2013-14 Catalogs

Minor in Toxicology and Environmental Health

The undergraduate minor in Toxicology and Environmental Health provides students with a comprehensive overview of the scientific disciplines that are most relevant to understanding the effects of environmental hazards on human health. The effects of pollutants on various organ systems in humans and in marine mammals are emphasized.

Students can minor in Toxicology and Environmental Health by completing 18 credits of curriculum involved in the minor with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Interested students should contact the AMS office for additional information.

All students will be required to take the following core courses (11 credits):

     AMS 490 Introduction to Toxicology I 
     AMS 491 Introduction to Toxicology II3
     AMS 435 Introduction to Epidemiologic Research3
     AMS 495 Seminar in Biomedical Sciences2
In addition students must choose from the following courses for their final 7 credits:7
     AMS 493 Introduction to Research Techniques in Toxicology and Environmental Health4
     BIO 321 Neurobiology3
     CHY 461 Biochemistry3
     ESP 375 Environmental Risk Assessment and Management 
     PSY 365 Physiological Psychology3
     PSY 366 Drugs, Mind, and Behavior3