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2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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BIOS 2550 - Pharmaceutical & Toxicology Bioscience


Academic Division:

Health Sciences


Academic Discipline:

Bioscience


Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
4 Credit(s)
This course is intended to give students an overview of basic Pharmaceutical and Toxicology concepts and methods. The overall organization of the course is grouped into three sections: Part I (Introduction), Part II (Methodologies), and Part III (Analysis). Parts I and II comprise approximately one-half the course and Part III the remaining half. This course is based on lectures, labs, and project assignments, and is to help the student (1) understand the various techniques in biotechnology, their applications in the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, and biomedical research; (2) gain knowledge in some of the physicochemical properties, pharmacology and the formulation of commonly used biopharmaceuticals; and (3) understand the principles of the mechanism of some biotechnologically derived diagnostic aids/tests. UG
4 Lab Hour(s)
2 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): Take BIOS 2410 , CHEM 1210 ;

Required Concurrent Course(s): Take BIOS 2530  

College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Identify and describe sources of peer review information.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 1-2; First interim exam-Week 6; Final exam

2. Explain how to evaluate valid information.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 3; First interim exam-Week 6; Final exam

3. Identify and describe the process of biopharmaceutical drug production.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 1-2; First interim exam-Week 6; Final exam

4. Identify and describe the process of gene therapy.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 4; First interim exam-Week 6; Final exam

5. Identify and describe the process of therapeutic effects.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 5; First interim exam-Week 6; Final exam

6. Identify and describe the process of marketing new drugs.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 6; Second interim exam-Week 12; Final exam

7. Identify and describe the process of pharmaceutical biotechnology.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 7; Second interim exam-Week 12; Final exam
   

8. Identify and describe the process of postmortem forensic toxicology.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 8; Second interim exam-Week 12; Final exam

9. Identify and describe the process of human performance toxicology.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 9; Second interim exam-Week 12; Final exam

10. Identify and describe the process of forensic drug testing.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 10; Second interim exam-Week 12; Final exam

12. Identify and describe the basic process of spectrophotometry.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 12; Second interim exam-Week 12; Final exa,m

13. Identify and describe the basic process of gas chromotography

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 13;Final exam

14. Identify and describe the basic process of immunoassay.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 14; Final exa

15. Identify and describe the basic process of mass spectrometry.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 12; Second interim exam-Week 12; Final exam

16. Identify and describe the basic process of methods validation.

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 15; Final exam

17. Identify and describe the basic process of acidic drugs

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 15; Final exam

18. Identify and describe the basic process of basic drug

Weekly lab notebook entry. Written homework assignment-Week 15; Final exam

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 





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