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  Nov 25, 2017
 
 
    
USC Catalogue 2017-2018

Pharmacology and Drug Development (BS)


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The Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and Drug Development requires the completion of a minimum of 128 units that include:

  1. General Education Requirements
  2. A minimum of six prerequisite courses designed to prepare students for the major
  3. A minimum number of 28 units of upper division (300 level and above) courses in Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Science (RXRS)
  4. A minimum of 8 units of upper division (300 level and above) courses in Biological Sciences (BISC) unique to the major

The Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and Drug Development provides a novel path for science and non-science undergraduates at USC to gain significant knowledge in the disciplines of pharmacology and drug development. Pharmacology is the science of drugs including their origin, composition, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, therapeutic uses and toxicology. Drug development is the discipline that deals with the process of turning a new chemical entity (NCE) into a safe and effective medication for the advancement of human health. Completion of the major will prepare students for advanced clinical training in health-related fields including pharmacy, medicine and dentistry. It will also provide foundational education that can lead to new opportunities for students considering careers in biotech, pharmaceutics and biomedical industries.

The Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and Drug Development is conferred by the USC School of Pharmacy.

Calculus


Select one course

Chemistry


Select two courses

Biology


Select two courses

RXRS Core Course Requirement (Part 1)


One course

Course Electives (RXRS)


The remaining units may be selected from the following RXRS courses, including, but not limited to:

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