2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 19, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IDCE 30241 - Environmental Toxicology


Focuses on the assessment of hazardous properties of toxic chemicals in the environment and on development of public-health policy. Covers the principles of absorption, distribution, excretion, and toxic action of chemicals on humans; animal testing; and human epidemiology. Also covers assessment of public-health risks on the basis of animal and human test results, development of standards for air and water contaminants, and uncertainty in regulating hazardous chemicals.

Prerequisites: One semester of organic chemistry or permission of the instructor.