SHS225 :  Human and Environmental Toxicology

This course is designed to provide basic principles and concepts of toxicology and apply that knowledge to understand the effects of toxic substances on human and ecological systems. Topics include dose-response relationships, exposure and risk assessments, exposure routes, acute and chronic effects of hazardous chemicals, assessing target organs and systems, examining chemical longevity in the body and the environment, addressing metabolic activities of chemicals as it pertains to bio-accumulation and chemical transformations within the human body. This course also focuses on the chemical burden these hazardous chemicals pose to the body.
Prerequisite: BI102 and CH105; or instructor consent.
Credit Hours: 3
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