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PHLT Courses:
PHLT 8704 - Environmental and Occupational Toxicology

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5 credits

In this course, students will explore the principles of toxicology from an environmental and occupational public health context. This course will emphasize an examination of the risks associated with exposure to various toxicants within both environmental and occupational settings, as well as the toxicology of major organ systems; the health effects of categories of toxins; and review of toxicological testing types. As a result of this course, students should be able to explain potential routes of exposure for various toxicants and measurement of adverse effects of exposure. Students will also be able to communicate toxicological characteristics to educate populations, change behavior, and drive social change.


  • PHLT 8006 or PHLT 8011
  • PHLT 8270
  • PHLT 8064
*Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information or visit School of Lifelong Learning for more information.