Emphasizes the routes and physiology of absorption and the molecular basis of drug action. The interface between Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics in the areas of drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination (ADME) is highlighted. In addition, a brief introduction to pharmaceutics including dosage forms and routes of drug administration will provided. While also introducing students to Pharmacogenetics and its impacts on Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics. Pass/No Pass. 2.5 credits.