The minor in Science and Management of Biomedical Therapeutics consists of a minimum of 20 units of course work, 16 of which must be at the 400 level, and which are unique to this minor and do not overlap with the major, another minor or general education requirements of the undergraduate students. A maximum of 4 units can be met by taking Directed Research (RXRS 490). Only students with a declared major are eligible to apply. Students must be in sophomore standing and have completed a minimum of 32 USC units as an entering freshman or 16 units as an entering transfer student. Course work within the minor will focus on domains of pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences, toxicology, nutritional sciences, medical product development and drug use and abuse. Students will select course work in consultation with an academic adviser.
To gain a solid foundation for the minor, two core courses (selected from the four below) are required: