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CHS 636 - Environmental Exposure Assessment

(3 units)
This course is designed to provide an introduction of processes and factors that govern the exposure, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of environmental and occupational contaminants in the human body, as well as the resultant impacts on human health.

Prerequisite(s): Basic chemistry and biology coursework.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. define and exemplify basic physical, chemical, biological, and social processes influencing human exposure to environmental contaminants.
2. analyze and explain the link of environmental exposure with the properties of chemicals and the nature of environmental system.
3. quantify and predict the exposure to environmental contaminants through multiple pathways and from multiple sources.
4. design theoretical, quantitative frameworks for the students’ own research projects.
5. theorize and evaluate environmental exposure issues in real life or scientific research.


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