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Comprising a large and rapidly expanding body of knowledge of clinical and academic importance, craniofacial biology is concerned both with the normal growth, structure and function of tissues in the head and neck regions and with etiology and pathogene... more >
Our graduate program offers both academic rigor and the chance to work closely with faculty members with diverse science backgrounds (19 tenure-track and 12 research faculty) toward the Ph.D. or joint M.S./Ph.D. degrees. Most students are funded with te... more >
The goal is to provide a rigorous, intensive graduate education experience involving close interaction with faculty. The M.A. program prepares students for professional careers in human geography, including private sector marketing and locational analys... more >
A pioneer in the development of an independent curriculum in international affairs, the School of International Relations offers the student a wide range of approaches to the study of the field. Students complete both required core courses and courses i... more >
The department provides students with thorough grounding in sociological theory and methods of research and helps students become proficient in the processes of scientific inquiry. Students participate in faculty research as a means of learning to formu... more >
The Department of Anthropology, in cooperation with the School of Cinema-Television, offers a graduate program leading to the Master of Arts degree in Visual Anthropology. Based on supervised field work in social anthropology, the program's goal is to g... more >
The major degree offered by the department is the Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology. Under exceptional circumstances, the Master of Science degree may be awarded. Emphasis of the program is to provide excellence and state-of-... more >
The graduate program in political science has developed special strengths in five areas: (1) American politics and policy processes--the presidency, Congress, Supreme Court, parties, ethnic politics, political behavior, mass media, campaign finance and... more >
The USC Master of Science in Astronautical Engineering program encompasses the dynamic and cutting-edge field of advanced space technology, with a unique focus on spacecraft engineering. It is exceptionally relevant today due to the growing importance o... more >
This program is recommended to graduate engineers and engineering managers responsible for the conception and implementation of complex systems. Emphasis is on the creative process by which these systems are conceived, planned, designed, built, teste... more >
The graduate program combines traditional study of Russian literature and language with a more specialized concentration on such areas as literary theory, the relation of Russian literature to its cultural context, and the interrelation of Russian liter... more >