Course TitleENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY
DescriptionThe course discusses critical issues associated with toxins in the environment through the examination of physiological, epidemiological, and biochemical effects and the mechanisms of action of such toxins on the human body. The course will cover the sources, definitions and classifications of toxins their effects on the human body and the environment. The relationship between toxins, the rate of mutation & cancers will be covered. Effects of exposure to substances such as asbestos, lead, organic solvents, radiation and germs as well as prevention and control will be discussed. The role of the immune system and the role of immuno-toxicology in defending the body will be covered. Applying these fields to understand how substances in the environment directly affect human health will be addressed. The environmental regulations, risk assessment, and the role of science, society and government in protecting human and environment health will be reviewed. Prerequisite: EV110 Lecture: 3 hours per week. Laboratory: 3 hours per week.
Course Instruction Checklist
Blackboard 
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(Assistance May be available) 1. Video Conferencing Platform (Remotely taught courses only) 2. Learning Management System (LMS) Requirements 3. Technology Requirements
SemesterFall 2022
ClassEV 240-001
Class No8769
Class TitleENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY
InstructorWalsh,Dennis M
EmailPlease see faculty/staff directory
WebEx 
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High speed internet access 
Computer 
Computer with webcam 
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