College of Sciences
Environmental Toxicology is the study of the impacts of pollutants/toxicants upon man and animals. It is also the study of natural products of the environment and their use/misuse and impacts/benefits on man and animals. Practical and current topics in toxicology will be integrated into scientific discussions. The topic for this semester is the toxicology and pharmacology of Herbal Products and Dietary Supplements. Use of Natural environmental herbal and dietary supplements have become very popular and are mostly unregulated so can be purchased over the counter. Discussions of promotions of such natural environmental products and environmental legislation pertinent to this area are included in the lectures.
Older syllabi may not be applicable to the current semester. Be sure to verify content with the instructor.