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ENVS4460-C1 Env Health Of Toxic    (Fall 2012)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details

This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.

This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.

Program Requirements

Session, Dates: 1 (08/27/2012 - 12/15/2012)

Days: M W F

Time: 09:45 - 10:35 am

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 248

Seats Available: 13 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

The study of the nature, properties, effects and detection of toxic substances in the environment and in any environmentally exposed species, including humans. This course will provide a general understanding of toxicology related to the environment. Fundamental concepts to be covered include dose-response relationships, absorption of toxicants, distribution and storage of toxicants, biotransformation and elimination of toxicants, target organ toxicity, teratogenesis, mutagenesis, carcinogenesis and risk assessment. In the second part of the course, study focuses on the fate and transport of contaminants in the environment. The course will examine a selection of chemicals of environmental interest and how they are tested and regulated.

Prerequisites: BIOL2370, BIOL2380, ENVS2500, ENVS2550, CHEM1215, CHEM1220 and COSK2220

About The Instructor

Paul D. Badger, Ph.D.
Coord, Lab Safety/Associate Professor of Chemistry
 Science

badger@rmu.edu
412-397-4032 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 214

Profile

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