Nov 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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BIOL 400 - Toxicology


Credits: (4)
A discussion of drugs and poisons, the chemicals that affect living systems. Students will study how such chemicals produce their effects, as well as the mechanisms of exposure and metabolism of biologically active chemicals, particularly those that result in chronic illness. Topics include pharmacology (study of medicines), physiology of toxicant effects and detoxication, and ecotoxicology (the behavior of toxicants in the environment). This course fulfills the Organismal area requirement in the Biology major. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 221  and CHEM 202  (or concurrent). (As needed)



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