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Course Descriptions

A chemistry degree is excellent preparation for medical school and related fields, and also for careers in business, law or education. Many students, including chemistry majors, may be interested in a second major or minor in biochemistry and molecular biology. Other common choices include biology, chemical engineering and mathematics.

CHEM 535 - Toxicology for Chemists

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: SeeDept
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: Yes
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 251
  • Corequisites: None

A fundamental course on the interaction of chemical agents with the human body. Topics include toxic thresholds and dose-response relationships, toxicological mechanisms of action, and models for physical and aquatic toxicities. Students engage in quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) modeling and hazard assessment.

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