may be especially useful to those students who wish to pursue a career in health sciences. Prerequisite: a 200-level PMCOL course or consent of instructor. Pre or corequisite: PHYSL 210, or 212 and 214, or consent of instructor. In the case of over subscription, preference will be given to students in the Pharmacology Specialization or Honors Programs.