Groundbreaking discoveries in the field of medicinal chemistry will be explored through a historical lens. This course begins with the ancient medicines of antiquity and ends with the modern-era drug discovery and drug development practices. Learn about different drug classes, their medicinal properties, and their impacts on society. Become familiarized with terminology in the field of medicinal chemistry and pharmacology and be introduced to toxicological and pharmacological techniques that are part of modern drug development. No prior knowledge of chemistry required. Taught partially by outstanding senior W&M chemistry students.