Course Details

CHEM 255 Inside the Pharmaceutical Industry

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is designed for students who want to learn how the pharmaceutical industry works. Specifically it is intended for those interested in the drug discovery, development and approval processes. The course covers principles pertinent to working in the pharmaceutical industry. Topics include good lab practice (GLP), good manufacturing practice (GMP), hazardous materials management, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), drug approval, and drug design.