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OHS 322

Introductory Toxicology

This course is an introduction to toxicology. The first part of the course introduces the general principles of toxicology. Chemical disposition will be studied including routes of absorption, distribution, biotransformation and excretion of chemicals. Dose response relationships are examined. Other topics include mutagenesis, teratogenesis and carcinogenesis. Target organs for chemical toxicity and classes of compounds associated with toxicity. (formerly OHS 311).
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

(CHY 104 and CHY 152) or in OC005 or OC006

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Occupational Health