Catalogue 2012 - 2013

CHEM 402 Toxicology (Formerly ENVS 302)

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

CHEM 314 and CHEM 324.

Course Description

This course provides understanding of the effects of chemical and physical agents, including environmental contaminants, on living systems. By combining the basic elements of biology, chemistry, and molecular biology, the relationships between chemicals and disease states are identified. Students learn risk assessment, the methods for determination of harmful effects, and safe handling/storage/disposal of chemicals.

Distribution

MR

Offered

in alternate years.