Food and Drug Law

Information Introduction

Section 1, Fall 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 27/44
Credits: 3
Days Time Room Start Date End Date




1130-1250 WB104

Course Description

This course considers the Food and Drug Administration as a case study of an administrative agency that must combine law and science to regulate activities affecting public health and safety. The reading and class discussion will cover issues such as regulation of contaminants in foods, food labeling, the use of risk-assessment techniques in regulatory decision-making, the effects of FDA drug approval requirements on research and competition in the pharmaceutical industry, regulation of new medical technologies, and the ethics of drug testing.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): Flex

Description: Flex exam at end of semester.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 123820646

Modified Type: Lecture

Cross Listed: No

Waitlist Count: 0

Concentrations: Health Law , Law and Technology

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