Subject: Toxicology
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Arts and Science Dean's Office


Covers the sources, types, behavior and toxic effects of major air pollutants. It is based on four units: 1) the respiratory system as a target for toxic agents, mechanisms of damage and repair, assessment of respiratory function and standardized inhalation toxicity testing; 2) major classes of air pollutants, environmental behavior and effects; 3) climate change and the impact of human emissions of greenhouse gases; and 4) student seminars and rants on current topics in air pollution and inhalation toxicology.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 120.3, BIOL 121.3, CHEM 112.3, and CHEM 115.3.

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