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ETS 463. Environmental Toxicology

Credits: 3
Department: Environmental & Technological Studies
Description: Fate and flow of environmental contaminants and stressors which affect populations including pesticides, heavy metals, organic pollutants, and physiochemical factors. The effects of toxicants at the individual, population, community, and ecosystem levels.
Prerequisites: ETS 260, CHEM 140, CHEM 160
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Compare and contrast mammalian and environmental toxicology.
2. Define differences between acute and chronic environmental toxicity testing.
3. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of individual, population, community, and ecosystem toxicology tests.
4. Describe the effects of various pesticides in aquatic and terrestrial environments.
5. Compare and contrast hazard evaluation and risk assessment for environmental contaminants.






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