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BIO 345 Introduction to Toxicology

3 lecture hours per week.

Course Description: An introduction to the study of the injurious effects of substances on living organisms. Consideration is given to mechanisms of entry to the body, the biochemistry of toxic substances within the body, including acute and chronic effects and long-term mutagenic and carcinogenic effects. The hazards and methods of handling toxic substances, and treatment for their effects are also considered.

Course Rotation: Fall.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

BIO 102 Minimum Grade of C- and ( CHE 132 Minimum Grade of D or CHE 224 Minimum Grade of D)