2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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BIO 3280 - Environmental Toxicology


Credit(s): 4

This course introduces students to the field of environmental toxicology and environmental remediation. Environmental toxicology is the intersection of a variety of different disciplines including chemistry, ecology, biology, microbiology, physics, statistics, meteorology, and genomics. The impacts of pollutants on the structure and function of ecological systems are examined in depth. Topics may include environmental sampling and testing of pollutants, toxicity testing, major classes of environmental toxicants, fate and transport of pollutants in the environment, dose response relationships, biotransformation and biodegradation, ecotoxicology, ecological risk assessment, and emerging techniques for sustainable environmental remediation including bioremediation and phytoremediation.

(with lab)

Prerequisites: BIO 1212 , and CHE 1032  or CHE 1055 .

Recommended: At least one Statistics course.

Offering Location: Johnson Campus, Lyndon Campus

Notes: There is a course fee.



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