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ENSC 4401 (4-4-0) Environmental Health
An advanced undergraduate course focusing on the toxic effects on human health from exposure to chemicals in the workplace, environment or from terrorist incidents. It covers concepts of measuring toxic effects, dose-response relationships, exposure routes, target organs, the molecular basis for the action of toxins, epidemiology, and risk assessment. Specific industrial agricultural, and household chemicals are examined. Appropriate safety and health measures to reduce exposure are emphasized. Spring.
Prerequisite: ENSC 2306, BIOL 1406.