Summer 2020 Courses

This page shows all courses currently scheduled for Summer Session. For complete course details and enrollment information, check the Student Administration system.

3175E. Environmental Health

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BIOL 1102; CHEM 1122; open to Allied Health Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies and Engineering majors, others with instructor consent; open to juniors or higher. Recommended preparation: a course in animal anatomy and physiology.

Grading Basis: Graded

Course will focus on the environmental health consequences of exposure to toxic chemicals, food contaminants and radiation. Basic principles of toxicology will be discussed, followed by lectures on specific topics such as: cancer, occupational hazards, radiation, genetic biomonitoring, risk assessment techniques, risk/benefit analysis, social/legal aspects of regulating toxic chemicals, and other related topics.

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