Jun 19, 2024  
USC Catalogue 2023-2024 
    
USC Catalogue 2023-2024

Foundation in Regulatory Sciences Minor


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The Foundation in Regulatory Sciences minor will deepen students’ understanding of current regulations and quality practices with practical application in the development and commercialization of drugs, biologics and medical device products. This minor will broaden perspectives and integrate knowledge to allow students to effectively understand the regulatory process. 

Students who minor in Foundation in Regulatory Sciences must take a minimum of five RXRS or BPSI courses, totaling at least 20 units. Courses must be unique to the minor and not overlap with the major or another minor.  A maximum of 4 units of lower-division course work permitted.  A maximum of 4 units can be met by taking Directed Research (RXRS 490x ).

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.

Electives (minimum of 8 units)


Select a minimum of two RXRS or BPSI courses totaling a minimum of 8 units. A maximum of 4 units of lower-division course work permitted.  A maximum of 4 units can be met by taking Directed Research (RXRS 490x ).  

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