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SCIĀ 457. Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment. 3 Credit Hours.

The generation of hazardous wastes and our potential exposure to them is increasing. This course will provide the student with the fundamentals of hazardous substances and wastes in relation to chemistry, environmental chemical processes, and toxicology. It is designed for students who are interested in various aspects of hazardous substances and wastes, including regulation, treatment, remediation, biological effects, chemical phenomena, transport, source reduction, and research. Experimental exercises will be integrated throughout the course to reinforce lecture topics. For qualified students, this course may be taken as a 500 level graduate content course. Permission of the instructor is required. ).
Prerequisites: 200-level science course
Session Cycle: Spring
Yearly Cycle: Alternate Years.