This is a one-semester laboratory oriented subject intended to introduce students to the world of pharmaceutical analysis. Selected physical and chemical techniques used in the control of raw materials and finished dosage forms are emphasized, especially USP and BP methods. Students should be aware that this course does not attempt to teach basic science but instead encourages students to apply their previously acquired knowledge, especially of chemistry and mathematics, in the pharmaceutical laboratory. Not open to students having completed Seneca College course PHA333.
Prerequisites: SC/CHEM 1000 3.00, SC/CHEM 1001 3.00 and SC/MATH 1014 3.00 (or Seneca courses CHM 273 and MTH 273.