BA in Pharmacology and Drug Development

Our undergraduate program in Pharmacology and Drug Development prepares you for graduate work in pharmacy, medicine, dentistry and other healthcare-related fields as well as careers within biotechnology research and development. Through innovative coursework and independent research opportunities, the program instills you with skills in pharmacology, toxicology, and medical product development and use. Graduates are positioned for employment at leading research universities and in industry, government or any research-centric arena.


Learning Outcomes

Daryl L. Davies

“We’re going to see incredible innovation in the next 10 to 25 years. This program will prepare students to be the leaders of this next wave of innovation.”

Daryl L. Davies


Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, USC School of Pharmacy

Sample Courses

Undergraduate Honors

Students in the Pharmacology and Drug Development major are eligible to graduate with honors by participating in a capstone project.